"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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Sales from the stage: "pros", "cons", warnings
Alexey Milovanov lists the strengths and weaknesses of public sales, talks about the opportunities for business development that open "sales from the stage" - on large forums, round tables, webinars…

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5 secrets of the "selling" resume from the best sellers
Business coach Olga Westendorp gives five useful tips that will help you create the perfect resume: from the message of “success” of the candidate and the right self-presentation to the…

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procurement

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

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 account, otherwise the franchisee risks being left with nothing. Yevgeny Dobrinin, commercial Director of navikom, gives recommendations on buying and running a franchise
The main difficulty is finding a suitable business area. Analyze your budget, narrow down the list of options. Think about which area of business is the most understandable and close to you. This will determine how long you will be able to conduct such activities. Then try to talk to franchisors, who will guide you on the complexity of doing business, the timing of its opening, and so on. Continue reading

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 participation in procurement
Unlike other developed countries, where public procurement is already a centuries-old tradition with established rules and regulations, modern Russia is still in the process of developing state and corporate procurement. And, like everything new, we inevitably go through various difficulties: from shortcomings in the legislation-to customers ‘ distrust of their viability, and participants-to the fact that the tender can be honestly won. Continue reading

What is profitable for small businesses: three life hacks from an entrepreneur
Denis Martynov talks about promising niches for small business development in Russia, within which you can build an effective business today: from a variety of integrators of services and goods…

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How does the tax office know that you rent an apartment and don’t pay taxes
Real estate expert Oleg Tsarev talks about how government agencies get information on renting housing and not paying mandatory income taxes It's no secret that 70% of apartments on the…

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How to love criticism and make your company more creative
Although there is a lot of talk about the benefits of criticism, it is often this word that carries a negative connotation. Dmitry Trepolsky explains how companies can not only…

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Online store: consumer rights and seller's obligations
Have you noticed that we have become much bolder in our online purchases? Now we do not take the risk of buying covers with Aliexpress for 30 rubles, and fully…

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