Archive of Retail Articles

Archive of Retail Articles
Retail Donna has over 40 years in customer service and retail environment, and has operated and marketed her own businesses for 25 years. Donna's workshops and seminars on everything from communication techniques to learning styles have been well received, as have her articles and blog posts. Several of her pieces have made the first page of browsers.
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Year 2017
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  • Protected Information And The Small Business Owner
    As a small business owner you solely have the responsibility of protecting personal and company information.... more
  • Small Business Employees And Social Media
    Social media is one of the best and inexpensive tools to promote your business. By setting a social media policy you can easily protect your business.... more
  • How Small Retailers Can Thrive
    Small retailers can go the extra mile to promote their business.... more
  • 4 Things Retailers Should Know In 2017
    This article talks about strategies small retailers should use in 2017 to help better their business. Using predictive analytics, precise pricing, knowing your customers, and segmentation, you can create higher profit margins and build bigger clientele.... more
  • Check-In Apps for Small Businesses
    Check-in apps can bring in more local traffic to your store and make it easier to manage scheduling amongst employees.... more
  • Visuals Increase Small Business Sales
    Visuals and product displays capture shoppers' attention and triggers impulse purchases. Visuals increase small business sales. Use graphics on the internet and in print. But, also use clever displays in the store. These are two ways that visuals increase small business sales.... more
Second QTR
  • How To Do A Needs Assessment For Your Product
    A needs assessment is when you determine the needs and interests of your target customers. Doing one for your company can be very beneficial.... more
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship
    Becoming an entrepreneur is not only does your job change, your whole lifestyle changes as well. Learning how to adjust and deal with all the changes is the key... more
  • Can You Do A Break-Even Analysis?
    A Break-Even analysis is what determines the point at which your business has covered all expenses and is now making a real profit.... more
  • How To Advertise In A Small Town
    With major retailers closing stores across the country, now is the time to advertise your business in small towns.... more
  • 5 Most Common Reasons For Small Business Failure
    There is many common reasons small business' fail. Poor management, un-trained employees and absentee owners are all things that should be avoided.... more
  • How To Write A Small Retailer Business Plan
    Be part of the good statistics when it comes to your small business. Create a business plan.... more
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