MarketSource Blog

Connected Home Appliances: Are You Appealing to the Retail Consumer?

Practice Leader Mark Doornbosch describes a few of the newest items and trends coming for connected home products, and more details of the pains and problems all retailers and OEMs are feeling in this specialized vertical of internet connectivity.

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Selling Smart Home Solutions: The New ‘Holy Grail’?

The retail market of connected home devices has seen a steady stream of new smart system and device introductions. But moving forward, retail sales in this vertical are suffering growth pains.

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Future of Wearable Tech Sales: Will the Last Three Feet Kill Yours?

Your products need to be matched to the consumer’s needs, and consultatively sold. Will that last three feet of the sales process be successful?

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What Is Location Intelligence Doing for Your Field Sales Strategy?

Location intelligence will impact retail field sales strategies both pre-launch and post-launch. Should you invest?

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Strategic Sales Management—Need 100 Days of Help?

This time of the year is lovingly called the 100 days of hell, because it’s a huge volume condensed into a tight time frame. So who needs 100 days of help?

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Customer Satisfaction Definition: Still Using Net Promoter® Score?

Despite rampant demand, there are serious problems with hanging your customer loyalty hat on the NPS® alone.

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Planning a Major Appliance Launch? Here’s How To Get the Best Results.

What is the secret ingredient, the magic sauce that propels a great concept item from pre-launch positive studies and forecasts to actual positive sales number sheets?

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Hiring the Right Sales Team: Luck or Skill?

Even companies with innovative products and services can fail without a solid sales team to sell, support them, and help the organization achieve their financial goals.

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Why Generalists Are Killing Your Sales Pipeline

In the past, a jack-of-all-trades sales team that could speak to any buyer and not risk losing potential business was considered sound logic. Today, that type of thinking is laden with issues that can cripple a sales pipeline.

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Eliminate Employee Turnover by Investing in Training

Employee retention is a critical affair, particularly in sales and marketing.

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Are Your Distributors Doing Their Job to Connect with Your Brand?

Brand representation is a critical factor in sales, regardless of the enterprise involved.

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3 ways to optimize time to market with a new product

The launch of a new product is a harrowing time for any enterprise, but launching it just right is essential to optimizing profits, improving sales and beating out the competition.

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