Beyond Your Lines: Self Defense Products

Rex International

The topic of knives and self-defense merchandise may seem broad with the array of items to choose from such as such as spring action, hunting and folding knives, pepper sprays, tasers and flashlights… [Read more]

Inventory Management and Returns: Drop Shipping Part I

Drop Shipping

Drop shipping seems to be an increasingly popular option for businesses when it comes to selling merchandise. [Read more]

Fall into Next Season’s Jewelry Trends


From delicate, small pieces and toe rings to layering and stackable bracelets, jewelry trends for the upcoming fall season are all about making a statement by keeping it simple. [Read more]

Beyond Your Lines: Watches


Expanding your retail merchandise always comes with the same set of questions: what do I want to sell next and how do I begin selling those items? [Read more]

The P’s and Q’s of Merchandising


In the wide world of marketing, business owners can target their audiences in a variety of ways. [Read more]

Beyond Your Lines – Souvenirs


The topic of souvenirs may seem broad, but this way it will give you a chance to really think about what kinds of souvenirs should be sold at your specific store. [Read more]

Turn This Year’s Excess Inventory into Next Year’s Tax Deduction

Excess Inventory and Taxes

If you are like many retailers, one of your greatest ongoing challenges is disposing of excess inventory. [Read more]

Four Shop Display Ideas for Easter

Easter Display Ideas

Easter also symbolizes re-birth and the bringing in of the new season. [Read more]

Summer Apparel and Accessories Buying

Summer Apparel

It is March, so you know what that means: summer buying season has begun in earnest, so it is time to start scoping out the hot products and trends for this year’s apparel and accessories. [Read more]

Beyond Your Lines- Linens/Textiles

Duke Imports

The topic of linens and textiles may seem broad, but this way it will give you a chance to really think about what kinds of linens should be sold at your specific store. [Read more]