The Best Defense is a Good Offense
There are many things a dealer can do to stay on the offense and move the business forward instead of just focusing on keeping it from sliding backwards.
Return on Investment – “Hardlines” Article Feature
In a recent edition of Hardlines Home Improvement Quarterly, I explored the key issues surrounding retail renovation and design (and their effect on ROI).
Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas from BMF!
BMF wishes you a very Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas! We hope this holiday season is filled with good food, fun, and relaxation!
7 Ways to Drive Up the Average Ticket
An average ticket is defined as the average dollars spent per transaction. Here are some key factors that influence the average ticket.
After the Renovation: Avoiding the Slippery Slope
Have you ever walked into a store during a grand opening and wandered about in awe and admiration, only to return a few months later to find disorder, dismay, and disarray? Why is this?
BMF Collaborates with CCM & Rawlings on Display Walls at July SDC Show
Sports Distributors of Canada (SDC) recently held their July dealer show, and BMF was excited to present some creative merchandising solutions for hockey and baseball products.
Renovating Your Store: Expense or Investment?
Many store owners approach store renovations with trepidation. Their biggest concern: what will this cost?
But what is cost? If you renovate your store, is that an expense or an investment?
More Lessons In Merchandising Matters
We’ve helped hundreds of store owners effectively merchandise their products and increase their sales. I’ve learned some important lessons, and described six in the last issue. Here are some more.
Six Lessons in Merchandising Matters
I’ve seen many hundreds of stores in the last few years. Some are amazingly well merchandised, some are a travesty, and most are somewhere in between. Here are some lessons I’ve learned along the way.