Retail sales are expected to grow 3.4% in 2017. Many sellers and shoppers alike are optimistic that 2017 will breathe change and new life into our industry.
For those of us in retail, November is tremendously busy, but our planning never stops.
The crisp smell of fresh greens, the bite of cold wind, the twinkle of little white lights strung across doorways and shop windows – you know what season it is! Which means we hardly need to remind you that Small Business Saturday, the independent retailer’s biggest day of the year, is right around the corner.
Souvenir sales make up 30 percent of the total gift market. As evidenced by over $17 billion in annual revenue, the gift industry is constantly growing.
Eighty percent of Americans will pay more for products that are labeled ‘Made in the USA.’
At this point in the summer, many retailers have mentally wrapped up their warm-weather buying and are preparing inventories for fall and winter.
As an online business, you are are continuously looking to increase revenue potential.
Retail marketers plan all year for winter holiday promotions, which are the most fiscally lucrative part of the year.
When beginning any retail business, it is important to clearly understand what type of goods you will be supplying.
Expanding your retail merchandise always comes with the same set of questions: what do I want to sell next and how do I begin selling those items?