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A Selection of FIVE best questions about STORE, INVENTORY & LOCATION   How important is it to move things around in a store that is mostly

A special coverage from The Coalition of Visionary Resources COVR in partnership with Kim Perkins Why won’t some retailers carry self-published books? It is often tough for authors,

A special coverage from The Coalition of Visionary Resources COVR in partnership with Kim Perkins   Q: How do I keep my online store from cannibalizing

A special coverage from Coalition of Visionary Resources COVR in partnershipwith Kim Perkins   Q: How do I use last year’s holiday sales to gauge my

A special coverage from Coalition of Visionary Resources COVR in partnership with Kim Perkins   Q: I’m new to the Mind Body Spirit industry: How do I decide

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

Q: For the first time in over a decade of being open, our small retail store is experiencing shoplifting of larger merchandise. In the

Q: I love my store, but I’m getting older, and to be frank, I would like more time to grow in new directions. I’m

Hard to believe, but it’s already time to begin gearing up for the holidays—time to start thinking about placing inventory orders, planning special in-store

by Jean Haller, Seasons Koll, Royce Amy Morales, Sloane and Casey Simmons   Q: I OWN A MID-SIZE BOOK AND GIFT STORE, AND although we always