HARDISON’S TIPS – JULY 19, 2021 – RETAIL SALES TIPS (PT.1)
Introduction to Retail Sales
Sales seem to be like a tough job for a number of people, however, cakewalk for a few. But then have you ever imagined or tried to understand as to why it has been simple for those experts or those professionals. How can you sell well and effectively in this competitive market? Is it really easy? Well I do not call it easy if you do not use the right sales tricks to sell your products and services. Trick? Yes it is, sales is a trick that you should get right if you want to really, really sell. And of course selling to individuals is really not easy. So lets us see how and what can help you sell better.
Tips to Improve Retail Sales
The word ‘Retail’ refers to selling goods in small quantity. This word is derived from ‘Old French’ word ‘Tailler’ which means to “divide, to pare, or to cut off” retail was 1st understood as a noun with a meaning that is selling in small quantities. Ok let us make this simple by simply calling ‘Retails Sales’ as selling of goods and products actually even service in small quantities, it is nothing but selling in small quantities.
If Retail sales are in small quantities what are the challenge that you might come across? Let’s just name them,
- Multiple channels
- Employee efficiency and loyalty
- Customer loyalty
- Increasing customer profiles
- Customer acquisition
And the list of challenges does not end here as problems and issues never end. What need to do in such situations is look for solutions, as many solutions as possible to increase retail sales.
Retail Sales Tips & Tricks
Following are some tips and tricks:
1. Presenting yourself
The basic and the very 1st rule of sales and service is being presentable. That is when you enter work or when you are going to meet a client make sure you follow your companies dress code or your companies formal dress code. Following your dress code and being formally dressed is telling your customers that you respect them and you value their needs and requirements. Hence it is extremely important to be dressed presentable before you are going to see or visit your customers.
Again for a retail sales representative presentation is very important for he is the very 1st face of the company or the company visiting the customer, to be the face of the company need not be taken lightly as the retail sales representatives presentation is the company’s presentation. And the 1st impression is mostly the last. Hence make sure you are presentable enough before you visit a customer.