Make the dream of opening a retail business a reality. The fastest-growing segment of small business is retail-everything from clothing to linens, books to boats, gourmet pans to furniture. With over 30 years' experience in retail, national expert and consultant James Dion offers practical, hands-on tips and advice on all aspects of retail business, from choosing the right business model and finding the ideal location to financing, purchasing, and marketing. ? Expert author with a high industry profile ? Practical, hands-on steps on how to build a successful retail business ? Up-to-date information on the retail marketMost businesses involve a mixture of both, but this dichotomy can help narrow the focus. ... system for their home but are not interested in hiring an interior decorator, or offer installation of the lighting fixtures. ... Nonexpensive ways to collect data about your target customer base can be the web, newsgroups, and forums.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-04-01|