Recent PostsView More

cowboy

See You in San Antonio at the Retail Merchandising and Marketing Conference!

Our boots, rope, hats, and giant belt buckles are packed and we are heading to San Antonio for the Retail Merchandising and Marketing Conference (RMMC) this weekend. We are super excited to show off the latest and greatest in cloud-based workforce management software! With automated analytics, time keeping, task management, and scheduling all on the... More
wine tasting

How Great Agencies Schedule Labor for Face-to-Face Marketing Campaigns

Ask any staffing firm, marketing agency or brand manager responsible for organizing and executing a large scale brand ambassadorship or face-to-face marketing campaign — and they will all tell you the exact same thing… Success is heavily dependent on finding and scheduling the perfect person for that special job. So how do the world’s best agencies do... More
header big

See the Benefits of Time Keeping

Time is money and this week’s Workforce Insight post is about the benefits of time keeping. Watch the video below to see how your company (and reps) can save time with easy to use automated time keeping capabilities.
School Bus Stop

How Merchandising Reps Keep Track of Time

Here’s a story a lot of merchandisers are familiar with… Mary is a stay at home mom.  One day, after putting her kids on the school bus, she decides that she wants to make a little extra money.  So she logs into cloud based workforce management system to check and see if there are any... More
header big

See the Benefits of Visual Verification

We are excited to share the first Weekly Insight video blog post aimed at providing useful workforce management tips! In this week’s post, Grant Gibbons, Natural Insight’s Senior Business Analyst discusses the importance of Visual Verification. Click on the picture below to view the video!
eyes - visual

Using Photos to Verify Retail Execution

We’ve all heard the statements “talk is cheap” and “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Well… in retail, truer words were never spoken, especially when it comes to task execution. Having the option to easily and accurately assess and visually verify task execution at a granular level gives retailers the ability to hold each... More
Texas Road Sign

Tired of Herding Merchandising Cattle? Read This….

We are packing up our saddle bags and heading to Texas for the World Alliance for Retail Excellence and Standards’ Retail Merchandising and Marketing Convention (RMMC) where we’ll be showing off the brand new Natural Insight with our beautiful “iPhone-like” look and feel. To whet your appetite, we’ve included below a small example of our new... More
Flames background

Why Retail Operations Run Hot

In order to run smoothly, the engine that powers a successful retail operations must be balanced between two things: high-octane fuel to accelerate sales and premium motor oil to lubricate the supply chain. The fuel that drives sales is comprised of: Amazing products Competitive pricing Knowledgeable and motivated store associates Outstanding customer service The oil... More
workforce pic 2

Why Knowing Your Workforce Is a Competitive Advantage for Experiential Marketers

Although some people think higher employee turnover is a good sign for the economy, I can guarantee you those people don’t work for experiential marketing or retail merchandising firms. With turnover rates as high as 67% for part-time employees — it is critical that agencies and staffing companies find ways to keep better tabs on their... More
dc4

Major Upgrades Revealed at User Conference Earn High Praise From Clients!

The conference is over and the feedback is in…. Clients love the latest Natural Insight features! Last week, merchandisers, product companies, event marketers, and retailers attended the third annual Natural Insight user conference in record numbers. Here’s a recap of some of the highlights from the conference: A sneak peek at the new features and... More