‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: How to Capitalize on Last Minute Christmas Shoppers

Last minute Christmas shopping may be something of a holiday cliche, but it’s a cliche that lead to increased sales for retailers who play their cards right.

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A “Pale Friday”: How to Bounce Back from a Black Friday Fail

Did your store’s Black Friday end badly? Like, when those two family members started talking politics at Thanksgiving sort of bad? While it might be glum now, it can also be an opportunity.

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In-Store Traffic Control: How to Optimize Your Store’s Layout to Better Handle Customer Traffic

This time of year often means high inventory and high traffic. But product and display overflow and crowds can often lead to unpleasant clutter. So how can you best organize your store to handle both?

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Black Friday & Beyond: How Small Businesses Can Make the Most of the Upcoming Season

After dinner is finished, guests have left or gone to sleep, and the leftovers are safely in the fridge, that’s when it begins… BLACK FRIDAY. The day after Thanksgiving, as well as the following “Cyber Monday”, have become staples for big businesses. But what about small businesses?

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How Black Will Friday Be: Is the Shortened Holiday Season Effecting Buyers?

With November coming at us like a trick-or-treater on Halloween, it’s time to turn our attention to the Holiday season (if you haven’t already). With a late Thanksgiving this year, there will be less time between Black Friday and Christmas Day for shoppers to fit in all their sale-hunting and gift purchasing. How will the shortened Holiday season effect buyer behavior?

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