OzSmallBiz Retailing Articles eLibrary

Welcome to the Small Business Support Network's eLibrary featuring articles to do with Retailing. Please enjoy reading our selection of articles, and if you have something you wish to share, then why not submit an article to us for publication. It's great extra publicity for your business.

Retailing Articles

Seasonal Buying Trends
All businesses have seasonal buying trends. While they are different for each market, there are some general patterns that can help you better weather the first years of business. [More]

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management
The mere mention of supply chain management, outside of business circles, tends to set eyes rolling. While it may not be of interest to the average lay-person, it is an item of great interest to those in the business community. Supply chain management is a crucial element of good overall business management. Long term viability and corporate profitability are critically dependent upon it. Let's spend a few minutes exploring the basics of supply chain management. [More]

Wholesale - How To Get Into The Business
Getting into the wholesale business has become a very attractive thing to do these days, especially with how easy it is to sell things over the Internet. It's gotten to the point where you don't even have to handle product anymore. But before deciding to dive in head first, there are some things that you should know. These tips will come in handy [More]

How to create a global retail brand on a shoe string!
From Fanfare to Flop can be a very short time in Brand and Product launches. History shows that as many as 9 out of every 10 product launches end up as financial failures. [More]