Optimizing Your Retail Operations

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 2302 Fannin
Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

It’s January 2, 2020.   Traffic is slow, your store looks shopped, your spring assortment is still in transit, but you are open for business!   

If this sounds like it could be you then join us on December 4 and get a jump start on energizing your 2020 retail operations.  Our retail expert will lead the discussion giving tips and recommendations that you can implement immediately.  After the class, make a free appointment to get targeted help for your particular business needs. 

Breakfast and door prizes included!

Session Highlights - 

• Business Operations
• Merchandising (Inventory & Visual)
• Incremental Sales
• Profitability
• Customer Service Tips
• Holiday Safety

This class is designed for retailers operating brick and mortar locations who may or may not have a strong online presence.   

Michael McClure, SBDC Advisor, Houston Center SBDC



Michael McClure,  Business Advisor, Houston Center SBDC has over 25 years of luxury retail experience with brands such as DeBeers, Faberge’, and Tiffany & Co.  He himself is an entrepreneur and franchise owner.  He also serves as an Adjunct Professor with Houston Community College teaching Small Business Management at various campuses around the city. Michael is a graduate of Texas Southern University where he received both his BA and Executive MBA from the Jesse H. Jones School of Business. 


Please Note:

The UH SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class if sufficient enrollment is not met.  
Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.
No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.
Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time. 
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the UH Bauer College SBDC at 713-752-8488 for accommodations, 
If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee