Category: Retailing Tips

sporting goods retail

Sports Retailing for Winners

Just like in sports, in retailing, winners are performers. Those who are hungriest and willing to fight the hardest will gain the most market share, earn the most revenue, and enjoy the best relationships...

boots

How Boot Retailers Can Profit Toe to Heel

Boot retailers are popular all over the U.S. In some parts of the country, industrial work boots are the norm. In other parts, the Southwest, for instance, cowboy boots are popular. In fact, throughout...

specialty retail

Is Specialty Retail Really Any Different?

Specialty retailers have their own ways of doing things. There’s some truth in that. But retail is still retail. You have customers, you have to drive traffic to your stores, and you’ve got to...

home decor retailer management

5 Management Challenges of Home Decor Retailers

As a home decor retailer, you’ve got additional challenges. Ordering product is a little bit different than, say, book store retailers and shoe merchants. Most of your inventory is larger, bulkier, and requires more...

4 Processes That Make Jewelry Retailers Unique

Jewelers are unique among retailers. There are several characteristics of jewelry retail stores that make them unique in the retail sector. Here are four unique qualities that jewelry retailers have that your typical retail...

smaller department stores

Should Your Department Store Be Smaller?

Earlier this year, J.C. Penney announced it wanted to make its department stores smaller. We can understand why. There are a lot of pressures pushing back against large department stores. Here are just a...

sporting goods retail

4 Ways Sports Retailers Can Sell More Product

Merchandising is the fine art of showcasing your products so that you sell more of them. It’s more than just putting products on a shelf, but it does entail that. For sporting goods retailers,...

footwear retailers

3 Steps to More Traffic to Your Footwear Retail Store

Footwear retailers need feet. That is, you need people walking into your retail stores, trying on your shoes, and walking out with at least one pair. That’s how shoes are sold. But the selling...

customer relationship management solution

Using RFM Analysis to Build Customer Relationships

Developing and maintaining customer relationships in the retail sector has changed a lot in recent years. Before the Internet, it was all done in person. Today, you’ve got to maintain that relationship both in...

specialty retailers

5 Specialty Retail Stores That Simplifying Can Improve

Any type of retail chain can benefit from process and operational simplication. Many specialty retail stores, however, lack the resources–especially during startup–to afford expensive solutions that can make them more operationally efficient. That’s why...

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