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How to Find More Profit

How to Find More Profit

Profit is not a dirty word. For businesses, it is good to be profitable. But for many companies in this industry, (yours perhaps?) the owners and leaders do not know how to calculate profit, how to increase profit, or even how to think about…
Two T-shirt Business Trends That Matter

Two T-shirt Business Trends That Matter

When you think of business trends what immediately comes to mind? Movement? Tendencies? Fads? I think trying to predict business trends is akin to almost being a weatherperson on tv. "45% chance of rain tomorrow." Will they be…
What Does It Mean To Be A Professional

What Does It Mean To Be A Professional?

Just what does it mean to be a professional? Well, in the first place it means that you are no longer an amateur. That you are good enough at something that someone will actually hand you money. However, you can be a really advanced…
Hello Old Friend

Hello Old Friend

Recently I traveled to Irving Texas to do something that used to be a steady part of this industry, namely attending a trade show. This was the Graphics Pro Expo or GPX show for short. This trade show wasn't the biggest. It wasn't the…
Shop Improvement Series: Win More Sales

Shop Improvement Series: How to Win Sales in the Next Year

It's no secret that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have amplified some consumer trends that have been lurching along for the last few years. Most business owners have put off changing or adapting to these trends because basically the…
Shop Improvement Series: Problem Solving

Shop Improvement Series: Problem Solving

Quick. Name a problem that your business faces today. I know you have one. Every business does. But what are you doing about them? For many decorated apparel industry businesses most aren't working on them as they are constantly head…