319: Your Holiday Playbook: Plan your shipping and delivery now

If we’re already seeing a huge increase in mail volume because of the COVID pandemic; just imagine what Christmas will be like. Listen to the briefing to hear what you should be considering now to get ready.


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318: Shopping by Appointment: Your Holiday Operations Playbook

As you prep for your holiday retail season, consider having shopping by appointment to control traffic flow and perhaps sell more in the end. Listen to the briefing for some tips on how to do this well.


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317: Your Holiday Season “Plan B”

Have you analyzed your sales trends from holiday season 2019? Will that same strategy work in December 2020? Listen to the briefing to hear what things you should be considering when planning this year’s holiday season.


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316: Getting your holiday strategy in place now: Up Your Mobile Game

Research is telling us that consumers are planning their Christmas shopping earlier than in previous years — they’re starting to think about it now. Mobile holiday shopping is growing quickly and you may be surprised at which age groups are doing it more often. Listen to the briefing to hear how you can up your mobile game now so you’re not scrambling later on.


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315: Dancing with the Coronavirus

There’s a great article by Thomas Pueyo called “The Hammer and the Dance” about how we are “dancing with the virus” to try and live our lives while monitoring developments. Whether you’re a restaurant or retail operator, your fall/holiday season is prime time for making money. As we look forward to the holiday season — how do we plan to succeed when things are so uncertain? This week, we’ll look at a series of strategies for having a plan B to dance with the virus.


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312: Helcim Food Ordering App without the cost

A Calgary based technology company named Helcim has launched a food ordering app that doesn’t have the hefty fees of other services. It’s worth checking them out if you’re in North America so that revenue can go back into your business.


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311: How Quickly will Hotels Bounce Back after COVID-19?

Listen to the briefing to hear how the hotel industry will fare depending on various modelling scenarios around the COVID-19 recovery. Depending on how well our governments and society does to control the virus; the predictions are worth noting.


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310: Pinterest users order more food online

New research shows us that Pinterest users are dramatically more open to ordering groceries online and they spend significantly more as well. Listen to the briefing to hear how Pinterest can be a great channel for your business.


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