Category Archives: saleable business

Step 3 of #RetailChampion 10-Steps to Retail Success: Ideal Customer

This blog introduces the third step, of the “10-steps to retail success“, Ideal Customer. 10-steps to retail success is a process / methodology I’ve developed for my 1-2-1 mentoring clients. Over the coming weeks / months I’ll be introducing each step with … Continue reading

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Step 2 of #RetailChampion 10-Steps to Retail Success: Positioning

As I explained in the post “10-steps to retail success“, this is a process / methodology I’ve developed for my 1-2-1 mentoring clients. Over the coming weeks / months I’ll be introducing each step with a little more detail. This … Continue reading

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Step 1 of #RetailChampion 10-steps to retail success: Goal and Mission

The 10-steps to retail success are the methodology I’ve developed for my 1-2-1 mentoring clients. I introduced theses in the blog “10-steps to retail success“. I promised that I’d expand a little more on each step, and so this blog … Continue reading

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Introducing the #RetailChampion 10-steps to retail success…

When I work with clients I have a structure that we work through, I’ve called it “The Retail Champion: 10-steps to retail success” methodology (see http://www.retailchampion.co.uk/retail-success). The purpose of this is to enable retail business owners, whether starting up or already … Continue reading

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What can retailers do to mitigate the impact of austerity measures? By Colin Farmer #IndieRetail

It is hard to open a newspaper today without reading about another famous retailer experiencing serious financial difficulties. Soaring inflation and wide spread pay freezes have shrunk household disposable incomes by nearly 3 % from a year ago, putting a … Continue reading

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New store opening – lessons learnt by @ModishShoes #IndieRetail

In celebration of Indie retail month I thought I’d share with you some of the highs (& lows!) of opening a new shop. A topic close to my heart as I went through this very process just a couple of … Continue reading

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How passionate are you about your business? by @AngelsDen #IndieRetail

Passion is what drives us forward. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning and into the office because we demand success, we are satisfied with nothing less and we will face every day with renewed vigour to … Continue reading

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