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
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
How Do I Get New Customers?
How do I get new customers? This is probably the question I get asked the MOST. Of course, the purpose of your marketing strategy and all the time, sweat and money you put into it – is ultimately to get new customers so you can increase sales. Getting new customers is actually the last step in our Sales Breakthrough System, … Read More
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
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
Sell Your Duds Without a Discount!
Your day is just starting. Unlocking the door you walk into your dark, quiet store. You’re so used to your morning opening routine, that you don’t even have to think about what you are doing. You put your things in the back room, turn on the computer, put your float in the cash register, turn on the lights… And there … Read More
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
Merchandise Planning Process: Make a Retail Plan in 10 Mins!
Use this merchandise planning process to create a retail plan in 10 minutes! Yes, it’s true that inventory planning can be a pretty complex process, which is why we provide this service to our private clients using Management One’s formula and algorithms to predict a store’s merchandise plan with 93% accuracy. Inventory management is the second step of our Sales … Read More
What are you doing wrong in December?
What are you doing wrong in December? Not knowing how much cash you will have at the end of the year. It is important to see how much cash you are on track to generate compared to how much you need to take care of bills. There is still time to take strategic action. I am here to help you. … Read More
Our Manifesto. Do you have one?
More powerful than a mission statement. This is what we believe. This is who we are. This is what we do. What do you believe? Who are you? What do you really do? You are part of a revolution. You know who you are impacting. Write it down. Share it! Here is Our Manifesto. Do you have one?