Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera Shaydullina talks about the digitalization trends of electronic and offline trading, cites the 5 most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the near future,…

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Novice expert: to believe or not to believe-that's the catch
Alexey Milovanov gives advice to novice speakers who have recently started actively speaking in front of an audience, how to build communication with the audience and how to win their…

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Divide and conquer: 4 tips for working with a client in the service business
Maria Zubareva, Head of Ingate Customer Service Department, shares her professional experience and gives tips on how to improve the process of interacting with clients in the field of service…

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How to use a promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuri Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant for integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience in promoting a distribution company on social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the benefits of a promotion mix strategy
One of the main areas of my marketing activity is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, they are closely monitored (both “from above” and one after another) and harshly suppress dumping attempts. In addition, many advertising channels are stopped: sometimes you can’t use the vendor’s logo in the banner, and in the context, commercial keys for the product. Finally, we cannot directly influence the product itself. Continue reading

How to get rid of a non-shipping item in a store

Grigory Pavlov, Director Of the Association of Retail Stores, talks about how to work with illiquid product balances in a retail store, identifies the main problem points and gives advice on how to overcome them
First, let’s define the concept of illiquid. Illiquid is the part of the product in the store that could not be sold within a certain time frame.

The reasons why there are unsold stocks may be as follows:

An incorrect decision about the purchase

Often illiquid is a direct consequence of making the wrong decision about the purchase. Continue reading

Customers make calls but don’t buy: what to do?
Often, in pursuit of compliance with stringent corporate standards, we switch to the language of formal and template expressions. This is correct from the point of view of corporate culture,…

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Threat of franchise: important advice to budding franchisees
A novice franchisee may face numerous challenges and problems. Some of them are typical for all types of business, but there are also unique obstacles that should be taken into…

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2019 presentation design trends that will continue in 2020
Galina Goncharova tells us what trends are relevant for presentations today and, judging by the growing popularity, will remain in 2020 Your "selling" presentation will be one of the 4,000…

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How do I make effective cold calls?
Vladimir Yakuba shares effective methods of "cold calls" and explains how to get rid of the fear of telephone conversations and learn to respond correctly to refusals I don't like…

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