The Holiday Season is every retailer’s dream and nightmare. When I owned my boutique, I used to joke that I wished Jesus had a brother so we could do it all two times a year instead of one. At the same time, the holiday season caused a lot of stress for my team and me, I REALLY wanted to make … Read More
The 3 Reasons You Have “Can’t Clear it Out” Chaos
1. You are not the Humane Society. Anything in your store that you are sick of looking at? Why the heck hasn’t anyone bought it? It’s wonderful! The item (and others) have just been here too long. But why mark it down? The problem isn’t the item. The problem is that the right person hasn’t walked through the door. What … Read More
You all asked such great questions after the “Avoid A Holidaze” webinar I decided to answer some more here. Thanks so much for joining us. It means the world to me to be able to support you– and it was fun to give out those prizes! How do we differentiate between Small Business Saturday and Black Friday? Sue from Illinois … Read More
Pressure…Pressure…Need Any More?
Yes. You do. Don’t run away. Don’t tune out. I can hear you screaming (and swearing!) at me now. This is the truth. You have more to do in the month of December than you can hardly get done. Your to-do list is a mile long – and that is on an easy day. Then add in your personal to … Read More