After almost three weeks of fasting, soon we will welcome Eid. Of course, there’s a lot to prepare for this much-awaited moment. Some of them include buying clothes, various hampers, to tickets for going home or going on vacation.

Meanwhile, you don’t only need to do the preparation for the Eid holiday personally, but also in terms of work. If you are a business owner, there are several things that should not be missed before Eid. Let’s find out more in the following explanation!

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1. Operating Hours Adjustment


Ahead of the Eid holiday later, your business certainly needs to make adjustments to operating hours. For example, your business is open from noon on Eid al-Fitr. In addition to operating hours, you can also adjust the closing time of the store. Don’t forget to notify customers of this operating hour adjustment. This will make customers not confused when they want to visit the store or place an order online. This information notification can be pasted at the entrance of the store or notifications on stories or feeds on social media.


2. Automated Sales Report System


During Eid later, business owners have the potential to get more orders. This is certainly very profitable for your business. However, you also need to be careful not to make mistakes in financial records. To avoid this risk, entrust sales reports on your business to Cashlez Reporting. Every incoming transaction will be recorded automatically on the sales dashboard. You can monitor business income anywhere and anytime.


3. Ensure Stock Availability of Goods


Do you want to keep operating during the Lebaran holiday? If yes, then one of the crucial things that you should not miss is checking the availability of stock items. Can you imagine what it would be like if you had provided information that you were still open, but it turned out that you couldn’t provide the product that customers were looking for? Of course, this situation can make customers disappointed and switch to competitors. To anticipate this, you need to communicate with suppliers about product availability during Lebaran and their opening hours.


4. Holiday Allowance for Staff


Hari Raya allowance is one of the obligations that you must fulfill as a business owner towards the staff. Regulations regarding the provision of THR have been stipulated in Government Regulation No. 36 of 2021 concerning Wages, the Provision of Religious THR must be given by Employers to Workers/Labourers. Meanwhile, based on information from the Ministry of Manpower, THR is given a maximum of D-7 Hari Raya.

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5. Security in the Place of Business


Regardless of the holiday time and operating hours that you set during the Eid holiday, you must still ensure that your place of business is always in a safe condition. There are several ways you can do to maintain security, from making sure the electricity, water, and stove are turned off when the shop is closed to installing CCTV in certain corners such as near the cashier. Meanwhile, you can also notify the standard security guidelines at the place of business to the staff on duty.


The moment before Eid is indeed an important time that business owners should not miss. You see, you have to prepare a strategy so that your business can still run smoothly and experience increased sales. In addition, you can reduce the risk of problems that can occur.

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