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HOW TO grow sales online by 300%

Are you planning to set up an online business?
Are you an E-Commerce startup and are you looking to set up the foundations right from the start?
Are you struggling to raise Brand awareness, traffic and sales in your Online Boutique?

Then stay with us on the journey to success and for the new comers increase sales by over 300%. 

After working for over 25 years in the Business of Retail, working as Retail Expert for Who's Next international trade show in Paris as well as delivering every month a merchandise plan to brick and mortar stores as well as Online stores, we can share some of the findings across thousands of case studies.

The Route to Ecommerce success is paved with expensive pitfalls and many mistakes await the unprepared business owner.
By all means, join those who have lost money in the process or take some tips from those who know.

The Art and Science of Buying

What is the issue faced by many retailers from large chain stores to independent retailers: Buying!

As you are placing orders for the SS or AW season, you must be having the following 2 questions in mind:

How can I make this buying process easier?
How can I maximise my profits on the stock I am buying – which is my number 1 asset?

Let’s focus on 2 key elements which will help you put more £ / € or $ in your pocket. Guaranteed!
You have the art of buying and you know what to buy, you now need to have the science part of buying which is “how much to buy” and “when to bring it in”.
Answering those questions as accurately as possible will put you ahead of your competitors and increase revenue while reducing stock.
So, what do you need to do to achieve better results when managing your stock?

Trade Shows - Top Tips and Key Questions

As we visit trade shows this season, we wish to share some top tips to increase sales and profits in your business and focus with you on Brand and Retail Management.

Looking for a sounding board to make the right decision for the Brand?
Looking to grow sales and profits this year or next year?
Worried about making the wrong decisions for your business?

Take the #GFMChallenge, YOU will decide what our advice and implementation skills are worth!
Quote GFMChallenge on the phone or email. You will only pay for what you feel is right!

Now, let's share what are the top tips to boost sales this year? Ask yourself these key questions. 

Fashion Trade Shows - It's show time so get it right!

MAXIMISING YOUR TRADE SHOW INVESTMENT - updated article

We have represented the MAGIC Show for several years and we have walked for over 25 years the various trade shows around the world.
In addition, we give advice and join our Brand clients at the shows. We also work with retail clients visiting the shows and placing orders.
Finally, we regularly deliver business seminars at key shows such as
BIFF in Bangkok, Moda UK and Pure in London and Who's Next in Paris ...
We act as Retail / Brand Expert for Whos Next and have over a thousand of case studies to share.
You can benefit from free workshops and have your own Expert helping you (Appointment here or call-email us) and discuss your challenges at Retail and Wholesale. 
Discover below some key rules to ensure your Brand can get the most from the Trade Show investment you are making. 

Reminder: Paying £3000 for 10m2 over 3 days is like paying £360 000 in rent over 1 year on Bond Street AND YOU GET MUCH MORE THAN 10 M2!

I - HAVE AN OBJECTIVE

Shocking Mistakes Brands make every season

After 25 years of international experience and after having spoken to thousands of Brands, it is sad to say that the same mistakes happen every season.

How much is that costing YOUR Brand? In terms of wasted time and money.

These shocking mistakes can be super basic to more complex however, you will never live long enough to do them all
SO why not learn from the competition and the others?

We can sort out all those mistakes and especially those affecting your cash and profitability in 4 to 8 hours. Deal or no deal?

Don't take our word for it.
Call or email us.
By sharing a task you do and the process you use, we will show you how we can improve the task's outcome and results by improving the process and delivery. 

USA Market - What is the difference between FOB and DDP?

When looking to export your collection, you are bound to deal with INCOTERMS.

These International Commercial Terms set out the responsibilities of the Buyer and the Seller and state who pays for transport, insurance, taxes and duties.

FOB refers to Free On Board. The Seller's responsibilities stop when he puts the goods on a plane or boat in his home country. The Buyer must take then take responsibility for anything happening after that, such as transport from the port/aiport to the store in the USA, as well as paying the duty.

InnoTextile Forum - GFM Keynote Speaker in Ukraine

GFM Founder, Thierry Bayle, has been invited to be a keynote speaker at INNO TEXTILE Meet Up Forum in Lviv which takes place from July 3rd to the 5th 2019.

As a Young Designers, StartUp or SME, you can also have the chance to attend a business of fashion workshop on the 3rd.
Topic - Top 6 Ps to build a global and profitable Fashion Brand.

Not to be missed. Many case studies to share to help you
Set up the Brand effectively
Identify and convert Buyers
How to grow sales internationally including the back office opportunities and challenges
How to break into the USA market
....

Emerging Designers - Have your Pricing and Margins right

As a Fashion Start Up, Young Designer or Emerging Designers,
1. have you faced situations where Buyers love your collections yet they do not buy it?
2. are you frustrated not to know how to build your price point for your collection?
3. do you feel you may not be planning the right margin for your collection and you may never make a profit?
4. do you think Buyers are not buying because the mark up you give them is too low?
...

Those questions are all legitimate and over 30% of startups and young designers fail to have the right pricing and margins for them and for the retailers they sell to.

Can it be fixed?  YES
How long does it take?  A SHORT ONLINE COURSE
How much does it cost? £ 49  

Culture Mile London - Culture & BUSINESS

GFM FOUNDER, KEYNOTE SPEAKER ON THE BUSINESS OF FASHION FOR YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS - JUNE 25TH 2019

Culture Mile is a London initiative to enable CREATIVITY AROUND EVERY CORNER!

Just walk around the areas of Barbican, Liverpool Street, Moorgate...

Key dates: May 18th 2019 to August 25th

As Culture Mile will embrace cultural and business events, why not attend the free workshop on 
HOW TO SET UP AND GROW A PROFITABLE ONLINE BUSINESS - WHAT ARE THE TOP 4 MISTAKES THAT ONLINE RETAILERS MAKE?

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