Should you discount?

This question comes up time and time again, and the answer is… it depends, but probably not! Here’s why, and what you could do instead.

Some businesses do well offering regular discounted products and having sales – Primark and Poundland are great examples of businesses that have built their model around affordability and budget. But, unless your company values are forged around affordability then you are probably much better avoiding discounting. I’ll explain…

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Getting ready for Christmas!

‘Tis the season to be jolly! So, let’s not stress about how best to handle the Christmas sales rush. If you get organised now, you’ll be able to sit back smugly and enjoy it – well sort of. You are still self-employed, after all!

To ease the pressure on your small business this Christmas, here are a few things you could be thinking about as you start planning for the rush…

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