Main Menu
Home
In the News
Special Contributors
Special Report - Bedding
Sponsors
Events Calendar
Classifieds
Advertising
Contact HGO
Home
follow-on-twitter
Merchandiser Fall 2014
Merchandiser Summer 2014
2014 Product Guide
Research Store

Canada Counts
CanadaCounts-Badge-Sept2012.fw
A survey of Canadian buying intentions.
Purchase Report

 

Syndicate
Special Contributors - Newest Articles
Make your values clear
Donald Cooper
Written by Donald Cooper   
ImageMost businesses are not clear about their value. They don't know who they are and neither do their target customers. If you can't state your compelling value specifically, clearly and concisely, you're probably an undifferentiated commodity with marginal profitability and a rocky future.
Read more...
2015 TCHFM: A good beginning
Other Contributors
Written by Michael J. Knell   
ImageLast week's announcement by the Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association that it will move the 2015 edition of the Canadian Home Furnishings Market (TCHFM) from its traditional January time slot to June 4 to 7 is an excellent start to what promises to be a long rebuilding process for this country's only national industry event. It's also very much the right place to start.
Read more...
HGO: I'm back to work
Other Contributors
Written by Michael J. Knell   
ImageBRIGHTON, Ontario (24 February 2014) - After spending three weeks with my better half and traveling half-way across the world for an all-to-brief visit to the Hawaiian islands, the offices of Home Goods Online have re-opened for business and is once again taking the pulse of the Canadian furniture, mattress and major appliance industries and bringing the results back to you.
Read more...
Who's running the show?
Donald Cooper
Written by Donald Cooper   
ImageMost of us spend 90% of our time working ‘IN' our business and very little time actually working ‘ON' it. The result is no one is proactively ‘running the show'. Lots of business coaches and consultants tell you that you should work ‘ON' your business, but they never tell you exactly what that means. So, here are my six key elements of working ‘ON' your business.
Read more...
The simple truth about benchmarking
Donald Cooper
Written by Donald Cooper   
ImageYou can pay $1,500 to attend a two-day workshop on Benchmarking and Best Practices. I'll save you the time and the money. The simple truth is Benchmarking and Best Practices means finding out who does it best and then copying them. That's it! My question is, how do they stretch that out for two days?
Read more...
Are you making the add-on sale?
Donald Cooper
Written by Donald Cooper   

ImageI just had a new windshield installed at Speedy Glass and right there by the service desk was a big display of windshield wipers in three price ranges – good, better, best – and a special windshield anti- stick, anti-glare coating, originally developed for aircraft windshields, for $24.

Read more...
<< Start < Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Results 13 - 24 of 209
Banner
Banner

 

 .

Please, update your HGO profile

BRIGHTON, Ontario – To improve the efficiency of our newsletter delivery service and to bring ourselves in alignment with current Canadian legislation, we need our loyal readers to update their profiles.

If you’re in big ticket home goods, you can’t be without Home Goods Online – the only business-to-business news and information service for those working in Canada’s furniture, mattress, major appliance and consumer electronics industries.

Update Your Profile Now
Banner
 
Banner
Banner
Donald Cooper
My Turn!
HGO Merchandiser