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November 2019

In this last issue of the year we want to help shop owners identify common trends and topics in the industry that can help reshape their businesses in 2020.

Now that it’s early fall, it’s time to make sure that you have a well-thought-out, fact-based, business plan. Among other things, this plan should have a realistic projected sales goal, a list of inventory needed, and purchases made that will get the inventory delivered in

Most smaller retailers work with dozens of brands and other suppliers—for everything from inventory to packaging. Your relationship with your brands can have a significant impact on your bottom line, particularly when it comes to timing payments. You want to stretch out payments as long

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It happens every year. We’re busy preparing for our busiest part of the year and by the time it comes, we’re already so exhausted and high on adrenaline that we barely have time to breathe, eat or shower, let alone plan for next year. But

Guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Groten has released a tour de force two-disc set that displays not just his composing and performing talent, but his imaginative ability to "reconstruct" the songs from solo acoustic guitar (disc one) to ensemble-based, with more fleshed out arrangements of the same songs (disc

The all-important fourth quarter is rapidly approaching. The holidays may seem months and months away, but we all know time flies and it can fly fast! Now is the time to start thinking about how you can elevate sales through visual presentation.

The book review column has been refreshed, and the books selected are now a preview of what’s NEW and UPCOMING in the conscious living category, starting this month. We want to optimize your search for uplifting and inspiring books that can bring positive message and