How To Utilize Your Off-season

How To Utilize Your Off-season

Clothing & Apparel, E-commerce, Gift Stores, Retail, Specialty Retail
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to Utilize Your Off-season By Corey Gilbert After the holiday hype has settled down, how do you take advantage of the typically slower winter season? If you find yourself in a seasonal slump this time of year, have no fear there are plenty of options to help stir up buzz and business.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] You’ve got a great location, why not share it with the masses?! Can your space be used in other ways? In winter, that greenhouse at the garden isn’t as abundant as in the spring, invite the local farmers market to use your space as a winter shelter. Their business will drive more revenue for your business as higher numbers are drawn in and circulate your shelves. Do you have an extra room that you could spruce…
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Tariffs – The Never Ending Story

Tariffs – The Never Ending Story

Retail, Specialty Retail
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Corey Gilbert Yeah, what about them? In case you missed it, the President has been implementing tariffs on imported goods such as steel, aluminum, apparel and even washing machines beginning around Jan. 2018. Since then it’s been like a can of Pringles and he hasn’t stopped, leading to concerns over an imminent trade war.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] So what does this mean? For consumers it would mean price jumps in apparel imports and some big-ticket items (like cars). If you have a business that relies on imports, you could see some new purchasing strategies coming your way. Many wholesalers have been stockpiling inventory to keep your prices low, but as they run out of that inventory prices are set to jump. That bubble tea that you love so much, where do you…
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