When you own and operate a retail store, relocating can seem like an insurmountable task. How will you ever move all of that merchandise and then make sure your customers follow you to the new place? You're correct in assuming that this move won't be easy... but you're far from the first person to relocate a retail store, and you can learn from others who have done this before! Here are three tips to make the process less burdensome.
In an ideal world, you would find out you're moving to a new town months ahead of time, giving you plenty of time to prepare and plan. But this world is far from ideal -- and sometimes, the notice that you're moving only comes a week or so in advance. How ever will you pack everything up and relocate on such short notice? The first step is to sit back, take a deep breath, and realize that plenty of other people have done this.