This holiday season, there is one thing on everyone’s mind. Unfortunately, it’s not Santa. For many people, it’s money. This is a challenging year for a lot of people. Not just physically and mentally but also economically. The unemployment rate is at 7.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meaning a lot of people are still looking for ways to generate extra cash. It does not help that Glassdoor reports that, “Seasonal and retail job openings are each down 8 percent year-over-year, a sign that the pandemic is muting hiring demand as customers and businesses alike adjust holiday plans.” As customers and businesses pivot, it is best to reinvent your seasonal gig work too. Luckily, mystery shopping is your solution to keep your holidays jolly while generating cash flow.
After a trying year, consumers are looking forward to the comfort of the holiday season. However, this holiday season will be different. The consumer is not looking for the typical holiday experience. The consumer is spending their holiday budget in a more meaningful way than ever before. According to CNBC, the holiday shopper is, “…directing more of their dollars toward retailers that share similar values during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Accenture.” The Accenture study also revealed that 61% of the 1,500 people surveyed said, “they are more likely to make purchases at companies that show they’re committed to health, safety and hygiene.” With health and safety in mind, discover four simple ways your business can build confidence with your customers, and have a successful holiday season.
Are you looking for ways to generate flexible income? A side-hustle where you can make your own schedule? Plus, you might even receive a free meal, hotel stay, or experience. You’ve probably heard of mystery shopping before but might not be clear on its purpose. Or you might just have some confusion on where to start. There are many benefits to becoming a Mystery Shopper with A Closer Look. Better yet, we offer a solution to get you started on becoming a mystery shopper today. And yes, this is legitimate. A Closer Look will never ask you to pay us for mystery shopping (huge red flag). A Closer Look is a leader in the industry with a proven track record. Read on to discover the truth behind mystery shopping and the many benefits you will enjoy as a mystery shopper.
When considering Mystery Shopping for your business, you may ask yourself: How is this benefitting my bottom line? How will I know my customers are noticing a difference? Fortunately, the Return on Investment for Mystery Shopping can be identified through two functions of your business. These functions are the Customer Lifetime Value and your Customers’ Spending Behaviors.