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The Dilemma of Selling Products Wholesale and Retail

September 28, 2010

  Dear Jane,  I really need some help! I'm selling my line of soft dolls both wholesale and retail. I've done what you suggested and changed my pricing structure so I can sell both wholesale and retail and make more money. And it’s really working well for us – we’ve increased our business 25% year […]

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Ask Jane: Help – I’m Meeting with A Real Buyer for the First Time!

April 23, 2010

Dear Jane, I have a full time job and have just started a handbag biz on the side. I have 2 basic shapes but each bag is a one-of-a-kind creation. I have sold only to friends and co-workers. I was in a shop and the owner asked me about the bag I was wearing. To […]

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Are You a Mompreneur or a WAHM?

April 23, 2010

Dear Jane, I’ve been in the corporate world for nearly 10 years. I recently lost my job and am now planning on using this pretty permanent “lay-off” as an opportunity to turn my obsession with designing, sewing pillows and other home dec items into a business. I have tons of ideas and I just purchased […]

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