Posts Tagged ‘marketing’

Marketing During the Holidays

Happy Tuesday retail minded friends. Now that summer is officially over, we are entering a new exciting part of the year. Everyone knows the second half of the year is dedicated to many of our favorite holiday such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now I know it may seem a little early to be discussing these…

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What Is It About Apple?

Hello retail minded friends! Despite a short hiatus, the Retailbound blog is back in action! Be sure to stay tuned for weekly blog posts with insight related to all things retail. With the launching of the iPhone 6, alongside various other products, and with Retailbound being a retail marketing consultancy, we find it appropriate to…

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How to Use LinkedIn For Business

Hello retail-minded friends! A lot of our recent blogs have been focused on retail, which makes sense, seeing as Retailbound is a retail consultancy, however, today, as marketing intern at Retailbound, I would like to bring our focus back to social media. We have already discussed in our blog the growing importance and relevance of…

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Checklist for Hiring a Retail Consultant

  Hello retail-minded friends! Happy Tuesday! Today, our blog post is going to take a slightly different form, and instead of discussing a topic related to retail, we are going to provide you with a checklist which you should consult when considering hiring a retail consultant. When you are looking for a service, whether it…

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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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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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Interview with Cindy Alton: Founder of Cindy Alton Designs

Hello retail-minded friends! As promised, today we are going to publish an interview we held with Cindy Alton, founder of Cindy Alton Designs, right here in Chicagoland. Cindy is a graphic designer with years of experience in the field, providing services ranging from logo creation to packaging design. We were lucky enough to catch up…

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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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Crowdfunding: Is It For You?

Crowdfunding is yet another online trend which has exploded in recent years. The easiest way to define crowd funding would be a project created by a person or a group asking for financial backing from those interested in the project or initiative. It is a way for those without the financial resources to raise money…

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