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Is Your Business Missing Customers by Not Having Gift Cards?
What’s the most popular type of holiday present as well as a go-to gift for other special occasions? If you guessed gift cards, you’re spot…
How to Turn Seasonal Shoppers Into Year-Round Customers
Back in October, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicted retail sales for the 2018 holiday season might reach more than $720 billion. To offer some perspective, that figure exceeds the national economic output for Saudi Arabia in 2017. In other words, the U.S. holiday shopping season packs an enormous economic punch. Not surprisingly, the holiday season represents as much as 30 percent of annual sales for some U.S. retailers, according to the NRF. Once these lucrative seasonal shoppers have wrapped up their gift purchases, how can a retailer turn them into year-round customers?
Black Friday: How to Gain the Highest Sales
Another Black Friday is approaching, and businesses across the country are gearing up to increase sales on one of the year’s most important shopping days. Black Friday kicks off a season that can make or break small businesses. In fact, the months of November and December often account for as much as 30 percent of a retailer’s annual sales volume, according to the National Retail Federation.
Chiropractor Ownership: Guidelines for Opening Additional Offices
Practitioners with a strong and consistent client base will need to grow in order to meet demand. There are several options are available — subcontracting office space, relocation, or expansion. A lot of chiropractors will decide the best way to grow isn’t to take on more clients themselves, but to partner with other practitioners to open another location.
Simple Ideas for Owners to Improve Clothing Store Revenue
Clothing boutiques tend to operate on very tight margins. Between leasing a storefront, paying for inventory and wages, and putting a little aside to grow and expand, there’s not a lot of revenue leftover for anything else. In order to thrive — and not just survive — store owners need to be creative.
3 Mistakes Restaurant Owners Make When Trying to Increase Profits
Profit margins are notoriously slim at restaurants. Even successful eateries often operate only a little above break-even, especially in neighborhoods where rents are rising faster than most businesses can grow. It’s no surprise that restaurateurs are always looking for a clever fix.
Most Profitable Restaurant Concepts for 2019 and Beyond
Starting a profitable restaurant in 2019 isn't easy. Competition from both big and small sources can make getting people seated in your new spot difficult. Chances are you have a vision for your new eatery, but do you have a strong concept to help launch it? Or perhaps you're thinking about joining a franchise? If you were to join a franchise you could use the name, branding and existing marketing of that company. This would make you instantly recognizable and well established. Perhaps you would like to take a look that the Our QSR franchise opportunity and see if it's something worth considering? Being a part of a franchise would certainly help you get your foot in the restaurant industry door.
3 Tips for Acupuncturists to Improve Profits
Running a profitable business is a challenging prospect in any industry. Business owners face legal and financial roadblocks from day one, and without a well-thought-out business plan you can quickly find yourself out of cash. These challenges are even more true for acupuncturists running their own practice. Strive for more by using these 3 tips for acupuncturists to improve profits.
Tips for Having a Successful Plumbing Business
Running a successful plumbing business is much easier with the right combination of business expertise and industry experience. Whether you’re an experienced plumber thinking of setting out on your own or an established tradesman with plans to hire more plumbers, it’s possible to have a successful plumbing business.