enter "The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior" is a popular mantra in the psychology world. Whether it is true that you can predict an individual’s future actions based on their past may be debatable — but in business, it seems to be true that our customers buying patterns are predictable enough that we… Read More


http://udale.com/product/woo-single-2/ Blogs can be a great source of inspiration and information (which is hopefully why you’re reading this one). But have you thought about ways to make use of bloggers in your area to promote your business?  We recently hosted a blogger competition, and were pleased by the response. Hopefully you could make it work for… Read More

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follow url As of May of this year, 63% of adult cell owners use their phones to go online, and 34% mostly access the internet on their phone, according to a recent Pew Internet survey.  Almost 75% use their phone to get directions, and according to Constant Contact, 43% of all e-mail is opened on a phone. This… Read More

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here Spring cleaning may not be on your mind during November and December, but the Christmas season is an ideal time to go through your store’s back stock to get rid of odds and ends of merchandise.  I have often quoted the line “don’t let inventory become family” — so here’s a look at ways that… Read More


follow site The fashion world has long used the concept of a “lookbook” to promote a line, or a season — and now the term is starting to pop up in other merchandise arenas.  So what is a lookbook? Originally a collection of printed photographs compiled to showcase a designer or retailer’s offerings, a lookbook today can… Read More