We are talking about the four basic segments of your Roapmap to your Breakthrough. 1. Inventory 2. Profitability 3. Marketing 4. Customer Service Last week, I addressed customer service. CLICK HERE TO READ IT. Let me start with the definition of breakthrough. It includes removing a barrier to success. In my experience, that barrier is often a lack of knowledge … Read More
Did You Break Your New Year’s Retail Resolution Yet?
Actually perhaps a better question is…do you even still remember what it was? Did you write it down? The first week or so of the year is full of such hope and opportunity right? You dream about how life and your store can be different. Often it seems like the most obvious solution to those dreams is more sales. If … Read More
Want To Move Some Old Inventory Fast? Learn This Consumer Psychology Trick Regular
This is one of my favorite secrets to a successful sale. You can do it anytime – but clearance time is the best. Retailers miss it all the time! I want you to have every opportunity to move out more sale junk…oh I didn’t mean to say that – I meant to say fine high quality but slightly less popular … Read More
Move More Product Out – Move More Cash In – Don’t Make This Mistake
You might be making it hard for your customers to buy! I know you don’t want that. I Just got off the phone with a new client who was making this mistake. I get it. I used to too – until I learned better! There are 3 big bad common mistakes that I see indie retailers like you make and … Read More
3 Big Mistakes That Retailers Make When Putting Items On Sale: This First One Is the Worst
It is that time of year. It’s sale time! You have got some old stuff hanging around and you want it GONE! And you would like the EXTRA MONEY in your pocket. Right?! There are 3 big bad common mistakes that I see indie retailers like you make and it is killing you. I did 3 quick videos to help … Read More
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
What is YOURS?
I can’t stop thinking about the success of Clare’s volleyball team. And how much of it applies to your store. Determine what your sales goal is through the end of the year right now. Write it down. Use a bright piece of paper and put it in a spot where you will see it. Next think about what you will … Read More
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