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Retail Store Organisation: Dos and Don’ts

October 5, 2018

The way that you arrange your retail store sounds like a fairly simple task. Obviously, you want your store to flow well; you want customers to be able to find what they need; and you’d like there to be an aesthetic benefit to the overall look.   There’s no denying that the aspects described above…

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5 major advantages of online retailing for local businesses.

September 17, 2018

There’s no denying that the way customers shop has changed tremendously. The shift to online shopping won’t be slowing down anytime soon, with e-commerce growing year after year. It makes sense that so many small, local businesses are starting to consider their own online stores. Sure, it’s quick and convenient for the customer, but what…

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What’s Holding Your Retail Business Back?

June 7, 2018

Every CEO who starts a company aspires to greatness. But greatness is a long road full of messy obstacles, especially in retail. As a business grows and develops, the work involved becomes more complicated and challenging. Eventually, every business owner hits a roadblock that stands between them and the greatness they imagine. What’s holding your…

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Starting A Bespoke Clothing Retail Business While Living In A Large City

July 10, 2017

Setting up a clothing business is right up there as one of the most risky yet reward startups in the world. Essentially, you’re following one of the most creative, artists and design-heavy businesses on the market. It’s also very expensive, as bespoke clothing cannot be made on a shoestring budget. Often you’ll be working late,…

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Reduce The Chances Of An Accident In Your Retail Store

July 7, 2017

Safety should always be one of the top things on your mind when it comes to your company. After all, you want your staff and customers to stay safe and well while at your retail store. You don’t want an accident to occur as not only could it leave people injured, but it also cost…

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Making Your Retail Business More Efficient

April 5, 2017

New retail methods are constantly being developed to make the industry faster and more organised. Failing to keep up could have you losing out on custom. Here are just a few methods of improving your retail business’s efficiency. Accept card More and more retail outlets are accepting plastic. Even market stall owners are buying card…

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Improving the Customer Experience at Your Retail Store

February 7, 2017

Almost everyone has a secret “shopper” side to them that loves to spend cash on things that they don’t really need. Supermarkets have been utilising retail tricks to feed on these spending instincts for a long time. For example, shopping carts and baskets have slowly been getting larger over time, and the produce department is…

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The importance of understanding how your customers use social media when in the fashion industry.

January 7, 2014

The importance of understanding how your customers use social media when in the fashion industry. Everyone’s using social media now days, so no matter what you’re trying to promote, you should be on top of it too! It is important to understand exactly how your customers use it, in order to relate to them and…

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How do large retailers such as #Forever21 use Facebook and Pinterest?

December 29, 2013

How do large retailers such as Forever 21 use Facebook and Pinterest? – Facebook is used by Forever21 by mainly using visuals. Events, trends and promotions are advertised through this – sometimes exclusive to their followers! Forever21 also use Facebook to promote their other platforms, for example their “Love is Free’ Pin it & Win…

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5 fashion social media concepts.

December 29, 2013

5 fashion social media concepts Social media sourced models – If you want to make it into the spotlight in your modelling career today, the way forward is to post your face across social media profiles. Modelling agencies are looking to social media sites to find their latest people. For example, Diesel‘s campaign to scout…

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