Combining Rental and Direct Sales to Delight Customers: The Right Way

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Apr 22, 2019 8:03:22 AM

Looking to attract more accounts to your laundry rental services? Improve your direct sale channel!

The effective point of view is "direct sales may be new territory for you, or you may be doing this already, but either way, you can improve your laundry rental results if you separate the laundry services from your teams direct sale services as a burden." Providing many types of rental uniforms to employees is an outmoded business model that lacks efficiency and really doesn't make sense when contemporary direct-purchase systems now allow your clients to easily purchase as few as one or two uniforms at a time.

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Tags: how to sell uniforms, uniform business, linen and laundry companies, medical apparel

Employee Apparel Allowance Programs Are a Win For Everyone

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Apr 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM

Many firms that have employee apparel and uniforms for their workers find that an employee allowance program takes a lot of the hassle out of the process. It is an efficient process that allows the employer to provide funds for the employee to order their apparel directly. It cuts down on unused inventory and ordering errors. The system is better for both the work team and the company owners and provides a necessary service in a seamless manner to both parties.

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Tags: uniform orders, uniform business, medical apparel

The Smart way to avoid being upset by customer calls when their order does not arrive

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Mar 6, 2019 10:53:00 AM

The best way to minimize communication from upset customers is to get their orders right, every time. When you utilize an automated system, lost orders and errors in delivery can soon become a thing of the past! When you have a multi-step process that relies on manual inputs and tickler systems to alert customers to updated regarding their orders, there is a high probability of error. And, we all know that an unhappy customer is very rarely a returning customer!

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Tags: employee apparel program, selling uniforms, uniform business, retail uniforms

Smart way to feel better about filling 200 small uniform orders at once or 20,000 all year long

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Feb 26, 2019 9:35:00 AM

Successful uniform vendors and employee apparel providers understand that employers have to source uniforms as they hire people, a fact that often translates into orders that are quite small. This fact can make inventory management incredibly challenging to say the least. Because of the way that on-demand and turnkey apparel services are set up, these challenges can be minimized and ordering demands, of any level, are dealt with in a straightforward and seamless manner. Utilize a bespoke platform to put your mind at ease, whether you are processing 200 or 20,000 small orders throughout the year.

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Tags: uniforms, how to sell uniforms, starting a uniform business, uniform orders, uniform business

Smart way to stop being afraid your website technology will frustrate uniform customers

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Feb 20, 2019 10:05:00 AM

In our modern age businesses conduct the bulk of their transactions on the internet; this fact causes some people a lot of unnecessary angst. If you are concerned that your website technology will frustrate your customers, don't be. Follow these helpful hints and you will be able to streamline your ordering and customer service platforms into an efficient and enjoyable experience for your clients and their employees.

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Tags: how to sell uniforms, uniform business, retail uniforms

Smart ways to get rid of worries about cash investments in inventory

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Jan 16, 2019 8:59:00 AM

Are you up at night worrying about how much cash you have sitting in inventory with hopes that you will be able to move the product soon? Inventory management can be one of the most stress-inducing aspects of business ownership. You worry that you ordered too much of a product that could turn out to be a low seller or not enough of the product that can give a healthy boost to your bottom line. With a turn-key apparel service, those worries can be put to rest and you can enjoy a great night of sleep! If inventory woes are keeping you up at night, it's time to take a look at changing your business model.

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Tags: uniforms, selling uniforms, starting a uniform business, uniform business

Everyone Wants To Wear A Uniform

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Dec 6, 2018 11:21:32 AM

There are many reasons to require your employees to wear a uniform, but there are also a lot of reasons for staff members to wear employee apparel. In addition to instant recognition by customers, uniforms can also foster a stronger feeling of belonging and cohesiveness among employees. What is it about wearing a uniform that so many people find appealing? From NFL jerseys proudly worn on Sundays to concert tees; fans love to show the world their favorites! Add in iconic logo shirts from brands like Ford and EMT attire worn by hip-hop artists, it becomes clear that people love to wear clothing that reflects their tastes and makes them a part of a larger group.

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Tags: employee apparel program, job specific uniforms, uniform business, retail uniforms

Do-It-Yourself Uniform Sales Versus Outsourced Solutions

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Nov 13, 2018 12:14:05 PM

Are you considering a move into the growing employee apparel industry? This market segment shows a lot of growth potential and offers a lot of opportunity to both seasoned and new entrepreneurs alike. There are two different models that you can adopt when you begin your uniform sales business, the do-it-yourself route or an outsourced solution. Let's take a closer look at both types to gain a better understanding of how they each fit into the overall market.

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Tags: uniforms, employee apparel, starting a uniform business, uniform business, retail uniforms

Benefits of Sizing Events for You and Your Customers

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Oct 25, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Main Benefits of Hosting a Sizing Event for Your Customers

As a uniform provider, you probably work behind the scenes most of the time. Your customers rely on you to fill their orders and deliver employee apparel in a seamless manner. When you are doing your job right, it's likely that you don't have much interaction with your customer. This is never a great way to build a business relationship that will withstand the pressures of price changes or competitors trying to poach established clients.

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Tags: selling uniforms, how to sell uniforms, uniform business, retail uniforms

Power of Employee Apparel: Tulsa Welding School Uniforms

Posted by SmartBuy|TK on Aug 9, 2018 3:09:21 PM

Tulsa Welding School can be considered one of the best welding schools in the country. With locations in Tulsa, Jacksonville, and Houston, they provide the highest quality of welding education for future welders. They have over 65 years-worth of excellence in the welding industry and have provided thousands of students the educational materials necessary to become professional welders. Their school offers students a variety of options that will allow them to choose courses at their convenience. Financial aid is available for aspiring welders that are lacking necessary funds for tuition.

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Tags: job specific uniforms, uniform business, power of employee apparel, industrial clothing