Studies show that a customer needs to stay in a retail specialist store up to 7 minutes before they really start shopping and really start buying. Check this out against what is happening in your store.
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Make the customer comfortable. If you see a customer coming in with bags or heavy coats, offer to take these items and keep them safe while they shop. If customers come into your store more often then not with children create a play area for your customers children. If husbands accompany your female clients on a regular bases, set up an area where the partner can be comfortable and let her shop.