You take off your glasses and rub your eyes. You look at the numbers again. This is not why you set up your small retail store! Not to constantly make poor sales… And then the
Make a budget! This advice is often given to Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and self-employed persons. Good advice actually…but I have a big problem with the advice that follows, on how to develop that budget.
I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “give a dog a bad name and hang it!” Well, as business goes, when you name your business, I say “give a business a bad name and kill it!” It seems
My grandmother often warned: “To everything there’s a season…” Apparently, this also includes poor sales in your business. At the moment, in my country, we are going through a serious contraction in the economy. Therefore, unparalleled poor sales performance
Every business sector has it own vocabulary… That collection of terms or definitions which sounds like gobbledygook, if you’re not an insider. And retail is no different. What make retail terms special is that understanding the
Can the older entrepreneur be successful? Say “Older Entrepreneur” and you’re sure to find someone looking at you as though you have used an oxymoron. That’s because when you hear the word “entrepreneur”, the picture which comes to mind is
How to make money with these 6 Types of Retail Products I’m not sure I’m referring to you, but many small retailers believe that customer service is their real competitive advantage. But however great your customer service is, if you’re
Recently I seem to be acquiring a lot of unintended evidence to support what I’ve always suspected – many Small Business Owners (SBOs) do not pay enough attention to their bank statement. The practice is to open the statement,