Delivered four times a year, Retail Minded Magazine is a resource you can reference again and again, making it the perfect addition to your retail library. New to retail? A veteran store owner? An industry supporter? Retail Minded Magazine is for you!
And… like many of our readers, Retail Minded is an independently owned business ourselves. That means we understand first hand the daily demands of managing your own business, wondering what next month’s numbers will be, identifying new strategies to help your business thrive, the exhilarating rush of a job well done and so much more!
Plus – you can order single copies in PRINT or DIGITAL!
New issues are available every January (Winter), April (Spring), July (Summer) and October (Fall). That said, we believe all our issues are relevant at any time… focusing on the core operations and total lifestyle of indie store – which never goes out of season!
Ready to check Retail Minded out? Simply scroll down below to review our current issue and past issues! Enjoy! And thank you!
Retail Minded is the nation’s only retail lifestyle publication that is produced, managed and delivered to retailers nationwide in a “boutique” fashion – just like your business is! Our dedicated team works around the clock to deliver real news, real support and real education specific to independent businesses. Combined with the expertise of our esteemed Advisory Board, Retail Minded Magazine delivers quarterly support for you both in and out of your stores. Each issue we’ll take a look at boutiques doing it well, popular issues in the marketplace, businesses that can help your store thrive, cities that support locally owned stores, ways to manage your personal finances, health and wellness tips and much more. And like you, we are doing this all by ourselves, so we “get it”. With no corporation or publishing house behind us, we promise to deliver you support the “boutique” way because that’s who we are, as well. Ready to support us in supporting you? Subscribe now to Retail Minded Magazine!
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Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 6 – Spring 2013 Issue)
Spring or whenever, there is no better time to learn more ways to help your store thrive! Discover the 10 best tips on how to host an effective employee training with unique insight just for indie stores! Plus, gain expert advice on how to reach out to your local media, best practices on negotiating a lease and hear from RM’s resident financial expert Mike Vodicka on ways to gain capital to help grow your store from one store to two to three or more. Finally, meet real retailers who are busy leading – and loving – their retail lives. We’ll also give you thoughts on how to effectively navigate trade shows and much, much more!
Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 5 – Winter 2013 Issue)
Dive into 2013 with news, education and support that is unique to independent retailers! Hear from Constant Contact’s Ron Cates on social media strategies that actually work, as well as gain expert email marketing tips. Discover ways to keep customers local and satisfied, explore our top 5 money tips for 2013, review our 2013 retail resolution list and learn the best practices on handling returns from retail expert Harry J. Friedman. Plus, meet a retailer who overcame a natural disaster that devastated her store and gain expert tactics to avoid markdowns. Finally, we’ll support your total lifestyle with expert advice on healthy habits and ways to be the person you were born to be! Our popular column “You Ask, We Answer” is back, as well, offering you stand-out, industry support and advice from experts nationwide.
Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 4 – Holiday Issue 2012)
Gain expert insight to support your store and you during the holidays! From e-commerce to PR to in-store event ideas, the Holiday Issue of Retail Minded Magazine is packed with useful tips, ideas, articles, insight and more to support you both in & out of your store. Plus, gain a better understanding of Fair Trade, hiring friends and learn more about how Alexandria, Virginia’s Old Town Boutique district comes together to help each other thrive. Finally, gain expert health and wellness advice on balancing the emotional and physical stress the holidays can bring, as well as learn how to manage your biggest credit challenges this busy spending season. Get holiday ready with Retail Minded!
Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 3 - Summer 2012)
Discover the best tips for email marketing for retailers, gain a strong understanding of generational marketing and learn how state and nationwide laws affect your unique store. Additionally, gain some practical merchandising tips, hear from the 3/50 Project’s Cinda Baxter, and find out tips on supporting local customers plus out of town customers. Finally, meet a store with zero inventory dollars to spend… but is successful year after year! In addition to all this, you’ll discover answers to some of retailer’s most popular questions from RM’s trusted retail experts and much, much more!
Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 2 – Spring 2012)
We did it once, now we’ve done it twice! Issue 2 of Retail Minded Magazine discusses how to use Pinterest specifically for retailers, why bringing pets to your store can help sales, what retail “turn” is and how it can help you make more money! Plus, get introduced to stores across the country and their store owners. Finally, enjoy some pampering tips because as any retailer knows, YOU deserve it!
Retail Minded Magazine (Issue 1 – Our Premiere Issue Issue)
Meant to be archived – never tossed – the Retail Minded Magazine is the perfect reference to refer to again and again. With retail how-to-steps, interview questions for interns, money management tips, personal well being advice and so much more, Retail Minded Magazine truly brings to life the reality of running a boutique business. Meet retail pros from across the country who are doing what you are – running their own show while juggling life – and learn, lean on and gain trust from industry insiders to help your business thrive.
RM's Founder Nicole Leinbach Reyhle has written over 500 published articles about the business of retail. Her work has been seen in a variety of publications, including:
Museums & More
Party & Paper Retailer
Dance Retailer News
Baby Shop Magazine
Top Ten Wholesale
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