Most questions about trends in specialty retail, how customers are changing both in the US and Europe. Demographics for all countries as they relate to retail trends and issues. Store Operations, Buying and Merchandising.
Over 40 years in the retail industry, store level, store manager, buyer, merchandise manager, Vice President.
BS Psychology, MS Psychology, PhD(abd) Industrial Psychology Illinois Institute of Technology
Microsoft, Harley-Davidson, Ritz-Carlton, Hummer, Williams-Sonoma, Ace Hardware, Coleman Spas, Aldo, Intel, Dell, Safeway, New Balance, IBM, Kodak, Bata International, Nortel Networks, Honey Baked Ham Co., Man Alive, Highsmith
B.S Chicago State University M.S. Chicago State University PhD (abd) Illinois Institute of Technology
|Lucy||02/01/17||10||10||10||Perfect. Thanks James for your time.|
|Curt||12/20/15||10||10||10||Excellent advice sir. Thank you very much .....|
|Kim||02/20/15||10||10||10||Thank you for your timely response. You .....|
Dear Brianna, E-commerce is no longer just an option, it has to be done. You must sell on your website as there are many customers who want to shop your store when you are not open, or have many other
Curt, Thanks for the compliment! You really need to do a few things to make this dream a reality that does not become a nightmare. The key component in retail is TRAFFIC. How many people you have coming
Chris, If your question is number of items then Coffee and tea wins if it is dollar volume of sales then shoes wins. However, in both categories you have significant competition. In Coffee and Tea you
Akrm, You should inquire with the US Department of Agriculture if you are allowed to import honey. If it is possible you would then need to get state regulations on processing of food products which
Kim, Retailers will take advantage of you as long as you allow it. Simply have a policy of no order without CC information provided, period. And if you are spending time with a retailer that you have