Oct 02 2019

Retailers, Here's Your Holiday-Preparedness Checklist

Optimize your Locally presence for the holiday shopping season

It's that time of year. Optimizing your presence on Locally during our busiest months will help drive additional shoppers to your stores during these crucial months. Read on and make sure everything's in order. You can always Contact us with questions.

1. Keep your winter/holiday hours up to date

With your Locally account, you can update your store info, hours, logo, and more any time by following these instructions.

Shoppers love to see that "Open" tag on your store.

Brooks Hours

2. Audit your inventory now to make sure your bestsellers are listed

You can run an audit of what Locally "sees" in your inventory feed by following these instructions. Check early (the majority of our fall catalogs are complete) so that we can help making sure our brand partner items are showing correctly for you.

If you find something is missing, email retailers@locally.com with the UPCs and any relevant info and we'll work with to get them showing! Not yet showing inventory on Locally? Get started here.

3. Lock in sales for in-store pickup with "Buy It Locally"

Enable Buy It Locally to accept reservations and/or payments for in-store pickup on most brand sites, your own site, and throughout Locally's platform. Shoppers love to know their item is there waiting for them.

4. Add Locally to your own site with Locally Pages

Did you know you can add your Locally stock on your own website and to your Facebook page? It's super easy. You can use it on its own or in addition to your existing e-commerce (or check out our premium tool suite for retailers for advanced options).

5. Get more views with our new Google "See What's In Store" feature

One of the best ways to compete with e-commerce giants is to have your Locally inventory directly on Google's results page. Take a look at the details and sign up for our rollout in time for the busiest months of the year.

Local Inventory Ad

As always, we are here to help and want you to have your biggest and best holiday season yet. Feel free to contact us for help getting fully optimized.

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