Once in a generation, retail goes through a change that could never have been predicted – and cannot be ignored. Online retail is the latest example of such a shift.
Unfortunately, effort doesn’t always equal reward and the end result doesn’t always reflect the work put in.
How quickly we forget the predictions of “doom and gloom” before the GST’s initial introduction in the late ‘90s. The truth is very little will change if the threshold is lowered.
Business relationships and personal relationships are just about one and the same. To pick wisely, you need to find common interests, goals, drivers, likes and values.
It’s time for you to find a savvy lawyer who can write an iron-clad confidentiality agreement.
Make sure your business plan is clear and correct. Once you can believe in your plan, your fears will fade.
There’s a little secret that will determine whether you succeed or fail in securing funding.
It's important to remember that the biggest mental hurdle that many potential shoppers have with online retailers is that they don’t have a physical presence.
The answer, my friend, isn’t blowing in the wind. But it should be written down in your business plan.
To give you a definitive answer, I’d need to write a book. That being said, there are a few key tips I can share.
Leadership is a process, not a destination, and it’s something we can continually work at.
More important than worrying about the quality of the stock, or the integrity of the supplier, is understanding the quagmire of import regulations and requirements.
My belief in business has always been that people don’t just “buy” what it is, or “buy” what it does. Rather, people “buy” what it does for them.