Blog - Retail Consultant, Business Coach

Welcome to my blog!

I'm most inspired by you, small (but mighty) businesses, and this is my space to share with you what's on my heart regarding your business, and the retail industry as a whole.

I hope it's a place of inspiration for you and encourages you to fight for your business each and every day. 


Success is all yours, DeAnna

Fashion Trade Shows 2021

the latest:

If you’re wondering how to buy wholesale or how to sell wholesale, you must attend trade shows and apparel markets! They are a major source of inspiration and help you keep on top of trends and emerging brands in the fashion industry.

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how to increase retail sales

Runnin' Things

Attributing is one of the retail sales techniques and strategies that is critical in helping you understand, at a deeper level, what exactly is selling and not selling in your product assortment.

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DeAnna McIntosh, Retail Boutique Consultant


Starting a business and staying in business requires vision, a strategic plan, support, and resilience. Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. If you have vision, a plan, support, and resilience, you already have what it takes.

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what is merchandising

The Merch

What is Merchandising? Having the right products (at the right time), at the right price, at the right place, with the right promotion, with the right people

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increase retail sales in your boutique

The Merch

Are your retail sales are slow and inconsistent? Or are your retail sales trending up and you’re wondering how to continue this sales increase?

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inventory turnover

Money Matters

Inventory turnover is how many times the average inventory has been sold during a specific time. Inventory turn is how quickly your product turns into CASH.

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How to run your store more efficiently. Systems + processes are everything

Top Categories

Where to find unique products and what to think about next

It's all about the cash flow! Numbers are your friends

It doesn't matter how amazing your products are if your target customers don't know it!


Hi, I'm DeAnna.
Your New Retail Biz Bestie + Coach.

I’m a corporate retail dropout - turned - Business Consultant for indie brands + boutiques.  I spent 10 years working inside the corporate offices of some of the US's biggest brands, but it didn't ever feel like "me".  Fast forward to today I ditched that (crazy) life to work exclusively for (you) small business owners.

Because you deserve to compete at the same level as the brands I used to work for, and I make that happen.

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