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Customer Service Ideas to Set You Apart

Today’s digital age has conditioned customers to expect nothing but the best. They seek … [Read More...]


Point of Sale Trends to Consider This Summer

Point-of-sale systems have made life much easier for retail owners in an increasingly fast-paced … [Read More...]


Retail Minded Included As “Top 30 Influential Retail Blogs”

Parker, CO - May 26, 2015 - United Kingdom based OPTIONS - an integrated multi channel retailing … [Read More...]

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Wisconsin Main Street Joins Retail Minded Partner Program

(Parker, CO May 21, 2015) – The Wisconsin Main Street and Retail Minded have announced their … [Read More...]

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Excess Inventory – Signs You Have it and Equations to Calculate it

Inventory that is slow moving and stuck on the shelf is a plague to your small business. The cost … [Read More...]


The Halloween & Party Expo Partners With the Independent Retailer Conference

Parker, CO (May 21, 2015) – The Independent Retailer Conference is thrilled to announce their latest … [Read More...]


When Crisis Strikes: Disaster Preparedness Plans for Small Businesses

Almost 40 percent of small businesses never recover after a natural disaster, according to the … [Read More...]


How Retailers Can Keep Up with Modern Consumers: A Q&A with Retail Expert Chris Petersen

Shoppers of today are more well-informed and empowered than ever. The rise of ecommerce, social … [Read More...]


WooCommerce to Join Independent Retailer Conference at ASD Market Week

Parker, CO (May 12, 2015) – The Independent Retailer Conference is thrilled to welcome WooCommerce … [Read More...]

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Should You Move Your Accounting to the Cloud? Here’s What You Need to Know

Now is the time for companies to start preparing for the changes to FASB Lease Accounting Standards … [Read More...]


5 Senses and 5 Reasons You Need to Use Them in Your Store

The smell of coffee. The lingering scent of a candle. The bad perfume someone who just entered your … [Read More...]