There Is So Much Profit Hidden In This One Word. The following is a true story. The names have been changed to protect the innocent idiot. Pat owned a toy and children’s clothing store. After a great year in which she was up about $42,000 from the previous year while maintaining the same expense structure, Pat was looking forward to … Read More
The First 3 Things You Should Pay in 2016?
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 hope alive for increased profits for 2016. You have to … Read More
Top 9 Retail Things Rodeo Dr. Taught Me
The mecca of retail is Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Every brand name wants to be on that street. Every retailer dreams of it. We brought our clients to learn and experience it. We are always challenging them to think bigger. In order to think bigger – you have to experience bigger! Our visit was a fascinating journey of joy … Read More
Indies vs Amazon – Who won on Amazon Prime Day?
Last week we shared about Amazon’s self declared holiday. Every where we read said that it would be bigger than Black Friday. At first we got mad……then we chose to get even! We came up with a 9 point plan for Indies to take on Amazon on Prime Day. The revolution has started! How did Amazon do? Not so well. After … Read More
7 Steps to a Retail Profit Breakthrough
After you watch, join me on June 8th at 3pm CST for: The 7 Steps to a Retail Profit Breakthrough This is a webinar I’ve created precisely because I’m tired of hearing stories of struggle and frustration. I’m ready to hear stories of success, profit, and the JOY that you had when you opened your store. Click here to reserve … Read More
How Not To Lead Your Team
When we start working with clients, big changes happen. They completely change the way they look at their inventory. It becomes clear that EVERY buying decision is a decision of investment. We specifically show them how to balance inventory they own. This makes sure that they have exactly the right amount of inventory in the right areas (or classes) of … 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