The Zoo & Aquarium Buyer’s Group (ZAG) was started in the late 1980s by a group of buyers who met annually at the Smoky Mountain Gift Show in Gatlinburg, TN. Participation has now grown to over 350 members, with Donna Steakley as board president.
By Paul Rossberger, Lil’ Drug Store Products Finding the right product mix that meets consumer needs while maximizing profit in limited space is the goal of every savvy retailer. The challenge, however, is finding the time to analyze scan data and sales figures and revise planograms. Many top retailers are seeing the benefits of teaming […]
With the holiday rush over, owners of small and mid-size businesses will be shifting their focus internally.
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If you are running a brick and mortar store, you are probably renting a space that caters to your needs. However, the space may work more for your financial rather than your selling needs. While support for small business may be growing, your sales don’t appear to be on the same upward trend, because your […]
Strong, positive cash flow is a must for any thriving retail establishment. The benefits of positive cash flow are numerous.