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5 Ways to Stop Losing Money and Maximize Profits

"One of the best ways to maximize profits for your business," says Tech.Co, "is to cut down on the amount of money you lose." Even if you have an awesome product or service that sells like gangbusters, your losses will still affect your bottom line. But when you start...

How Successful Thrift Retailers Practice Time Management

As a retailer, you're no stranger to pulling marathon shifts in order to achieve your business objectives. And because our goal at Thriftcart is to provide you with information that will make your life easier, we've collected 4 time management tips—that other...

How to Choose a Thrift Retail POS System

What is a point-of-sale system? The primary goal of running a business is to make sales. For ages making that sale has revolved around the cash register. However, today’s business owner needs more than a simple register to complete transactions. Your business needs a...

Get More Shoppers to the Checkout with These Tips

There are several times a customer should figuratively raise their hand and say, I’m in or Tell me more.  When you understand the conversion points in your store, you are looking for each of those raised hands which lets you know they are proceeding along the way to...

Are You Confusing Customers? Here’s What to Do About it!

If you were to check into a hotel with a big sign outside boasting a luxurious, heated pool, you'd probably be pretty confused to see strict "Do Not Swim in Pool" signage hanging inside the lobby. Similarly, when shoppers enter your retail store, they shouldn't feel...

Why You Need Empathy In The Workplace

According to Trello, a recent survey conducted for the 2018 State of Workplace Empathy reported that 96% of respondents rated empathy as an important quality for companies to demonstrate. Sadly, 92% of employees believe that empathy remains undervalued at their...