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Featured News FOR RETAILERS You're invited to join us in Dallas! I'll be at the Keith Smith showroom giving a very cool seminar for indie stores like you. Join us to learn how to grow your business--and have a glass of wine on us while doing it. Seminar for Retailers: Wednesday, June 20th 5:30 pm CDT Keith Smith Showroom World Trade Center #200 Dallas Market Center I'll give you 7 ways that you can grow your online business--and we'll have drinks and snacks for you. I hope you can make it! Please RSV...
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Featured News FOR JULISKA REPS You're invited to a Special Training for Juliska Reps. WHEN 2 webinars from which to choose: Friday, June 15th at 11 am EST or Monday, June 25th at 11 am EST I'll share how to: + Help your stores sell more Juliska. + Help your stores survive against Amazon. + Earn more in commission. HOW TO ATTEND Please RSVP to Juliska corporate or Bridge...
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Featured News Webinar: Your Store vs. Amazon Want to fight back against Amazon? We'll show you 7 ways in our new webinar. How to watch the webinar? In the comment field below this post, enter your store's name. Then we'll send you the access link to watch the webinar. In this webinar, you'll learn: 1. How to offer greater product selection. 2. How to offer free shipping and promote easy pick ups and returns. 3. How to build trust by showing more pictures of staff and faces. 4. How to benefit from your ...
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Featured News FOR RETAILERS You're invited to an Omni-channel Sales Seminar at the Vagabond House Showroom in Atlanta during the July show. When: Thursday, July 12th at 5 pm EST Where: Vagabond House Showroom Building 2 / #938A AmericasMart I'll share with you: + How to sell more. + What your store must do to survive against Amazon. + How to increase your Google ranking....
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Featured News FOR KEITH SMITH REPS You're invited to a Special Training for Keith Smith Reps. When: Monday, June 18th at 4 pm EST Where: Keith Smith Showroom, Dallas Market Center I'll share how to: + Help your stores sell more. + Help your stores survive against Amazon. + Earn more in commission. ...
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Featured News $40 Referral Program: Do you know a shop owner that needs help competing against Amazon? Good news: Bridge will pay you to help. Bridge will give you $40 for referring a new retailer who signs up for a free Bridge account in the month of June. How can you get your $40? Simple: 1. Email us the name of the store. Please include a contact name. 2. That's it. We'll take it from there. The only requirement is the store sign up for a free Bridge plan and sync for free with two of its supplie...
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Yesterday A special thanks to Kerry and Janet at Keith Smith for hosting a Bridge meeting for its sales reps. ...
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Yesterday Need some Bridge gear for your retailers? We have table tents, flyers, and buttons. :)...
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Yesterday See ya’ll tomorrow night at the Keith Smith showroom. We’ll be hosting a seminar (with drinks) for retailers. ...
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June 17 FOR SALES REPS and BRANDS I’ll be at the Dallas show Monday, June 18 - Thursday, June 21. I’d love to meet up with you and hear what trends you’re seeing at your store. For example, what strategies are working for your shop? What issues do you see? You have a wealth of information. How can we help your stores? ...
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June 17 HFN shares that AmericasMart and the Vegas show now have same owner. One may ask: what does this mean for the Dallas market? Some people have speculated that one of the shows may shrink or even close within 10 years. And notice the use of the word “platform” in the headline. Platforms are the future—not siloed sites or businesses. Bridge is an e-commerce platform that is well positioned in the retail market. ...
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June 17 Nice to see Beatriz Ball featured in this month’s HFN magazine for environmental stewardship. ...
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June 6 Every Facebook “Like” on your site is really a beacon back to the Facebook mothership to relay personal data—whether you or your customers click on it or not. You don’t click it? It still sends data back about you. Is that honest?...
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June 4 Carol Schroeder shares this neat collaborative marketing program her community is doing: they're all accepting the same gift card. Cool idea! .................... Carol's post: If you are looking for a new way to promote your town, shopping district or mall as a shopping destination, a shared gift card may be a good option. We’ve recently created one to help Monroe Street, the part of Madison, WI where our shop is located, survive a year of roadwork. And we sold an impressive $7,500 worth o...
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June 3 What story does the product that you sell hold? Zwilling J.A. Henkels shares its history via this picture about its shop on Fifth Avenue before World War II. (...it’s a guess, but it being a Germany company probably didn’t bode well for it after the war.) ...
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June 2 FOR RETAILERS You're invited to an Omni-channel Sales Seminar at the Keith Smith Showroom in Dallas during the June show. When: Wednesday, June 20th at 5:30 pm EST Where: Keith Smith Showroom, Dallas Market Center I'll share with you: + How to sell more. + What your store must do to survive against Amazon. + How to increase your Google ranking. ...
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June 2 FOR BRANDS AND SALES REPS New Webinar: How to Fight Amazon Pick Your Date and Time: Tuesday, June 5 at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 am Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00 pm Thursday, June 7 at 11:00 am Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 pm About the Webinar: Do you have an Amazon strategy? You need one: Amazon is putting indie stores out of business. The future of your stores depends on how they deal with Amazon. Help them solve this problem and you'll benefit. I'll show you: + How your stores can f...
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June 2 Remember Bon-Ton? The department store chain went out of bsuisnss because it had too much debt and didn’t invest in the web reports today’s WSJ. Its massive debt stymied its ability to compete online—aka build the website experience it needed. With too much debt and a weak omnichannel experiences, it sunk. Does this remind you of stores that you know? I called a cookware store yesterday that told me it has given up on selling online. I predict this store will sink like Bon-Ton. ...
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June 2 Amazon is a black widow spider that kills its mates suggests today’s Wall St. Journal. ...
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June 1 What is Walmart doing to beat Amazon? It's investing in its website. What changes is Walmart making on its website? See what L2 Research shares about Walmart's new website redesign: https://www.l2inc.com/daily-insights/2-minute-case-study-walmart-site-redesign...
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