Retail Small Business

Always dreamed of opening your own store? Learn the various facets of opening and running a retail operation, including getting financing, picking a high-traffic location, mastering customer service, and more.
Retail Partnerships
Pros and Cons of Retail Store Partners
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3 Tips to Determine the Best Store Hours for Your Business
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Small Business
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Marketing Costs for a Retail Start-up
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Retail Business Licenses and Permits
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5 Focus Points for Better Retail Management
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The Do's and Don'ts of Naming a Business
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What Are Mail Order Sales in Retail?
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What Are the Pros and Cons of eCommerce and Selling Online?
Independent Retailer
Learn About Being an Independent Retailer and the Types of Ownership
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Retail Kiosks as Storefront Alternatives - Good or Bad?
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Rules For Starting a Successful Retail Chain
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Question to Ask When Opening a Retail Store
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Take These 6 Steps Before You Start Your Own Consulting Business
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Focus on These 5 Areas to Manage and Grow Your Retail Store
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Plan for Your Retail Year in January
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Your Retail Business Plan's Marketing Strategy
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The 9 Best Business Plan Books of 2021
Open for Business
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Business Plan on Note Pad
Writing an Executive Summary
Financial Plan
The Retail Financial Plan
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6 Essential Parts of a Retail Business Plan
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How to Create and Use a Retail Planogram
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Balancing the Cash Drawer
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The Amount of Money You Should Keep in Your Cash Register
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Tips for Structuring Your Retail Store Organization
5 Tips Before You Open the Store
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Learn How to Figure out How Much Retail Space You Need for Your Store
4 Tips for Retail Stores
4 Ideas for Your Retail Store Success
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How to Create Powerful and Attractive Visual Displays
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How to Set Policies and Rules for Your Retail Store
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Visual Displays Photo Gallery
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These are the Duties and Qualifications of a Retail District Manager
How to Fire a Retail Employee in 5 Steps
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Are American Malls Dead?
Valentine's Day Retail Display Ideas
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How to Pick the Best Retail Designer for Your Store
Consumer Refund Policy
How to Create a Return and Refund Policy for Your Retail Business
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A Simple Clothing Store Layout to Improve Sales
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Make Sure Your Retail Store Has All the Right Equipment
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What Is Planogram (POG) Merchandising?
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How to Attract Customers in a Retail Store and Avoid Turning Them Off
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Retail In-Store Product Demonstrator Job Description
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Pharmacy Merchandise: Best Ways to Boost Sales in Your Drug Store
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Implementing a Planogram Will Create a Good Customer Experience
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Retail Evaluations For Store Improvement
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5 Tips for Conducting an Employee Review
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How to Become a Retail Buyer for Major Stores
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10 Ways to Maximize After-Christmas Sales
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What is Required of an Assistant Store Manager?
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How Do Your Get A Store Ready for a Power Outage?
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The High Cost of Retail Returns
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Learn How to Separate Crisp New Paper Bills So You Do Not Lose Money
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The 2 Ways You Can Do Retail
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Going Green: Tips for Retailers—Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
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How a Uniform Impacts the Customer Experience
Why Office Depot Closes Stores While Amazon Grows: Shipping and More
The Real Reason Why Amazon Is Growing and Office Depot Is Not
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Things to Consider Before Offering a Friends and Family Discount
Secret Shoppers Grow Retail
Secret Shop A Retail Store
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The 5 Most Important Elements of Visual Merchandising