Jan. 18, 2018, 6:02 p.m.


2018 is here and things are going to get even better. Last year (2017) was the year of historical economic growth. Most major economic indexes are already up this year riding the momentum from 2017. That means consumer and small business owner’s confidence are on the rise. This makes 2018 an optimum time to start your own small business, and DRSS is here to help.

Discount Retail Store Services,(DRSS,) North America's largest developer of Dollar Stores, Party Stores, Mailbox Stores and Business Centers have been creating over 4,000 successful small business owners since we opened the first Dollar Store in Las Vegas, NV over two decades ago.

  Our all in one, 100% turnkey, business concepts provide everything you need to launch and assist business owners in maintaining a thriving business.

  One of our services provided is the best small business training and ongoing support. We help you in ...

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Jan. 13, 2018, 12:48 a.m.


 The figures are in during a recent survey and optimism among small business owners is at 52%. This figure is up 21% over 2017’s confidence. The proof in their confidence is they are pouring more capital investment into their businesses. Over 60% have made investing in their small business as their top priority for the coming year.

  Discount Retail Store Services,(DRSS,) North America's largest developer of Dollar Stores, Party Stores, and Mailbox Stores and Business Centers opened its first Dollar Store in 1993 in Las Vegas, NV. Our success led us to create the all in one, 100% turnkey, individual business concept that has created over 4,000 thriving small business owners to date.

  DRSS takes the complications many are faced with when embarking on the challenges of starting their own small business by providing everything necessary to launch and maintain a successful small business. We provide the financing, ...

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Jan. 11, 2018, 10:47 a.m.


  A new outlook has emerged over the years on Dollar Store shopping. Over 65% of Americans are purchasing necessities at Dollar Stores and as they say,” they're not cheap, they're smart.”

  As Americans have watched the economy hit highs and lows, tightening their budgets has become routine despite where the national economy sits. They've made the decision their hard earned dollars are going to be spent wisely. Even millennials making over $100,000 a year are 29% of the Americans shopping weekly at Dollar Stores.

  Several small business news experts interviewed Dollar Store shoppers of all ages and here's what they had to say:  “I routinely visit my local dollar store for everything from shampoo to paper goods to dish towels,” Carole Purcell, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, told LifeZette. “I have always liked dollar stores for value on certain items. You’re not cheap — you’re smart if you ...

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Jan. 4, 2018, 10:10 a.m.


Millennials are the largest population currently in the workplace. Understanding what they're seeking, keeping them dedicated employees to your small business, and possibly learning a few things from this tech-savvy generation is important to small business owners.

According to entrepreneur.com, during the hiring process with millennials, don't drag out the interviews. They are accustomed to processing information quickly and don't like to drag out their decision-making process.  Whenever possible allow them to work in departments and on projects they're passionate about. It will impact the results of your business success and ensure you lasting employees. Be sure to ask them about their career ambitions. Perhaps some are interested in following your lead and starting their own small business.

As North America’s largest developer of independent Dollar Stores, Party Stores and Mailbox Stores, we are the top choice to help you join our thousands of successful small business owners and entrepreneurs. ...

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Jan. 3, 2018, 6:26 p.m.


In the words of Walt Disney,” If you can dream it you can do it.”
Discount Retail Store Services knew this is 1993 when we opened the first Dollar Store in Las
Vegas, NV. With our success, we went on to create the Party Store and Mailbox Store and
Business Centers. Using our all-in- one, 100% turnkey business concept, we've gone on to
assist over 4,000 people to become small business owners.
We are North America's largest developer of Dollar Stores, Party Stores, and Mailbox Stores
and Business Centers.
Are you one of the countless Americans who hit snooze several times on your alarm clock, and
unhappily head to a job that leaves you unfulfilled and yearning for more? With DRRS your life
can change because we make small business ownership as easy, affordable, and successful as
it can be.
Becoming inspired to make a life change starts with you; ...

