Tag: Independent Retailer

What You Need to Know When Starting a Retail Store: Tips to First-time Retailers

May 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
What You Need to Know When Starting a Retail Store: Tips to First-time Retailers

Are you dreaming of having your own retail store? Here are some tips to first-time retailers and things you need to know when starting a retail business.

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Recession Lessons for Small Independent Retailers

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Recession Lessons for Small Independent Retailers

If small retailers want to succeed, they need to manage inventories better. Using the example of the recession, learn how to handle inventories

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How Your Retail Store can Wow Customers

March 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
How Your Retail Store can Wow Customers

It’s tough to get customers to your store — and tougher still to make them to return again and again. Learn how your retail store can wow your customers.

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How to Improve Your Small Retail Store’s Operations

December 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Improve Your Small Retail Store’s Operations

If you are running a retail store, here are things to consider in order to improve your retail store’s operations and bottom line

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Passion and the Independent Retail Owner

November 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Passion and the Independent Retail Owner

You are an independent retail owner. Learn how to use your passion to give your independent retail store that distinctive edge to win against your competition.

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How to Recession-Proof Your Retail Business

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Recession-Proof Your Retail Business

We are living in a more competitive environment amidst unstable economic and political certainties. Learn the ways you can recession-proof your retail business.

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Why You Need to Dig into Your Financial Numbers

October 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why You Need to Dig into Your Financial Numbers

When you really dig in to the financial numbers of your business, there’s always a story to be told, sometimes a story that you hadn’t been aware of before. Learn why you need to review and analyze your financial numbers.

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Building Brand Equity to Achieve Critical Mass

September 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Building Brand Equity to Achieve Critical Mass

As we come to the end of the summer, independent retailers are increasingly focused on the last four months of the year. Many are looking for their sales to finally turn, while expecting the retail competition to be ferocious. Learn the 2 things independent retailers need to focus on.

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Why Good Customer Service Should be a Priority

August 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why Good Customer Service Should be a Priority

As a small business, regular shoppers symbolize the well being of your store and keep you from going out of business. They can help to protect your retail shop from the takeover of the bulk retailers. Learn why good customer service should be a priority for your retail store.

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6 Tips to Increase Cash Flow of Your Retail Store

August 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
6 Tips to Increase Cash Flow of Your Retail Store

Cash flow is an on-going challenge for independent retailers, as it is for many small businesses. Here are 6 tips that can help you increase cash flow of your retail store and drive more dollars to the bottom line

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Your Competitive Edge: YOU!

August 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Your Competitive Edge: YOU!

If you are thinking of opening a store, what would set you apart from any potential competition? What will be your competitive edge? Learn what is the competitive advance of independent retailers

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Branching Out Your Business: Lessons from Independent Retailers

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Branching Out Your Business: Lessons from Independent Retailers

Businesses often branch out to some other segments or niches, and small businesses are no exception. With all the branching out, it is imperative that you understand how each part of the segments contribute to your overall business. Start by asking yourself these questions

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