Holiday Tip #1 for Retail Business Owners

Alyson MacMullan, of Peak Retail Group, will be writing an 8-part series of holiday tips to help retail businesses meet their sales goals.  Alyson’s’ expertise lies in inventory planning and management, sales forecasting and cash flow management which are the building blocks of a successful retail business. Holiday Tip #1 People have already started holiday […]

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Loveland Business Development Center Guest Bloggers

I have had the opportunity to work with the cream of the crop through my business connections related to the Loveland Business Development Center (previously the LCBD and Loveland SBDC program). Taking copious notes while sitting in on business presentations and listening to counseling sessions has helped me gain knowledge to assist LBDC clients. I […]

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Inventory Control 101- BAH Event at the Loveland Business Development Center

Inventory control is the best investment you can make for your store: poor inventory management is the #1 reason retailers fail. About 1/3 of stores that fail are actually profitable but don’t have enough cash flow to run the business. Date: Monday, August 1, 2016  5:00 pm to 7:00 pm     Register: LovelandBusiness. Location: LBDC – […]

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Colorado’s Manufacturing Perception and the Facts

I had the pleasure of attending the Northern Colorado’s Manufacturing Partnership conference, NOCOM 2016, in April. This group formed three years ago with regional economic development colleagues alongside Front Range Community College in order to work together with the state’s manufacturers to help them thrive. The original meetings were with 20 public business support colleagues […]

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Streamlined Processes at the Development Center (DC)

Seeking residential or commercial building services in Loveland, CO? Head to the Fire Administration Building located at 410 E. 5th Street in Loveland. You will find Fire Administration on the second floor, but the building has a new name, the Development Center. The Development Center (DC) will unite Loveland’s planning, permitting and inspection functions. If […]

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New Resources Abound at the LBDC

The Warehouse Business Accelerator was awarded the contract for small-business development services through the Loveland Chamber of Commerce at the beginning of 2016. The program that was in place prior to the new contract was the LCBD. The new program is the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC). This was an intentional act to keep the […]

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Why Rituals Matter

Originally published on WTFMarketing.com on December 26, 2014 Almost every morning since Ryland was born, I’ve had breakfast with him and my wife before I start my work day and before he goes to bed, my wife and I read him stories. As another revolution around the sun is coming to a close, consider: rituals […]

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