If we have learned any lesson this past year, it is this: Your business must have a digital presence for the times when your optical retail location is not open or is unable to open. Your digital presence and digital marketing strategy work for you 24/7, 365 days a year even though your office is…
When brands use color, often times it can seem random. But what if I told you there’s scientifically-backed evidence that colors invoke instinctive human emotions that help define brands how they want to be seen?
Apple is the first public company in history to surpass a $1 trillion valuation…ever. Yep, you read that right, the tech giant is the most valuable publicly-traded company in the history of the world. For reference, that means Apple is valued higher than the GDP of 183 of the world’s 199 countries, including Sweden, Argentina and Turkey. To help you understand this better, in Q4 of 2018, Apple sold 849,000 iPhones a day, or 35,000 iPhones an hour, or 590 every minute. And that’s just iPhones. Bottom line, there’s a lot we can learn from Apple, so let’s dive into what made them the epitome of business success, shall we?
Many optical store owners believe that social media is an optional part of running a business, but the reality is your social media channels are now essential to your success. Haven’t jumped onto the always-connected social media bandwagon just yet? Well, here are the reasons why you need to add social media to your business marketing strategy in 2020 (or sooner):
Coming up with new ways to boost sales can be difficult, especially if you’ve tried the all the strategies that pop up when you Google search “how to increase retail sales”. If you’re looking for a new, more engaging and psychologically proven method of moving your products more effectively, you’ve come to the right place.
In this series, we want to provide our readers with tips and strategies big name retailers use so that they may utilize these tactics in their own optical retail stores. Our focus today is: Sephora
Summer is notoriously known for less foot traffic and more cancelled appointments in the optical industry. Sometimes you have to be willing to get more creative than usual during the summer months to keep steady cashflow running through your business.
One of the biggest struggles optical businesses face is getting new clientele through the door. It is always important to remember, however, that you are in a highly competitive market, which means it is of the utmost importance to take time out of your jam-packed schedule to think about marketing strategies so you can take your practice to the next level.
By 2020 millennials are expected to have an increased buying power of $1.4 trillion. As a business owner, this is a market you cannot afford to ignore.