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    How do you think the second half of 2019 will be for your store?

    The first half of 2019 was certainly, well, interesting. Nearly every retailer I talk to tells me that it wasn’t great. Weather played a significant part for many stores, and although those kinds of events are typically followed by a spike in sales, many retailers tell me that they never saw the spike. That means the second half has to make up for what the first half lacked. Right? And then, there is next year, which is an election year. Right around the time of the election, buying habits get very strange. No matter where you sit in the political spectrum, nervousness about the candidates and the election outcome sometimes…

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    Great Webinar Tomorrow!

    Hey Retailers! Check out this webinar, happening tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22nd @ 2:00pm EST (11:00am) PST: Industry Secrets with Dan at Retail Smart Guys Not every retailer is suffering in this economy. There are many that are actually very profitable and have great cash flow. In this economy, now is the time to get a competitive edge and increase market share. Discover the industry secrets that successful retailers know, and learn how to implement these changes into your business to find better cash flow, better profitability, and more fun at your stores. Dan will also offer everyone who attended an entire hour of free consulting to everyone who joined, to…

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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…