Rick Levine

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Location Limitations: The Importance Of Controlling Where Clients Ship Your Products

Posted by Rick Levine on Jan 17, 2018 10:06:00 AM

The modern economy is increasingly defined by the massive scale of business. Companies continue to expand their operations across the country or even all over the world, whether by opening new stores or making arrangements with other retailers. While this development creates new opportunities, it also can give rise to challenges, especially for companies that require their employees to wear uniforms. Uniform marketers can help their clients meet these challenges by setting up location limitations for online sales portals. By giving clients the freedom to restrict uniform shipments to certain locations, you make it easier for them to save money, keep track of purchases, and order gear conveniently throughout their time in business.

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Topics: B2B Group Purchasing, Managing A Uniform Program

Deduction Diligence: The Benefits Of Letting Clients' Employees Make Purchases From Their Payroll

Posted by Rick Levine on Jan 11, 2018 9:03:00 AM

When designing private portals for uniform customers, efficient payments should be your top priority. Not only does payment efficiency allow you to collect your revenues quickly and effectively, but it also makes clients more confident about their purchases. The easier it is for your customers to pay for their gear and confirm that the funds have gone through, the less worried they will be about outstanding obligations. They will thus come to see ordering your uniforms as a stress-free process, making them more likely to work with you in the future.

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Topics: B2B Group Purchasing, B2B Microsites, Sellers Commerce Platform

Departmental Divisions: Organizing Clients’ Uniform Purchases By Department

Posted by Rick Levine on Jan 3, 2018 10:08:00 AM

When creating a private portal for uniform and gear purchases, your single most important goal must be to make clients’ lives easier. The less time and effort they have to put into selecting and ordering their gear, the more they can devote those precious resources to their companies. This means that business customers are far more likely to purchase uniforms and accessories from you if you simplify the searching and selection process. One of the most effective ways to do this is to figure out how your clients’ divide employees into departments, and then organize your product selections based on those departments.

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Seasonal Savvy: The Importance of Grouping Uniforms By Season

Posted by Rick Levine on Dec 28, 2017 10:45:58 AM

Successful uniform marketing isn’t just about showcasing your gear to potential customers. It also involves demonstrating exactly how customers can use that gear effectively, so they never miss an opportunity to enhance their operations with your products. To do this, you must identify all the distinct ways in which your gear might benefit them, and call attention to each of them in your marketing materials. One of the greatest but most frequently overlooked benefits that clients can get from their gear is the ability to prepare for seasonal weather patterns. Thus when grouping your products for clients’ private online stores, make sure to include seasons as a category.

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Vying For Values: The Importance Of Tying Your Uniforms To The Greater Good

Posted by Rick Levine on Dec 13, 2017 1:46:42 PM

One of the advantages of going into business in the uniform industry is that no one can question the value of your products. Professional gear serves a number of clear purposes, including improving the safety of your workers, helping you to organize your operations, and reducing your use of energy and other scarce resources. Given that your products have so many important features, you have a unique opportunity to appeal to customers’ values and morals. By marketing yourself as a company that makes the workplace and the world better, you cause customers to feel good about buying from you, encouraging them to stick with your brand for the long haul.

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Topics: B2B Websites, Marketing Your Uniform Company

Payroll Deduction Prudence: An Option For Facilitating Employee Uniform Purchases

Posted by Rick Levine on Dec 7, 2017 10:19:26 AM

As a uniform retailer, your Number 1 goal should always be to make your clients’ lives easier. And when those clients are large businesses with multitudes of employees, there are few better ways to make it easier for them than to save them from buying gear for each of their workers. One of the simplest and most effective ways to do this is to allow clients’ employees to select and purchase uniforms on their own. But clients don’t want their workers to spend company money with abandon, which means you must find a way to ensure responsible payments for such purchases. By deducting the cost from employees’ payrolls, you can maximize convenience for clients without putting their money at risk.

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Topics: B2B Group Purchasing, B2B Websites

Supervisor Setups: The Importance Of Giving Managers Specialized Control Over Uniform Accounts

Posted by Rick Levine on Nov 29, 2017 1:24:16 PM

Businesses that set up private uniform accounts face a dilemma: just how much power should they give employees over purchases? Give employees too much autonomy and they risk letting them spend with abandon or purchase gear that they don't need. But if they take the power to order uniforms away from employees, they force managers to make those decision for them. Not only does this distract managers from other business activities, but it raises the risk that they'll make uniform decisions that aren’t suited to employees’ individual needs.

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Topics: B2B Group Purchasing, B2B Websites, Managing A Uniform Program

Adar Medical Uniforms Partners With UniformMarket

Posted by Rick Levine on Nov 16, 2017 4:11:03 PM

UniformMarket, powered by Sellers Commerce, is pleased to announce the addition of Adar Medical Uniforms to our wide array of product offerings!


By bringing this market leader into the fold, all participating and authorized uniform retailers, dealers, and distributors using the UniformMarket platform now have easy access to cutting-edge Adar products.


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Topics: Marketing Your Uniform Company, Uniform Products & Catalogs

Content Management Considered: The Importance Of Adopting A CMS

Posted by Rick Levine on Nov 15, 2017 11:20:17 AM

Of all the challenges you face when managing multiple client accounts, creating and editing content is far and away one of the most difficult. As you open accounts for dozens or even hundreds of clients, creating and editing content becomes a Herculean task. Pieces of content that appeal to one client may fail to engage others, forcing you to create multiple products, categories, files, articles or videos for different readers and viewers. This requires you to hire multiple data managers, HTML programmers, writers and content producers, but coordinating such a large team is no easy task, especially when you need to edit inaccurate or outdated content.

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Topics: B2B Websites, Sellers Commerce Platform

Shoring Up Scalability: The Art & Importance Of Making Your Accounts Scalable

Posted by Rick Levine on Nov 8, 2017 9:03:00 AM

When it comes to setting up private accounts for uniform customers, never underestimate the importance of scalability. Many of your clients will be planning to expand their businesses in the coming years, especially if you cater to startups and small enterprises. Expansion will almost always raise their demand for uniforms and gear, and the easier it is for you to fill this growing demand, the more likely they are to stay with you for the long haul. It is thus critical that you provide them with private uniform accounts that are as flexible and scalable as possible, allowing them to order more uniforms at a moment’s notice.

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Topics: B2B Buyer Centric Ordering, B2B Websites, Managing A Uniform Program

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