The Best 5th Saturday Promotions

The Best 5th Saturday Promotions

The best 5th Saturday promotions not only brings traffic to your store, but also accomplishes the sales, profit and inventory goals you need it to. 5th Saturdays only come around 4-5 times a year which makes it the perfect opportunity for you to promote your store! As always, there’s a science behind everything we do here at RETAILMavens which is … Read More

Your Store Days: How do you increase your sales by 176%?

An Amazon Prime Day box is featured against a blue background with confetti coming out. The word prime has been crossed out and replaced with your store, to read your store days

Would you like to know why YOU should celebrate Amazon Prime™ Days and turn them into Your Store Days? Wait, what?! Why am I asking you, an independent retailer, to cheer for Amazon Prime™ Days? Because this is a huge opportunity to take advantage of the cultural fanfare this event gets and put a local twist on it to make it … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Storewide Sale!

storewide sale

When cash is tight it’s easy to fall into the trap of running a storewide sale. After all, what would attract customers more than “Everything is 20% off!”, right? I’m here to tell you… DON’T DO IT!!! This plan will backfire on you! Why You Shouldn’t do a Storewide Sale When you run a storewide (or sitewide) sale, you actually … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Weekend Sale

weekend sale

I was chatting with a client recently, and she was feeling a little panicky. Her sales were down and she told me she wanted to do a quick weekend sale. My immediate answer was “NO”, quickly adding an explanation for why it was a bad idea. Then I realized that you might not know why it’s a bad idea either! … Read More

My Top Tip to Increase Sales

top tip to increase sales

When I shared my top tip to increase sales and traffic immediately with a client, she acted as if I had told her a 4 letter word 😳. I assure you I didn’t. But her reaction is not uncommon! I’m sharing our conversation so that you can see why it’s a flawed perspective. I’m sharing it because it wasn’t the … Read More

Retail Tip: Go Big or Go Home!

retail tip: go big or go home

Here’s a retail tip for you: GO BIG or GO HOME! It’s my retail mantra! Actually it’s my life mantra too. Usually associated with NCAA basketball time and March Madness, it also accurately describes entrepreneurial life… All these teams get ONE shot. If they lose – they go home. If they go big, they advance. For you, to advance means … Read More

Retail Success Story: Cyndi Made $45,000 in 3 Days

Retailer Cyndi smiles into the camera. The title reads Cyndi made $45,000 in 3 days

Get inspired by this retail success story as Cyndi shares how she used her special retail events to make $45,000 in just 3 days. To become our next retail success story – learn how to implement the 4 steps of the Sales Breakthrough System in this free training, and start growing your sales quickly! Cathy:Hi Cyndi! So we’re going to … Read More

3 Steps to Boost Your Motivation

3 steps to boost your motivation

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

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

2 Retail Pricing Strategies Proven to Increase PROFIT

2 Retail Pricing Strategies Proven To Increase PROFIT

These are the 2 retail pricing strategies proven to increase profit, that I implement with every client I work with. These two pricing strategies will help you increase your margins, which is the FIRST step of our Sales Breakthrough System, because this is how you’ll be able to pay yourself and your team – consistently, and more! Watch this free … Read More