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  Most of the stores we work with are rock stars when it comes upgrading vehicles, taking apart the latest models and installing the latest upgrades. But when it comes to the other side of business – actively growing revenues …

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While everyone is different, there are really three different types of customers out there: frugal customers who won’t buy anything unless it’s on sale or cheaper than the web price; savvy customers who care about price but are also equally …

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Microsoft Office is a surprisingly powerful suite of software if you know what you’re doing with it. If you don’t believe, watch this incredible and short video of an Office Master recreating Apple’s iOS7 ad in Microsoft Word. Microsoft Excel is also a …

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  At AVIDWORX, we’re helping retailers to update showrooms that were built over 20 years ago, and one of our frequent challenges is working with clients to pare down their product offering. Some of the stores we work with are …

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A growing number of 12-volt businesses are diversified into home theatre and home automation. It makes sense – eventually your vehicle is going to be an optional part of your home network, letting you upload your car’s data to your …

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  Some people seem to have an encyclopedic memory of names to go with faces, something that is definitely an asset when it comes to building your business network and growing customer loyalty. But while the ability to put names …

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Sears was one of the biggest, oldest, most widely established, and most respected department store chains in the world, but at this point in time the chain is failing, closing hundreds of stores. Why? Economists are poring over every decision …

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  If you weren’t a passionate person, you probably wouldn’t be in the 12-volt industry – much less a store owner or manager who is constantly juggling one crisis after another. It’s easy to lose your cool. Incredibly easy in …

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  The mobile electronics industry can be cyclical with busy seasons for categories like remote start, window tint and marine, and slower periods in between. There are a few things you can do to make use of this downtime, ensuring …

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  Coffee is wonderful. Of all the substances a human being can consume in a day, nothing comes close to a hot cup of Joe: It wakes your brain and body, loosens your bowels, and makes you feel that you …

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  A few weeks ago our Friday Business Tip was an overview of some of the new tools available to business pages in Facebook. Looks like we jumped the gun by a few weeks as Facebook has announced the greatest …

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  Facebook’s interface changes more than Katy Perry in concert, but a lot of the new changes are pretty good for businesses. You’ll notice a few newish features on your Facebook Page (some of which existed before but have been …

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Chances are your store is starting to hire from the generation known collectively as Millennials, and they’re starting to come into your store as customers as well. The Millennial generation was born in the mid-1980s to the late 1990s. That …

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Whatever POS or accounting system you use, chances are it will export your data to Excel. But while it’s nice to see your numbers laid out on a page, what use are they? Well, for one thing you can easily …

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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is an annual reminder of how quickly things change, and there are a lot of dramatic changes on the way in the automotive category. Naturally, this has a lot of retailers spooked, wondering …

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