Monthly Archives: June 2011

Destroying your reputation for efficiency?

Recently I read an article recommending that retailers switch their focus from great customer service to efficiency in ringing up the sale.  OK, those weren’t the exact words chosen by the author of the article (he will remain nameless), but it certainly … Continue reading

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What are you doing to accommodate your aging customers?

Many retailers focus on the ‘younger’ market and for good reason. Young adults are just starting out buying clothes, cars and everything you need to set up an apartment. Young and middle aged married people are stocking up to handle … Continue reading

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4th of July Sales – Are you ready?

4th of July is just around the corner.  Make sure you are stocked up with essential store supplies to minimize stress associated with discounting items in your store – price marking labels, fresh ink rollers, color barcode labels.   Celebrate Freedom … Continue reading

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The Question of the Day: Is your marketing focusing on what customers really need?

Sometimes the most basic questions can have a profound effect on your business.  We found a great article in the American Express Open Forum site that presents 3 basic questions to ponder.  If you’re in a new business, then you … Continue reading

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