LOCAL RETAIL SELLING TOBACCO, WIGS, ETC.

NEW SMALL RETAIL STORE BUSY AREA - JUST OPENED

Some Advice at First SCORE counseling session
Contact Doctors and Hospitals to Promote Wigs for Cancer Patients.  Use Internet marketing for this item and other products.
Customize T Shirts - Birthdays, Events, etc.  Use Reseller programs programs

Brand Names
People go for name brand items.  Some can be bought at low costs, such as after season closeouts.
Impulse items
Are good choices like toys knickknacks, gum candy cigarettes should be near the register, snacks.

Seasonal Products

Anticipate holidays and special events such as Halloween, Christmas etc.
GIVE FREE STUFF - GET CUSTOMERS E-MAIL ADDRESSES
Use hats as a free bonus when a certain amount is purchased.
Apply for Lottery License
Take advantage of seasons - winter gloves, shovels, holidays i.e Halloween
Use Internet marketing for products and store promotion
Use Google Places to list your wigs.
Use free listing services.
Keep inventory and good records.  Return to SCORE for training.
Download Open Office for Spreadsheet 

DO FIRST:  SIGN UP  FOR GOOGLE PLACES 


GOOGLE+LOCAL BUSINESS PAGE VIDEO


HOW TO BEST USE GOOGLE PLACES


THE STARTUP GUIDE TO CHEAP ADVERTISING


PLACING ADS AND FINDING MERCHANDISE FOR YOUR

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OPEN OFFICE DOWNLOAD - SPREADSHEET PLUS OTHER OFFICE MODULES


HELPFUL LINKS ON THIS BLOG TO HELP YOU RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS