Control purchases in the retail network: what is the procedure and what will be checked
Today, the retail sector is under special attention of the state. Recently, the number of inspectors in this segment included Rospotrebnadzor, but such checks are carried out not only by…

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Comparison of direct and reverse deductibles: what is more profitable?
Eugene Dobrinin compares two types of franchises — direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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Weak sales person: "treat", "teach" or "wet"?
Alexey Krutitsky, CEO of the Training Department, talks about what to do if you find a "weak" employee in your sales Department: how to determine their pain points, whether to…

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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

Weak sales person: “treat”, “teach” or “wet”?

Alexey Krutitsky, CEO of the Training Department, talks about what to do if you find a “weak” employee in your sales Department: how to determine their pain points, whether to train them or just fire them
Remember the eternal triangle: quality, time, price?

Let’s take it one at a time. What does “weak”mean? Not fulfilling sales plans? Not making enough profit? Not lit at work? Few customers return to it for the second and third purchase? Few regular customers? What do we compare it to? Continue reading

How to use the promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuriy Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant on integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience of promoting a distribution company in social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the advantages of the promotion mix strategy
One of my main marketing activities is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, this is closely monitored (both “from above” and each other) and rigidly suppressed attempts to dump. Continue reading

Weak sales person: "treat", "teach" or "wet"?
Alexey Krutitsky, CEO of the Training Department, talks about what to do if you find a "weak" employee in your sales Department: how to determine their pain points, whether to…

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How to develop a turnkey sales system: modeling the main business process
How to develop a turnkey sales system in the foreseeable future? Where to start, what to start from? What is the first step and what are the next steps to…

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Customers call but don't buy: what to do?
Often, in the pursuit of compliance with strict corporate standards, we switch to the language of formal and formulaic expressions. This is correct from the point of view of corporate…

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"How we sell guitars on YouTube": the story of Boris Kolesnikov, skifmusic hypermarket of musical instruments
Boris Kolesnikov, founder of the skifmusic hypermarket of musical instruments, shares his experience of developing a corporate YouTube channel and tells how entrepreneurs can sell using this social network How…

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