Handing off your business is a scary thought, as is losing your rock-star general manager. A retailer, a consultant and a store owner share their best tips for fewer headaches during staff and ownership transitions.
Great business growth at natural foods retailing happens incrementally—one product, one basket at a time. We tapped three experts to offer tactics you can use to increase basket size day in and day out.
In South Africa, change is quick and constant. Much of that change has been for the good—few nations could have overhauled racial relations so completely—but any nations can stumble. In the case of supplements, South Africa stumbled hard.
“Our legislative and regulatory framework is a mess,” says Norman Fels, chairman of the Health Products Association of Southern Africa (HPA). “If enforced, it will signal the demise of many small and medium-size companies in our industry.”
As a retailer committed to keeping people and the planet healthy, you’re already making solid efforts to avoid wasting food in-store. But is there even more you can do? Probably. Here are nine expert tips.
Consumer trust in supplements is slipping, and the only way to save what remains is to commit to best practices and full transparency at every step in the chain of custody, writes Elan Sudberg of Alkemist Labs....More