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Why Likability Leads To Higher Sales

Likability and trust can go a long way toward increasing your store’s sales. If you don’t have this — and can’t show shoppers the real value of your merchandise — you will drive away business, says retail expert Bob Phibbs, CEO of The Retail Doctor. Continue reading

The Key To Fashion: Wear It — Then Sell It!

Got boot socks? Got scarves? Then you’re probably selling a lot of them! Retailers who carry fashion accessories say the category continues to bring in customers — and sales. Continue reading

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  • Valentine's Day Gifts
  • Tabletop/Accessories
  • Comfort Gifts
  • Frames
  • Message Jewelry
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Humorous Cards
  • Reorders

Jewelry is a hot gift for Valentine's Day, taking 5 of the top 10 spots in this month's chart. Alex and Ani bangles are No. 1, although some worry about saturation.

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