Ep. 226 Is the OffPrice Show in Vegas a Good Fit For Your Buying Strategy?

Ep. 226 Is the OffPrice Show in Vegas a Good Fit For Your Buying Strategy?

As an independent retailer, finding the right trade shows to attend can make a significant difference in your buying strategy and overall business success. OffPrice Show in Las Vegas is a prominent event in the retail industry, but is it the right fit for your store?  Read on to learn more about OffPrice Show, discover…

Ep. 225 From Bottlenecked to Calm in Q4: A Retail In-Store Intensive Case Study

Ep. 225 From Bottlenecked to Calm in Q4: A Retail In-Store Intensive Case Study

Have you ever looked around your retail store and thought, “wow, I could really use some advice on how to make this better?”  That’s exactly what one retail store owner and Master Shopkeepers member did early last year. Luckily for Patty, a pseudonymed gift shop owner from the Portland, OR area, I was giving away…

Ep. 224 The Science Behind Entrepreneurial Emotions with Master Certified Coach, Neill Williams

Ep. 224 The Science Behind Entrepreneurial Emotions with Master Certified Coach, Neill Williams

Have you heard of the term entrepreneurial emotions? Did you know that up to 99% of the decisions we make are subconscious? Since our decisions drive our behaviors, it’s crucial that we learn to make more of our decisions consciously rather than subconsciously! That’s why I’ve invited my coach, Neill Williams, to share the science…

Ep. 222 Build Success Brick by Brick: Crafting a Strong Foundation for Your Store

Ep. 222 Build Success Brick by Brick: Crafting a Strong Foundation for Your Store

Let’s face it: being an indie retail store owner isn’t easy. There are shipments to bust, products to merchandise, backstock to organize, books to reconcile, and tasks to delegate. In the back of your mind, you think of building a strong foundation for your store.  Beyond the day-to-day operations, there are even more high-level tasks…