The Royal Loyals

Creating Customer Loyalty

In this era of sales and promotions, many people are loyal to low price instead of the store itself. How can you create customer loyalty…

The Social Media Generation

Hiring An Intern to Manage Social Media

Ah, the lazy days of summer…and free summer interns. These few months can be a great time to recharge and bring in some extra hands…

Hit The Roads With The Fashion Truck

Emily Benson of The Fashion Truck Talks Mobile Retail

This month, we are focusing on mobile retail with Emily Benson of The Fashion Truck, a Boston based mobile boutique. We hope you enjoy her tips…

Bring On The Change

Ideas For Rebranding Your Business

When you look out your store windows, what do you see? No, we are not referring to the fact that maybe your window needs to…

Your Role As Operator

5 Traits of Great Small Business Owners

You are a small store, we know. We work with small- to mid-sized stores every day, and are a rather small operation ourselves (when we…

Spring Cleaning Special

Let Us Help Spring Clean Your Business

This winter has been…well…tough. And with spring hopefully just around the bend, Retail Concepts wants to help spring clean your business, and here’s how. For the…

Don’t Be Scared To Compare

A Wegman's Case Study on Price Comparison

For those of you not in the Boston area, something big happened here a couple weeks ago…a Wegman’s opened. If you grew up with a Wegman’s…

The Blame Game

The Real Reasons for Store Closings

In the past couple of months, we have seen some well-known local retailers “retire”. They didn’t blame their inventory positions, or their customer service, or…