Epicor Software Education Series

Get ready for Spring with the Epicor Software Education Series

Choosing the right point of sale system for your garden center and monitoring key metrics are essential to maximizing your company’s efficiency and profits. Get ready for the spring season by learning which 6 numbers successful garden centers watch closely using business management systems from Epicor Software.

Infographic: Engage customers and earn their loyalty

To entice customers to shop at your store, you have to provide the knowledge, tools and products shoppers want at the right time and price. Tapping into buyer behaviors and creating a great experience can help you earn loyalty and profits. Here are 7 ways to beat the competition.

eBook: Customer engagement in retail

There are three ways to attract and keep customers: price, product and, most importantly, experience. Engaging your customers at every point of the customer journey, in their preferred manner, will create loyal customers who will continue to give you their business. Plus, you’ll out-service the competition.

To compete in you market, you’ll likely need to connect in more ways with your customers. Here are six strategies for choosing your channels so you can engage with your customers whenever and wherever they prefer to shop.

Miniguide: Success Through Analytics

Retail management software can help you spot issues with the right tools, data and analytics. By understanding who your best customers are, how shopping patterns are shifting in your region and how pricing impacts loyalty, you can make the best decisions for your store. See how these four stores made it work for them.

Flyer: Planting the Seeds of Success

There are six key areas you need to evaluate in your garden center to have a smooth and successful season. From improving your register speed to capturing customer information, the right retail management software can help you get the information you need to improve efficiencies and drive growth.

Infographic: 7 Retail KPIs that Really Matter in Retail

Independent garden centers often thrive or fail based on their ability to identify, track and act upon key performance indicators. By watching the right numbers, you can prevent overstocking and understocking. And by tracking the average customer spend, profit margins and more, you can ensure profitability. Here are the numbers you need to be watching.

eBook: Metrics that Matter-Most Effective KPIs to Help Transform your Business

The faster and more accurately you can analyze key performance indicators, the better your chance for success. By watching the right numbers, you can stock more efficiently, ensure a good gross margin return on investment and find ways to make more money per customer. Learn more here. 

Infographic: 6 ways retail analytics can maximize profitability for garden centers

Real-time analytics are essential for your success. From finding new products to complement your highest-selling products to monitoring business on your mobile device to avoid costly problems, analytics tools can help you make smarter decisions. Here are six ways retail analytics can help you maximize your profitability.

Infographic: 6 Reasons Why Your Retail Business Needs to be Mobile

Garden centers may have considered mobile technology to help reduce long line waits during peak seasons. But mobile devices have many other applications that can help improve customer service, management and efficiency in your stores. Epicor Software outlines 6 reasons why your retail business should consider mobile.

eBook: How mobile tools are benefitting lawn and garden retailers

Mobile devices have many benefits, including helping retailers provide better customer service by giving staff the confidence and information they need to educate shoppers and increase sales. Find out how mobile technology from Epicor Software can also help the leadership team make faster, on-the-fly business decisions, enhance productivity and monitor their business from anywhere at any time.

eBook: Winning by the Numbers: How successful garden retailers boost growth and profits with POS systems

What is the secret to success? Epicor Software’s latest eBook can help you learn how independent garden center owners are using their point of sale systems and business management software to evaluate key metrics to improve decision-making and increase profits.

Infographic: 6 essential metrics to monitor

What numbers do leading lawn and garden retailers watch regularly, and which metrics really matter? This infographic from Epicor Software illustrates 6 essential metrics to monitor using business management software, how and when to measure the numbers and why they are vital to success.

Video: How garden retailers boost growth and profits with their POS

Monitoring key metrics like sales volume and gross margin dollars at your garden center is important to improve decision making, revenues and more. This short video explains how you can boost business growth by focusing on these 6 essential numbers, which are easy to track using Epicor Software systems.