Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneur’

Successful Selling to Retailers Uncovered

Happy Thursday retail-minded friends. As a product manufacturer, small business owner, or entrepreneur, you may have asked yourself the question of how certain people encounter success when selling to retailers. You have tried repeated times to get your product in stores, yet each time you have tried, something doesn’t quite line up, and you leave…

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Preparation 101: Meeting With a Retail Buyer

Happy Thursday retail-minded friends! How many times have we mentioned on this blog the importance of the meeting with a retail buyer. Following this statement, we normally also mention the preparation required for success in this meeting, but we haven’t yet discussed exactly how to prepare for this ominous meeting. Today, we are going to…

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Retail Vendor SOS: The Easiest Mistakes to Make.

Happy Tuesday retail-minded friends! Hopefully you are back in the swing of things after the holiday weekend. Today we are going to discuss some of the most common, yet detrimental, mistakes that are made by entrepreneurs and inventors hoping to becoming retail vendors. These mistakes can cause a serious road block in getting on the…

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The Marketing Dilemma: In House vs. Outsourced Marketing

Marketing is one of the largest industries in business.  It seems that almost everything could benefit from the use of marketing. One industry where marketing is indispensable is the retail industry. A product without the correct marketing strategy might as well not even be a product. Marketing is what gets a product recognized, gets the…

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The Crowdfunding Boom

Welcome back, Retailers! Whether you’re a startup or a tried-and-true business, chances are you have money on the mind. While great ideas are common, great execution – and finding the funding – is not. This has been the driving force for the evolution of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is a funding campaign that raises small amount of…

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