Content 2017-06-07T07:48:18+00:00

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The Flow of Money in a Consumer Product (infographic)

By | 8:48 pm|Categories: Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The best way to think about this is a profit and loss statement, starting with revenue at the top and net income at the bottom. A customer flows from the top, acquired through marketing [...]

What are Honest Co.’s gross margins (and some rules of thumb for figuring this out)

By | 7:44 pm|Categories: Finance|Tags: , , , , |

This is a Quora questions I was asked.  Here is my answer I did a quick search in my industry source and did not find anything that specific. Here are some quick metrics to make [...]

How can a local retail store survive, or prosper, in the age of superstores and the Internet market?

By | 1:06 pm|Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a Quora question I was asked and here is my answer. I don't work in retail, but sell to retailers, so I can only talk from this perspective.   In addition, while I [...]

Review of Internet Trends 2017 Report in context of consumer products

By | 3:38 pm|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I reviewed this year's report and extracted pieces of data important to consumer product brands selling to consumers direct or through resellers. Here they are. Global internet users = 3.4 bil at 10% per [...]

What do I need to know if I want to be an egg distributor (especially) in South Jakarta?

By | 6:16 pm|Categories: Product Development|Tags: , , |

I have a counter in pasar pd labu and currently thinking to have an egg distribution business.what are the things i should know before hand? e.g : where can i get source of egg? (agent/breeder) [...]

Do most mega supermarkets charge $10,000+ one-time fees for newly registered suppliers?

By | 6:09 pm|Categories: Resellers|Tags: , |

This is a Quora question I was asked and here is my answer. Yes, that is normal. Most major retailers charge up front fees, called slotting fees, some which can easily be high in the [...]

What are key success factors of new brand launch in fashion categories of cosmetic and jewelry?

By | 2:18 pm|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , , |

This is a Quora question I was asked and here is my answer. Based on your question, it appears you have a brand with products geared toward the fashion categories of cosmetics and jewelry. You [...]

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