Tuesday, March 3, 2015

How to Choose the Right Uniforms for your Company

If you own or operate a business, it is important for your employees to always look professional, regardless of how small your business is. Having uniforms that are pleasing to the eye will catch the attention of your customers. Studies have shown that people can actually change their opinion of a company based solely on the look of their uniforms. Uniforms help to create a credibility and brand consistency that every business needs for it to succeed. Keep reading this site for some tips to choose the right uniforms for your company.

1. Quality is key
Make sure that you hire a company to make your uniforms that has a great reputation in the industry. You want your uniforms to be made of high quality material that will last for an extended period of time. If the uniforms will be worn by employees who are performing physical labor, you don't want rips and holes to start appearing. Therefore, make sure you don't go the cheap route. You usually get what you pay for.

2. Consider your brand
Regarding your brand, you need to be sure that the uniforms you choose are consistent with the way you are promoting your brand in other areas. Make sure the logo and color scheme of your uniforms match the logo and color scheme used in advertisements and store signage.

3. One size does not fit all
Be certain that all employees are given the right size uniform. If customers see your employees wearing uniforms that are not the correct size, it will not look very professional to them.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Where to Find Wholesale Women Shoes for Your Retail Store

Operating a retail shoe store requires a lot of time and understanding of the industry if you hope to be profitable. Even though people are constantly in need of new shoes, you need to set yourself out from the competition and demonstrate to customers why your shop is the one to go to. Many times, this starts with a good marketing and branding team, but all that does is get customers in your doors. From there, it is important that you have the kind of wholesale women shoes they are looking for.

Part of ensuring your store is ready to reach the widest possible audience is to create good relationships with wholesalers. If you know where to find women’s shoes online at the right price, you are well on your way to an effective method of customer retention. To do this, you need to look for the right price, the right variety, and the right service.


Getting the Right Goods at the Right Price
When searching for wholesale women shoes, one of the first concerns that should remain in your mind is the value of those shoes. You look for the highest quality goods at the lowest possible price, but value teaches that a good may be slightly more expensive but completely worth it because of the extra quality.

In your search for women’s shoes, it is important that you weigh the price against quality every time. You want something that will allow you to get a reasonable profit margin while ensuring that your customers will be satisfied with their purchases.

Finding the Variety
On the subject of customer satisfaction, one of the most important factors in finding wholesale women shoes is the variety that the wholesaler offers. Whereas a man might only have two or three pairs of shoes, women often times have many more. They might have one pair for running, another for tennis, another for soccer, another three for work – you get the picture.

With this in mind, a woman does not want to have to run all around town to get her different shoes. By having your retail store stocked with a wide variety, you can become her one-stop-shop. When you accomplish this, you not only get repeat business, but she tells her friends about you. This is when things really take off.

Your Relationship with the Wholesaler
Of course, the one factor that many shop owners overlook when it comes to wholesale women shoes is the actual relationship with the wholesaler. Though you probably are quite knowledgeable about the show industry, having a wholesaler with an equal understanding can be extremely helpful. This means looking for someone who offers a staff that actually understands what your customers are looking for and can assist you in purchasing the shoes you will need.

Ultimately, finding this can sometimes seem like a tall order, but when you know what to look for you will find that there are those out there that fit the bill.


Friday, December 12, 2014

Online Concert Ticket Sales: You May Never Buy Tickets The Same Way Again

There are some changes afoot in the online concert ticket sales industry, and the way things are going this may affect tickets for all concerts.

First, in the UK, consumer advocacy body Which? has suggested that they will refer online ticketing companies to the regulators at the Competition and Markets Authority unless they justify the fees they charge.

Second, acts like Arcade Fire and Wiz Khalifa have started selling their tickets direct -- through sites like LivingSocial and Groupon, and doing it at deep discounts.

Does this mean concert tickets might be getting cheaper if you know where and when to buy? Let's take a look at the stories in more detail.

Booking fees facing scrutiny in the UK

According to British consumer body Which?, online ticketing firms add an average of 18% to the face value of ticket prices. 8 in 10 buyers believe this much markup represents a rip-off.

Normally companies add these charges for booking and delivery, though they're given names like "transaction fee," "service charge," or "fulfilment fee." In some cases the prices get as high as £16 per ticket, with delivery fees up to £7.50 -- and in some cases delivery fees are charged even when people collect their tickets at the box office or print them at home.

According to Which? executive director Richard Lloyd, "consumers can often feel ripped off," so the body has put the firms on notice they need to justify the fees and start treating customers fairly or face regulatory scrutiny.

The highest fees in the study were charged by Stargreen, which added 37% (or £9.25) to the £25 face-value price of a ticket to see a performance of Shakespeare in Love last July. Since the Which? action, Stargreen has added an option where buyers can collect tickets at the theatre box office at no charge.

Three different companies also charged "delivery fees" up to £3 to pick up tickets in person at the box office, and four companies charged up to £2.50 to print tickets at home.

Which? wants venues and ticketing companies to show their compulsory charges up front, clearly explain what they're for, and set prices fairly. The Musicians' Union agrees -- according to live performance official Kelly Wood, high and unexplained fees damage the relationship between artists and fans, as consumers often do not understand who has set the fees.

