A Simple Secret to be a Successful Merchant

What makes a successful merchant? Creativity? Brand awareness? Strong analytic skills?  Or perhaps simply luck?  While I am sure luck plays into any situation, it is the combination of the other factors that determines a merchant’s success. Although I am not a merchant in the creative sense of the word (I joke that I find […]

Key Inventory Metrics to Monitor ….

Every business needs to monitor key metrics or key performance indicators (KPIs) that can easily be measured yet can quickly provide the overall direction of where the company is going, or if a part of the business may be going astray. Creating a dashboard of key industry metrics is critical to a company’s success. Keep […]

Love by the numbers

How do you get customers to love you? Good news—bad news. First the good news is they have already told you. Now the bad news, it is a lot of hard work to understand what they are saying. Don’t blow past this I have seen sales increase 20% and more by, without ego, and without […]