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Become a Savvy Buyer II

Become a Savvy Buyer II

Don’t miss Karen Montgomery’s advice on: Defining your store identity and buying style; Pricing strategies to match your market; Better pattern buying; Savvy shipping options; Buying and selling seasonal goods; Working with your sales reps; Motivating employees to boost sales; Creating an inspiring shopping experience; Plus more! Unlock the secrets to better buying with insights

Merchandising Matters

Merchandising Matters

by Jennifer Albaugh Jennifer Albaugh shoots straight from the hip and talks about the when, where, why, and “WOW!” of effective merchandising, bringing you thirteen years of tried and tested strategies for creating a unique shopping environment in your quilt shop. Learn: Creating a unique identity Basic merchandising principles Elements of dynamic displays Catching the

Become a Savvy Buyer

Become a Savvy Buyer I

by Karen MontgomeryUnlock the secrets to better buying with nationally-recognized retailer, teacher, speaker and designer Karen Montgomery. Karen brings almost 20 years of shopowner insight to this unique handbook—the only buying guide written just for fabric retailers. Become a Savvy Buyer uses real-world examples and goes behind the scenes for every part of the buying

013 Profitable Promotions by Donelle McAdams

013 Profitable Promotions – Trailer from The Fabric Shop Network, Inc. on Vimeo.   Series One View All On-Demand Webinars >  Drive sales, introduce new products, and create community using tried-and-true promotions. Learn what has worked well for Donelle McAdams and other shopowners, plus capture new ideas and inspiration for every month. Stuff My Stocking

Employee Handbook: Customer Service I & II

Employee Handbook: Customer Service I & II

Customer Service I A must-have training resource for every employee! Marti Michell shares her hard-earned knowledge and wisdom in her regular FabShop News column, “The Importance of Customer Service”. Now those informative articles have been compiled into an easy-to-reference handbook. This handbook is an essential read for every member of your staff! Learn from an

Long Arm Rental Program Guide

by Karen Hanson Kick start a long arm rental program in your shop and develop a profitable extension to your business! The 70+ page spiral bound Long Arm Rental Program Guide include a: Program Guide Student Handbook Customizable Templates on CD Your machine rental and quilting services program is a great way to diversify your

A Guide to Strategic Planning

A Guide to Strategic Planning

by Todd Gibson Most successful, growing businesses have something in common: They are executing on a comprehensive strategic plan. Developing a strategic plan provides all of a business’s stakeholders (owners, employees, customers, and others) with a shared understanding of why the business exists, how it realizes its mission, the objectives that have been set for

Benchmarks for Quilt Shops

Benchmarks for Quilt Shops

Take charge of directing the financial destiny of your shop. Understanding how to gather, organize, and then evaluate what your shop’s financial “numbers” mean is an essential business skill that you can develop – and you don’t have to be an accountant to do so. In this essential workbook, you will learn how financial statements

Take the Leadership Challenge

Take the Leadership Challenge

Take the Leadership Challenge is about more than just becoming a good leader. It’s about taking an active role in training your employees… the face of any business. Enthusiastic, competent employees can be the difference between a mediocre year and a record-breaking year. You could spend thousands of dollars in advertising and marketing—and many more

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