Features of sales in a beauty salon
Ilya Veitsman describes in detail the features of sales in beauty salons, lists the main problems that exist today in this industry, and gives advice on how to overcome them…

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10 signs of a speaker-sloth: how to understand that someone was not preparing for a speech
Anna Zagumennaya, event director of the PR Partner agency, shares 10 signs of a public speaker’s poor preparedness for speaking - from reading material on a piece of paper to…

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5 commandments of the sales Department, or how to grow strawberries
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, lists five rules for effective organization of the sales Department - from dividing the functions of managers and paying salaries based on the…

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How to use a promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuri Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant for integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience in promoting a distribution company on social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the benefits of a promotion mix strategy
One of the main areas of my marketing activity is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, they are closely monitored (both “from above” and one after another) and harshly suppress dumping attempts. In addition, many advertising channels are stopped: sometimes you can’t use the vendor’s logo in the banner, and in the context, commercial keys for the product. Finally, we cannot directly influence the product itself. Continue reading

A check-list to launch your franchise

Many owners of a retail business that grows to a medium or large size are thinking about selling their own franchise. The scheme provides a lot of advantages for the franchisor — this seems to be evidenced by the number of companies offering their franchises. Kirill Popov, entrepreneur and co-founder of the interior design project ordering service, talks about the advantages and pitfalls of this process izidizi.com, formerly head of the Coffee Like chain and co-owner of the Laser Pro epilation salon chain, which is distributed throughout the franchise
Three facts that you need to know before you start your own franchise:

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Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera Shaydullina talks about the digitalization trends of electronic and offline trading, cites the 5 most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the near future,…

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Threat of franchise: important advice to budding franchisees
A novice franchisee may face numerous challenges and problems. Some of them are typical for all types of business, but there are also unique obstacles that should be taken into…

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"Irradiated business": how radiation treatment prolongs the life of goods
We talk about the practice of radiation exposure of products-tea, sausages, etc. - to protect against microbes and mold; explain how this affects the health of consumers and the shelf…

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"Millennials choose fresh roasting." What happened to the coffee market in Russia during the year — Poster research
The growth of the "takeaway coffee" format, the filter instead of Americano and the fashion for the hario funnel-the company for automating cafes, restaurants and stores Poster analyzed the purchases…

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