When you run a small retail business, you’ll have to think outside the box at times if you want to keep up with the bigger players. A significant part of being competitive is staying on top of the latest trends. Here is a look at three of the concepts that will be big for small … Read moreTop Three Trends for Small Business Retail in 2018
Everyone in retail knows that the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas can become quite chaotic, yet few have truly mastered the art of preparing for the holiday rush. Here are some tips to help your small business get organized for the season. The Right Merchandise You’ll want most of your inventory at this time of … Read moreGetting Holiday Inventory Right
Modern retailers face a lot of challenges, but managing inventory accuracy remains one of the biggest. There are so many ways to lose track of inventory, and the numbers in the system can quickly become far different from what is actually in stock. Physical merchandise counting has to be performed regularly to maintain an accurate … Read moreThe Benefits of Cycle Counting
With all the recent talk about online shopping displacing going to brick-and-mortar outlets, some people might question why the company largely responsible for spurring this shift, Amazon, is so interested in expanding its reach in the physical store realm. Amazon currently has a number of brick-and-mortar projects in the works, even as retailers like Kohl’s … Read moreWhy is Amazon Opening Physical Stores While Everyone Else is Closing Them?