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7 Steps-to-Success for Clothing Industry Start-ups

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

7 Steps-to-Success for Clothing Industry Start-ups   entrepreneur.com entrepreneur.com – No industry is easy to break into, but that is especially true about apparel. While other industries enjoy a 50 percent or higher business success rate after four years, retail and apparel do not. Indeed, a full 53 percent of clothing lines will fold by the fourth year’s end. […]

Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything”

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything The final numbers are in for the 2016 Black Friday weekend, and the results appear strong. But there’s a surprising insight in the data released by the National Retail Federation: 36% of shoppers reported that all of their purchases were on sale; 11% made that claim in 2015. […]

8 Tips for Dominating Online Sales

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

8 Tips for Dominating Online Sales In the last decade, online shopping has grown from a convenience to a necessity. Before the internet, shopping involved a process of getting ready, driving through traffic and navigating through a crowded retail store that may or may not have the necessary item. The digital age has changed everything about shopping. Now, […]

Turn Your Retail Salespeople Into Selling Machines in 5 Simple Steps

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

Turn Your Retail Salespeople Into Selling Machines in 5 Simple Steps By Rieva Lesonsky, CEO GrowBiz Media & SmallBizDaily.com You know your retail salespeople are an important part of your store’s success, but did you know they can actually boost sales? Shoppers who interact with salespeople in-store are 43 percent more likely to make a purchase, according to a shopper survey by […]

20 Cash Handling Best Practices Your Business Should Follow

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

By Rob Starr Small businesses that deal in cash like food trucks and salons need to protect themselves against errors involving cash and theft. Here are 20 cash handling best practices your business should follow so everything runs smoothly. Cash Handling Best Practices   Eliminate Slush Funds Cashiers in small retail stores are often expected to make up for shortages from their […]

How to Write a Rock Solid Business Plan

2018-02-23

Minyang Jiang

A business plan is a road map for your business’s success. Here are six critical elements that every business plan should include.

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How To Optimize Your Website’s Product Pages to Increase Conversion

2017-11-05

Minyang Jiang

Product pages are an incredibly important part of your sales funnel. Here's how to optimize them in order to convert more visitors and earn more money.

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Small Business Slow Season Survival Tips

2017-06-29

Minyang Jiang

Not all small businesses can remain busy year-round. We put together these slow season survival tips to help you maintain and grow your business.

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6 Affordable Ways to Maximize Small Retail Spaces

2017-05-22

Minyang Jiang

Store owners with small retail spaces have to be creative. Here are six easy ways for small retail owners to get the most out of their environments.

Secrets of the ‘Customer Loyalty Loop’: How to Create Experiences Your Customers Won’t Stop Talking About

2017-03-22

Minyang Jiang

The Customer Loyalty Loop author Noah Fleming discusses why timing is everything in customer outreach, why handwritten notes are so powerful, and much more.