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How does weather affect retail sales?
You can’t open a webpage without seeing a new charge of sexual harassment or the downfall of some powerful man in the workplace as a result.
The first week of December can be the calm before the storm. Your seasoned retail employees know what is in store, your newbies have no idea.
Many news outlets scrambled over the weekend to pull together every fact they could to show the retail apocalypse – a story that seems to continue to write itself.
In April of 2016, my blog 5 Ways How to Raise Your Retail Sales Associates' Conversion Rate was shared almost 5000 times.
Most every retailer's looks at their employees as their most expensive operating cost.
Are you looking for how to improve sales for your store? In this article, I look at role-playing in five fundamental ways.
I was buying a small electronic item when the cashier asked me, “Do you want to buy the extended warranty?” I replied, “No.” She then continued, “I didn’t think so but my boss makes me.”
My buddy Steve had a neck pain and had been researching a pain-relieving pillow for weeks.
There will be five Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Maybe that's why the National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales to grow about 4 percent.
During a recent road trip, I stopped at a country store that dated back to the Revolutionary War. Creaky wooden floorboards, bright, tall windows, white walls…you get the picture.
Imagine that you’ve just stepped into a retail business that has been operating at a loss for over a decade. A retail business that is careening towards its second bankruptcy within three years.
Shoppers respond to a human trusted advisor more deeply than to any webpage.
Most retailers promote from within and while that can be good for morale, many times, it is bad for business.
The other day a friend and I checked out a new restaurant in my neighborhood. At 6:00, we were the only ones in the upscale Italian bistro.
Today’s blog is not about retail sales training. Or marketing. Or attracting customers to your shop. It’s about how we are more alike than different. It’s personal. It's a window into what makes me me. It’s about my dad. It’s about the March on Washington.
Whether you are about to open a retail store or have been running one for years, if you don’t have a marketing plan, you really haven’t focused your attention on who your customer is or how you’ll reach them.
For years we’ve heard that employee expenses are driving retail profit margins down; as a result, labor hours were cut.
In 2001, Tim & Cynthia Holliday took a gamble: They purchased Children's World, a struggling children’s uniform, clothing, and toy store in Sarasota, Florida. Now 50-years-old, I met up with them just after they returned from a one-month vacation. Show More Summary