UnlockliveRetail Blog

Retail has become an integral part of modern humanity’s evolution. From trading camels (which is still practiced today, by the way) to ringing up customers with iPads, merchants have always been an important part of every era. Here’s a look at retail’s long journey!


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1. Personalized Customer Service

Customers want in-person service they can’t get online. This is crucial to differentiating your store from the one-dimensional online shopping experience.

What to do: Make sure your salespeople are well trained in customer service and empowered to make the customer experience outstanding. Hire for personality. You can teach someone to work a cash register, but you can’t teach “people skills.”

2. A Sensory Experience

Retail locations that are visually attractive and appealing are a big draw. Sensory experiences can take opposite forms. If your target market is kids or teens, you might want sensory overload with lots of excitement. If it’s moms, you might want a restful, relaxing escape from the stress of daily life.

What to do: Look at your store with a critical eye to how it looks, sounds, even smells. Something as simple as playing the right music or adding comfortable chairs where customers’ friends can relax while [...]

Ecommerce Questions :

Can I use my own domain name?

Yes. Your online store can use an existing domain name that you own, or you can purchase a domain name within unlockliveretail’s control panel. We also provide a free domain name to all stores on sign up.

What are your bandwidth fees?

There are none. All Unlocklive plans include unlimited bandwidth for free.

Do I need a web host?

No. All UnlockliveRetail plans include secure, unlimited ecommerce hosting for your online store. UnlockliveRetail uses the best servers, networks and a global CDN to ensure your ecommerce site is reliable and fast.

POS Questions :

Can I use UnlockliveRetail POS with my own payment terminal?

Yes. You can create custom payment options within the UnlockliveRetail POS app (such as cash, debit, anything!) and record any type of payment.

Can I sell with UnlockliveRetail POS on more than one Computer?

Yes! You can have multiple “registers” [...]

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