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Check Out Our TOP 3 Tips For Retailers

(as voted on by retailers like you)

Tip #644 - Progress, Perfection, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Ever find yourself working and working to make your current project just a little bit better before you finish it? To be a little more accurate? To write with slightly more clarity? To give just a tad more information? To make the format just a tiny bit more appealing? Or the design more pleasing?

Tip #716 - The Perfect Purchase, Step-By-Step

The 6 Steps to the Perfect Purchase is a systematic process to help you engage your customers, and take them from point A, where you know nothing about who they are or what they’re doing in your store to point Z, which is The Perfect Purchase. The 6 steps are:

Tip #417 - 3 Timeless Rules of Profitable Retail Pricing

There are 3 timeless Rules of Profitable Retail Pricing that can help you boost your sale AND profits!

Rule #1 – Price on value, not only cost. The reality is that most independent retailers can’t make a living selling at a 50% margin. You’ve got to get higher than that.

What Other Independent Retail Store Owners Have To Say About Bob Negen and WhizBang! Retail Training…

“I’ve doubled my business from $500K to a MILLION this year thanks to WhizBang! Retail Training.”
Todd Anderson

R/C Excitement, Fitchburg, MA

“We have increased our sales by 30% this year alone. That’s an increase of $270,000. And my profit has gone through the roof!”
Russell Herman

Pet$aver Superstore, Rochester, NY

“Take your business from good to GREAT with the experts at WhizBang! Training. Seriously, in one year my sales increased by 200% !!
Trudy Tooman-Salinas

Designs On You, Wildwood, IL

“WhizBang! Retail Training has changed how I do business. We’re a third generation family owned hobby store, and I felt like we were growing faster than my knowledge set allowed. Since working with WhizBang! Retail Training we have more than tripled our business. I can see us growing even further with the skills I am learning from Bob and Susan.”
Ryan Raffuse

Anchorage House of Hobbies, AK

“We’re celebrating a 29% sales increase for June. How awesome is that? Thanks Bob and Susan!”
Cathy Nagle-Ervin

Eastern National, Tiffin, OH

“I am very excited to tell you sales are up 25%. WOW!”
Tom Trella

Cigar Box, Hazelton, PA

About WhizBang! Retail Training

Bob & Susan Negen

Twenty years ago Bob and Susan Negen founded WhizBang! Retail Training to help retailers, store owners and managers get the nuts-and-bolts skills they need to run a successful business. In those twenty years they have worked with hundreds of thousands of retailers, presented at trade shows and conferences all over North America, created numerous courses for retail owners, managers and employees, and written a best-selling book on retail marketing.

Bob and Susan’s skills and real-world perspective come from over 40 years of combined on-the-floor retail experience. Bob founded the Mackinaw Kite Co., an award winning chain of kite and toy stores, and ran them for 19 years. Susan started her retail career as an executive at Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s, before she joined Bob at the Mackinaw Kite Co.

Together they have a knockout one-two punch of sophisticated “big business” skills and street-smart small business experience.