Have you ever read a product description so rich and textural that it made you skip the specs, forget the reviews and head straight to the Buy Now button? Welcome to your new goal.
We’ve assembled 8 great productivity tools, techniques and time hacks to help us all play a little catch up and come out ahead by Q1.
Amber Engine exists to help furniture manufacturers and retailers maximize their business with the seamless creation and distribution of product data. Here’s how it works!
Grab the brass ring for your business, by making sure your products and services stand out to those living in transitional and temporary housing situations.
Amber Engine's very own Dan Wieczorek is recognized by Home Furnishings Business as one of its 2018 Forty Under 40 honorees! We spoke to Dan about this exciting recognition.
Gone are the days of relying on anecdotes from store employees to judge the effectiveness of a display or the fluidity of a footpath. Technology takes things a step further with hard and fast data from heat mapping.
Whether you’re on the retail or manufacturing side of the home furnishings industry, inventory matters. That’s why the store of the future will likely rely on smart shelves and weighing pads to stay ahead of the curve.
With an ever-growing emphasis on “customer experience,” retailers seek to merge old-school customer service with new-school technology. The result? Mobile as a Personal Shopping Assistant.
These days, people are beating the Busy Drum – which means your business must rise above the rhythm to be discovered, much less shopped. After all, how can one enjoy the luxury of furniture shopping when they don’t even have the luxury of time. This means you have to take the furniture store to them.
Sales success doesn’t always come down to having a “way with words” or possessing “gravitational charm.” Sometimes, it’s something as simple as eliminating the barriers your customers face when considering a purchase. So, we did a round-up of top customer complaints and assembled a few easy tips to help you fix them for improved sales.
Have you ever wondered about the value of product photography? It’s a subset of your product data and may be more important to the buying decision than you realize!
No matter how large or small your home furnishings business, meetings are an essential part of your world. But, how many of them are productive and produce the anticipated results? Surprisingly few. How many of them just feel like an opportunity for someone else to hear themselves talk? More than we’re willing to admit.
At Amber Engine, community culture isn’t just another buzzword. Our employees walk-the-talk and give back with volunteer hours to many different organizations that strive to make Detroit a great place to work and live.
SHIFT Tech Summit is just around the corner and Amber Engine is bursting with excitement! We have a spectacular lineup of speakers who will introduce you to mind-blowing topics, exciting new business practices and, of course, the best technology on the market to give you the store of the future.
Over and over you hear people talk about the importance of generating content for your website . . . blah, blah, blah. But, what happens when you don’t even know where to begin? Our handy brainstorming guide helps you get the creativity flowing for more high-quality content than you can imagine!
Las Vegas Market will be here before you know it and we want to help you make the most of your time – not just with meetings and sales, but with social media growth and additional website traffic, as well.
With the advent of the “endless aisle,” home furnishings retailers are playing a dangerous game with Profit & Loss. After all, if you’re adding new products because they look hot – you might just be missing the boat.
Striking a work/life balance is like finding the line between a client’s ultra-modern taste and the reality of their historic site. There’s a bit of give and take necessary to make everything amenable to all involved. Likewise, finding a better way to work that isn’t just . . . busy. Because, busy isn’t better.
You have a great furniture showroom or design studio AND you built a beautiful online store where people can find inspiration and buy all your beautiful pieces. Sadly, though, none of that matters if no one can find you. That’s why we’re offering some practical, tackle-it-this-week tips for improved returns in search.
Shipping can be the sticky wicket for a small retailer with an online store. Charge too much and you lose customers. Charge too little and you lose money. Either way, you’re crashing the shopping cart in grand fashion. But, that doesn’t mean that online retailers shouldn’t try to tame the shipping and handling beast. Here are our tips to take the sting out of that side of the business.