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How Collaboration in the Workplace Improves Your Business

Remember the 1992 Dream Team? Referred to as the "greatest sports team ever assembled," this Olympic basketball team went on to win the gold medal against Croatia. To achieve it, they had to collaborate as a team—something they weren't able to pull off at first. In...

How To Prioritize Sustainability in Retail Business

Sustainability in retail is a key focus across most stores today, not to mention a core concern for consumers. Its place as a primary topic of discussion also means that we have a greater understanding of how our actions can best serve our ecosystem. That’s not to say...

If You’re Not Selling Value, You’re Not Doing it Right!

You're officially the most knowledgeable salesperson on your team because you understand selling value. So how come the new guy whose only been with your company for five months is outselling you right and left? Perhaps closing the sale isn't his main mission....

Are You Regularly Thanking Your Customers?

Did you know that at least 60% of customers stop dealing with a company that they feel is indifferent toward them? In a world where consumers have more shopping options than ever before, there is zero margin for complacency when it comes to cultivating a loyal...

Your Store Layout is More Important Than You Think

Have you ever spent more time in a store than you originally intended, roaming every aisle and spending a lot more than you had budgeted for? Well, like thousands of other consumers, you did exactly what retailers want you to do! Your store layout and merchandising...

How To Open A Thrift Store

Thrift stores are a great way to support your cause Most mid-sized thrift stores are non-profit thrift stores supporting a cause. (There’s also a good population of small mom-and-pop style thrift stores run as for-profit stores, usually employing the owner and maybe...