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COVID-19 has caused substantial changes for both essential and nonessential businesses. While essential businesses have changed their structure, retail stores have shifted to an online ordering system, provided curbside or delivery options for their customers, or, in many cases, closed … Continue reading

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Many non-essential retail stores have been unable to keep their doors open during the coronavirus outbreak. That doesn’t mean, however, that you do not still have inventory available that people want to purchase. Creating an e-commerce solution for your business … Continue reading

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Given the unprecedented temporary shutdown of businesses in the U.S. and around the world, G.A. Wright wants to reassure small businesses that there are resources available to help you through this crisis.  We’ve put together a list of resources for … Continue reading

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In general, liquidation sales are not particularly easy. Much planning goes into any closeout. But in liquidating a smoke shop, there are even more details due to government regulations regarding age restrictions, and additional licenses needed. Smoke shop owners are … Continue reading

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Cash flow, or lack thereof, can be a major problem for any type of business. In a retail business, it can hinder the stocking of shelves, hiring additional staff, and you, the owner, taking home your own paycheck. Understanding potential … Continue reading

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It happens to every retailer. Sometimes you make either order too much of something, or simply order a product you think your customers will buy, but they just aren’t interested. Having a surplus of unwanted merchandise can hurt the aesthetics … Continue reading

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Whether you have been in the retail for a short time, or a lifetime, remerchandising is an important part of retail sales. By its very definition, remerchandising is simply the act rearranging products of a store to give the store … Continue reading

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When it comes to marketing your business, simply sending out flyers or posting fancy advertisements in your store window are gone. These days, it takes much more than that to build your brand. Why? Perhaps because every form of media … Continue reading

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Why Do Comic Book Stores Have Difficulty Staying in Business? In July 2019, “Avengers: Endgame” became the highest grossing film of all time. It grossed worldwide movie ticket sales reaching $2.79 billion. With the incredible success of the Avengers films, … Continue reading

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Let’s face it, in running any type of retail store these days, you have to be creative. For many, money is tight, and the competition can be fierce. A major key to keeping your doors open is keeping your customers … Continue reading

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