October 2, 2019

New Upscale Convenience Store Opening on Denver’s Booming Platte Street

Platte Street Mercantile (plattestmercantile.com), a women-owned business, will be joining the list of new retail popping up in the booming Platte Street neighborhood. Located at 1620 Platte St. near the Highlands pedestrian bridge intersection, the grab-and-go convenience store will provide packaged meals, beverages, snacks an...

July 17, 2019

Impulsify, Inc. (Denver, CO) finalized a partnership with Shiji Group following meetings at the 2019 HITEC Conference in Minneapolis. The Denver-based retail software company engaged Shiji to reduce PMS interface installation costs, improve deployment processes, and expand into global markets.

Shiji Professional Services will provide a variety of services to Impulsify’s core product, ImpulsePoint,...

May 16, 2019

Originally Published by Janine (Roberts) Williams on HotelExecutive.com

Hotel Retail Simplified

Over the past decade, I have spoken with thousands of General Managers to analyze the retail efforts of their lobby retail outlet: the challenges they face, the approaches they take to increase their revenue, and what they wish they knew when it comes to managing a retail effort. The consensus that I have...

December 5, 2016

1. Prioritize. If you don’t make profitability a priority in the pantry, your bottom line will suffer and so will overall guest experience. Studies indicate that hotels who manage the pantry as simply a guest amenity hoping to  break even at year end often fail to provide a satisfying retail offering which leads to low revenue and guest complaints.