www.ScalingRetail.com @ScalingRetail Saks is thinking of going global...is India next? As a small business how can you expand into an international marketplace? We look at franchise, and other options
Video: Saks Goes Global- Next Stop India

  www.ScalingRetail.com @ScalingRetail Saks is thinking of going global…is India next? As a small business how can you expand into an international marketplace? We look at franchise, and other options

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When starting one’s own retail store, how should one approach labels and brands to sell their product? What are the typical arrangements?

Answer by Syama Meagher: Here are a couple things to think about when starting one’s own retail store – brick and mortar Demographics: How much money does your demo make? What are their needs? Preferences? What other options do that have to shop similar products to you? Location: What competitors are in your neighborhood. Its great…

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  www.ScalingRetail.com @ScalingRetail Abercrombie & Fitch just announced that they were going to expand their business model in three ways: 1) Wholesale 2) Made for Outlet 3) Buying outside brands. This week we chat about diffusion brands and how small businesses can create alternative models.  
Video: Abercrombie & Fitch Expand Business Model. Should You?

  www.ScalingRetail.com @ScalingRetail Abercrombie & Fitch just announced that they were going to expand their business model in three ways: 1) Wholesale 2) Made for Outlet 3) Buying outside brands. This week we chat about diffusion brands and how small businesses can create alternative models.  

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How do I start an online shopping website?

Answer by Syama Meagher: Depending on what your resources are you will want to start with an easy platform like Goodsie (Create an online store with Goodsie’s store builder. It’s easy and stylish!), Shopify (Ecommerce Software, Online Store Builder, Website Store Hosting Solution- Free 14 day Trial by Shopify.), or Storenvy! Then, of course, you…

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Video: Bonobos Shop-in-Shops at Belks

  www.ScalingRetail.com @ScalingRetail Bonobos just announced the shop-in-shop rollout with Belks. Why are they choosing to do this, and how can small businesses diversify with entering new markets? Lets find out. Audio Only:  Hi and welcome to the Retail Roundup. This is Syama Meagher from Scaling Retail. This week I’d like to talk to you…

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What is the future of retail?

The Future of Retail Answer by Syama Meagher: Synergy in ecommerce & mobile. Predictive modeling to cater to customers needs as well as offer diversity and newness. Efficient mobile has to be tapped in retail beyond utility as a PR outlet. Innovation needs to be aggregated so that multi channel retailers know what options are…

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What is the best way to increase the conversion rate of a website without spending too much money?

Answer by Syama Meagher: I like everyone’s answers here. To add-  create meaningful content around the topics your customers want to read about, not things you think are interesting. Have you done an empathy map yet? Draw inspiration from those answers. Syndicate that content everywhere. Also, make it super easy have your customer do what…

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