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The pandemic changed the way we live, work, and conduct business. This is particularly true for the restaurant industry. While most businesses were forced to close their doors indefinitely, restaurants and other food and beverage establishments were able to survive – thanks to mobile ordering apps. The ability to order food online granted safety and… Read more »
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems have helped transform countless field sales agents from transactional order takers into proactive, opportunistic professionals. Despite being revered as a sales tool, CRM systems can also prove incredibly useful in managing supply chain disruptions. A CRM provides a single hub to organize, store, and access customer contact details, background information,… Read more »
When things are going well, it’s easy to sit back and stay the course. This is especially true with your sales team. Why rock the boat when you’re sailing smooth? Most managers start pushing if their teams haven’t hit their targets or they see more potential. But shouldn’t effective leaders empower their sales teams in… Read more »
It seems we’ve traded old pandemic-induced economic blows for new Russo-Ukrainian War-induced supply chain disruptions. Add in mounting global inflation and you’ll get a world faced with higher prices for harder-to-find goods. Chief among those suffering from supply chain disruptions the most are building and hardware distributors and manufacturers.
How do you measure sales success? By definition, it’s the confirmation that a prospect allowed a seller to address their needs. This leads to an even bigger question. How do companies achieve field sales success? Before the internet leveled the playing field in terms of knowing about products and companies, many salespeople saw field sales… Read more »
Surprisingly, what was once a frantic response to the pandemic has shifted into the preferred way of doing business among B2B buyers and sellers. Hybrid selling, propelled by state-of-the-art sales tech, is on track to become the “most dominant sales strategy” by 2024. With the surge of remote activities, many digital tools reached peak popularity.… Read more »
Almost three years into the pandemic, the food and beverage industry is starting to recover. COVID-19 caused many people to stop dining out. Instead, families chose to have food delivered to their homes, which caused a surge in takeout and delivery orders. At the same time, restaurants found themselves serving hungry customers while enforcing health… Read more »
Online orders quite literally saved the food and beverage industry throughout the pandemic. With most storefronts temporarily closing their doors to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the public turned to sales ordering apps. Given the uncertainty of the times, these food sales apps undoubtedly saved the day for food and beverage (F&B) companies.
Quality diminishes over time. This is especially true for databases containing customer data. That may sound like a problem for another day, but the truth is, the data decay that will impede your entire organisation is happening as we speak. This is why B2B businesses should invest in top-tier CRM software. In doing so, they… Read more »
Mental health challenges have reached a new global high with 42% of adults worldwide saying they feel a lot of worry, 41% reporting being stressed and 28% experiencing unhappiness Burnout is also on the rise, with 49% of people suffering from these symptoms at work. Hybrid working is adding to people’s stress by increasing a… Read more »
Businesses across all sectors leverage digital tools and platforms to grow. This is because more and more customers are flocking to the digital space every day. Better yet, they’re doing so with the intent to engage with brands that can effectively and efficiently alleviate their pain points.
Companies usually task their sales team members with targets they need to meet by the end of a term. These quotas can go up or down depending on the previous period’s performance and current market conditions. When leads fail to prepare their sales team with clear strategies to acquire new clients, those quotas rarely get… Read more »