Archive for March, 2017

Brick and mortar isn’t dead, but innovation is…

March 31, 2017

March 17, 2017 Ben Silver There’s one word that scares traditional retail more than any other, Amazon. What started as an online bookstore in 1994, has been driven to become a business behemoth with a relentless growth rate and an unabating desire to touch every traditional retail vertical, whilst utilising a scorched earth policy and […]

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SPY makes a solid comeback

March 30, 2017

March 20, 2017 By Hayley Helms If you know action sports at all, you know SPY Optics. A Southern California stalwart for 23 years, the eyewear brand has become synonymous with the laid-back lifestyle that embodies our industry. With a turbulent retail landscape taking a toll on many well-known (and lesser-established) brands in our world, […]

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Best Answer to “Sell Me This Pen” I Have Ever Seen

March 29, 2017

Published on November 20, 2015 Sorawit Vijitpornkul I personally never thought anyone would actually say, “sell me this pen” in a sales interview. I was wrong. It will happen to you too. And to avoid panic, you should know exactly what to say back. I am going to give you the right sales framework to […]

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Sportsman’s Warehouse’s Q4 Profits Slide 7.5 Percent

March 28, 2017

Sportsman’s Warehouse Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings slid 7.5 percent to  $10.5 million, or 25 cents  a share. For the thirteen weeks percent ended January 28, 2017: Net sales increased by 6.2 percent to $221.4 million from $208.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015. Same store sales decreased by 5.2 percent over the same […]

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Why Dick’s Sporting Goods Is Ditching 20% of Its Suppliers

March 27, 2017

A customer carries a bag while exiting a Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. store in Sterling Heights, Michigan.  Photo by Sean Proctor—Bloomberg via Getty Images DICK’S SPORTING GOODS Why Dick’s Sporting Goods Is Ditching 20% of Its Suppliers Phil Wahba Mar 07, 2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS, -1.11%) will dump about 20% of its vendors and […]

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