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Why Retailers Should Display Christmas Merchandise Before Halloween

Why do retailers put out Christmas merchandise before Halloween? Because customers buy it. It's that time of the year ... Time for the leaves to...

How To Visually Merchandise Your Holiday Store Windows

New York City brick and mortar retailers like Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue have known the power of visual merchandising Christmas windows. But as a...

Retailers: 5 Reasons Part-Time Employees Could Undermine Your Store

I read a disturbing article in The New York Times about the trend of retailers and restaurants to limit hours of their part-time employees. Are you...

How To Prepare Your Store For Black Friday And Strong Holiday Retail Sales

There will be four Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. While many small retailers maintain Black Friday is more for the big...

Retail Jobs: How To Get Promoted From Part-Time To Full Time

I received a note from a reader wanting retail advice, "I was given a part-time job at a high-end department store in the handbags department, but...

Retail Holiday Sales: How To Sell To Men and Help Them Buy Like A Hero

As a retailer, I loved the day before Christmas Eve. All the planners had purchased and the after-Christmas sales had begun. The guys were now...

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.