It has been proven over the years that Clean Stores Sell More than their unclean competitors. But HOW do they attain this success? ISSA (International Sanitary Supply Association) explains that having a clean store actually provides a return on investment and implores decision-makers to stop thinking of cleaning as a cost and start thinking of it as a profit center.
CAF Outdoor Cleaning, Like ISSA, promotes cleaning as a necessary investment in better health, a better environment, and a better bottom line. Let take it from a health perspective. Sick employees cost businesses money but cleaning can reduce that risk. Employees get sick about 7.7 days a year and that averages out about 225.8 billion dollars a year.
These unplanned absences cause further workplace problems with an average 54% decrease in productivity which equals to a 39% drop in sales and customer service. But in a clean facility, occupants reduce their chances of getting sick by up to 80% and absenteeism dropped by nearly 46%.
Clean isn’t just healthy it equals green and by green we mean money! Workers are more productive and that produces nearly a *125,000 in savings. Employees are not the only ones who benefit from a clean environment, in fact, customers prefer cleanliness as the most important customer satisfaction metric among quick serve, retail settings.
Customers prefer cleanliness over all other environmental attributes. 60% of shoppers would buy more in a clean store. Let’s not forget restrooms, 94% of people would avoid a business in the future if they encountered dirty restrooms.
The bottom line is that clean facilities generate revenue and that’s the Value of Clean! To start your cleaning program and to learn more about CAF products such as OTIS, OTIS Wipes and OTIS Tabs we recommend you contact a CAF representative today. We have a solution to every cleaning problem with results towards positive customer experience. *a typical 100-associate office with an average salary of $25,000.