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Small Business Public Relations: Tips to DIY

To many business people, public relations can be a little bit mystifying. Sure, most people with … [Read More...]


Introducing Facebook Local Awareness Ads… And Understanding How They Work

As an independent retailer, you should know how important it is to be active on Facebook. And while … [Read More...]


Vend Introduces An ‘Expert’ Webinar Series For Knowledge-Thirsty Retailers

Vend, the world’s leading cloud-based POS and retail business software, has launched an educational … [Read More...]


3 Quick Merchandising Tips That Are (Almost) Cost Free

Let's face it... retailers don't always have time on their side... or extra money to spare. Between … [Read More...]


Gearing Up Your Storefront for Spring Retail Shoppers

As spring comes back into bloom, it’s time for you to give your storefront a breath of new life as … [Read More...]


The Appleization of Retail and How Other Retailers Can Benefit

When it comes to shopping, today’s consumers seek immediate attention from knowledgeable staff.  No … [Read More...]


Quick Tips to Help Avoid Theft in Your Store

Theft. It's an ugly word that unfortunately, too many merchants deal with. Whether you call it … [Read More...]

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Music & the Shopping Experience: Encourage Shoppers to Browse, Buy

Great products and competitive prices are keys to keeping customers in your store, but the type of … [Read More...]


The Interbike International Bicycle Exposition Welcomes the Independent Retailer Conference

Parker, CO (March 25, 2015) – The largest annual gathering of bicycle industry professionals in … [Read More...]


What Indie Retailers Can Learn From Independent Restaurants

Here at Retail Minded we not only shop indie, we eat indie as well. We've had some fantastic meals … [Read More...]


Kizer & Bender Introduce New “Top Performers” Webinar Club

March 25, 2015 (Parker, CO) - KIZER & BENDER - professional speakers, retail strategists, … [Read More...]


5 Ways to Avoid Markdowns on Your Inventory

It's bound to happen one of these days if it hasn't already... you will have inventory that simply … [Read More...]