- 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 from nationally recognized retailer, teacher, speaker and designer Karen Montgomery. Karen brings nearly 25 years of shopowner experience to this unique handbook written just for fabric retailers. Become a Savvy Buyer II goes behind the scenes of real-world examples to impart smart strategies for retail buying and selling. After all, smart buys become smart sales!
Karen Montgomery is the owner of The Quilt Company, a 4,000-square-foot, full-service destination quilt shop in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. She designs fabric collections for Timeless Treasures Fabrics, rulers for Creative Grids, and her own original quilting patterns. Karen’s “Become a Savvy Buyer” column in FabShop News magazine has long been a reader favorite. The Fabric Shop Network is pleased once again to compile her latest buying insights in this one handy collection.