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MOVE OUT OF THE WAY OR GET RUN OVER BY THE NEXT LOCOMOTIVE COMING THROUGH.

There is a reason that airline pilots are coerced into hanging it up once they reach retirement age.  There’s a reason basketball players clean out their lockers before they turn 40. As we age, our skills decline, if not our … Continue reading

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If I were to open a Christian Bookstore. Part IV of V.

PROMOTION  I would be event driven.  Christendom celebrates a number of annual events, Christmas being the primary one.  I would celebrate Christmas from the week before Thanksgiving until January 1. I would recognize that the fourth quarter would represent half … Continue reading

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ALL DAY, ALL NIGHT! ANGELS WATCHING OVER ME – LITERALLY

As a small, family owned business that both supplies retailers and runs a retail operation ourselves, we continue to pursue new avenues that will distinguish us, not just from other family owned retailers in our community (there are some excellent … Continue reading

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SUPPORT YOUR LOCALLY OWNED RETAILER

The retailing environment in North America is becoming more brutal with each passing year.  At one point in our history the independent, family owned store was the backbone of our economy.  These small businesses provided an intimate shopping experience.  They … Continue reading

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EVENT PLANNING – HOW TO DRIVE FOOT TRAFFIC.

Retail in today’s economy is a tough nut to crack.  The old approach of setting the proverbial mousetrap with a blob of peanut butter and waiting for the “mouse” to walk through the door, is over (please pardon my analogy). … Continue reading

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