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Open-To-Buy: Merchandise Doesn't Get Better With Age

Holding on to old merchandise can kill your profit margins. That's why it is so important to learn about open-to-buy when running a retail store. ...

At Eklund’s, a Business Makeover Story of Astonishing Retail Transformation

“Have you ever done a business makeover for an equipment dealer like this before?” my client asked. “No,” I answered, “but I am product agnostic – it...

Retail Employee Management: What to Avoid Saying

Trust is one of the building blocks of sales, retail employee management and economic life as we know it. Life in retail management can be as...

How 5 Independent Retailers Are Killing It With Facebook Live Video - And How You Can Too

Looking for free or low cost marketing ideas for your retail small business? Facebook Live video has provided you a golden opportunity as I...

Marketing Won’t Help If You Don’t Know Who Your Retail Customer Is [Case Study]

Imagine shooting an arrow at a target with your eyes closed and a hurricane wind blowing. I doubt you would hit the target, much less hit the...

Retail Consultant Tip: How To Create the Joy of Shopping

One of my favorite songs growing up was Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway's Where Is the Love? The singer was waiting for someone to leave their...

The 5 Shifts Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Are Making to Generate Up to 20% Higher Profits Every Month

Are you a hungry brick-and-mortar store owner who’s ready for a fresh, people-obsessed strategy? This training is for you if you want to grow your business using a powerful customer experience formula proven to make your cash register chirp.