Wednesday, May 2, 2012

U. S. Small Business Administration Class: Retailing: The ABC's of Owning a Retail Business

The objective of this interactive workshop is to teach you the basics of owning and running a profitable retail business. You will also learn the secrets of a successful retail operation. This workshop will be conducted in sequential order Part I and II.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone thinking about opening a retail business
  • First time retailers
  • Anyone who wants to improve their bottom line
  • Anyone working in the retail industry and thinking about making it a career

You will walk away with valuable information about how retail really works, and how it can work for you.

Part 1 of this workshop will cover topics such as:

  • Business Model
  • Administration
  • Market Segmentation
  • Merchandise Sources
  • Business Operations
  • Budget Management
  • Retail Vocabulary

Part 2 of this workhshop will cover topics such as:

  • Retail Math
  • Visual Presentation and Merchandising
  • Retail Sales
  • Website Development
  • Leveraging Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin

Dates: June 5, 2012 and June 7, 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Location U.S. Small Business Administration - Peachtree Center Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 1900
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-331-0100 x305
Cost: Free Admission

Instructor: Shannon Anderson, President of Firmus Consulting

Pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

Online Registration: To begin the registration process, go to Cursor down to "Resources in Your Area." Then click on "Events Calendar," select this event and click on "Register Now" or fax the completed registration form to Attention: Dorothy Atkins at (404) 331-0101.

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