Home / Resources / 5 Must-Haves for a Successful Click and Collect System

5 Must-Haves for a Successful Click and Collect System

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Retailers like Target, Kroger, and Walmart are fervently growing their click and collect, or “Buy Online, Pick Up In Store” (BOPIS), capabilities as a response to consumer demand for more convenient fulfillment options. And while customers love being able to dodge shipping costs and quickly retrieve items, retailers reap the benefits of click and collect, too. In a report by … Read More

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Home / Resources / Retail Trends Guaranteed to Shake Up the Industry

Retail Trends Guaranteed to Shake Up the Industry

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Retail giants like JC Penny, Sears, and Macy’s have been making headlines the past couple years as they close brick-and-mortar locations at an alarming rate. The news of successful companies succumbing to the changing retail landscape can make it easy to buy in to “retail apocalypse” skepticism. Despite sensational headlines, the end of retail isn’t exactly upon us. Instead, traditional … Read More

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Home / Resources / Improve Your Customer Experience With Easy In-Store Returns

Improve Your Customer Experience With Easy In-Store Returns

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Consistently offering a great customer experience has been proven to positively impact your bottom line. There are endless ways to improve customer experience, but in this article, we’re going to focus on the in-store return process, more specifically, how to make it easier on shoppers. Before we dive in, remember not to associate “returns” with “lost sales.” Making it simple … Read More

Home / Resources / How To Choose and Seamlessly Implement New Software at Your Properties

How To Choose and Seamlessly Implement New Software at Your Properties

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Software can help property managers and staff save time on tedious tasks like collecting rent, scheduling maintenance requests, and managing package deliveries. But without mindful implementation, new technology won’t reach its full time and money-saving potential. Keep these things in mind as you shop for software and roll it out to your staff. Seek software with a smooth user experience … Read More

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Home / Resources / 19 Ways to Create Buzz Around Your Multifamily Development

19 Ways to Create Buzz Around Your Multifamily Development

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When the conversation surrounding your new multifamily development is quiet enough to hear a pin drop, filling unit vacancies can become an uphill battle. To generate interest in your property, you need to get the public talking from the moment you decide to break ground. We scoured the internet and came up with some of the best tactics to ignite … Read More

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Home / Resources / Ring Acquisition by Amazon: It’s About Managing the ‘Last Yard’ of Delivery

Ring Acquisition by Amazon: It’s About Managing the ‘Last Yard’ of Delivery

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If you’re up to speed on tech news, you probably already know that Amazon recently purchased security company Ring. Ring is best known for its video doorbell system that allows homeowners to monitor their porches in real time. The acquisition might leave you scratching your head — what does Amazon want with a home security company? But purchasing Ring actually … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota vs. Parcel Pending vs. Luxer One vs. Others: Which Package Locker System is Your Best Fit?

Smiota vs. Parcel Pending vs. Luxer One vs. Others: Which Package Locker System is Your Best Fit?

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We believe in making your job easier — that is, of course, what our package lockers aim to do. However, the shopping process isn’t always easy. So, we put together this analysis of the major package locker systems out there: Smiota, Parcel Pending, Luxer One, and other competitors. Before reading on, know that we’re not going to focus on price … Read More

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Home / Resources / Package Lockers + Multifamily Developments = Perfect Match

Package Lockers + Multifamily Developments = Perfect Match

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Package lockers are the cherry on top of any multifamily development. There are plenty of reasons to love package lockers, but these are a few of the biggest reasons why they’re popping up in multifamily facilities across the country: They save time on managing package deliveries They provide a desirable amenity for Millennial renters They reduce package theft There’s no … Read More

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Home / Resources / Don’t Fall Into These Common Property Development Traps

Don’t Fall Into These Common Property Development Traps

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Property development is appealing to fearless entrepreneurs, and for good reason. With the possibility of making dramatic profits in short period of time, property development can be a lucrative and rewarding venture. However, one small misstep can derail a project, leading to enormous setbacks, and in some cases, financial ruin. While novices might be especially vulnerable to making mistakes, seasoned … Read More

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Home / Resources / Make Your Multifamily Development a Safe Haven for Future Renters

Make Your Multifamily Development a Safe Haven for Future Renters

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Every decision you make about your multifamily developments should have future renters in mind, and if there’s one thing renters want, it’s to feel safe at home. In fact, a massive 65% of Millennial renters said they would move out of an apartment if it lacked security. So even if you’re working on prime real estate in the heart of … Read More