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Alternative approaches to retail

M. Gemi and Parachute take their offline businesses to brick...

11/10/17 09:49AM

November 12, 2017: All retailers are struggling with getting customers in their doors. The owners of two online companies say people are definitely shopping, but businesses are stuck in the old way of doing things when buying patterns have changed. That’s why the two businesses are trying out alternative approaches to retail. watch

Small business hacks for shopping local

Rieva Lesonsky and Barry Moltz have tips for getting customers...

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: Business owners are pulling out all the stops to get customers to shop local on Small Business Saturday. There are some shortcuts to help you kick off the holiday shopping season. Rieva Lesonsky, the founder and CEO of GrowBiz Media, and small business consultant Barry Moltz share their tips for immediate success. watch

Setting goals can help your business grow

Jay Godfrey and Luvleen Sidhu with tips to grow your business.

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: Are you looking for some advice about how to grow your business? We have two tips that you might want to consider. Designer Jay Godfrey, the founder and CEO of JayGodfrey, and Luvleen Sidhu, the co-founder and president of BankMobile, tell us why you should set daily goals for yourself and the importance of having a customer... watch

Tools to make your company more efficient

Website and apps to help run your company

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: Business owners with an eye on growing their companies should know what tools are out there to help. Our viewers share some of their favorite websites and apps to run their businesses more efficiently. watch

A convenience store designed with...

Seattle is home to this reinvented convenience store

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: What is old is new again in Seattle where a local business owner has taken her great-grandfather’s business model for a corner store and updated it to fit the millennial lifestyle. With three locations already open, customers are drawn to the wine bar, coffee baristas and handmade, local gifts available at every store. watch

What is micro-resilience?

Bonnie St. John explains micro-resilience

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: It’s so easy to get distracted by all of the things that need to get done every day at your business. So, how do you stay focused when it’s so easily to get thrown? Paralympic athlete Bonnie St. John is the author of the book “Micro-Resilience.” watch

How do you hold onto all of customers?

Ways to retain all of your customers

11/03/17 12:00PM

November 5, 2017: How do you attract and retain new customers without alienating your old ones? Let’s ask the expert. Christiane Lemieux is the founder of the furniture company The Inside. watch

Five ways to become a better manager

Five ways to become a better manager

10/27/17 10:51AM

October 29, 2017: Even the most intelligent people with the best intentions can be terrible managers. Being a good leader can take plenty of practice, patience and soul searching. Here are five ways to become a better manager right away. watch

Two tips for successful business growth

Susan Tynan of Framebridge and Michael Broukhim of FabFitFun...

10/27/17 10:51AM

October 29, 2017: Are you looking for some advice about how to grow your business? Susan Tynan, the founder and CEO of Framebridge, and Michael Broukhim, the co-founder and co-CEO of FabFitFun, tell us why you should tune out risk adverse advice and obsess over your customers. watch

Getting brick and mortar customers to shop...

Converting brick and mortar customers into online shoppers

10/27/17 10:51AM

October 29, 2017: Small retailers face some stiff competition from big brands around the holidays. One way to grab your fair share of sales is to promote your website. Sarah Baldwin, the president and CEO of Bella Luna Toys, tells us how she engages with customers in her store and online. watch

Television has gone to the dogs with DogTV

DogTV has tales wagging around the world

10/27/17 10:51AM

October 29, 2017: The channel and streaming options are endless when you turn on the television, but humans aren’t the only ones who like to indulge. Our four-legged friends are fans of TV too. Ron Levi got tales wagging around the world by starting the first network for dogs. watch

Hiring a new top dog

Planet Dog hires a CEO to run its business

10/27/17 10:51AM

October 29, 2017: The skills of a great founder aren’t necessarily the skills of a great CEO. Once a business gets to a certain stage, founders often step aside and hire a CEO. As the creator of dog toy company Planet Dog discovered, the search for the right person can take years. watch

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