It might be time to re-evaluate the labels in your shop – even tradition-bound Bordeaux is making an effort to keep up with the times.
Archive for the ‘Business Tips for Wine Shop Owners’ Category
On Tuesdays, we normally offer business tips for running your wine shop business. But in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re going slightly off script.
Leave it to economists to take (some of) the fun out of wine.
We’ve written before about what your job is as the owner of a small wine shop. I’ve found another short, quick read that lays out the same idea: unless your shop caters solely to the very well off, your job is … Continue reading
We talk all the time of the importance to your business of being different, but being different for different’s sake is often just plain weird. You want to be different in a way that makes a difference for your customers … Continue reading
Is “Can I Help You?” the absolute worst opening line in the retail world? Probably.
Matt Kramer’s recent piece on the Wine Spectator site gave me inspiration to sum up a wine shop owner’s job in one sentence.
In an age of “user-generated content” and computer algorithms, does offering advice to your wine shop customers even make sense any more?
You may feel you don’t stand a chance in an era of online behemoths, but there are advantages to being small, nimble and personal.
Your initial reaction to Amazon Go might be fear and/or loathing. But it may actually be good news.