Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeny Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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Shadow purchases of state and municipal companies
Artur Kurbanov talks about the situation with procurement of state and municipal companies in Russia and gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome difficulties on the way to effective…

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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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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

How to get rid of a non-shipping item in a store

Grigory Pavlov, Director Of the Association of Retail Stores, talks about how to work with illiquid product balances in a retail store, identifies the main problem points and gives advice on how to overcome them
First, let’s define the concept of illiquid. Illiquid is the part of the product in the store that could not be sold within a certain time frame.

The reasons why there are unsold stocks may be as follows:

An incorrect decision about the purchase

Often illiquid is a direct consequence of making the wrong decision about the purchase. Continue reading

How to conduct a memorable webinar: 3 conditions
Natalia Kuzmenko shares three conditions for organizing and preparing an effective webinar that keep listeners until the end of the speech and motivate them to get feedback Webinars are gaining…

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How do I make effective cold calls?
Vladimir Yakuba shares effective methods of "cold calls" and explains how to get rid of the fear of telephone conversations and learn to respond correctly to refusals I don't like…

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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…

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Consumer extremism: how buyers are "stripped" of the company
The law on consumer protection is one of the most advanced in our legislation. Despite the fact that a huge number of deceived people do not rush to the courts,…

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