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13 posts tagged with retail by Anonymous.
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Sales and Marketing a new product line... for the complete novice

I have stumbled into a completely foreign land in which I am way outside of my comfort zone, and am looking for some direction. With a background in software design/development, I now find myself a proud owner of a side-business that has created a new line of consumer products (sports related). The hitch is that we have flown very much below the radar during development, but are now ready to sell these things... but we aren't sales-guys. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 26, 2015 - 3 answers

Retail manager monkey wants out but needs money.

I am a high-level store manager for a retail chain which, in general, does good for the world. Up until now, that's been enough to satisfy my need to do something meaningful with my life while also making decent money. It's just not cutting it anymore. Help me figure out something that will. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 27, 2014 - 11 answers

I need to be better at customer service

If you're stuck working retail, how do you deal with the worst in people? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 8, 2014 - 37 answers

To retail or not to retail?

Retail me, or retail me not? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 11, 2012 - 10 answers

You know, like Netflix....

I am looking for a shopping cart solution that specializes in subscription based sales. I have a small product that comes in several "flavors" that I would like to ship to each customer's house every month. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 20, 2012 - 3 answers

Optimal step order for setting up a retail shop

I'm putting together a business plan to open a brick-and-mortar retail shop and know, in general, everything that needs to be done, but I can't find information anywhere that suggests the optimal *order* things should be done in. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 7, 2011 - 6 answers

I don't want to go home but I can't stay here

What retail skills translate to other industries? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 16, 2011 - 4 answers

How to become a Visual Merchandiser

I have been thinking about pursuing a career in visual merchandising. The challenge: over 30 with no practical experience. Help me enable this dream! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 27, 2010 - 3 answers

Our Creepy Condolences

Our customer's mom died. Is it appropriate to send a card? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 24, 2010 - 29 answers

Make my Spa Night a success please!

Say you won a "Spa Night" for you and some friends at a Body Shop type store. What would you want the evening to be like? What would make it fun for you and your girlfriends? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Please teach me the science of buying and selling stuff.

I'm considering a slight career change into the online retail sector and I'd like to know more about distribution models, purchasing from distributors and manufacturers, and how product prices are calculated. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 29, 2009 - 2 answers

Purchasing a retail business

Specific questions, and general advice and suggestions, on purchasing a very prominent, locally owned, retail business. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 28, 2008 - 4 answers

Will they catch me if I lie and say I have my degree?

I am applying for a job at a large computer/electronics retail chain. It's an entry level job, but some experience is required, which I genuinely have, but I am thinking of lying on my resume about having my degree. What are the odds that they will check? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 9, 2006 - 27 answers

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