5 Areas to Focus on in Your Retail Business in 2024 | Episode 190

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 190 | 5 Areas to Focus on in Your Retail Business in 2024

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 190 | 5 Areas to Focus on in Your Retail Business in 2024 | with Retail Coach Wendy Batten
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With Retail Coach Wendy Batten

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Welcome to Season 5 of the Creative Shop Talk Podcast!

Topics Covered in This Episode: 

As we roll into 2024, the way we market our businesses, our customers’ expectations, and so many other things are going to change.  Not in a HUGE way, but in Episode 190 I’m going to lay out and then dig deep into the 5 areas I believe you should be focusing on in your retail business so you can see big success in 2024.

The 5 Areas I Will Explain in Detail

  1. Your Shop’s Financial Well Being
  2. Your Sales & Marketing Strategy & Assets (and I don’t just mean social media!)
  3. Service and Hospitality
  4. Being a Leader to Your Team
  5. Your CEO Mindset (and Skillset)

If you are looking for support as we move into 2024, my Retailer’s Inner Circle is always open. One of my members just told me the other day that she now feels “large and in charge” versus how she felt prior to joining – what a compliment! My members are doing the work and have access to countless masterclasses and trainings to support them – not to mention an incredible group of likeminded retailers and me as your coach. Join us today!

“My mission is to help more retailers enjoy more joy, freedom, and profitability in their shops this year.” -Wendy Batten

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 190 | 5 Areas to Focus on in Your Retail Business in 2024 | with Retail Coach Wendy Batten
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About Your Host, Wendy Batten:

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m Wendy, a small business coach and founder of The Retailer’s Inner Circle, where I help other independent shop owners learn how to gain the right business skillsets to see more profits, paychecks, and joy as they navigate running their retail business. 

Through online classes, business coaching programs, speaking, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped hundreds of retailers around the globe reclaim their dream and see the success they want from their beautiful shops. My signature private coaching community, The Retailer’s Inner Circle, has helped retailers around the world build their retail business skill sets and confidence. 

I am proud to have been featured in several major publications, including my own business column in What Women Create magazine. I have been privileged to be a guest on top-ranked podcasts and sought-after as a guest speaker and teacher for several brands, associations, and communities that are passionate about the success of independent retailers.

When I’m not coaching, you will find me either DIYing and renovating my very imperfect old crooked cottage by the sea in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg, NS, or blogging about our travel and RVing adventures and the weird fun things we get up to in our coastal village. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for real retailers at https://wendybatten.com/free-resources/

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Hi there! I'm Wendy Batten, and I'm obsessed with helping independent shop owners like you achieve success.

With over 20 years of experience as a small business owner, I've owned several retail businesses along the way including a cafe, two retail shops, and a studio (and even a tae kwon do studio), learning first-hand the art of juggling all the balls.

I now dedicate my time to coaching hundred of retailers all around the world, sharing my expertise to help them organize their businesses and maximize profits, paychecks, and JOY in their day-to-day lives.

I created the support, programs, and community that I wish I'd had.

Whether you've been in business for years or are just starting out with your brick-and-mortar venture, you've come to the right place.

If you're serious about your business and ready to stop winging it, I'm here to inspire and guide you toward success.

I'm so happy you're here, and I can't wait to support you on your journey to thriving in the world of retail!

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