Having a clean store can be very telling of the quality of your services or products to potential customers.
So why is having a clean store so crucial for those sales numbers?
This article will cover a few of the many reasons why having a clean store will positively impact potential customers and ultimately lead to more sales!
A clean store leaves a good impression
First impressions count! A clean store will show your customers that you care about them and are passionate about your business. In contrast, a dirty and dusty store may give the impression to your customers that you aren’t overly bothered by ensuring they have a pleasant experience, and your products aren’t worth enough for you to take care of.
A dirty store may also make your customers feel uneasy, and when people are uncomfortable, they tend to remove themselves from the situation (hello door, bye-bye store)!
When a store is clean, the consumer is more likely to spend extended time browsing, and as business owners know, the longer a customer spends browsing, the more likely they are to spend money.
Employees are more motivated and productive in a clean workspace
As well as your customers, a clean work environment will also positively affect your employees. That is why it is important to keep both the front consumer-facing side and the back employee-facing side of the store clean.
A clean workspace shows your employees that you care about them as people and care about their health.
This one small act can instill trust in your employees, and anything that improves employees’ work experience will likely mean they work harder.
And what happens when your employees are more productive? Less time wasted and more sales!
You can keep your customers and employees safe
A clean work environment will significantly reduce bacteria and dust build-up. This will vastly reduce the chances of your employees and customers picking up a disease and getting sick (not to mention taking time off work). Plus, you will be abiding by local health and safety regulations and workplace regulations.
Whereas if your employees/potential customers get sick from your dirty store, this will leave a bad taste in their mouth, and they are likely to work/shop elsewhere.
So, there you have it, a few of the many reasons why a clean store will lead to a cheerful customer and employee experience and is likely to increase sales.
Someone once said that cleanliness is next to godliness, and at Cleantastic, we would have to agree.
This belief has driven us to create our business where we offer commercial cleaning services across the whole of New Zealand through a team of dedicated owners/operators (franchisees).
So if you require a hard-working and professional cleaning team for your business (who doesn’t?), you can count on us to deliver top-quality results at affordable prices every time!
You can contact us here to book your cleaning service and say hello to a clean business and increased sales!