3 DIY Crafts You Can Make With Your Extra Tulle

You can make so many cute, money-saving projects with just a yard or so of tulle!  Tulle Pom Pom LampThis is great for a cute and unique night light and it can be used as beautiful decoration! All you need is a yard of tulle, 2 microwave plate covers (they only cost $1 at Dollar Tree), and a string of twinkle lights. [...]

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Bake Your Way to Success – How to Create the Best Logo for Your Bakery

Logos are vital for any business to thrive, but they have to be done in a certain way to really grasp people’s attention. Every business is different so every logo should be designed specifically for that company. Why are logos important?Why can’t you just stamp your company’s name in your favorite color on your packaging [...]

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Local Retailers Have the Edge in an Ecommerce World

Technology is on a high rise in our society; new phones and devices are coming out every day and if you ever need anything, “there’s an app for that”. One would think because of all the technological advances and convenience, no one would ever feel the need to visit a physical store again. This assumption is far from [...]

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5 Simple and Creative Centerpieces for Fall

You'll definitely fall for these amazing fall centerpieces! [caption id="attachment_1005" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 1. Candle Centerpiece Embellished with Leaves[/caption] This beautiful centerpiece is so quick and easy to make! All you have to do is collect some leaves from your yard and glue them on some candles [...]

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How to Pack a Gift Bag - (Video Tutorial)

Your customers are excited about the gift they just bought from your store, and now you want to make sure they are just as excited when they give the gift. This tutorial will show you how quick and easy it is to pack a gift bag so it looks fantastic every time!  For more great packaging ideas check out our guide: 13 Tips [...]

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Mastering Social Media: The Guide to Boosting Ecommerce Profits for Indie Retailers

It is with great excitement that we present our  eBook Mastering Social Media: The Guide to Boosting Ecommerce Profits for Indie Retailers to you. This is our very first eBook, so we've takencare to make it all-inclusive and accessible to digital natives anddigital newcomers alike.Download our new ecommerce guide to social [...]

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27 Ways to Prevent Climate Change: a Guide for Independent Retailers

Global warming is an urgent problem facing our planet, but retailers are in a unique position to contribute to climate change prevention efforts. Dealing with large volumes of goods and having control over large spaces and employee culture means that a simple switch can have a noticeable impact when adopted by a retailer. [...]

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13 Packaging Tips That Boost Sales For Independent Retailers

13 packaging-tips-to-boost-sales from PremierPackaging   Packaging plays an important role in the marketing mix of independent retailers. We surveyed over 200 of them and asked them for their packaging tips. These independent retailers are battling every day against big box retailers and they're succeeding [...]

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10 Ways to Improve Gift Shop Sales: 19 Gift Shop Owners Share Tips on Boosting Business

It’s not easy to be a gift shop owner in this economy. For many, sales are down while rents are up, and the competition from big-name chain stores is discouraging at best. What’s a mom-and-pop gift store to do?As you probably already know, there’s no one simple answer. But there is help!  For this guide, we surveyed 19 [...]

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8 Awesome Ways to Reuse Your Gift Boxes

So you like to do your part to protect the environment. You’re also a crafty genius and a little bored with the standard ways to reuse gift boxes. You’re in luck because we happen to be crafty geniuses and packaging fanatics. So we have a roundup of unique ideas from around the web on how to reuse gift boxes. Let’s [...]

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