Opening Checklist

  • • Security
    - Check the store for signs of forced entry
    - Check all lighting, surveillance cameras, and alarm systems

  • • Strategy
    - Conduct toolbox talk meeting

  • • Inventory
    - Ensure shelves are stocked
    - Count inventory and order as needed
    - Verify incoming shipment

  • • Products
    - Ensure all products on display are clean, damage free, and up to date

  • • Store equipment
    - Ensure POS system, cash registers, printers, phones, are functioning properly

  • • Communication
    - Check work e-mail/websites for the customer and corporate updates

  • • Cash management
    - Verify previous night's deposits and set up registers

  • • Marketing
    - Set up displays or boards with the daily sale or upsell items

  • • Employee management
    - Ensure all employees wear appropriate uniform
    - Plan daily breaks, set up sales or commendation boards

  • • Facilities
    - Inspect the cleanliness and stock quality/appearance
    - Set room temperature
    - Ensure "open" sign was posted

Completion

  • Comments / Notes

  • Manager / Inspector's Full Name and Signature

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