Knowledge Base

AVIDWORX Knowledge Base is a free resource we provide to retailers, with retail tips, marketing strategies, industry news, best practices, reading recommendations, networking opportunities and more. Check back frequently.
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Click on the links to watch a short video and get more information on BUSINESSWORX tools. (Blanked out links are still in development) WELCOME TO BUSINESSWORX Getting Started with BUSINESSWORX: First Steps Setting up DASHWORX Setting up your DASHWORX+ Door …

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knowledge

  Welcome to the AVIDWORX Knowledge Base. This is resource area for retailers to learn best business practice and discover what is making some of the most successful retailers in North America so good. We have also included some basic …

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busy-store

Remember going to record/CD stores? Once upon a time the majority of record and CD stores were independents or small franchises – a lot like your store. When you went in, you were almost guaranteed to hear music that was …

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cleaning

It doesn’t take long for your showroom and public areas to go from pristine to pigsty. Sawdust, dust, dirt, oil, and moisture get everywhere, and the busier you are, the more grime you’re going to get. At the same time, …

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compensation

Survey after survey shows that most workers are looking for something more than just a paycheque when they go to work each day. They want to be valued and recognized, they want their ideas to be heard, and they want to …

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credit-score

When you’re starting a small business, it’s all about your personal credit rating – personal equity, personal credit history, and whatever resources and financing you’ve received. However, as you continue to build your business, the focus will start to shift …

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delegation

One of the hardest things any business owner has to learn to do is to trust others with his or her business, and to delegate responsibilities to employees. It’s a challenge because as the owner you are probably the best …

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conflict

As a the owner or manager of a business, you’re going to find yourself in a lot of situations that involve conflict. It’s inevitable. Maybe a couple of members of your team will fight each other or argue with you. …

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More than a cliche - graphs and charts provide an easy, timely and way to present your complex business numbers.

  There’s a reason any commercial about computers or processors always features images of beautiful pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs and other visual data. It’s all about perception: the appearance of productivity, and the attraction to organizing and simplifying data, has …

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whats-your-story

Stories matter when it comes to building your customer base and creating customer loyalty. Compelling stories are also the core of any great marketing plan. Chances are there are other 12-volt retailers in your region, some of which may be …

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Ever have an idea, get busy, and two days later forget what it was? Or have a huge list of things to do, with no idea where to start? Or maybe you see something online that can help your business – …

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accounting

There’s nothing worse in business than getting hit with an unexpected expense, or to lose a piece of critical equipment that you have to replace. Sometimes it’s just bad luck, and sometimes the building, equipment, computers, tools, vehicles, etc. in …

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gold-stars

Today’s business tip starts with a video: There’s a saying, “do what you’re passionate about first and the money will come later.” There’s some truth to it, but if you don’t put in the hard work and give potential customers a …

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Car audio, marine audio and more.

  The average showroom in this industry is less than 1,000 square feet, but sometimes retailers have more than enough space to go really, really big. Below you’ll find some new renders for a store we’re building that’s falls into the …

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diversity

The world is changing, and good retailers will always make an effort to change with it. According to the 2013 census, about 62% of Americans are Caucasian by ancestry, which is down about 2% compared to the previous census. The Hispanic/Latin …

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DSCN4614

  Our latest install is another small Tint World Styling Center. A nice, clean and open space to work with, with new floors and lots of natural light.   The new service desk and closing center, with the new sound …

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Good, Better, Best - how limiting choice increases sales!

Choice isn’t everything. There’s a downside to trying to please every customer by meeting every possible need. As a result, many retailers these days are making a conscious effort to limit the number of SKUs they offer. It makes the sales process …

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