Tagged: Retail Trends

14 Ways You Can Transform Your In-Store Experience

As online and mobile shopping become ever more prevalent, many brick-and-mortar stores are seeking to offer a truly unique, stand-out experience in order to entice shoppers to make their purchase in-store, as well as...

10 Event Options for Retail Stores

Think you can bypass events as a way to market your SMB? Consider the fact that event management software was worth $28 billion  in 2018 before you do. Then read these 10 event ideas...

Why Your Small Business Needs Amazon

In 2020, small business can no longer ignore Amazon as the 800-pound gorilla in the room that no one wants to talk about. In fact, if you are a retailer, you need to see...

20 Store Layout Tips that Make You More Money

Your store’s layout should be one of the key strategies in your retail success. As a retailer, your store’s layout influences your customers’ behavior by directing the store’s flow, merchandise placement and general ambiance....

How to Open a Retail Store

Things look good for retailers this holiday season. Nearly 190 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year. That reflects an increase of 14 percent over last year’s sales numbers...

Examples of Good Customer Service in Retail

Even in this digital age, retail remains still primarily a people business. No matter the size of your business, learn from these examples. Good customer service in retail focuses on your customers and builds...

How to Start Your Dropshipping Business

If you are looking to break into the eCommerce scene, perhaps you should consider dropshipping.  Dropshipping can be one of the easiest ways to break into eCommerce. Simply put, dropshipping is a business model...

Does Your eCommerce Site Accept Mobile Payments?

It wasn’t that long ago when mobile payments were considered a novelty. That’s quickly changed when you consider that by 2020 mobile payment transactions will exceed $314 billion. Even more promising, Vantiv has found that 46 percent of Millennials...

How to Set Up Your Business at a Holiday Market

Holiday markets pop up throughout the season. They happen in cities throughout the country. You’ll sometimes hear them referred to as Christmas markets or Kris Kringle markets. And these seasonal shopping events usually include...

Your Guide to Small Business Saturday 2019

  Holiday shopping season lurks just around the corner. And small businesses need tons of new ways to bring new customers through the door. One of your best opportunities may fall on Small Business...

10 Retail Horror Stories – and How to Avoid Them

Have you ever worked in a retail business? Then you’ve probably dealt with angry customers. You probably know about strange requests and situations that just seem completely unreasonable. We’ll call these retail horror stories....