Posts Tagged ‘Retail Sales’

Creating a Vendor Partnership

All businesses, no matter their size or focus, rely on their suppliers. But many businesses do not know how to thoroughly evaluate and maintain this critical business relationship, which can cause a discrepancy between your expectations and a vendor’s abilities. A mismatch between your needs and a supplier’s offerings can add costs, delays, and ultimately…

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Tips on Opening a Successful Mall Kiosk

Welcome back retail enthusiasts! We’ve all been out at the mall and walked by dozens of mall kiosks and carts, and many of us have stopped to make planned or impromptu purchases. Mall kiosks can be a lucrative venture for many retailers. These venues have low startup costs, especially compared with opening a new storefront.…

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Essential Tips For Retail-Oriented Manufacturers

Want to sell your products to retailers? Read our essential tips listed below if you want to be successful in this particular industry. 1. Focus on the retailer and provide world-class customer service. Understand their wants, needs and desires — build your business to deliver these. 2. Establish your brand and values. Build a brand…

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How to Use Social Media to Increase Sales

Hi retail friends! This is Kira, the Social Media Director here at Retail Bound. Have you ever been on a bus, in a waiting room, or maybe even at a restaurant, and noticed that everyone has their face buried in their phone? Even though this behavior can be kind of rude, it’s a pretty common…

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Six Misconceptions about Independent Manufacturer Sales Reps

Guest Blog Written By: Alice Errett, President of RepRight (www.repright.com) 800-611-2761  alice@repright.com We’re in the business of helping companies grow by helping them build independent (commission only) sales teams. So it makes sense that companies call us when they are young and in a hurry to add sales. Independent sales representatives get paid only when…

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Top 14 Retail Business Musts

To excel in education there are learning musts, to excel in sports there are training musts, and to excel in working with retailers there are retail business musts. I don’t want to overly simplify the retail sales and marketing process, but the following are what I consider to be the retail business musts… and please…

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