• Retail Smart Guys

    Reopening Your Store – The Things You Are Not Yet Thinking About

    Hello! We are about to launch a webinar, that is perhaps the most important one we’ve ever done in the 14 years that Retail Smart Guys has existed.  I’m not kidding. Many of you are in states that will allow your stores to reopen sometime in May.  I do believe that the majority of the country will reopen sometime in May, with others following in June.  It’s going to happen. This is NOT going to be like it was when you opened your store.  This is not like adding another location.  This is a totally new world, with new rules, new procedures, and nuances that you absolutely must follow in…

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    The ONE tool the best retailers use!

    I’m writing you in the middle of Black Friday weekend, because there is something you should know, and it’s this. My average customer is up 10.3% in year to date sales, and is doing it with 13% less inventory. That means that they have more cash in the bank.  It means they are able to raise the capital to compete against Amazon and other internet sites, as well as any other competitors who could be trying to steal market share. It’s because we have the best merchandise planning tool in the industry.  We provide the most accurate sales forecasting (combined with Artificial Intelligence) and inventory planning for independent retailers.  Ask…

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    Get More Cash Out Of Your Business By Doing Three Things

    www.surfexpo.com Arrive and Thrive! Friday, January 10th, 11:30 am Get More Cash Out Of Your Business By Doing Three Things,        Presented by Dan Jablons, President, Retail Smart Guys Want more cash? Of course you do. But how can you get more cash out of your business? In this presentation, returning speaker Dan Jablons of Retail Smart Guys shows you three things that everyone can adjust in your business to help you free up significant dollars and improve your cash flow.

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    Are You Getting What You Want From Your Retail Store?

    Are You Getting What You Want From Your Retail Store?   How many of you find at the end of the month, season or year that you do not have any money for you, the owner? You are not compensated for all of the risk and hard work you put into running your store. You have customers, many of them repeat customers. You are feverishly marketing your retail store. You have good taste. You understand what your customers want and you provide it for them in an exciting retail experience, yet at the end of the day you find yourself having to borrow money to make ends meet or that…

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    Own a retail store and don’t have any cash to show for yourself?

      Own a retail store and don’t have any cash to show for yourself? Wow! How many times have you all heard about or felt this personally? I assume many of you have heard this time and time again! So what’s the reason for this pain and downfall of cash for the independent retailer? Two words: Inventory and expenses! You can be the most cutting edge, forward thinking buyer, but regardless of your expertise at picking the right goods you bury yourself without having an accurate scientifically forecasted inventory and purchasing plan each and every month to guide your buy and monitor your cash in and out. You need the…

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    If you are attending the Magic Show, come to this seminar

    Hello Friends, For those of you who are attending the Magic Show in Las Vegas, I am presenting a seminar that I think you will like. It’s called “What Happens in Vegas Stays In Vegas…Oh, Really?” The seminar will cover how to get more market share, how to get more margin, and how to know what lines are really hot at the show. The seminar will give you some great ideas that you can immediately use at Magic to help your business survive and thrive in the face of the upcoming uncertain economic climate. Plus, you get a free breakfast! How about that! The seminar is being given at 8:00…

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    Why People Hire Us

    Does any of this sound familiar? “I feel I have to markdown everything in order to sell it” “My sales volume is increasing, but I don’t have any cash!” You have more month than you have money. “How much is enough?” Your inventory becomes wall paper. You see it every day; it does not change. “I bought too many of those shorts.” Your salary is sitting on the shelf instead in your bank account. The accountant says you need to grow your business, but does not say how to do it. Shall I go on? You get the point. There are so many factors and conditions in a retail store…