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Surviving the brave new world of retail: How to cut small business costs

Even though the UK's economy is slowly recovering from the global financial crash and the recession this caused, times are still hard for a lot of businesses in the retail industry. As members of the public have tightened their purse-strings in an attempt to fend off financial difficulties, retailers have found it increasingly difficult to attract and keep customers. That has led to many dropping their prices aggressively in a bid to steal a march on their rivals, but this is not necessarily

Spring clean the office

This time of year has long since been associated with having a big clean-out to make things feel fresh and new. This kind of thinking can be applied to the office in two ways: de-cluttering the physical workplace and refreshing the business itself. Company owners can spring clean their brand as well as clean the office. A clean workspace can increase productivity and employee satisfaction, whereas a revamp of the company can attract new business and boost profits. Re-evaluate your audience The