Doing Your Google Research?
Is your retail company looking into going Google, but not sure if it is the right fit? We have put together some information and helpful resources to assist you in your research.
The retail world is constantly changing. Different product lines and promotions are implemented, new stores are opening, and employees need to be onboarded quickly, all while maintaining brand consistency. Retailers have to move and communicate swiftly.
Google Apps for Work and Chrome devices keep up with your business and allow you to adjust to the constantly changing retail environment.
Why Google Apps?
Google Apps for Work help you to collaborate speedily within your company, keep track of rapidly changing product lines, and impact customers in meaningful ways. Google Apps also streamline communication between your organization and suppliers, designers, and manufacturers.
Marketing can work on a campaign simultaneously in Docs or Slides. Managers can input expenses into Sheets for the Finance Team. Front end workers can coordinate switching shifts for vacations by linking schedules using Calendar, so you will not be caught short-handed.
Customers can complete satisfaction surveys created in Google Forms, or they can be helped through the return process through a Hangout instead of the phone. Google Apps allow you to collaborate more efficiently both within your organization and with your customers.
Google Apps are mobile and are available everywhere, so you no longer have the limitations of being in the back office, behind a desk. This increases face-to-face time with customers or enables you to travel from store to store, while staying connected.
The fluidity of information available with Google Apps for Work allows you to plan and easily oversee company initiatives and processes, while keeping consistency throughout stores wherever they may be.
Companies Using Google Apps
Interested in how companies like yours are using Google Apps for Work? You can read the blog below or watch a short YouTube video to get ideas on how you can Go Google.
Are You Considering Chrome Devices?
Google Apps make work fast and available, and Chrome devices are designed to take advantage of that speed. Retailers have been leveraging the low-maintenance, cost savings, and high performance of Chrome devices with Google Apps for everything from customer and employee kiosks and digital displays, to laptop solutions for deskless workers.
Chrome devices are easy and quick to onboard, so they can keep up with your business, no matter how immediate the demand. Software updates are automatic and virus protection is built in, so there is little disruption to work and less need for IT’s time to be absorbed by updating devices.
Another consideration for using Chrome devices is saving money. Companies using Chromebooks have cut costs by up to 75% over 3 years. If you would like to see how switching to Chrome devices would impact your company in particular, check out this Chrome Savings Calculator.
Curious to see how well Chrome devices perform? Promevo has been running systems’ tests on the latest devices and has compiled them into a comparative spreadsheet. The tests include battery life, boot up speed, Octane, display, and more.
Different Form Factors
There are four different form factors for Chrome devices, so you can find the best fits for your business’s needs. Chromebooks are great to help workers get out from behind desks to interact with customers since they are mobile and have exceptional battery life.
Chromebases are an all-in-one option for quick onboarding in back offices. They are also great for kiosks since they are compact and efficient. Chromeboxes can power digital signage that can be changed quickly to target different audiences or to promote new deals. Lastly, Chromebox for meetings are a video conferencing option that can connect all your people throughout your stores and offices globally or conduct a customer panel to see ways you can improve your products and services. No matter what options you choose, the devices all work seamlessly with Google Apps.
Hopefully, this blog has given you ideas on how Google Apps for Work and Chrome can help your business. If you would like more ideas on how to use Google Apps in your business, you can download the resource below.
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