Small Business Saturday isn’t a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it

For Mackenzi Farquer, Small Business Saturday is a big deal. The owner of Queens, New York-based Lockwood gift shop, which sells kitchenware, clothing and paper goods, says there’s often barely room to stand in her locations on the retail holiday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “It’s our busiest day […]

6 New Year’s Resolutions For The 99% Of The Nation’s Small Business Retailers

The National Retail Federation reports that today there are some 3,793,621 retail establishments in the United States, and nearly 99% count as small businesses with less than 50 employees. Unlike the 1% big retailers at the top, the 99%ers don’t have legions of MBA’s to guide their businesses, and few […]

The Surprising Holiday Marketing Tactic Retailers Should Try

You’re getting your store ready for the holidays by putting out festive décor, developing an email marketing campaign, boosting your local search optimization and planning your social media attack. But one holiday marketing tactic that might not be on your radar could actually be highly effective: direct mail. Direct mail […]

Can turn 2,000 gold loan retailers into financial institution branches: Muthoot Finance

Mumbai: The largest pure-play gold mortgage player, Muthoot Finance, which has implemented for banking licence, has stated it is able to effortlessly launch commercial lending commercial enterprise with as many as 2,000 branches. “We’re assured of getting a banking licence from the Reserve financial institution, given our attain in rural […]