This article will inspire you to make some simple changes to your retail environment to improve sales and develop loyal and satisfied customers.
First there was Independent Bookstore Day, then we had Free Comic Book Day, then Small Business Week, and now Small Business Saturday is coming up so all indie retailers should get ready to entice new customers.
Starting a fashion collaboration with local designers or other retailers can be a great way to boost business hype and sales. If done right, it can help increase foot traffic and increase brand awareness.
In today’s consumer climate, independent and startup businesses are dressed to kill. This is especially true for the over $445 billion beauty industry, which is expected to reach $750 billion by 2024.
There are a lot of considerations that go into crafting the perfect holiday spirit, and likewise, the perfect shopping experience. Shoppers engage with your brand through all of their senses, so it is important to utilize every opportunity to create a lasting impression.
Prime Day is a retail holiday invented by Amazon that is exclusive to Prime members. Founded in 2015, the sale brought in $2.41 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow even more this year.
As we advise in our book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, from your standpoint as a tenant, paying a security deposit confers no benefit. It ties up your money – money that many landlords try hard not to refund to you if you don’t renew your lease.
The wonderful online world of Etsy has made it amazingly easy for people with creative minds to start their own shop. Creative ‘makers’ can have a regular 9 to 5 job and sell products from their favorite hobby on the side for some extra cash.
Fraudulent returns cost retailers an average of $10 billion to $17 billion per year in the U.S. That can be a scary number for anyone, especially independent retailers who may not have a large safety net to fall back on when problems arise. Many large retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, and Amazon have been tracking the […]
There’s never a boring day in retail. This is especially true under the Trump administration. There are many changes in the works with different moving parts. Here is a quick overview of different laws, policies, and agreements currently up for debate and how they may impact retail.