How to open & operate a financially successful retail business


作者:by Janet Engle


出版社:Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.

出版地:Ocala, Fla.


ISBN:978-1-60138-196-5 ; 1-60138-196-4

The dream of starting a retail business can easily become a reality. Retail businesses are one of the fastest growing segments of the economy. This new book will teach you all you need to know about getting started in your own retail business in the minimum amount of time.

This manual delivers hundreds of innovative ways to streamline your business. Learn new ways to make your operation run smoother, increase performance, shut down waste, reduce costs, and increase profits. In addition, seasoned retailers will appreciate this valuable resource and reference it in their daily activities as a source for ready-to-use forms, Web sites, operating and cost-cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can be applied easily to their operations.

  • Cover(p.navPoint-1)
  • Title(p.navPoint-2)
  • Humane(p.navPoint-3)
  • Copyright(p.navPoint-4)
  • Author Dedication & Biography(p.navPoint-5)
  • Contents(p.navPoint-6)
  • Foreword(p.navPoint-7)
  • Chapter 1: The History of Retailing(p.navPoint-8)
  • Chapter 2: Types of Retail Businesses(p.navPoint-9)
  • Chapter 3: What to Expect as a Business Owner(p.navPoint-10)
  • Chapter 4: Skills for Success(p.navPoint-11)
  • Chapter 5: Experimenting with Retail Sales(p.navPoint-12)
  • Chapter 6: Organizing Your Business(p.navPoint-13)
  • Chapter 7: Buying an Existing Store(p.navPoint-14)
  • Chapter 8: Buying a Retail Franchise(p.navPoint-15)
  • Chapter 9: Starting from Scratch(p.navPoint-16)
  • Chapter 10: Financing Your Business(p.navPoint-17)
  • Chapter 11: Writing a Business Plan(p.navPoint-18)
  • Chapter 12: Before You Open(p.navPoint-19)
  • Chapter 13: Accounting and Bookkeeping(p.navPoint-20)
  • Chapter 14: Budgeting and Operational Management(p.navPoint-21)
  • Chapter 15: Using Technology(p.navPoint-22)
  • Chapter 16: Marketing and Advertising(p.navPoint-23)
  • Chapter 17: Understanding the Retail Customer(p.navPoint-24)
  • Chapter 18: Sales Techniques(p.navPoint-25)
  • Chapter 19: Suppliers and Service Providers(p.navPoint-26)
  • Chapter 20: Employee Relations and Labor Costs(p.navPoint-27)
  • Chapter 21: Your Changing Business(p.navPoint-28)
  • Chapter 22: Leaving the Business(p.navPoint-29)
  • Conclusion(p.navPoint-30)
  • Bibliography(p.navPoint-31)