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  • 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 RetailRich16

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Emma56

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Cole38

  • 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

  • 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 Alicia47

  • A markup percentage is the amount of the cost of an item that you add on to create the selling price. Many retailers use markups to set their selling price. However, some confusion comes in when there is a reference to margin along with markup. A...

    How to Calculate Markup Price

    How to Calculate Markup Price

    by animshare13

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