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Introduce yourself to the community, share your story or just say hello. ((( NEW )))
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Re: Introducing myself
by Admin
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:18 am
No unread posts News
Keep up to date on industry news, events, trends and gossip.
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Giant Food Stores to unveil n…
by MerchGirl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:01 pm
No unread posts Advice
New to merchandising? Post your questions and experienced merchandisers will give you advice, answers and offer the best tips & tricks to deal with any issue you may encounter.
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22 Posts
Re: What to wear?
by sack99
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:10 pm
No unread posts Realities
The good, bad and ugly aspects of merchandising. What is it really like out there?
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25 Posts
Re: Lowes customer wifi
by Admin
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:24 am
No unread posts Compensation
Are you are being properly compensated for your in-store, administrative and drive-time? What about mileage rates and supplies. What are the best practices to deal with disputes?

8 Topics 
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Re: FLSA covers drive time in…
by stormraven73
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:13 am
No unread posts Preferred Service Provider (PSP)
Retailers have been moving towards limiting the number of retailers allowed to service their stores. This is done so they can tap into supplier marketing dollars through kickbacks from PSP(s). This has nothing to do with ensuring better service. Are these agreements having a positive or negative impact to you or for the industry?

3 Topics 
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Re: My thoughts...
by jimbeam
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:43 pm
No unread posts Tooltips
What types of tools and/or processes help you keep work organized and ensure you are being paid correctly? Do you track your time and mileage separately? Do you create efficient routes using mapping software? Share your best tips!
4 Topics 
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Road Warrior
by stormraven73
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:26 am
No unread posts Insurance
What are the best insurance plans for automotive, general liability, health and life for merchandisers?
1 Topics 
1 Posts
Metlife Dental "Take Along" I…
by Indus
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:03 am
No unread posts Contractor vs. Employee
Challenges, limitations and potential legal concerns. --> POLL <--
2 Topics 
7 Posts
Re: POLL: WHAT LABOR MODEL IS…
by sack99
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:27 pm
No unread posts Experiences
Share your best, worst or funniest experiences while merchandising. Everyone has a unique story!
2 Topics 
5 Posts
Re: MSG (merchandising soluti…
by TruSpec
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:18 am
No unread posts Suggestions, Feedback or Improvement Ideas for Merchtropolis
Give any suggestions on forum topics to be added or expanded.
7 Topics 
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Re: Expanded Exposure to this…
by Admin
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:55 pm
No unread posts Future
What will the merchandising industry look like in the coming years? How will automation and crowdsourcing impact us?
2 Topics 
4 Posts
Re: Crowdsourcing and Automat…
by Honey
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:17 pm
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No unread posts Job Board
Recruiters, schedulers & field managers - post your jobs and opportunities here! Include area(s), pay rates and a short description of the job you want completed! ((( NEW )))
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Job Openings!!!
by crossmark
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:28 pm
No unread posts Merchandising Companies
Share experiences, questions and answers on: Management, Work Availability, Consistency, Complexity, Quality Control, Pay Rates, Support, Dispute Outcomes and Reporting Technology.

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52 Posts
Direct Sales Representative P…
by crossmark
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:46 pm
No unread posts Auditing, Crowdsourcing & Mystery Shopping Companies
Great way to add income to existing routes? Tips and tricks to maximize your income on every visit.

4 Topics 
7 Posts
Re: My Experience
by Honey
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:31 pm
No unread posts Dedicated Brand Teams
Companies that are hiring and directly managing their own teams. Share your experiences and feedback!

5 Topics 
6 Posts
Re: Claire's Mobile App
by Toniwade49@yahoo.com
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:18 pm
No unread posts Job Search Sites
What are the best sites to search for merchandising work?

6 Topics 
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Referral Program - $200 Gift …
by Marco Polo Jobs
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:45 pm
No unread posts Requests
Submit a Merchandising, Auditing, Crowdsourcing, Mystery Shopping or Dedicated Brand Team company not currently listed. Allow up to 48 hours to review, validate and provision your request.
4 Topics 
6 Posts
Observa (app)
by stormraven73
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:36 am
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No unread posts Mobile Life
Working with geo-fences, time-clocks, connection issues, dead batteries, Bluetooth bar-code readers, storage issues, photo-management, data-loss, tracking, proprietary merchandiser apps issues and other challenges.
2 Topics 
7 Posts
Re: Geo-Fencing
by stormraven73
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:49 am
No unread posts Mobile Carrier Round-Up
What carriers have the best device deals, plans, network coverage, speed and rates? What carriers to avoid and why?

3 Topics 
5 Posts
Review of Virgin Mobile
by 3PLGuy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:31 am
No unread posts Devices
Android, Apple. Blackberry or Microsoft – what operating system is the most compatible with merchandising applications? What is easiest to use? What phone/tablet models allow you to perform work more effectively?

3 Topics 
5 Posts
Re: Motorola Droid Turbo 2. T…
by 3PLGuy
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:46 pm

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Introducing myself

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Hello

Welcome to Merchtropolis!

Geo-Fencing

Geofencing is reasonable but *how* they implement […]