business planning

Summer Slow Down? Don't Let It!

July 5, 2008

After the rush for First Communion / Confirmation / Easter season ends, your store inevitably faces a business slow down heading into June and July. If you usually treat this as a time to kick back and hope that your Spring earnings will carry you through the summer, it's time to change that now! Summer […]

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Is Your Business Stuck in the Dark Ages?

June 18, 2008

As a pet peeve of mine, I can't stand the use of the term "Dark Ages" since it falsely stereotypes one of the most intellectually, architecturally and artistically important epochs in history, but this post from Business is Personal contains several questions that you as a business owner need to ask yourself now and every […]

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Your Store Could Be Closing in the Next Two Seconds

April 11, 2008

This morning as I was heading in to town to work I had to go over Monument hill. Monument Hill is notorious for unpredictable weather and a very steep decent on the back side which is made even worse by it being on an Interstate. As I approached Monument Hill, the weather suddenly turned to […]

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Business Goals New Year's Resolution

February 18, 2008

Okay, so it's February, what of it? If you own a business and you haven't decided what you want to accomplish this year, now is the time to figure that out. A few weeks ago I attended the Catholic Marketing Network trade show. I gave a presentation on why it is important for stores to […]

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