How can preventing returns save your business money?

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A major issue that can affect the profitability of a business is their return and refund policy; inevitably there will be instances where a customer is not satisfied with their purchase and will want to return said goods and receive a full refund. A policy will state the terms and conditions relating to returns and […]

How To Keep Brick-and-Mortar Stores From Disappearing?

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Before online marketing and e-commerce emerged, brick-and-mortars easily dominated the retail market. But as time passes and technology become unstoppable in its development, e-commerce sharply competes causing a decline to the progress and sales of brick-and-mortar stores. In 2015, about 200 million people bought items in US online shops spending about $1,700 per person. This […]

How To Open A Pop-Up Store Successfully

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How to open a Pop-Up store successfully? The existence of Pop-Up stores has become a great marketing strategy used by retailers who seek to extend product and brand promotion. Approximately, the industry of Pop-Up store has grown to ten billion dollars in sales. A study in the UK claimed that most of the new businesses will invest […]

3 advices to source the best wholesale suppliers

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If you consider starting a retail business, creating solid relationships with wholesalers is a priority.

We estimate to 1,000,000 the number of companies in the wholesale industry across Western countries, so finding the right supplier and creating long term partnerships can be a painful journey.

After discussing with retailers using uppler.com, we have summarized below the best tips to achieve this goal

3 things to do now before starting with wholesale

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Figure out your wholesale pricing since the beginning Even if selling wholesale is not part of your short-term plan, be prepared for it. Indeed it is a necessary step in the development of a brand so you have to think about the implications since day one. On your promotional material (as well as in your […]

The Secret Advice About Trade Shows

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I have heard so much bad advice on trade shows… Most of the time because the advice applies to established brands. But if you are a start-up or a young brand, be very careful, it can really endanger the cash balance of your company. The truth is that 90% of the transaction registered or initiated […]

Fashion Trends Forecasts – Summer 2016

INTRODUCING A NEW WAY OF PREDICT TRENDS A lot of forecasts have been done after runways of famous haute-couture brands. Here is the truth of the shops. Here is what retailer choose to stock in their stores for the new collection. Thus, here is what people will actually buy and wear. This data was impossible […]

The Winter 15/16 fashion tradeshow guide is out!

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We have just released the winter 2015/16 edition of our fashion tradeshow guide. You will find in this edition complete review of the following tradeshows: Pitti Uomo – Florence Capsule – Paris/New-York/Las Vegas Bread & Butter – Berlin Jacket Required – London Pure – London Magic Market Week – Las Vegas Micam – Milano Coterie […]

MAGIC Market Week

  August 17-19, 2015 The fashion industry is known to be sparkle and sequins. Las Vegas makes it MAGIC. For 27 years, each February and August, the MAGIC MARKET WEEK takes over the city of sin. First launched in 1933 in Los Angeles, it’s been moved to Vegas in 1988. Made of 10 different trade […]

COTERIE – NYC

New-York, the aptly-named city that never sleeps. This is even more so true in which concerns fashion. Indeed, the Big Apple welcomes the most sought-after events, its Fashion Week is broadcast in numerous countries over the world and influences the global fashion sphere. Trade professionals ought to obtain their pass to attend all those crucial […]