How the high street has changed in the last five years – and why 2018 looks set to be the worst year for retail in a decade

Five years ago the Centre for Retail Research predicted that by 2018 one in five stores that were then open would by now have closed. Now the CRR has updated that report in Retail at Bay 2018. How have its forecasts stood the test of time? BRUCE DAVISMy interest in all things technical started at … Read moreHow the high street has changed in the last five years – and why 2018 looks set to be the worst year for retail in a decade

Why Every Business Should Have a Line of Credit

By Meredith Wood, Fundera If you struggle with reliable cash flow for your business, you’re not alone. Clients don’t pay on time, sales slowdown, and equipment gets pricey. Every business needs cash on hand to deal with unexpected challenges and keep bankruptcy risks at bay. To ensure you never find yourself in a cash squeeze, … Read moreWhy Every Business Should Have a Line of Credit

How to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses

Recent sexual harassment complaints out of Hollywood, such as allegations against Harvey Weinstein, have prompted many businesses to reevaluate how these situations should be handled in the workplace. If you don’t have an HR department, handling these incidents can be even more difficult. Employees may not know who to turn to if they are harassed on … Read moreHow to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses

4 Ways to Make Customers Crave Your Emails

Sponsored Post Imagine creating emails as satisfying as freshly-baked cupcakes. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Your readers would bite hungrily into your content. And wait impatiently until the next time you hit send. Could an email ever be that good? For Sarah Waters, brand director of Treat Cupcake Bar, email marketing is one of the most effective ways to pique her customers’ … Read more4 Ways to Make Customers Crave Your Emails

Purchasing LS Retail software: 5 reasons why you should remain on an active Enhancement Plan

If you have purchased LS Retail software, you may be familiar with the concept of “enhancement plan” (EP), the opportunity to extend your maintenance plan beyond the 1st year for a fee. Although the EP was designed to protect your investment in the software, as a retailer who has just made an investment in a … Read morePurchasing LS Retail software: 5 reasons why you should remain on an active Enhancement Plan

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