Shoplifting, employee theft, suppliers and contractor thefts — all these are among the major threats retail stores have to battle each day.
April 2017 Issue
In 2017 KJB Security Products celebrates its 25th year as a quality American-based wholesale distributor of spy and surveillance equipment.
On the very surface, branding is thought of as marking your products with an icon or signature. However, creating an effective brand identity goes well beyond a logo.
The summer season means vacations, traveling, and family outings. For retailers, a shift in consumers means a shift in sales strategy.
As a small business owner, you work hard to build up a list of email addresses from your customers so that you can reach out to them with news, sales info, and promotions to draw them back into your store.
Shoelaces Wholesale specializes in fun and trendy shoelaces, lanyards, and accessories manufactured in the United States and South Korea.
In the March issue of Independent Retailer, we interviewed SoftBank, the robotics company who owns Pepper, the retail robot. Though we focused on the consumer-facing implications of robotics in the retail industry, there is much more to the puzzle.
Tax reform is the next item on the White House agenda after healthcare and the federal budget. Overall, President Trump has promised big tax cuts for corporations and for middle-class Americans, all in the name of strengthening American businesses, creating jobs, and bolstering the economy.
If you’re looking for a super-convenient and ultra-relaxing way to source new merchandise for your store, head out to Chicago’s Shiller Park and check out The Merchandise Center, or TMC.
It’s almost summer, but back to school will be here before you know it. Over the past few years, timelines for back to school shopping have continued to spread.