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  • 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.

    Famous Black Female Entrepreneur - Gloria Mayfield Banks

    Famous Black Female Entrepreneur - Gloria Mayfield Banks

    by angela p7

  • If you've just received excellent customer service at your supermarket, thank the store's trainer. They are responsible for ensuring the staff's training is up to date and everyone is working safely.

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    by Mary Wickison12

  • Cashiers everywhere groan when a customer wants to use cash rather than swipe a credit card. Making change really doesn't have to be all that difficult if you know these tips.

    How to Make Change Without Using a Calculator

    How to Make Change Without Using a Calculator

    by Peg Cole24

  • There are many of aspects to cashiering you may not have realized before. If you're considering applying for a cashiering position, take a look at how to cashier from someone with years of experience.

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    by Lisa3

  • The introduction of new products or services can require large outlays of cash. Manufacturers often use test markets to gather information related to sales potential & other marketing considerations.

    Basics of Product Test Marketing

    Basics of Product Test Marketing

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD15

  • Buyer's remorse can quickly turn excitement of a purchase into a regretful experience. But there is a way to curb buyer's remorse—buy from companies that support missions that you believe in.

    6 Brands Committed to Giving Back

    6 Brands Committed to Giving Back

    by Haley Kieser4

  • There are all kinds of jobs that fall under the purview of a merchandiser, but the main job is to make sure that the manufacturer's products that you represent are well-stocked and attractively displayed inside the retail store. Usually the merchandiser will have a weekly route and visit the stores they are responsible for servicing at least once a week, but this can fluctuate seasonally depending on what kind of merchandise we are talking about.

    Retail Merchandising Jobs - What is a Merchandiser?

    Retail Merchandising Jobs - What is a Merchandiser?

    by Emma57

  • A detailed guide to the pros and cons of working for the big box retailer, The Home Depot. Answers the question, "Why should I work for The Home Depot?"

    Why You Should Work at The Home Depot

    Why You Should Work at The Home Depot

    by Alistair0

  • How did cashiers know how much change to give back before computers? They counted it back by hand. This tutorial makes it easy to give back the right amount of change.

    How to Count Back Change

    How to Count Back Change

    by Peg Cole63

  • People continue to shop in retail stores despite the ease of internet purchasing. Here are a few things salespeople do that help run customers out of your store.

    5 Blunders That Kill Retail Sales

    5 Blunders That Kill Retail Sales

    by Peg Cole46

  • Basic duties of a cashier are to greet customers, ring up merchandise, bag the items, take the customer's payment and thank them for their business. What training or skills are needed?

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    by Peg Cole38

  • PEST Analysis for Coca-Cola: The Coca-Cola Company, describes the PEST factors that influence Coca-Cola, and analyzes the subfactors of each PEST Analysis factor.

    PEST Analysis for the Coca-Cola Company

    PEST Analysis for the Coca-Cola Company

    by Anna Stavroudi2

  • There are crazy myths about being a Mary Kay Consultant, but as with any opportunity, you have to put in effort to make it work. Take the time to find out for yourself if Mary Kay is right for you.

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    by Dani Alicia48

  • What you will be doing as a sales assciate and how to be successful in selling products to customers. Learn how to read your customers and make more money at your sales job.

    How to Be a Good Retail Sales Associate

    How to Be a Good Retail Sales Associate

    by Brittany B3

  • A guide to bargaining and negotiating a lower price in Chinese wholesale markets with practical haggling techniques to obtain lower prices from a Chinese wholesaler.

    How to Bargain in China's Wholesale Markets

    How to Bargain in China's Wholesale Markets

    by Kamal Mohta10

  • 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.

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    by Linda Liebrand23

  • 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!

    Reminiscing Over Old Discount Stores From the Past

    Reminiscing Over Old Discount Stores From the Past

    by RetailRich21

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop is one of the few surviving toy retailers today, outlasting Toys "R" Us. What's behind the company's success?

    History of Build-A-Bear Workshop

    History of Build-A-Bear Workshop

    by A Golden0

  • How hockey equipment company Graf Canada could not sustain its once-iconic reputation.

    The Demise of Graf Canada

    The Demise of Graf Canada

    by Fiorenzo Arcadi0

  • The cashier is one of the most important employees of any business. The position of a cashier may seem simple, but the job goes far beyond that of ringing products up and giving out a receipt.

    What Are the Responsibilities of a Cashier?

    What Are the Responsibilities of a Cashier?

    by Marty Andersen3

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