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May 30 2022 Matthew T
How to Get SKU Number: The Difference Between SKU and UPC

If you’re starting a new business, you may be wondering how to get SKU number. A SKU (or stock-keeping unit) is a unique identifier for products. In this blog, we will go over the difference between an SKU and a UPC, what a skus looks like, and how to get SKU numbers for your products. […]

May 30 2022 Matthew T
How to Create a SKU for Your Business: A Complete Guide

As a business owner, you know that every product needs an SKU. if you are wondering how to create a SKU number for your products there’s no need to – we’ve got you covered. In this quick and easy guide, we’ll teach you how to create a SKU for your products and make the best use […]

May 30 2022 Matthew T
What Is a Markdown in Retail and How to Implement Them?

If you’re in retail, then you know that markdowns are a necessary evil. But what is a markdown in retail? I remember when I first started working in retail and someone told me we were going to have to start doing “markdowns.” I had no idea what that meant or why it was necessary. All […]

May 30 2022 Matthew T
Where Do Retailers Buy From? The Best Product Sources

When planning to start a retail business you may wonder, ”where do retailers buy from? It’s important to know where to buy your merchandise from. I’ve been in the business for over 10 years and have learned a thing or two about product sourcing. In this blog post, I’ll share with you the best places […]

May 30 2022 Matthew T
What Is Cross Selling in Retail? The Pros and Cons

As a retailer, you’ve probably heard of cross selling and may have even tried it out in your store. But what is cross selling in retail, really?And how do you know whether or not cross selling is right for your business? This article tells you everything you need to know about cross selling including the […]

May 30 2022 Matthew T
What Are SKUs? How to Generate and Implement Them

As a small business owner, you may be wondering “what are SKUs?” and how do you generate and implement them? Here’s everything you need to know about SKUs!  If you’re in the retail business, then you know that SKUs are important. I remember when I first started my small business, I had no idea what […]

May 27 2022 Matthew T
9 Telltale Characteristics of Bad Retail Managers

Some bad retail managers don’t know how to help their employees succeed. It would help if you had them on board with you and motivated to do their best work. These employees don’t care about their job; they want a paycheck. When managers come up with busy work to fill their employees’ time and not […]

May 27 2022 Matthew T
8 Strategies to Improve Your Sales Employees

When you fire an employee or they quit on their own, it can be a real blow to your business. Their absence leaves a hole that may never be filled. As a retailer, it’s really frustrating when I have merchandise that doesn’t sell or displays with gaps and schedules without enough employees. The more employee […]

May 27 2022 Matthew T
What is Commission of Retail Sales? Get Your Stolen Value

One of my colleagues has been stealing all the sales from me by quickly and rudely approaching customers before I can. It’s not just that he makes a nuisance out of himself, but also refuses to listen when we talk about it. I need to know what I should do and say in order to […]