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Savvy Shopkeeper Retail Podcast

May 23, 2024

Let’s face it: being an indie retail store owner isn’t easy. There are shipments to bust, products to merchandise, backstock to organize, floats to reconcile, and tasks to delegate. 

Beyond the day-to-day operations, there are even more high-level tasks that eat at your time and brain power, like choosing what...

May 16, 2024

For indie retail store owners who run vendor or consignment-style stores, there’s an extra layer of work on top of running a store: managing vendor relationships. 

Vendors at these stores normally rent a specific booth or section of the store to display their products. And while each vendor is in charge of managing...

May 9, 2024

Encouraging your customers to pay in cash is not only great for your business (buh-bye, credit card transaction fees!), but great for your community. 

Accepting cash diversifies payment options, keeps money out of banks’ deep pockets, and gives people without bank accounts access to goods and services. Cash is a win...

May 2, 2024

Have you ever decided to shop small, confirmed store’s hours online, driven over to the store…only to find a “sorry, we’re closed” sign hanging on the door? 

That frustration you’ve felt in that moment is NOT what you want to give to your customers in case of a temporary store closing! Communicating with...