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How To Revamp Your Restaurant And Win New Customers
Business Tips and Inspiration

How To Revamp Your Restaurant And Win New Customers

The restaurant business has never been easy. Failure rates are high, public taste is fickle, and eating out is one of the first luxuries to be axed when times are…
15 May, 2017
Adapting Restaurants to the Digital Age
Marketing & Sales, Small Business Resources

Adapting Restaurants to the Digital Age

It is believed that the first restaurant in the Western world was founded in Paris, by a rather aptly named Monsieur Boulanger in 1765. Over the past four centuries dining…
08 May, 2017
Digital Advertising for Retailers
Marketing & Sales, Marketing Resources, Small Business Resources

Digital Advertising for Retailers

Digital advertising is growing, and it’s an invaluable tool. Paid search spending has grown astronomically since 2009 and there’s a good reason for that – pay-per-click (PPC) ads work. Constant…
02 May, 2017
Selling to the Modern Consumer
Business Tips and Inspiration, Marketing & Sales, Small Business Resources

Selling to the Modern Consumer

Technology is changing the way that we shop, providing us with more and more options as to how we can purchase goods. And with new technology being released continuously, the…
24 April, 2017
4 Tips For Effective Retail Management
Business Tips and Inspiration, Growing Your Business, Small Business Resources

4 Tips For Effective Retail Management

A retail manager’s job is to maximise productivity, and often it’s only after years of vocational learning that these managers become truly effective. Unlike managers in some other industries, comparatively…
18 April, 2017
Should You Expand to a Second Retail Location?
Business Tips and Inspiration, Industry Insights, Small Business Resources

Should You Expand to a Second Retail Location?

If you’re considering opening a second location for your retail business, then congratulations are in order – your current location is doing great! If it’s not, then perhaps expanding isn’t…
03 April, 2017
4 Tips to Help Retailers Retain Customers
Business Tips and Inspiration, Growing Your Business, Small Business Resources

4 Tips to Help Retailers Retain Customers

Attracting a new customer can cost five times as much as keeping an existing one, so companies need to pay as much attention to retention as they do to acquisition.…
27 March, 2017
Grow Your Online Retail Business With Bricks And Mortar
Business Tips and Inspiration, Growing Your Business, Industry Trends

Grow Your Online Retail Business With Bricks And Mortar

In November 2015, online retailer Amazon.com opened up its first physical shop in Seattle. Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba also opened its first physical store in North China last year to…
20 March, 2017
Grow Your Small Business Online
Business Tips and Inspiration, Growing Your Business

Grow Your Small Business Online

No one can deny that we live in a digital age. People carry their smartphones wherever they go. Social media leads the conversations of the day. And more and more…
13 March, 2017
Finding New Customers Locally, Online & Abroad
Business Tips and Inspiration, Marketing & Sales

Finding New Customers Locally, Online & Abroad

A combination of customers and cashflow is the lifeblood of any enterprise. But even if your company has a strong customer base, it’s always sensible to keep cultivating new relationships…
09 March, 2017
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