Whether it’s news from the training industry or updates on the Accessories Academy, we’re bringing you the latest on what matters. Have a comment or opinion? We’d love to hear it!

Back-to-School is Fast Approaching

Excerpt taken from "Consumers Will Spend an Extra $7B on Back-to-School This Year: NRF" by Lisa Johnson. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), consumers…

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A Fashion Makeover For Your Phone

A Fashion Makeover For Your Phone

This month's blog post is brought to you courtesy of Agent18. In terms of accessories, there’s no other accessory that people interact with more. A…

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Accessories Academy: A Moment Of Reflection

Accessories Academy: A Moment Of Reflection

This year was a year of expansion and reinvention for Accessories Academy. Quick Launch was an area of expansion throughout the year. Prior to 2015,…

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Retail Is Detail!

Retail Is Detail!

Three very simple words meaning much more than serving as a cute rhyme! Today, we’re highlighting three best practices to help you achieve that balance…

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Let’s Get Ready To Bundle!

Let's Get Ready To Bundle!

Many customers are gearing up (both literally and figuratively) for another successful school year, including purchasing cell phones for their children or themselves. Why not…

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How Did We Get So Attached To Our Cell Phones?

How Did We Get So Attached To Our Cell Phones?

It’s a mobile world. But have you taken a moment to really think about how attached to your cell phone you have become? Sure you…

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The Accessories Academy Road Show Recap

The Accessories Academy Road Show Recap

The Accessories Academy Road Show kicked-off in Omaha, Nebraska on March 26, 2015 and ended on June 18th in Fremont, California. The tour schedule included…

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Four Reasons Why Training Is Essential To Your Success

Four Reasons Why Training Is Essential To Your Success

We’ve got a question for all the wireless retail store owners and managers out there today. Have you spent much time observing your sales associates…

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A Summary Of The Summit

A Summary Of The Summit

We can hardly believe it’s already been a week since our 2015 Growth Summit! If you were there with us, first and foremost we would…

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What Should I Sell And Why? Market Research Matters

What Should I Sell and Why? Market Research Matters

By: Jeremy Bergmann, BI & Data Analytics Manager at Brightstar Omaha As a professional in the wireless devices industry, has your company asked the following product-related…

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Join The Climb: What To Expect At Growth Summit 2015

Join The Climb: What To Expect At Growth Summit 2015

Brightstar’s 2015 Growth Summit is almost here! We are inviting our owners, executives, and buyers from our top companies and clients in the retail and wireless…

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Stock Smart, Not Up:  A Wireless Retailer’s Guide To A Successful Phone Launch

Stock Smart, Not Up: A Wireless Retailer's Guide To A Successful Phone Launch

By: Jonna Connolly, Lean Process Analyst at Brightstar Omaha You have a limited amount of space and a limited amount of cash, and with a few…

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Painting The Big Data Picture

Painting The Big Data Picture

Abstract: For businesses to stay ahead of the competitive field, identifying market opportunity cannot be a responsive reaction. Predictive analytics merges actionable data streams to…

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Training, Seeding, Promotion Infographic Created By Brightstar Accessories

Training, Seeding, Promotion Infographic Created By Brightstar Accessories

This infographic explains the importance of training, seeding, and running promotions in accompaniment with our VMI program to increase sales and your bottom line. Click…

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“10 Stats That Will Move Training Higher On Your Priority List” By Corey Kime

Are you still not convinced by the importance of training and the impact that it could have on your business? In this article, the author…

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Why A Strong Routine Is Essential For Sales Success” By Robert Hartline, CEO of CallProof.com

A common New Year’s resolution is always to get organized in the New Year. Through this brief article, you will learn the basics for organizing…

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“The Art Of The Trusted Advisor” By Matthew Hudson, PhD

An excerpt from Matthew Hudson and Mark Hunter’s book Advisor Selling, this article introduces the concept of the Trusted Advisor and how Advisor Selling can…

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