Is a Merchant Loan Right for Your Business?

Merchant Loans

Many independent retailers have capital needs that come in various forms. [Read more]

Window Displays Around the World

Shop Windows

Retailers across the world identify the window display as the first point of contact, which occurs between the store and the customer. [Read more]

How Ecommerce Retailers Can Get Ahead of Competition


The way consumers shop has drastically transformed over the years. [Read more]

Independent Retail Tenants: Negotiate Your Commercial Lease

Leasing for Dummies

Negotiating a commercial lease for many independent retail storeowners is very challenging. [Read more]

How One Tablet Can Save a Brick and Mortar Store

Tablets in Retail Stores

The boundaries that once prevented a traditional brick-and-mortar store from reaching their full potential began to diminish when the tablet was introduced. [Read more]

Prepare for Mobilgeddon


Google rolled out their mobile-friendly algorithm update in April, and although it has sent some businesses into a panic, there are certain tips that retailers can keep in mind during this change that will help create continued success to a mobile friendly system. [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]

Best Practices for Buying Returned and Excess Merchandise

Returned & Excess Merchandise

Relaxed customer return policies by major retailers and manufacturers increase customer loyalty but they also drive up the amount of merchandise that is sent back. [Read more]

Made in the USA: Strengthening American Business

Made in the USA

Made in America is making a comeback in the retail industry in spite of the aftermath of the country’s recession. [Read more]

Candy May be the Hidden Secret to Sweet Success

Royal Wholesale Candy

In today’s marketplace, it is harder than ever for a retailer to find where they fit in: what product line they should carry, who their target market should be or how to price their inventory. [Read more]