Join Retail Minded’s Nicole Leinbach Reyhle and Audrey McClelland on Twitter tonight, April 27, 2017, as they discuss the premiere of TLC’s new reality show, Girl Starter, through a Twitter chat kicking off at 6 pm EST. Reyhle and McClelland will also be discussing the general state of women entrepreneurship – something both Reyhle and McClelland have […]
Your marketing and sales team has done their jobs. Customers are flooding to your product pages, and it’s time to close the deal. But is your website up to the task? You need to make sure your product pages pop so you can make sales and grow your bottom line. Display Crisp Photos Nothing will […]
Contributed by Erika Hill, Visual Merchandiser at Store Supply Warehouse. Design Flaws Can Slow Sales With all the different possible approaches regarding store design, one thing is certain, there’s no right or wrong way to design a store. However, there are some things we can all agree on that can certainly prevent a customer from […]
We now value the worth of something by how picture-ready it is. I got caught up in it myself while staying in Los Angeles recently.
By Gustav Degerman. Entrepreneurs everywhere are taking the time to evaluate the business choices they’ve made throughout the last year. As small business owners, one of those tools is the design of a website. There are many online tools in the marketplace that help you set up a website in a couple of hours. However, […]
Parker, CO (April 18, 2017) – FitSmallBusiness.com announced their choice of top small business blogs recently, recognizing Retail Minded as one of their top choices for small businesses to turn to for industry leading insight when it comes to retail. As Devin J. Mertz – Marketing and Community Engagement Manager at Fit Small Business – explains, “we […]
Big data analytics keeps getting bigger. The big data and analytics market, which reached $130.1 billion in 2016, is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 11.7 percent a year to reach $203 billion by 2020, according to the International Data Corporation. As more companies use big data business intelligence applications to drive their […]
By Ben Zifkin, Founder of Hubba. Every “law” of retail is being rewritten. The last century has been dominated by giant brick-and-mortar retailers and conglomerate mega-brands. Sears, Unilever, and their kind have stood more or less unchallenged. Fast forward to now: Sears’ has closed 100s of locations, operates at a massive loss, and has seen the […]
Are you struggling to get more sales? Looking for how to sell more in your store? You can either watch a 90 second video about it here or read below.
Contributed by Cher Zavala As if the thought of a data breach isn’t terrifying enough, retailers have another significant cybersecurity threat looming over them: Ransomware. As the name suggests, ransomware is a type of malware that takes a device hostage, abducting functions and data and then demanding payment of some form from users. Between 2014 […]
When I was working with a retailer a few years ago, I observed a new hire as he was brought into the back office. He was escorted to an old Dell computer and handed a stack of DVDs. “Watch these and when you’re finished come find me; you’re trained.”
By Sarah Bell, Special Council at Pryor Cashman. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to provide civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA guarantees equal opportunity and equal access for individuals […]
Warranties, money-back guarantees and satisfaction guarantees have been around for a long time. There’s nothing new or flashy about the concept, but it still provides great benefits to your business. Satisfaction guarantees help customers...Show More Summary
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — With peaks cresting over 14,000 feet, the Rocky Mountains hold adventure for everyone. Nestled below those peaks are local businesses bustling along iconic Main Streets. On April 24, Independent We Stand hits the road for the “Great American Rocky Mountain Road Trip” as part of an online contest presented by STIHL […]
By Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager at ComplyRight, Inc. Have you ever observed people working on their computers at your local coffee shop during the traditional 9-5 work day? Or maybe glanced out your window to see who’s enjoying a scenic walk at 2:00 p.m.? With the rise of the gig economy, it’s true that […]
On Monday, Ralph Lauren announced they are closing their flagship Polo store in New York City as part of a drive to gain their footing in a rapidly changing retail world. The Detroit News said it was “a symbol of old-fashioned luxury that no longer resonates with today’s shoppers.”
As a leader, one of your most important jobs is to develop your managers. Most of us are pretty good at doing that with newly promoted person, but we often slow down or stop developing them once they attain a...
When talking with employees, especially when giving them feedback, the words we use can put them on their heels or on their toes. Sometimes managers unintentionally choose words that put their employees on the defensive, or what I call on...
Significant Tips To Help You Secure a Startup Business Loan From The Bank Most startup businesses have trouble obtaining a loan from lenders. It is especially harder during economic slowdowns. Here is a look at a few tips to help you increase your chances of securing a loan from the bank: Prepare a Business Plan […]
If you are running a business and want to take down your competition with a fake yelp review, better think again. According to huffington post article, it backfired. Doing fake and false reviews can eventually bite you, and especially running your business by doing a big fake review can cost you in legal fees […]