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An Analysis of Pacific Sunwear (PSUN)

Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) operates two mall based retail chains: PacSun and d.e.mo. PacSun is a nationwide surf and skate themed chain with about 900 locations comprising approximately 3.25 million square feet. d.e.m.o. is a hip hop themed chain with about 200 stores comprising approximately 500,000 square feet. Both chains target the “teen” market (specifically, guys
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Window Display – A World Full of Opportunity

Introduction- Window display is retailer’s most controllable element in relation to image of the store and that the merchandise displayed must match the target consumers. Windows may communicate style, content, and price point. They can be seductive, exciting or based on emotional stimulus through stimulation, or evocation of all five senses. The best store windows
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Incense: The 60’s and Beyond

For most of us who grew up in the 1960s, it was an incredible formative time that we will never forget. For those who didn’t experience the decade themselves, but who study it, get inspiration from it, and continue to mine veins of thought and spirit that were first opened so many years ago, it
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An Analysis of Pacific Sunwear (PSUN)

[ad_1] Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) operates two mall based retail chains: PacSun and d.e.mo. PacSun is a nationwide surf and skate themed chain with about 900 locations comprising approximately 3.25 million square feet. d.e.m.o. is a hip hop themed chain with about 200 stores comprising approximately 500,000 square feet. Both chains target the “teen” market (specifically,
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How to Make Your Convenience Store More Profitable

While sales in the convenience retail channel are growing, this is more due to more outlets opening than same store year on year growth. Convenience businesses, like other retail channels, are doing it tough in today’s retail marketplace. Using better business management techniques and smart convenience store software, convenience store owners and managers are able
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Incense: The 60’s and Beyond

For most of us who grew up in the 1960s, it was an incredible formative time that we will never forget. For those who didn’t experience the decade themselves, but who study it, get inspiration from it, and continue to mine veins of thought and spirit that were first opened so many years ago, it
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Find Your Discontinued Tiles Using an Online Ceramic Tile Finding Service

Most people underestimate how often styles of ceramic tiles are changed. As a result they can find themselves struggling to replace tiles that get damaged in their bathrooms or kitchens. Ceramic tile designs change all the time. A lot of people will be surprised to hear that this not only applies to decorative or patterned
Category: Shopping

How to Make Your Convenience Store More Profitable

While sales in the convenience retail channel are growing, this is more due to more outlets opening than same store year on year growth. Convenience businesses, like other retail channels, are doing it tough in today’s retail marketplace. Using better business management techniques and smart convenience store software, convenience store owners and managers are able
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Is the Antique Business, Dying, Dead, Wounded Or Just Hybernating?

If you are a small business owner of a antique business, you have probably heard the “death knoll claims”, been deluged with discouragement from the “gloom and doom”crowd and look frequently out your window to see if “the funeral procession” is passing by…I am here to tell you that while antiques as well as all
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Find Your Discontinued Tiles Using an Online Ceramic Tile Finding Service

Most people underestimate how often styles of ceramic tiles are changed. As a result they can find themselves struggling to replace tiles that get damaged in their bathrooms or kitchens. Ceramic tile designs change all the time. A lot of people will be surprised to hear that this not only applies to decorative or patterned
Category: Shopping