Feedback: February 2023

by Leah Huss, Steve Mayer, Marc Shutro, Wayne Watson

Q: As a brick-and-mortar retailer, what are you doing to drive foot traffic?  Leah Huss Co-Founder Huss Brewing Co. Sector: Breweries We’re so proud to be celebrating 10 years in business as Huss Brewing this year! Our growth in our core business of selling local craft beer to consumers in grocery stores, bars, restaurants and resorts is all rooted in one fundamental … [More]

Cannabis Co. Launches Highsman Cannabis Products from NFL Legend in Arizona

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Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States, today announced the official launch of Highsman, the purpose-driven cannabis lifestyle brand founded by NFL legend Ricky Williams. Highsman will be available statewide in all Trulieve and Harvest branded Arizona retail locations starting Friday, January 20. "Our … [More]

5 Tips for Small Businesses to Grow Using Online Tools

by edg

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, but with the increasing competition in the online space, it can be difficult for them to grow and expand. But, with the right tools and strategies, small businesses can take advantage of the opportunities provided by the internet and increase their reach and sales. Here are five tips on how small businesses can grow their … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: 5 Consejos para que las Pequeñas Empresas Crezcan Usando Herramientas en Línea

por Edgar R. Olivo

Las pequeñas empresas son la columna vertebral de la economía, pero con la creciente competencia en el espacio en línea, puede ser difícil para ellas crecer y expandirse. Sin embargo, con las herramientas y estrategias adecuadas, las pequeñas empresas pueden aprovechar las oportunidades que ofrece internet y aumentar su alcance y ventas. Aquí te presento cinco consejos sobre … [More]

Major Retailer’s Drone Delivery Takes Flight in Peoria and Glendale

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Santa’s sleigh may not be the only thing seen flying in the skies of Arizona. Walmart’s drone delivery service is now available for select customers in the Phoenix market. The new delivery option will be fulfilled from 4 stores, making it easier than ever for customers to grab those last-minute gifts. No assistance from Rudolph needed. This marks the first time customers in … [More]

The Female Founder Advantage in Startups

by Rania Nasis

Enough about “cracks” in the glass ceiling. We’re wielding sledgehammers; cracks seem beside the point now. Don’t get me wrong. We have a long way to go in a “traditional” sense. Sure, more women are running Fortune 500 companies than at any previous point in Fortune 500 history, but that figure amounts to a paltry 5%. Instead, let’s take a closer look where it … [More]

Fighting Inflation in the Multifamily Maintenance Shop

by Darren Rawson

Across the economy, inflation continues to push up the cost of doing business — particularly for managers and maintenance teams tasked with fixing and repairing multifamily properties. Prices for items such as appliances (8.5%), window coverings (16.2%) and flooring (7.2%) all climbed year over year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not only are parts and … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: 5 Consejos para aumentar las ventas de su negocio

por Edgar R. Olivo

Las ventas son la actividad fundamental de cualquier negocio. Las ventas pueden ser de empresa a empresa o de empresa a consumidor. Toda pequeña empresa debe saber cómo desarrollar sus ventas a lo largo del tiempo. Para desarrollar las ventas de una pequeña empresa, la empresa debe practicar estas habilidades con regularidad e incluir también a su equipo en el proceso. Los … [More]

5 Quick Tips to Increase Sales in Your Small Business

by Edgar R. Olivo

Sales are the foundational activity of any business. Sales can be business to business or business to consumer. Every small business must know how to develop its sales over time. To develop a small business’s sales, the business must practice these skills regularly and include their team in the process as well. The revenues of your business depend on these skills. Here are … [More]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Shipping and Returning

by Andrew Runnette

Managing shipping and returns is an essential aspect of running an e-commerce business. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as just putting the product in a box and adding a label. There are many elements that go into shipping a product, from having appropriate packaging to finding the best shipping rates and getting it to the customer in a timely manner.  According to … [More]

Using Popularity to Get More Sales

by Mindy Weinstein

Scarcity is not just an economic principle. It is a psychological principle and one that subconsciously drives many decisions. Scarcity has such a powerful influence on people that it causes them to wait in long lines for hours on end and experience anxiety when they can’t get their hands on a sold-out product or get into a popular restaurant.  There are reasons scarcity is … [More]

Gilbert’s Agritopia Expands with More Retail and a Fitness Company

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Epicenter, the high-end, vertically integrated mixed-use community and retail destination in the heart of Agritopia is pleased to welcome more Arizona establishments to its existing line-up of retail and dining tenants.  Currently, Belly and Beer Barn are open to the public. Barre3 is a fitness company comprised of 130+ studios around the globe; 250+ streamable online … [More]

North Phoenix Shopping & Entertainment Destination Continues to Grow This Fall

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Desert Ridge Marketplace has signed five new tenants that are set to open this fall – just in time for a festive, fun-filled season. The new additions and more on the way, total over 50,000-square-feet and a 98% leased shopping center. The lineup will include trendy new eateries, an innovative beauty studio and an exciting new spot to shop. Dakota London, Arizona's #1 hair … [More]

Focus on the Customer & Employee Experience to Transform Your Business

by Jason S. Bradshaw 

As busy leaders and business owners, you are faced with a seemingly endless list of things to do to keep your business operating and an ever-increasing list of ideas on how to improve your business. However, you are encouraged to throw out the hundred-plus to-do items and ideas; instead, focus on the experience you deliver and start with these three fundamental steps: … [More]

Iconic Biltmore Fashion Park Adds 5 New Retailers and Restaurants, Including Anthropologie

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Biltmore Fashion Park, a much-loved destination in the Macerich portfolio of high-quality retail and mixed-use properties across the country, today announced a slate of five new retailers and restaurants joining the iconic outdoor center, including Anthropologie. Anthropologie, which will open later this year, is a unique, full-lifestyle shopping destination with a mostly … [More]

Retailers Say Credit Card Legislation Would Ease Payment Industry Competition

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The National Retail Federation welcomed legislation introduced that would let retailers decide who processes credit card transactions, saying it would end practices that block competition in the payments industry and drive up costs for retailers and consumers. “Processing credit card transactions should not be limited to two companies when there are a dozen that can do the … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: 5 preguntas para ayudar a los empresarios a realizar estudios de mercado

por Edgar R. Olivo

Cuando está iniciando un negocio, conocer a sus clientes es una de las cosas más importantes que debe hacer. Sin este conocimiento fundamental, la creación de planes de marketing se volverá difícil y sus proyecciones de ventas siempre estarán fuera de lugar. Tener una intuición sobre su mercado solo le traerá más dolores de cabeza. En su lugar, esfuércese por desafiar sus … [More]

5 Questions to Help Small Business Owners Do Market Research

by Edgar R. Olivo

When you are starting a business, getting to know your customers is one of the most important things you need to do. Without this fundamental knowledge, creating marketing plans will become difficult and your sales projections will always be off. Having a gut feeling about your market will only bring you more headaches. Instead, strive to challenge your assumptions with data … [More]

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