You’ve identified the product your customers want, you’ve stocked the shelves and you have a great sales team. But cash is still tight, supplier invoices are aging and we all know why—too much inventory. Even if you guess right most of the time, you’re still going to guess wrong some of the time. How do you fix these buying blunders? This session will teach you how to correct buying mistakes and control your level of inventory.
Confused by the plethora of difficult-to-understand and even more difficult-to-afford health insurance products? A Mercer Health & Benefits representative will explain options to fit your budget—from major and limited medical plans to health savings accounts and discount cards. And what about consumer financing in this bear market?
Regulations required by federal and state legislation can affect business efficiency and even the way you do business. Two recent regulation changes will be discussed in this session:
1) New requirements for wood imports, both pre-manufacturer and commercial products
2) White space frequency regulation that impacts wireless microphones/receivers.
Take a look at your latest advertising piece. Now take a look at an advertising piece from your competitor. Is there a difference? Can your customers see the difference? Probably not!
Industry veteran Joe Bredau will show you how to discover your competitive advantage. Advertise what makes you special! Give your customers five compelling reasons to shop at your store.
Look around your store and what do you see? Too many guitars and amps, too few accessories, the wrong mix of print music, unrented band instruments on the shelves, obsolete pro audio gear collecting dust and aging pianos racking up flooring costs. How does this happen?