A practical workbook for the independent retailer: Be a Better Merchant; Raise Your Margins; Lower your Costs; Make More Money, and; Have More Fun.
About the Author
Mary Liz Curtin is a writer, speaker and consultant who specializes in the gift and home industries. Mary Liz Curtin loves independent retail. She speaks internationally on trends, visual merchandising and management for the gift, home and craft markets. Mary Liz writes The Penny Pinching Retailer, a monthly column found inside the back cover of Giftware News, the Visual Impact column for Floral Management Magazine and Rep Rap for greetings, etc. and is a frequent contributor to The Source Magazine as well as many others. Mary Liz is also a principal in the new education and networking group designed solely for independent retailers, It’s Another. After all, in retail if it’s not one thing, It’s Another. She and her husband, who prefers to remain anonymous, are opening Leon & Lulu, a furniture, accessory and gift store, giving her a chance to practice what she preaches. Mary Liz is a retail consultant to eBay, sits on the board of directors of Paper House Productions and is member of the National Speakers Association. She is proud to serve on of the board of Gift for Life.
Paperback: 159 pages
Publisher: Wicked Queen Press (January 6, 2006)