Talking Shop: Tips for an Enticing Store Layout

As soon as customers walk through your front door, the first impression has already been made. So how can you make sure their first glimpse of your store is pleasant and, better yet, memorable? Anna Dizon of FitSmallBusiness.com has some ideas.

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House Hunters Business Edition: What to Consider when Looking for a New Location

Getting ready to open your first store, open a second location, or maybe even move to a new location? Any real estate agent will tell you it’s all about location, location, location. But you, the business owner, need to ask yourself, “how much space do I really need?”

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Check Out the Check-Out Lane: Optimizing In-Store Point of Sales

When designing your store layout, there’s one area you should not neglect: the checkout lane. Big brands like Walmart, Meijer, and Ulta have learned how to capitalize on this vital in-store real estate. Vend Retail Expert Francesca Nicasio offers some ideas on how you could optimize your in-store Point of Sale areas to improve customer experience, and increase sales.

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Sending Off Summer: Preparing for Labor Day Marketing

As summer starts to wind down, we begin preparing for the long weekend of Labor Day and the approaching fall season. But as kids go back to school and life goes back to normal, how can you get your business ready for what comes next?

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Sunshine & Sales: 7 Ideas for How to Increase Sales During the Summer

Summer is the season of sunshine, pool time, and vacations. But it can also mean slowed down sales for businesses. Don't let your sales go cold in the sunny season. Here are seven ideas from Vend on how your business can increase sales and customer interactions this summer.

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