What Is The First Thing You Should Pay in 2013?

What Is The First Thing You Should Pay in 2013? The start of a new year is filled with hope and promise, right? Like you, I am very visual. The new year reminds me of a bright shiny new penny or a beautiful pristine landscape covered in snow. There is one thing that you have to pay to keep your … Read More

12 Days of Christmas – Day 12

Welcome to Day 12 of the 12 Days of Christmas! This is it!  You must release your inner Grinch………….and give the best gift ever. By following the steps in the video you will be providing the best customer service EVER!  You can really make a difference in a person’s life today. Simple.  Basic.  Powerful. Watch the video and let me … Read More

Best Tactics To Avoid Markdowns

  Pay Attention To Your Gut. If you don’t love it, don’t buy it. That is a markdown waiting to happen.   Don’t Pay Attention To Your Gut. If you love it, really love it, want it for yourself, and are worried that it is too expensive – then do order it. Time and time again I find that an … Read More

3 Tricks to Making More Money in 4th Quarter

Retailers want more… more profit, move more product and enjoy more cash. When they get more, their raving fans will have their lives impacted more from the retailer’s carefully edited merchandise and the local economy is stimulated more. Our mission at RETAILMavens is to help retailers get more. In working with retailers for 13+ years, we know 3 “tricks” to … Read More

CASE STUDY: How To Increase Your Net Income by $53,976

My client had come through 2009 with sales down and profits up.  That was good news.  She recognized that she had done better than most retailers, but she wanted to get much more from 2010.  Bottom line, she wanted to make more money – and expected me to show her how.  My problem was that we have been working together … Read More

No More Feast or Famine Marketing!

So here you are in the middle of the biggest season of the year. Your store is full of beautiful inventory that you have spent so much time carefully choosing and editing for your customers, so where are they? Why does this always happen?