What are the OWNER-ONLY responsibilities?
SURVIVAL of the business
Define COMPETITIVE EDGE
ASSET Management (Yes, all three kinds of assets!)
see more in The HUB and the "What COULD we do?" Owners Resource Collection.
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There are many ways to succeed in retailing.
But retail failures have only one cause: financial.
And that is why The Retail Owners Institute® has been built.
The ROI, as it is known, is now the foremost self-help financial management resource for retailers and store owners.
Thousands of retailers come to The ROI each month, to take advantage of The ROI's practical how-to info and remarkable online calculators.
If you don't like what the calculator shows about your future, you can make adjustments. Immediately see what difference that would make. See the future, all on your own.
Focused on specific responsibilities?
Look at these 2 special focus sites from The ROI
Maybe you are a Buyer (or aspiring buyer.)
The Retailer's Open-to-Buy Center is the focused resource for you.
Or, perhaps you are a Store Manager or Regional Manager.
You'll find that the Retailer's PROFITS Center (at SmallBizRetailer.com) is concentrated on what you need to be more effective in your job.
Ahh, but if you are the OWNER... You know that you have to do it all!
That's why The OWNERS Center at The ROI has it all!
Everything that is available in both the OTB Center and the PROFITS Center. Plus, many more specialized tools and resources to help you deal with all of the strategic "Owner Issues".
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See more here about The OWNERS Center, the unmatched online resource for retail owners. Exclusively at The ROI.
Yes! "Do It Myself!"
Be empowered, no matter what level of retail management responsibilities you have.
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Focused on profits? Use The PROFITS Center.
Concentrating on buying? Use the Open-to-Buy Center.
Managing cash flow, profits, inventory, the future, and...and...? The OWNERS Center is what you need. It has it all!
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