A Modern Day David and Goliath

Ciani Welch

How can a start-up compete against established industry titans like eBay and Walmart? Like the fabled tale of David and Goliath, entrepreneurs challenge the status quo daily in their pursuit of innovation. [Read more]

Rocket POS: Reliable and Capable

Rocket POS

The original Rocket Point of Sale software was designed from scratch exclusively for Windows by Leslie Glass, founder, and president of Rocket POS and DotDude.com Inc. [Read more]

Small Business Saturday Success

little boxes

As a retailer who has just lived through the ups and downs of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and all of the holiday shopping season, at Independent Retailer, we’re guessing you’d like to hear a little bit about what other retailers are doing – successfully! [Read more]

Aromar: Simply the Best


Aromar is owned and operated by industry expert Marcelo Moreno. [Read more]

Top Licensed Product Sources


Everyone is a fan of something, whether it’s a sports team, movie character, cartoon or alma mater. That is why licensed products are popular sellers in any retail arena. They are the perfect impulse buy and the ultimate gift for any holiday or season, for young and old alike. To help prepare for holiday buying, […]

Strategic Web Marketing

The name of the game is always changing in the world of web marketing, as new competitors enter the ecommerce market and search engine algorithms become more advanced, personalized and localized. There are many consultants who offer their professional services to improve an organization’s online presence, but web marketing involves more than banner ads and […]

New Leaf Trading

New Leaf Trading

Typical of many a successful entrepreneur, when Scott Goodman of New Leaf Trading worked for a kiosk owner, he quickly saw a better way to do the business. [Read more]