Leadership Fundamentals in Retail

Leadership Fundamentals in Retail

How to be the leader your store needs. If you hire employees to sell in your store, advise on merchandise, manage marketing or any of the 100 other things being a retailer requires that also makes you a leader. Being a good leader, a good general, can help you have...
The Best Valentine’s Day Ever

The Best Valentine’s Day Ever

As Valentine’s Day sales reach record highs, retailers are cashing in, in new ways.According to the National Retail Federation, in 2016, 55% of consumers celebrated Valentine’s Day. “They are spending an average of $146.84 on flowers, jewelry, candy, apparel and more,...
Retailer Feature: Baker’s Village

Retailer Feature: Baker’s Village

One visual merchandising manager shares store reset tips—including shutting it down for 3 weeks a year!“Baker’s is a little different.” Says Chuck Johnson the Visual Merchandising Manager at Baker’s Village, a garden center that’s been in Powell, Ohio for over 35...
2017 Winter Show Recap

2017 Winter Show Recap

Couldn’t make it to the gift shows this season? No worries. We’ve got you covered!  What a great show season it has been! We started January off with a bang in Atlanta, and we so happy to see such a good turnout of retailers attending market. We have a...