A Solution to Price Switching

Recently we worked with a customer who had a problem that was going to result in her department being closed.  They had a plant nursery in a grocery store and were losing money.  People were taking the stakes from $4.99 … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn About Retail From Craft Beer

Let’s talk about beer.  You may or may not like beer but there are plenty of lessons in that business for all retailers. Beer has been dominated by a few large brewers and then controlled at a local level by … Continue reading

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Retail is NOT Dead – Positive Stories About Retail

There has been much talk on the morning finance shows about the death of retail lately.  But just because the large department stores of yore are closing, doesn’t mean that retail is dead.  In fact, retail is evolving and is … Continue reading

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The Power of Nice

“Please,” “Thank you,” and a smile.  It seems simple enough but it does make a large difference.  According to QSR magazine (quick service restaurants) Chick-fil-A does these over 95% of the time at a drive through window versus its competition … Continue reading

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Creating Meaningful Reports in QuickBooks – Part 2

This month, we bring you Part 2 of this series with special guest Blogger – Bob Crook of Small Business Solutions.  Bob is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and Intuit Premier Reseller who has over 30 years experience working with small … Continue reading

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Creating Meaningful Reports in QuickBooks, Part 1

For March and April we will have a special guest Blogger – Bob Crook of Small Business Solutions.  Bob is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and Intuit Premier Reseller who has over 30 years experience working with small business accounting.  If … Continue reading

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Product SpotLight: Tamper-Proof Barcode Labels

Price switching is a big problem for many retailers. The impact of this type of loss on the bottom line can be devastating for businesses large and small. One example from a few years ago is the case of a Florida woman … Continue reading

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