4 Reasons Why Retail Occupancy Counting is Necessary

Retail occupancy counting, or foot traffic counting, was once a behind-the-scenes data capture at retail stores, a metric used by executives and managers to streamline operations. But the global pandemic has thrust people counting into mainstream. Now even customers want to know a store’s foot traffic data to determine the best time to shop to...

Best Occupancy Counter – Comparing Monitoring Solutions

Given ongoing COVID-19 related restrictions, many businesses are researching occupancy monitoring solutions and trying to figure out what is the best occupancy counter for their needs. SenSource understood these needs and rapidly developed a real-time occupancy counting solution called SAFESPACE. SAFESPACE is unique in that there...

Setting a Store Capacity Limit: How to Get Started

During the Coronavirus pandemic, many retailers are encouraged or mandated by state government officials to set store capacity limits to enforce social-distancing safety protocols. Even into the future as the economy recovers, many public-serving businesses will be faced with the same restrictions. Store capacity limit is a new problem for...

A History of Occupancy Counter Solutions at SenSource

The core of what we do is count people. Why we do it is because we are all data nerds at heart and want to share the power of traffic data with our customers. We test sensors of varying technologies from suppliers around the world. Our in-house software developers work tirelessly to offer a platform that translates raw counts into meaningful data....

Why You Should Automate Your Tally Counter

Essential businesses like grocery stores, pharmacies and home improvement centers in many states are required to limit customers in a store, enforcing social-distancing rules and preventing the spread of the Coronavirus. Business owners may be searching for a tally counter for door attendants to keep track of customers entering and...

Creating A Positive Workplace Culture

When attracting new employee’s workplace culture needs to be addressed. A positive workplace culture nurtures motivated and productive employees. In turn, employees tend to offer better customer service and feel invested in the work they do. In a 2018 article from Forbes, “How To Create A Positive Workplace Culture” they touch on...

NRF 2020: The Latest in People Counting Solutions

Retailers from around the world gathered at NRF 2020: Retail’s BIG Show last weekend to discover the latest technologies to change the retail landscape. One thing is for certain, brick-and-mortar retailers are not going anywhere. The technologies available only help to strengthen their presence and help them provide a positive customer...

3 Reasons to Look at Retail Data Analytics

Customer experience is everything. Today, consumers are looking online and through mobile apps when shopping but they still prefer to visit a physical store to make their final purchase. With so much competition via e-commerce customers could easily make their purchase at another store. But if you provide great customer service each time,...

Consumer Behavior Still Prefers Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Consumer shopping behavior is constantly being analyzed by retailers. Retailers have thought for the longest time that consumer trends would veer towards e-commerce and move away from physical brick-and-mortar stores. However, that theory couldn’t be more wrong. It has been roughly a decade and consumers still prefer shopping in...

Forecasting Holiday Shopping Trends

Retailers rely on their forecasted traffic patterns year-over-year so they know how to plan for upcoming seasons. This couldn’t be truer for the holiday season. Shoppers come out in full force for the holiday shopping season due to sales, tradition and just spending time with friends and family. Retailers need to know how busy their...