Tag: Retail

4 Ways to Get Your Product Into Retailers

  July marks Independent Retailer month! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Katharine ReQua MBA ’17, co-founder of For Now and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator coach.  Katharine ReQua…

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From Online to In-Person: Opening Up Your Own Retail Shop

July marks Independent Retailer Month! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Emily Lagasse MBA ’15, CEO of , Fedwell Pet Foods and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator alumna.  In 2010, when…

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5 Ways to Get Your Product Ready for Retail

  July marks Independent Retailer Month! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Angie Sanchez MBA ’11, CEO of Artyfactos, and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator alumna.   Artyfactos is a socially…

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5 Ways to Help Your Retailers Sell

July marks Independent Retailer month!  Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Krysta Lewis, CEO of Aisling Organic Cosmetics and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator alumna.  You’ve…

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Fast Fashion takes Planning

When most people think about the retail industry, operations and planning is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. In reality, operational planning is the major key to success for most fast fashion and off-price retail companies and Ross is no exception to that. It has been three weeks since I have started…

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Hit Them Angles

One of the primary roles I have been doing in my internship is conducting a social media campaign. My team and I have been primarily using Instagram and Facebook as platforms. We started from scratch and had to create a branding strategy as well as creating a target market and target persona. It was actually…

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Miami Experience

So far my 2018 summer has been a learning experience. I moved down to Miami, a place that I haven’t spent much time in at all, to work at Del Toro shoes. Del Toro Shoes is a high-end shoe company that has been around for about 10 years. Del Toro has around 10-20 employees and is…

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Babson Wins Big at BostInno 50 on Fire

The Babson College Summer Venture Program (SVP) and its Director, David Chang, were honored not only as winners in BostInno’s 50 on Fire, but also as ‘Inno Blazers’—trailblazers in Boston’s innovation scene. SVP is an annual, sought-after program in Babson’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. Alumnus Mark Bollman ‘10, Founder and CEO of Ball and…

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Professor Beitelspacher Receives Award For Innovative Excellence In Marketing Education

Babson Professor Lauren Beitelspacher becomes the latest Babson faculty member to receive the Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education (American Marketing Association Teaching and Learning SIG). Beitelspacher received the award this summer for innovation in her Retailing class. Previously Professor Anne Roggeveen received the award in 2014 for her creation…

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Barcode and Retail Business (Continued)

Now that you know what a barcode is, how do you get your own barcodes? The correct way is to register under GS1. But if you search online, various third-party websites will show up and tell you that they have cheap barcodes for you. These websites are not scams, but purchasing barcodes from them involves…

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