Ever felt unmotivated and simply not in the mood to do anything? Yeah, it happens to me too. Use these 3 steps to boost your motivation and productivity! I had these amazing eight weeks of rocking and rolling after the holidays with all sorts of fabulous ideas and new marvelous clients – it was great! I am usually motivated and … Read More
Retail Marketing Tip: How Sunni Made $4,800 in 7 Days
Learn the retail marketing tip Sunni used to make $4,800 in just 7 days, in this success story! Sunni is a member of our RETAILMavens Coaching program where strategies like this helps you grow sales in a consistent way. Click to learn more about the Sales Breakthrough System we use inside the program for real retail success! Cathy:Welcome Sunni! I’m … Read More
9 Signs Your Store is in Trouble
Are You a Frog? Warts and all? If I were to ask you: Are you a frog? Warts and all? I’m going to guess that your immediate response is: “NO! And I don’t have any warts!” But are you sure? We all know the story about the frog and boiling water. It goes that if you put a frog in … Read More
Improve Your Sales – With Emails
Yes you CAN improve your sales with your emails! Email marketing remains the BEST way to market to your customers. Why?
5 Ways to Grow Your Email List
Here’s why you should grow your email list: One of the best tools you can have in your marketing strategy toolbox is email marketing. It remains by far the most effective way to GET new customers AND effectively market to them – but in order for it to have the impact you need, you need to have a list of … Read More
Why are My Sales so Slow?
“Why are my sales so slow? We should be busier than this!” you think to yourself after checking your daily sales total for the third time in the last hour, even though you know it hasn’t changed. Your store is full of beautiful inventory that you have spent so much time carefully choosing and editing for your customers, so where … Read More
Clearance Sale Tip: Dollar Tables
What if I told you that I have a foolproof clearance sale tip for you? A way for your customers to say “Take my money!”? Retailers are always amazed that one small tweak can make a huge difference to the bottom line, but that’s what sooo exciting about when the science of consumer psychology comes together with your marketing, merchandising … Read More
Avoid This Checkout Mistake – Markdowns vs. Discounts
You can avoid this checkout mistake! I’m talking about the definition of markdowns vs discounts. To your customer, there really is no difference between a markdown and a discount – they both mean a reduced price. But for a Revolutionary Retailer like you, there is a subtle, but important difference, and if you don’t know it – you might be … Read More
Retail Planning: Do NOT Make Resolutions Yet!
This time of year we’re flooded with posts about New Year resolutions. And don’t get me wrong – I absolutely believe in setting goals, and in writing them down. That’s surely a step that increases success. But right now I’m asking you to NOT make any New Year’s Resolutions. Not yet. There is something else you must do first. Look … Read More
How Markdowns Save You Money
You can IMPROVE your margins by taking MARKDOWNS. Crazy! Quite a contradiction, right? At first glance, it makes a lot of sense to take smaller markdowns, doesn’t it? By keeping markdowns smaller, you are protecting your profit margins. I bet you have stretched it to 50% off, but you didn’t go further because then you’re not getting back what you … Read More