The Covid crisis speeded up changes in how people relate to work. Remote working and flexibility are now seen as normal, and this means greater autonomy and responsibility for company employees. In retail, where you need to be on hand to stock shelves, for example, this type of organisation is more difficult to set up. […]
How does the TimeSkipper platform help chains and points of sale prepare for seasons, open a new store or Drive-in, gain market share from a competitor that has closed for a certain period of time, prepare a budget, or adjust hours to a store’s workload? The essence of a store’s activity is to offer the […]
In the midst of a generational and social context, where relationships with each other and hierarchical behaviour have significantly changed, the distribution sector is going to have to readjust its management approach. It is not uncommon to find that employees have lost trust in their management and there is often a lack of motivation among staff. Most […]
Should managerial know-how in retail let itself be overtaken by the changes in new generations and their relationship with work? It is now very complicated to recruit and retain employees. There is also a lack of motivation for assuming responsibility and management. A general lack of interest in work, a lack of know-how and a loss of reference […]
Crisis management within retail Against a backdrop of intense competitive pressure, the sector is experiencing considerable organisational constraints linked to its transformation in recent years as well as unprecedented difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff. An unstable situation that is blithely complicating the current economic environment, which includes price increases in energy, raw materials and random […]
Inflation erodes store profitability and requires teams to adjust their work organization:
– taking into account daily variations in volumes and supply uncertainties
– giving priority to value-added tasks
– by assigning these tasks to the right person at the right time.
To achieve this, a workload calculation and management tool is necessary.
In the retail industry, proper use of working hours has become essential to provide the best possible service to customers and guarantee the store’s profitability. Managing this “good use of working hours” means ensuring that each employee is busy doing the right task, in the right way, at the right time and for the right length of time! This is a vast programme, the starting point of which is to have a repository of time-worth tasks based on in-store operation expertise, know-how and timekeeping techniques!