Some very interesting articles came across our desk this week.
Starting a new business or “side-operation” for less than $1000 – this is an American article but the job descriptions are universal and with more of us experiencing some quiet time in our market businesses, perhaps there could be a valuable tip or two.
We quite like the Wedding Planner(saw the movie) or Personal Shopper (doing shopping for someone else). https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2018/04/07/side-gig-opportunties-businesses-you-can-start-less-than-1000-dollars/490888002/
Maximising Instagram marketing – with Facebook a bit on the nose and some good reports on digital communication through Instagram, this article may just be the ticket - https://www.thebalance.com/instagram-marketing-tips-2531448
Big retailers going small – Target can produce twice the sales per square foot in smaller stores and they aren’t the only big retailers looking to go smaller - https://www.forbes.com/sites/julianneslovak/2018/04/05/why-big-box-retailers-target-and-kohls-are-going-small/
Ethics count in retailing – retailers are looking more and more to ethical practises including what and where they buy, how they sell, how they package, and who they employ - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-06/more-businesses-being-socially-responsible-to-attract-consumers/9622668
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