March 13, 2017

April 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 do you own a retail business want to grow your customer base? Join our "Start a Fashion Truck Business" webinar hosted by Le Fashion Truck and "Creating the Customer Experience" webinar hosted by Out Of My Kloset!
https://fashiontruckapril2017.eventbrite.com
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 started their mobile business 6 years ago with their Los Angeles-based fashion truck and knows what it takes to get started on a limited budget 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, April 9, 2017
Time: 9am-10am PDT / 1pm-2pm EDT
Fee: $35/person

"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, April 16, 2017
Time: 10am-11am PDT / 1-2pm EDT  
Fee: $65/person 


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

March 10, 2017

March Webinar: Start A Fashion Truck Business Webinar!

Are you planning to start a fashion truck business or a mobile retail business and need help getting started? Our March webinar includes the "Start a Fashion Truck Business" webinar, hosted by Le Fashion Truck.

"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: Saturday, March 17, 2017
Time: 9am-10am PST / 12-1pm EST
Fee: $35/person

March 2, 2017

LAST CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN 2016 SURVEY!

The American Mobile Retail Association is excited to invite you to participate in the 2016 Mobile Retail Business National Survey! This is our 2nd year working with California Lutheran University in compiling national statistics on the mobile retail business model. In conducting this survey, we are able to identify trends and challenges mobile retail business owners face, such as type of product sold, social media, policy change and reform.

ABOUT THE SURVEY

The results from 2015‘s survey are provided in the below infographic. Survey questions are multiple choice and include some open-ended responses.

Please allow 10-15 minutes to complete the survey. You may be asked for dollar averages such as monthly gross revenue, monthly gas expenses, monthly vendor fees, etc. Please have this information ready prior to taking the survey, as the goal is retrieve the most accurate answers possible.

This survey is 100% anonymous and at no time will you be asked to supply any personal information such as your name, address, or company name. The confidentiality of your records will be maintained in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, and the data gathered will be stored in password protected electronic files to which only 2 staff members of CLU will have access. All data files are destroyed after 3 years.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO START THE SURVEY. THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING!
https://callutheran.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6JSM1Ci0x9U3GKx