Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera shaidullina talks about trends in the digitalization of e-Commerce and offline Commerce, gives 5 of the most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the…

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The lost secret of great sales, or the Only thing a successful company doesn't do
Andrey Gusakov, Director of strategic development and marketing Dataforum LLC, talks about the importance of first contact with the main face of the company, in particular business writing: how to…

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"Self-employed come out of the shadows!": transfers from card to card as a way of avoiding taxes come to an end?
From x/f " Night watch» Recently, state Duma deputies approved the introduction of a special tax regime for self-employed citizens in Russia. The widespread practice in Russia of entrepreneurs (self-employed…

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“No one needs snowmobiles in the summer”, or how to sell them in ” off-season»

A rare business does not refer to seasonality of sales. Like, no one needs snowmobiles in the summer, and swimsuits and flippers are not in demand in the winter. Sergey Kalinchuk, Director of the St. Petersburg office of SPN Communications, offers options for overcoming the problem of “off-season” and gives useful recommendations for finding non-standard solutions for sales
There is a temptation to evaluate this question as a rhetorical one with a programmed answer: “No, they say, no “off-season”, a talented salesman can sell snow to polar explorers in winter, and sand to Bedouins in the Arabian desert in summer.” Continue reading

“Play rock-paper-scissors with a customer”, or how to increase loyalty using lifestyle marketing techniques

Today, it is not enough for a company to offer a discount or special working conditions to get customer loyalty. Today, almost everyone is ready to give it. Dmitry Kibkalo, founder of the international network of Board games “Mosigra”, shares his company’s experience in implementing lifestyle marketing and gives practical advice on how to make a purchase a special event
Marketing research confirms with one voice that once a customer loves a company for something good and valuable, they will return to its services again and again. This is called loyalty. Continue reading

Simulation of interest in sales: how to remove distrust and involve the buyer in the process

Iosif Panasyuk, an independent expert in sales, sales management and marketing, examines the enterprise sales strategy in detail and explains how to understand that the listener really liked your offer and does not feign ostentatious interest; how to respond to the formal reaction of potential buyers
Recently, at work, I watched a series of programs “Idea for a million” (a joint project of NTV and VEB), where worthwhile ideas were presented and, to put it mildly, not very much. Continue reading

How to successfully participate in tenders: 5 rules for entrepreneurs
Artur Kurbanov talks about five rules for entrepreneurs who want to participate in the tender procurement system: from the recommendation to carefully study the customer's documents and technical specifications to…

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Sales plans don't work — what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, tells about what to do for the head of the sales Department if his employees do not cope with the implementation of the…

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Sales plans don't work — what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, tells about what to do for the head of the sales Department if his employees do not cope with the implementation of the…

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"When my mother-in-law spoils my mood, I eat my favorite cake in our coffee shop", or 10 secrets of successful sales
Many sellers often choose the same sales strategy at the beginning of their professional career and use it for many years, not knowing that different types of customers and different…

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