From Cleveland to Chicago to St. Louis, the Midwest is a garden center hotbed. We head on down I-55 to see the greener side of St. Louis.
Make it your job to let them know you're there for them to take a stroll, spend their lunch break, indulge the senses, Annie Kirk says. Make them aware that you're "invested in their well being ... and that you have an inventory that can make that happen."
I'm not suggesting that we don't need to develop programs and services that focus individually on Gen Y'ers or Boomers, but think of the power of what you can achieve if we focus on the commonalities they all share!
Jennifer Schamber of Greenscape Gardens is full of great ideas. Here are five of her coolest, most local and earth-friendliest yet.
A quick Google search for "health benefits of plants" can muster up 12,500,100 results in 0.29 seconds. Despite the fact this kind of compelling information about your products (indoor or outdoor) is so readily available, we can't trust consumers to find it on their own.
From Cleveland to Chicago to St. Louis, the Midwest is a garden center hotbed. With another holiday season in the books, we head on down I-55 to St. Louis to highlight the area's retail know-how.
Originally starting with 16, Rick Segel looked at the most successful businesses he's worked with in the past and refined his list to five elements of small business success.
Uncertainty? It's not going away, so get ready and be prepared to deal with it better than the other guy!
As consumers continue to struggle with busier schedules, smaller spaces and brown thumbs, we look at three possible solutions bulbs, berries and fairies.
It's time to reframe the discussion around relevance.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Columbus, Ohio, is a small company with some big ideas to help get your business to the next level.
Nowadays, consumers have so much noise going on in their heads Facebook, debit or credit, Twitter, puppies, Netflix queues, dry cleaning, work presentations, grocery shopping. For 2013, don't complicate things by adding to the confusion.