Securing sales is an extensive process that requires equal attention and planning to achieve the desired outcome. Most of the time, deals get canceled or unresponsive while they are in the sales funnel. Entering the sales pipeline is crucial for any sales deal to convert into a secure deal that fulfills the requirement and goals of both parties.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Monday that it expects the November and December holiday season sales to grow 3.6% to 5.2% year-on-year, reaching $755.3 billion to $766.7 billion. Although the new coronavirus epidemic has brought challenges to the entire retail industry, US retailers may still have a better ending in 2020.
Not every great salesperson is born. If you lack the skills that make a great salesman, a few short months working in the position can change that. You see, salesmen learn as they earn and the more knowledge they possess, the more money they pocket. Each day brings new information and skills that a salesperson can learn. It is up to that person to use the information that is presented to them each day in their sales position to their benefit. Exactly what type of skills does a person learn when they take the position of a salesman?
This week, Durig takes another look at the number two grocer in the United States. Albertsons has made a significant turnaround in the past few years after its purchase of Safeway stores in early 2015. With its most recent quarterly results, the company has now logged seven consecutive quarters of identical store sales growth. In addition, the company’s online grocery sales grew by 40% year-over-year, a massive win for this traditional brick and mortar retailer. (Other results from its Q2 results, see bullets above)
Having a blog attached to your company’s website is a marketing trend nowadays. Many business owners develop a blog just because they know they should, not because they have a clear strategy behind. Unfortunately, without a marketing and content plan for your corporate blog, you will feel after a while that it’s not worth the investment. The reality is totally different and business owners should not underestimate a blog’s potential. Moreover, when you build a corporate blog, you should have in mind one simple rule: it shouldn’t be about only about your company. Then, what should a corporate blog be about? Keep reading this article and learn how to make sales through a corporate blog.
Diversification is the word this week as Durig Capital takes a second look at the number two grocer in the United States. Albertsons recently posted its first quarter results for fiscal year 2018. The company showcased some impressive financials including the following:
Adjusted EBITDA of $815.8 million, an increase of 5.7% year-over-year.
39% increase in net cash provided by operating activities.
108% increase in e-commerce sales.
Interest coverage of nearly 3x.