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Dec. 25, 2017, 3:43 a.m.


Most small business owners show their customer appreciation during the holiday season. While that remains a great marketing tool, small business owners need to remember that showing customer appreciation during other times of the year is equally as important to maintaining those relationships that keep customers returning to your small business.

Customer appreciation is a catch 22 for small business owners. While it's necessary, businesses must be cautious about overspending to show their gratitude.

Discount Retail Store Services, (DRSS), North America's largest developer of Dollar Stores, Party Stores, and Mailbox Stores and Business Centers have stayed ahead of the ever-changing small business world for over two decades, since opening the first Dollar Store in 1993 in Las Vegas, NV. Our all in one, 100% turnkey, individual business concept has created over 4,000 successful small business owners to date.

We do it by providing every tool necessary to ensure your success. ...

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Dec. 23, 2017, 10:56 a.m.


According to entrepreneur.com, buying teams are shrinking and will even more so in 2018. The reason isn't small businesses need for one, it’s due to cost. The price of a buying team has continued to rise over the past several years and small business owners are feeling the squeeze to their budgets.

A “buying team,” is hired to select merchandise for small business owners to save them time and money. But as the costs continue to climb to hire these professional teams; small business owners are being forced to take this important task upon themselves.

Entrepreneur.com was recently quoted saying, "Facing that, the entrepreneurs who succeed will be the ones who are best prepared. The days of 'Let’s have a casual intro meeting' are gone. You have to be tight and ready to play -- describing in detail how you can work with that retailer, what your value proposition is, ...

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Dec. 15, 2017, 12:36 p.m.


Though over thirty years old, there are not many changes have been made in E-mail technology. Approximately 269 billion emails are sent each day and for small business owners, this can quickly consume their valuable time. Email has been around so long that all ages groups know how to effectively use, which can become a nightmare for small business owners. Recently theguardian.com released new and time-saving approaches to handling your email overload.

Stop email instant gratification – Turn off all new emails alerts and set aside quality time to deal with the inbox. Focus on the task at hand, rather than allowing constant interruptions.

Take control – Move emails out to a folder as you deal with them (from reading to responding). Use your software to filter out all non-essential emails automatically.

Think before hitting send – Is email the best way to communicate? If not, then be bold; use ...

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Dec. 15, 2017, 12:30 p.m.


Many trends swept through small and large businesses in 2017. One of the most popular, especially among millennials was mobile payment. Mobile payment allows customers to pay via their mobile device with apps such as Square and Apple Pay.

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, this is a trend that steadily will grow in 2018 and beyond.
Mobile payment applications have shown how willing customers are to part with conventional methods of payment. If your business hasn’t yet figured out how to get prospective customers to open up their wallets on the move, you’ve got options; quotes Entrepreneur Magazine.

When Discount Retail Store Services opened our first Dollar Store in Las Vegas in 1993, mobile and paperless technology was yet to be developed. We've maintained our edge by keeping ours over 4,000 successful small business owners rolling through the changes to make small business ownership as up to date as their customers ...

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Dec. 15, 2017, 12:13 p.m.


On November 25, 2017, 108 Million American shoppers participated in Small Business Saturday by spending 12.9 billion dollars.

There were more than 7,200 "neighborhood champions," which include associations, chambers of commerce and community organizers across the country engaging more than 2 million small businesses nationwide. The most popular reason for shopping small was to support the local community, according to 64 percent of respondents.

Shop and small business owners are confident and hopeful that next year's Small Business Saturday will be even bigger than this one.

Discount Retail Store Services,(DRSS,), North America's largest developer of Dollar Stores, Party Stores, and Mailbox Stores and Business Centers. Since opening our first Dollar Store in Las Vegas, NV in 1993, we've used our highly successful business concept to create over 4,000 thriving small business owners. By providing the best up to date small business training and continuous support; we provide the financing, site ...

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