Arcade Fire, Wiz Khalifa offer Groupon, LivingSocial ticket deals

Music fans are discovering a new place to get deeply-discounted tickets and CDs for top-name acts: everyone from Arcade Fire to Color Me Badd has started going to Groupon to offer deep discounts on tickets in order to sell out concerts.

Tickets sold on Groupon are normally sold at anywhere from a 30 to 45 percent discount, and according to GrouponLive general manager and vice president Greg Rudin, the site started out focussing on last-minute inventory when they started selling tickets for Live Nation.

Now, more than a year later, they've persuaded the promoter, and other acts, to let them start selling advance tickets and sell them as a full partner. Previously tickets only reached Groupon when the promoter was "in trouble."

LivingSocial too has sold a variety of discounted tickets for everyone from Bruce Springsteen (in a one-off deal) to being an exclusive partner for six weeks hawking tickets to Oprah Winfrey's new tour.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Car Specials

Caring for our automobile is a MUST. Keeping it properly cleaned and checking it up all the time will ensure that it can perform well and for many years as well. Nothing beats driving a vehicle when you know that it is safe to use on the road. Check for the break, tire, coolant, engine, gas and more all the time. It also helps if you read manuals and have it check by the professionals if you noticed something is wrong.

The internet is a great place to look for auto shops and even place where you can find supplies and accessories for your automobiles.   Specials are also available at various auto shops where you can get good discounts for your shop/business or for your own personal use.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Fashion Inspired by Rockstar

For a lot of us music is our life and soul. I can't imagine life without music for it will be a very boring place to live in. Music lovers and those that have great passion for music probably will try to learn how to play musical instruments like playing the guitar using products, violin, drums, flute, harp, harmonica and other musical instruments that they love. Buying musical instruments like yamah guitar is now convenient and faster. Others will opt to sing and become singers while others will just be contented on wearing music or rockstar inspired outfits for they are fashionista.

What ever your passion is, always s put your best and heart into it. If you feel like wearing black leather pants and boots with a lot of bling then go for it. Match it with black nails and lips to look like a hard core rockstar.image

Learn More about Dress Necklines

Women often wear dress for parties and other special occasions and its always pretty to see women look elegant on those dresses. Here's an illustration made en.paperblog.com to show different necklines.

Image via: en.paperblog.com/

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ways to Promote your Products or Services

Every business owner knows that reaching out to more clients or costumer is always on top of their priorities. With the tough competitions on business, one must be on the edge and be unique in presenting their products. No one will ever know that your company exists if you don't advertise at all. Word of the mouth is not enough to make your business grow so marketing is always the best.

Print Ads/Media
Having a 30-second or more commercial on TV and even on radio is a good way to promote but it can be expensive for many business owners esp. those that are into small or medium scale business but this works.

Social Media
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are the way to go these days for most of the clients can be reach through this format. If you have not yet made an acct there you better make one for your business.

Promotional Give-Away
During Christmas and other events, companies can give promotional custom logo products to their customers.

Flyers/ Billboards
This is the traditional way but it's working still. Just make sure that your signs and leaflet are catchy enough.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Cat Face Black Dress by Romwe Design and Sewing

Browsing through some websites and online stores today like Amazon and others stuff , it made me want to browse for more since I have not shopped since January.. yey. I thought I did a great job not shopping for 2 months in a row this year for my budget is kinda low sine the year started. I'm praying that my work will pick up once gain so I can save and shop even just for a small item to give myself a reward. I'm not complaining if I have not shopped since I really don't need anything at the moment. The 'want' is just surfacing but I know I can handle that.

In the meantime, I wanted to share this "Cat Face” Black Dress by Romwe Design and Sewing which I found sexy. Available at romwe for $50.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The Loewe Year of the Horse Amazona Bag

For bag lovers and true fashionista, this The Loewe Year of the Horse Amazona Bag, is certainly a perfect bag for this year as it being the Year of the Horse. The golden horse padlock  is said to bring good luck and good fortune to whoever carries it so if you believe in charms and superstitions then this red quality  made bag is certainly a keeper.

Available now at Rustan's and Accessory Lab at Rockwell Power Plant Mall at the 2/F Rockwell Powerplant Mall, Makati City.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Smart Shopping Tips

Image via: David Castillo Dominici -freedigitalphotos.net
Every consumer wants to save even just a little when they shop so they wait for sale season to find a good one.

Compare prices
Smart shoppers will not usually go shopping in a store without strolling or canvassing for various prices on different stores on items that they will buy. This way, they can compare prices and they have a lot of option before buying. Whether you are buying shoes etc. at Target or wherever, just make sure that you know the price of another store to see if you'll get a discounted price.

Ask for Discount
We don't usually ask for discount at the counter, right? However, if you ask the cashier if there's a discount on that item, you'll be amazed that often than not the cashier will give you 10-20% discount. I have tried this once when I bought a router for my computer, amazingly, I got 10% discount!

Look for Bargains
There is always a bargain or marked down area in every store so you might want to check it our first. Just makes sure to look for damages or any discrepancy on the item and see if the price is worth it.