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Savvy Shopkeeper Retail Podcast

Dec 28, 2023

For independent store owners, the fear of discounting inventory is very real—especially when they’ve got dead stock hanging around! 

It’s all too common for shopkeepers to have lots of negative thoughts about dead stock, discounting, and what those things mean about them. But if you can change those thoughts,...

Dec 26, 2023

I'm here with a bonus episode, post-Christmas, to share an announcement and what's ahead for me and the Savvy Shopkeeper community in 2024!

Kathy Cruz is an Independent Retail Coach who helps store owners work smarter, profit more, and grow their brick and mortar businesses. Connect with Kathy and learn more here:

Dec 21, 2023

When you first hear the term “emotional adulthood,” you might think it’s connected to when our brains finish developing in our mid-twenties. 

But emotional adulthood has everything to do with your awareness of how your thoughts affect your feelings—and very little to do with when your brain finished forming. 


Dec 14, 2023

With 2024 approaching, now is the time to start your retail business forecasting! 

If you’ve never done this process before, today’s episode will walk you through the first step: looking at the commitments you’ve already made, the trips you’ve already booked, and any events you know are on the books.

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Dec 7, 2023

New Year, new store? If you’re like most independent retail store owners, a new year can feel like the perfect time to make a fresh start by reworking your product lines, introducing a new category, revamping your staffing…or even changing business models. 

But before making such a drastic change, there are a few...