Everything You Need to Know Before Shopping on YesStyle
YesStyle.com is a Hong Kong-based clothing retailer that ships to many parts of the world. These are some things you need to know before you place an order.
Five Ways College Bookstores Can Be More Successful
College and university bookstores face more pressure than ever to succeed given challenges in higher education. This article focuses on a few ideas to help them stand out.
Kmart: Market Intelligence Report
This market intelligence report uses several techniques including PESTEL analysis to investigate and summarize Kmart’s external environment and 4P technique to examine Kmart’s marketing mix and its consumers, and offer some strategies for future development.
Recollections from a Retail Price Change Worker
Memories from almost ten years of doing retail price change work, and four or five years before that working in other retail areas. Being stalked by customers, human behavior and interesting happenings were all in a days work.
How Amazon Acquired Whole Foods: A Case Study in Debt Financing
Get a glimpse into corporate finance and how large organizations use debt to finance and expand operations.
What Is It Like Working on the Shop Floor in a Supermarket?
Here's my experience working on the floor in a supermarket. What skills are needed, pros/cons, and more are shared.
Walmart: A Comprehensive Business Analysis for the US Market
A comprehensive business analysis of Walmart Stores Inc., one of the most well-known, internationally-recognized retailers, for the US market.
Grocers Increase Sales Through Online Outreach and Delivery Services
Grocery stores can increase sales by providing services that attract more customers and that are likely to increase the amount of money people spend per order.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Retail Employee Theft
Stealing money or merchandise while employed at a retail company may cost you your job, your income and your reputation. Here are 10 things you need to know before you get arrested.
6 Things You Didn't Know But Always Wondered About Costco
What happens to returns? Is Costco the cheapest? What about luxury items and insurance? I give these answers here. This article is a must-read for all Costco shoppers.
Competitive Advantage: Why It's Good to Be Near Competitors
Many businesses wish they were the only game in town, believing that it will give them competitive advantage. Unfortunately, just the opposite is true. See why it's good to be near competitors.
How to Make Money With a Booth at an Antique Mall or Indoor Flea Market
Read on to learn how you can make money selling your goods at antique markets.
4 Reasons Why You Should Never Work for Walmart
This article discusses the four main reasons why working at Walmart is a bad idea. From poor healthcare benefits to hour-cutting, get the inside scoop as to why working for one of the nation's largest retailers is a bad move both personally and professionally.
11 DIY Secrets to Making Great Shop Window Displays
Learn the techniques for creating stunning window displays that not only look good, but help increase sales too.
15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales
This is a no-nonsense, practical and down to earth guide to how you can increase sales in your shop on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. There is no strange marketing jargon, or tricky sales psychology to learn—just sound advice and simple sales techniques that you can implement today.
Reminiscing Over Old Discount Stores From the Past
A trip down memory lane reminiscing over past names like Woolco, Korvette, GEM & many more discounters that opened their doors to ribbon cuttings, cheers & staged events in parking lots throughout North America. Sounds of crowds, cash registers & PA announcements fill my shopping memories as do the smells of popcorn, and hot dogs. They reinforce both my vivid and sometimes vague memories of large long flat buildings. And while the names have changed, the store's today remain very similar!
Famous Black Female Entrepreneur—Gloria Mayfield Banks
Let me introduce you to Gloria Mayfield Banks. She is an Elite Executive National Sales Director for Mary Kay Cosmetics. She is a multi-millionaire with over 6,000 consultants under her. She is truly an inspiration for females in the business world today.
16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers
If you have a business out there and you aren't doing most or all of these, you still have a lot of opportunity in front of you to increase sales and profits. Even the photos speak 1000 words about these businesses!
How to Calculate Markup Price, Markup Percentage, and Margin
In retail and other industries, items are purchased, marked up, and resold. In this article, we'll learn about margins, markups, and selling prices and discuss how they relate to each other. We'll also learn how to calculate selling price and markup percentage using simple formulas.
How to Be a Successful Avon Independent Sales Representative: FAQ
If you're a new Avon Independent Sales Representative, you will probably have some questions that weren't answered in your first meeting. Read through these questions and answers to learn more about the Avon business.
Retail Merchandising Jobs: What Is a Merchandiser?
Learn more about a career in retail merchandising including the different types of merchandising work, the tasks involved, and how to get this type of job.