The holidays are just around the corner and there’s no time to slack off on your preparation for the season! Do you have everything you need to prep your business for the holidays? If not, we’ve got you!
The holidays are, without a doubt, one of the most profitable seasons for nearly every business. Consumer spending goes up significantly during this time of the year, especially on dining, travel, and retail. In fact, holiday sales amount to up to 40% of the annual sales of mid-sized and small retailers.
The problem with the holiday rush is that it can test the limits of your supplies. And the sooner you prepare for the holidays, the better. Here’s a quick little checklist to help you get ahead of the holiday chaos:
Customer-interfacing businesses need a supersized visual boost to make the most of the holiday season. Getting into the spirit of things can mean a massive facelift of themed decors. But it can also be something as simple and as subtle as changing up the linens and upgrading your uniforms to match the holidays.
Aside from getting the visuals right, your inventory is likely to take a hit with the increased holiday demands. More customers mean more linens used. It can also mean additional shifts and maybe even additional employees. Linen and uniform shortages and backups can hurt your chances of banking on holiday profits. Keep up with demands by increasing both your linen and uniform inventory, and your laundry capacities.
The holiday rush is also going to hurt your restroom upkeep and supplies. Get ahead of the rush and prevent shortages by stocking up on your commercial restroom essentials.
Heavy foot traffic may translate positively on the cash register, but not on your floors’ condition. Protect your floors from crowd overload by equipping your floors with high-quality floor mats. Make sure to also keep your dust control essentials available and accessible to boost your maintenance efforts.
The holidays are challenging enough. Don’t make it harder by sorting out your holiday supply needs on your own. Let Gorman Uniform help you!
Gorman has all the supply and service support you need to make the most of the holiday business. Here’s how:
It’s never too soon to get started on your business’ holiday preparation! Contact Gorman today at 713-467-5424 to sign up for service or start with a free quote.