What special retail event comes between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? If you guessed “Small Business Saturday (SBS),” then go to the head of the class; bonus points if you already have an SBS plan in place. If you don’t know what I’m talking about (or don’t know where to begin)...
A practical and planned approach to placement of shopping hand baskets can make the difference between successful connection with customers, advises Wayne Jordan in this column.
There's a lot to be aware of when operatig a business, but taxes and payroll very well may rank at the top of the list. In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan shares six tips for starting to resolve an issue of payments to employees.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan walks us through the ins and outs of attending appraisal fairs, which he calls "worthwhile events."
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan looks at the benefits of applying the importance of curb appeal to a commercial building and business.
The topic of collecting tax on ecommerce sales is back on the table, still, or again. As he did in 2013, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan reviews the current state of onlinesales tax.
Retail losses from theft equals about $50 billon dollars each year, reports Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan, citing a report by TIME. In an effort to combat some of this loss, Wayne shares some tips to hopefully thwart shoplifters.
Attracting a new community of customers isn't solely about drawing them to your location, part of a sound marketing plan is thinking like consumers and being where they are; enter pop-up shops, explains Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan takes a closer look at the potential impacts on small businesses stemming from Facebook's recent algorithm changes. This is the first in a series of columns on the topic.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan discusses the concept of Dealer Dicker Days and how this type of event can bring a little 'sales sunshine,' to antique businesses.