Blogs tagged under Retail 101

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Watch this recorded webinar, brought to you by Mercedes Gonzalez, Director of Global Purchasing Companies. 
During this session, Mercedes will cover insider tips that every buyer should know, including which shows you should shop, not-to-miss brands, how to navigate the shows, the best questions to ask vendors, how to follow-up with vendors after the show and much more.

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SOCIAL MEDIA 101 Brought to you by UBM Fashion

Ron Cates, a digital marketing icon, discusses the incredible benefits of utilizing email and social media. Learn important, easy-to-follow strategies that will enhance your store’s name, grow your online audience, and ultimately improve your bottom line. Watch the video here »


The #1 reason why customers don’t come back to a store is the staff’s attitude. 14% don’t come back because they’re not satisfied with the product. And only 9% don’t come back because of the price.

The stats don’t lie. In fact, they prove that your sales staff can make or break your retail business. This August at The MAGIC Seminar Series, top fashion consultant Mercedez Gonzalez of Global Purchasing Companies filled us in on her tips for recruiting a world-class sales staff. Learn more here...


Where have all the retail customers gone? The truth is, they’re still in store, and shopping more than ever. In 2016 in the United States, apparel sales climbed by 4% with apparel ranking as the best performing online retail category. But it’s no doubt, where consumers are shopping and why is changing. How can you capitalize in the current fashion climate?

Find out from our fashion experts at MAGIC’s August 2016 Seminar Series here.