8 Ways to Succeed in Retail

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When it comes to succeeding in 21st-century retail, there are more options than any store owner could possibly implement, many of which require huge sums of money. But many times success relies on creating relationships, not spending money to buy them. Try these 8 ways to boost your success in the new era of retailing. 1. […]

Counter Display Success in 5 Steps

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There are a number of ways to make more sales with counter displays. An effective display persuades your customers to pick up just one more thing before paying. “A great counter display, as part of your overall visual merchandising strategy, can interrupt [your customers] and get them to buy.” —Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor

How to Handle Customer Acquisition as a Small Business

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As a small business, should I focus on gaining new customers, or repeat customers? Good question. The answer: Ideally, both. A more complicated answer: As you grow your business, it can be difficult to focus on acquiring new customers and preserving current ones1. You have to choose which path to take: new or old customers? […]

25 Tips to Run a Successful Business

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It’s always been tough to run a small business, but it seems like the economy is out to get us nowadays. While small businesses fight to make money, they also have to defend their customers like they’re precious seedlings in the garden. Drawing customers in is difficult, keeping them at your store is challenging, and […]

7 Creative Ways to Attract Customers to Your Store

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So how do you attract customers to your store? It’s a question that many of us ask, and it’s about time we get some answers. In order to survive in today’s society many stores have to get creative to draw their customers in. Be it through holiday advertising or a creative way to greet the […]