Just Starting Your Store?

13 Questions To Ask Before Buying Software

ask questions before buying software

Are you in the market for consignment, resale store or antique mall software? Whether you are starting a new business or switching from a software product you’re not happy with, there are some important questions you need to ask before opening your wallet.

In resale, the customer is always right, right?

Customer is always right cartoon

Customers are your greatest resource, but sometimes you wish you could do business without them. How do you handle “the customer who is always right,” but just so happens to be wrong this time?

5 Traits of Highly Effective Salespeople

So, you are ready to hire a new salesperson? Do you really know what to look for?

Employee Theft-Is It Happening To You?

No employee theft

No one wants to be suspicious of their employees, especially when they may be family or close friends. However, theft is a real problem that bears looking into.

Inventory Management How-To’s

Inventory management

Some merchandise sits and sits and sits. Get it moving with these great ideas.

How to know it’s time to close up shop

Time to close this shop

Opening a shop is filled with excitement, but when the honeymoon is over and the day-to-day grind sets in, what factors determine if you’re a success or it’s just time to close up shop? Read what Mark Gandy of G3CFO has to say.

Do you have a disaster recovery plan?

Need a disaster recover plan for this car

Be prepared for when the unthinkable happens. Make sure you and your staff have a solid disaster recovery plan to ensure everyone’s safety.

6 tips for spring cleaning your shop

Woman spring cleaning her shop

Sweep out the old and bring in the new by¬†spring cleaning your shop Spring cleaning isn’t just for your consignors. You need to spring clean your shop too and I’m not necessarily referring to a bucket¬†and a mop. There are many ways you can revitalize your shop for the season. 1.) Clean out your old

Are Facebook’s emoticons good for business?

Facebook's emoticons on a cell phone

Facebook has just released their new “Reactions” emoticons. Is the ability to express sadness and anger good for business? Let’s take a closer look.

How to know you’re ready to expand your shop

Expand your shop

Neil Abramson, Vice President of the National Association of Resale Professionals and CFO of ECi stores, brings wisdom to the question, “Am I ready to open another location?”