NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS
Stay Connected to
Your Money
Download our latest mobile apps.
GET CONNECTED
Long Live Your MoneyFacebookTwitterGoogle PlusLinkedInYouTube
MenuPERSONALBUSINESSWEALTH MANAGEMENT

RETAIL

Retail

It's all here - links to hundreds of Web pages on every subject today's retailer should understand. Visitors to this site can access solid, timely information on technology, management strategies, staffing, record-keeping and much more. As an added bonus, a featured news article on the retail industry will be available every week. Making sales has never been so easy!

  • What you need to know
    Whether an old hand at the retail business or the new kid on the block, in this section, the modern entrepreneur can find the basics - and beyond. The in-depth articles that follow cover a variety of business development topics, including Software and Hardware, Vendor Relations, Staff and Employment, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Purchasing, Insurance, and Communications.
  • Industry Publications
    Some of the finest chefs rely on their grandmothers' recipes. But in the case of restaurant pros, "cook-booking" may be as simple as referring to all the literature the industry offers! The links here lead to a nice sampling of professional publications for eateries of every type. As an added benefit, many provide online formats, as well as print versions, of their materials.
  • Trade Associations and Resources
    Given the size of the retail industry in the U.S., employment numbers and sales trends have a huge impact on our economy. Today's retailer can be a bricks and mortar stalwart in the neighborhood, or an upstart in the online world. Whether you sell behind a counter or from a catalogue, in person or in a virtual reality, you need help to weather the competition and the economy. This section provides useful information on retail industry trade associations and resources to help you prosper.
  • Licensing/Certification, Training & Cont.
    The retail industry covers many specialties under its broad umbrella. In this section, business owners can explore an array of training and continuing education opportunities, particularly through the National Retail Federation Foundation. On the "niche" side, areas include: apparel and fashion; cosmetology (with links to state licensing boards); pharmacy retail and management; and grocery and food service retail.

 

 

 

This Resource Center is designed to offer helpful news, tips, and tools for general informational purposes ONLY; it is not intended to provide legal and/or financial advice or recommendations for any specific individual, business, or circumstance. The offerings found here are provided by third parties, which are neither controlled nor endorsed by Bank of Oklahoma. Bank of Oklahoma does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of this information and content. Additionally, links to third party sites are provided only for your convenience. Third party sites are neither controlled nor endorsed by Bank of Oklahoma and may not have the same privacy, security or accessibility standards. Third Parties are solely responsible for the content and availability of such sites.

© 2014 Bank of Oklahoma, a division of BOKF, NA. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.