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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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Inspired by Independent Retail Month & want to start up your own business? by @SeriouslySofas #IndieRetail

“You can make money.  You can make excuses.  You can’t make both!” Without stating the bleedin’ obvious, this is hardly the ideal time to launch a retail business in the UK.  The British High Street is in decline and has … 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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