Grow your business through employee training, improving company communication and morale and inspect what you expect through mystery shopping reviews.
Rich Parubrub wrote a great advice column on RunningRestaurants.com called “9 Tips for Managing Negative Restaurant Reviews”, to make sure “your voice is heard where your restaurant is being discussed.” While all these tips are great and certainly apply to…View Post
Steve Beck is a trainer for The Brandt Group who specializes in keynote speeches, conducts workshops, and offers a wide range of training options to help take your employees skills to the next level. Learn more about Steve at http://www.beckseminsars.com. In business, a…View Post
Steve Beck is a trainer for The Brandt Group who specializes in keynote speeches, conducts workshops, and offers a wide range of training options to help take your employees skills to the next level. Learn more about Steve at http://www.beckseminsars.com. Live your…View Post
It should surprise no one that the marketplace is changing rapidly as sales and services move to the Internet. And with the long, slow decline and consolidation of brick and mortar, one couldn’t be blamed for wondering about how a…View Post
Chris Peterson published an article last year titled 7 Reasons Why Traditional Retailers Are Struggling, which covers some of the mistakes retailers are making in the face of online competition. Number seven on that list, “Associates are treated as an…View Post
In previous blog entries, we’ve talked about how precise a tool mystery shopping is because it allows a business to target specific initiatives to measure everything from how well the staff is executing to whether the background music is enjoyable…View Post
When I worked in the wireless industry, our parent company used to send mystery shoppers into our stores to measure how well we followed their prescribed customer experience (a literal flowchart we had posted in our backroom), as well as…View Post
Regrettably, thieves will attempt to turn every type of legitimate business into a scam, and mystery shopping is not immune. The Federal Trade Commission has a great write-up on what red flags to look out for. Historically, the most common mystery…View Post
As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, self-scouting is hugely important to identifying your business’s strengths and weaknesses. Without a doubt, that’s the baseline, foundational exercise every business owner should engage in regularly. But there’s another critical dimension you can investigate,…View Post
There is an abundance of articles that describe millennials as being self-entitled, coddled, and possessing little-to-no social skills. We’ve all heard stories about young twenty-something hipsters who spend more time photographing their meals than actually enjoying them. The truth is,…View Post
At The Brandt Group we take a slightly different approach than other mystery shopping companies. Here are a few ways we help your business grow.
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