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Tips To Reduce Employee Turnover

There can be a high employee turnover rate for retail grocers. We all know the importance of benefits and salaries to employees for retention purposes but the following are a couple of additional tips to help reduce turnover.

Investing In Training Is Profitable

The most successful companies have long recognized the value of a well trained staff. Some of the many reasons savvy business owners realize how investing in training will impact the bottom line are: increased job satisfaction and morale among employees; increased employee motivation; increased efficiencies in processes, resulting in financial gain; increased capacity to adopt new technologies and methods; increased innovation in strategies and products; reduced employee turnover; enhanced company image. These are just some of the compelling arguments to make ongoing training an organizational goal.

Neighborhood deep dive

Consumer response to new store openings typically follows a pattern. It begins with a heavy spike in business, driven by special offers and pricing. You’re essentially buying the consumers’ first visit in the hope that they’ll continue to shop with you post grand opening. Over time, business invariably drops to a sustained level that’s primarily driven by what’s become your loyal customer base.

Could it be that 911 is calling you?

In an article published this week in the Washington Post Steven Chabinsky, former deputy assistant director of the FBI cyber division said, “It’s usually the victim calling 911, not 911 calling the victim”. He was referring to the fact the US Federal agents notified more than 3,000 U.S. companies last year that their computer systems had been hacked.

Brother's Produce Live With SMS

Brothers produce owner’s Steve and Al Gabar have doubled the size of their store and expanded their offerings to include a wide variety of Middle Eastern delicacies.
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