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Okay, it’s true. Your customers are loathe to buy unless they feel they’re getting a deal.

Consumers have been trained into the wait-for-a-discount mode by years of retailers doing nothing, marketing-wise, to increase value, simply relying on price cuts to motivate the opening of wallets. They have even “fooled” the public by overpricing in order to be able to “cut” prices.

So how can you give Continue Reading »

You know how I’m always nagging you to make sure that pedestrians know whose window they’re looking at? If you’ve dithered over Continue Reading »

Unused props in your back room can help your social media

Take advantage of your camera to build your social media. Click, to see all the tips TGtbT.com has to make your business be all you dream it can be.

Building a collection of your own photos is a great thing to do. Here’s one Julie snapped, when she bought a truck load of mannequins.

After all, we all have cameras in our pockets (or at least at the counter!) these days.

Imagine how

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Happy birthday today, August 19, to Coco Chanel. Still a fashion icon 130+ years after her birth and 45 years after her death.

If you open up your closet right now, there’s probably at least one item in there that pays tribute to Coco Chanel’s classic vision. -biography.com

Chanel in Chanel.A short list of things that are a part of our fashion world now, introduced and/or popularized by Coco Chanel:

Knit jersey material as suitable for womenswear. “I make fashion women can Continue Reading »

One of my favorite bumper stickers is “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” So true! And most of us don’t get the opportunity to thank teachers nearly enough.

Well, enough of that. Here’s a quick, easy, and heart-warming way to Continue Reading »

Got big windows that suck up the sun and cause your electric bill to suck up your profits? Here’s an unusual idea that might be just Continue Reading »

Guys, I tried, I really did.

I was contacted by Real Simple magazine re an article they wanted on buying and selling resale furniture online. (It’s on pages 87-90 in the August issue.)

treasure chest island arrangementI gave them ALL SORTS of reasons to look local, real-life, bricks-and-mortar first. But alas, Continue Reading »

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