A Trade Magazine for New Age Retailers

February 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hannah Alhalel greets every customer who enters Fire & Ice, her Glenview, Illinois, apparel and accessories boutique, with a smile. It’s just one of many steps the co-owner takes to develop a relationship built on trust and honesty, she says.   Customer Service Alhalel’s customers appreciate her ability

Spring brings the return of HOPE and renewed activity because of it. Consumers will be looking to take action toward reclaiming their lives and taking back their power. Display how-to’s of all kinds within easy reach. Shift comfort reads to the higher shelves until summer.

Multi-instrumentalist DeMaria took a five-year hiatus from recording to help his mother transition to the next realm and Ama (which means mother in many languages) is dedicated to her memory. It is far and away the best work this artist has ever done and that

Q: Is there any kind of rule of thumb for what percentage of your monthly sales you should budget for purchasing given a relatively stable monthly sales rate (e.g., no major holiday or seasonal increases)? Or do you go by your gut and observations of what

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our last issue discussed how to build our email subscriber list, so we can be drive more traffic to our store and e-commerce sites. Now how do we get our subscribers to actually open what we sent to them? Here are 10 easy ways to