Business Articles

Show off your merchandise in ways that capture customers’ attention and help them realize how much they want to buy it
By Pamela Thompson
Published: January 14, 2016

Drones the size of your hand wail along at 50 mph; don’t blink!

By Tim Kidwell
Published: January 14, 2016

Shake up the way you send emails by employing these 5 easy tactics, which promote happy relationships between stores and customers

By Phillip M Perry
Published: January 14, 2016

Inspire your customers, inform them of the latest products and send them hurrying to your store—all with the humble newsletter

By Charlene Oldham
Published: January 14, 2016
Community colleges offer small-business owners tools for success, such as extended training and top-notch work from students
By Eliana Osborn
Published: December 14, 2015
Analysts say a number of economic factors will come together in 2016 to fuel greater consumer confidence—and more retail sales
By Phillip M Perry
Published: December 14, 2015
Don’t do it all: Delegating duties to others can be the key to the stress-free, ultra-productive work zone you’ve been striving for
By Claire Sykes
Published: December 14, 2015
Learn how to fuel more sales from every customer—and train your staff to sell like pros—with the help of upselling and cross-selling
By Phillip M Perry
Published: November 13, 2015
Retailers question whether to pay new hires more than minimum wage—and speculate how it would change their business
By Pamela Thompson
Published: November 13, 2015
Bring customers into your store during the post-holiday months with these effective ideas for hobby classes and events
By Debbie Swanson
Published: November 13, 2015
Not everyone is lucky enough to work at what they love—but as scale-modeling consultant to Takom, that's Charlie Pritchett's job
By Mark Hembree
Published: November 13, 2015
Skillful cash management is critically important to the bottom line; here are 9 powerful ways to improve your net income right now
Published: October 14, 2015
Even as store managers ponder crucial ordering decisions and product availability, they're optimistic about Christmas this year
By Mark Hembree
Published: October 14, 2015
Fred Obermeyer, owner of Obies Trains, credits his lifelong interest in model trains to his father
By Debbie Swanson
Published: October 14, 2015
Renewal time? Smart strategies can help protect your bottom line
By Phillip M Perry
Published: October 14, 2015
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