Business Hacks to Make Your Stores More Customer-Friendly

BY: ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018

Your business premises play a big role in the presentation of the company and the impression people take from your business. That’s why you have to ensure that your office looks as great as possible, and gives customers what they need. Presentation and aesthetic appeal is not everything in business, but it certainly plays a massive role in making yourself successful. Everyone knows the importance of first impressions!

The best approach to take is to look at how to make things more customer-friendly and leave your clients satisfied after visiting the business. Now, this might mean making some changes to the company and how it is run and presented. It could mean so many things; some easy and some that would involve a change in company culture. For some quick improvements that will have a big impact, check out these hacks that will help you improve your office in a more customer-friendly way.


Change the Layout

You have to look at how you can change and transform the layout of your business in such a way that you make it more customer-friendly. That means making it more logical and practical, and ensuring customers can access all the information they need to and see all the products in the correct places. Signage and POS should be clearly displayed and designed in such a way that clients can clearly see what is being presented to them. Presentation and layout play a massive part in attracting customers to the business.


Look as Professional as Possible

Think about how the business comes across and the way people interpret the company. Your premises say a lot about you as a company and how you choose to do things. What does a customer do when they enter your store or restaurant? What is the traffic flow like? Is your store layout flexible enough to change with your customers' needs and wants (not to mention keeping up with new technology!)

Consider getting modular access flooring installed to do away with all those ugly looking cables. Try to get as many digital displays as possible, and make sure you use color and display stands effectively. This is so important in the context of presenting professional premises and making the company stand out from the others on the market that are like it. If you don't have the in-house talent to do this, hire a professional designer to get you started!


Easy POS

When customers visit your premises they don’t want to be waiting for ages to make purchases. The fact of the matter is you need to put sales through as quickly as you can in order to achieve customer satisfaction and push more sales for the business. That’s why you need to have the latest POS systems and card readers. This makes it a lot easier for customers to make their purchases, and you may even be able to upsell or offer add-ons at the same time.

By using mobile POS systems you can even make sales on the sales floor, right at the source and right when customers have a need and are ready to buy. This is crucial when it comes to enhancing the customers’ experience of your store. Remember, it's not just where your plan-o-gram says to locate kiosks; it's about creating a complete experience that will amaze and delight!


Your business has many elements to it that need to work together in order to breed success. This means you must think about what you have to do to make the premises more appealing to customers. Your business premises is the first port of call for a lot of customers, and in many ways represents the face of the company. Make sure you do as much as possible to make your business more customer-friendly.



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M. Rafiq

M. Rafiq is the brain trust behind multiple ecommerce startups, and has become a thought-leader in the entrepreneurial space by providing wisdom and advice based on his decade of startup success. The digital age has opened opportunity to everyone, and M. Rafiq is passionate about providing opportunity to anyone willing to work both hard and smart. He also writes about his personal experience on Financentric.

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