How to build a scalable business

Firstly, what does scalable mean?  Investopedia defines scalability as “a characteristic of an organization, system, model, or function that describes its capability to cope and perform well under an increased or expanding workload or scope.”  So, what does it mean to build a ‘scalable business’?  To build a scalable business, you have to strategically build […]

How To Measure Staff Performance

Your staff are one of the most vital assets to the success of your business.  They are the ones on the floor delivering customer service and building relationships with your valuable customers, the ones representing your business to all the shoppers in your store, and the ones you entrust with important tasks like managing the […]

Valentine’s Day Promotion Ideas for 2021

This year, valentine’s day might look a little different. With the restrictions of Covid-19 in many places, there will be far less couples going out for a romantic evening on the town, and far more couples and families staying in to celebrate – or, not celebrating at all. According to the National Retail Federation, the […]

How to Encourage Customers to Support Local

In response to the hardships of the Covid-19 pandemic on small businesses, we have seen a rising trend of local support all over the world. However, many consumers still opt for the affordability and convenience of megacorporations such as Amazon and Walmart – who’s revenue has been soaring since the pandemic. But how can we […]

How to Improve Inventory Management

A hands on guide on how to improve your inventory management.  In the new year, we all want to be more organized, especially when it comes to our business. Today, we’re going to focus on how to keep inventory, and how to improve your inventory accuracy. These are fundamental to running your business successfully – […]

Retail Success Tips for 2021

Retail Success Tips for 202We can all agree that 2020 was a bit of a disaster. But the new year is fast approaching, and what better time to regroup and start fresh than a new year?  For many of us, 2020 was a hard year. But with the right preparation, we can make up for […]

9 Ways To Grow Your Small Business

So you’re a small business owner. Getting your startup off the ground was hard enough, but now comes the really tricky part – how to grow your small business. Many small businesses don’t survive the first five years, largely due to ineffective business planning. By reading this article, you’re already on the right track. Follow […]

Best Inventory Management Software for WooCommerce

Do you need inventory management software? Yes. Inventory management is essential for all businesses, no matter what size. Without it, you’ll be running out of stock and missing out on sales, or overbuying stock you can’t sell, or even selling items you don’t even have. With inventory management, you can properly predict your stock to […]

Omnichannel Retail for Small Businesses

What is Omnichannel retail? First of all, what is omnichannel retail? You may have heard this buzzword being flung around like it’s rice at a wedding, but what does it actually mean? Omnichannel retail refers to a unified and cohesive retail experience across multiple channels. You might be asking, then what’s the difference between multichannel […]

7 Ways Small Businesses Benefit the Community

Many say that small businesses are the backbone of any country. They’re important on so many different levels – they create jobs for locals, they encourage economic growth, they lessen environmental impact – just to name a few reasons! As a small business ourselves, we know sometimes the struggle to compete with the big guys […]