Retail is a simple business, but its not easy to become successful at it – unless you know how. In his new book The Retail Entrepreneur Bill Brown shows you how to start-up and run your own successful retail business – how to become a Retail Entrepreneur
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A recent article in the Mail on Sunday described the growing phenomenon that is home baking. The article asked if this baking boom would lift the country out of recession. This question to me, is quite valid. For while the huge interest in baking, on its own, will not rejuvenate this country’s fortunes: the attitude [...]
You’ve probably heard the one about what’s the difference between a manager and a leader? A manager does things right – A leader does the right things. And this makes a world of difference to the effect you will have upon your business. You appreciate that things need to change: but where do you start? [...]
Bill is a Business School lecturer and business coach, working with people to help them develop and grow their businesses. Bill’s background is as a retail entrepreneur. His last retail development project was Armorica, a premium cookware retailer in Petersfield, Hampshire. Here are some tips for marketing that formed the basis of a Business Link [...]
Latest news from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) blasts holes in the blarney that the banks have been issuing as progress statements on the state of bank lending to the SME sector in the UK. Latest figures from the ONS show that one in five loan applications by small companies was rejected last year. [...]
to succeed in business you need to know all about the business you are in. You need to thoroughly understand that business. Jim Slater referred to this as the Zulu Principle: knowing more about your subject than anyone else.
As a craftsman I seek to improve my practice and skills everyday. I am following the heritage of my family of craftsmen of many callings and disciplines. At Bright Perspectives I hone my skills, improve and learn more about my craft every day.
As a retail consultant and adviser I am often asked by clients “what is the one big thing I can do to create customer loyalty?” This one is a no-brainer: its trust. Acting in a manner that will create a sense of trust in the minds of your customers. To create a sense of trust [...]
As a retail consultant I am often asked by clients “what is the one big thing I can do to create customer loyalty?” This one is a no-brainer: its trust. Acting in a manner that will create a sense of trust in the minds of your customers. To create a sense of trust is not [...]