July 7, 2016

2015 Mobile Retail Survey Results

The American Mobile Retail Association partnered with California Lutheran University in 2015 for a national survey on the mobile retail business industry. We are excited to release our findings! Below are the results from the 2015 survey.

A 2016 survey will be conducted shortly. If you are a Mobile Retailer in operation and would like to participate please email info@americanmra.com with email subject "2016 Survey Interest List" to receive survey information. Thank you!

July 1, 2016

July Webinars: Start A Fashion Truck Business and Creating the Customer Experience

Are you planning to start a fashion truck business or a mobile retail business and need help getting started? Or are you already operating your business and need help with how to keep your customers coming back? Our July webinars include the "Start a Fashion Truck Business" webinar, hosted by Le Fashion Truck, and the ongoing "Creating the Customer Experience" webinar, hosted by Out of My Kloset Mobile Boutique. 

"Start a Fashion Truck Business"
Learn how to start your own store on wheels!

A cliff notes version of the American Mobile Retail Association's small business educational series, our live fashion truck startup webinar is hosted by the founders of the country's first permanent store on wheels - Le Fashion Truck! Co-owners Stacey Jischke-Steffe and Jeanine Romo have been in business for 5 1/2 years with their Los Angeles-based fashion truck and knows what it takes to get started on a limited budget and with a focus on do-it-yourself practices.

Our original startup webinar, "How to Launch a Mobile Retail Business" has been revised to offer a faster, more affordable alternative for aspiring truckpreneurs. Gain all the necessary tools, tips and tricks to starting your own store on wheels! Learn about writing a business plan, researching licenses and permits, registering your business, startup costs, monthly budget, finding the truck, converting the interior, POS systems, inventory control, day-to-day operations, and helpful tips! Includes an extensive summary guide and worksheet to guide you along your journey! Click HERE to sign up!

Date: Sunday, July 17, 2016
Time: 10am-11am PST / 1-2pm EST
Fee: $35/person

Note: this service is currently offered as a live webinar only. 

"Creating the Customer Experience"
Securing new and repeat customers for your retail business.

Do you own a mobile retail store or traditional brick-and-mortar? Looking for fun and creative ways to grow you customer base? Learn how to gain new customers and turn them into loyal shoppers in our webinar "Creating the Customer Experience." From rewards programs to personalized shopping experiences, you'll learn numerous successful approaches to delivering stellar customer service and creating the best customer experience for your retail store. 

Hosted by Sheneka Gordon, owner of Out of My Kloset Mobile Boutique, Sheneka has a background in management lead positions in retail and has been previously employed by Wet Seal, Dooney & Bourke, Kenneth Cole and more. Sheneka is very passionate about both mobile retail and the fashion industry and conducts ongoing research and forecasting trends to stay up with the latest. Out of My Kloset's ongoing success can be attributed to her philosophy that all customers should receive impeccable service, quality products and a positive shopping experience. "Without happy customers, we are non-existent." Sheneka is also the AMRA Chapter Ambassador for the Inland Empure chapter in Southern California. Click HERE to sign up!

Date: Sunday, July 10, 2016
Time: 9am-10am PST / 1-2pm EST  
Fee: $65/person 

Note: this service is currently offered as a live webinar only.