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Retail 101 in NYC

September 16

- $250

This workshop is geared towards helping the prospective retail store owner, and even some old pros, avoid the problems that consistently fail small retailers.

It tells them what to expect in this competitive market. You don’t have to be part of the trade and no special credentials.

Who should attend: Anyone who wants to open his or her own store. Retailers who need new ideas and want to streamline their operations. New stores owners who need help in analyzing their business.

To register, call our office 212-414-4001 or email info@globalpurchasinggroup.com

Topics covered in Retail 101:

Buying

Where & When to buy goods
Open to buy basics (Retail Math)
Terms, Factors and FOB
How to write up an order.
Pricing, markdown and Sales
Opening Inventory (how much to buy)
How to know if you are paying the “right” price.

Merchandising & Display

Over-all store presentation.
Display & Fixtures
Lighting
Signage
Floor planning

The Sales Team

What to look for
Training
Setting Goals
Employee Policies

Sales

How to sell yourself and the store
Problem Customers
The art of multiple sales

Customer Service

Give the customer more
Store Policies
Thinking outside the box

Operations

Receiving
Inventory Control
Computer Technology
Security

Details

Date:
September 16
Cost:
$250

Venue

New York
NY United States + Google Map