Supervising employees, achieving sales objectives, overseeing the day-to-day running of the store – the store manager’s job is demanding and comes with heavy responsibilities. There are also many challenges and they require versatility and good responsiveness. Mélissa Lauzon, manager for five years in various retail stores (including Le Château and BCBG Max Azria) tells us […]
How to survive the big chains and online businesses when you are a neighbourhood store The example of Homier Luminaire.
Established in the Rosemont district of Montreal for over 80 years, Homier Luminaire (www.homierluminaire.ca) still has the wind in its sails. This company that specializes in the lighting field, both residential and commercial, has been able to carve out an enviable place in the industry, despite the market’s evolution. It’s manager, Jérôme Homier, explains how […]
You’ve decided. You are going to start your own business. But one question has been going through your mind: will you go it alone or with a partner? Are you capable of making all the decisions solo? Do your savings allow you to embark on the adventure alone? Do you have the necessary skills to […]
After working for others for years, you have decided to make your dream come true: open your own store. But not everyone has the entrepreneurial fibre. And even if you take over a business, do you have the required qualities and motivation to bear the sacrifices peculiar to this profession? Having an entrepreneur’s soul For […]
With giants such as Amazon, which is revolutionizing consumer habits, more and more sales are carried out online. To meet this challenge, retail merchants must innovate to keep and gain market share. Here are some ideas to implement to increase in-store sales. 1. Motivating your workforce The key principle for successfully increasing your sales turnover […]