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Conference, October 11, 2014, The Old Mill Foundation

Join us for the Associated Historical Societies of Los Angeles County’s Mini-Conference, held Saturday, October 11, 2014, sponsored by The Old Mill Foundation, held at The Old Mill, 1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino, CA 91108.. Also visit Diet of Life to make sure before the event you are packed with enough energy to the conference.

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9:00 am – Registration and Continental breakfast
9:30 am – Business Meeting – President Danny Munoz
10:30 am – Break
10:45 am – Cathy Brown—Executive Director of The Old Mill Foundation. Cathy will provide information on the history of The Old Mill and will answer questions while you tour this unique place.
11:45 am – Lunch

Parking is street parking only. The meeting will be held outdoors.

Make your reservations now for this special event.

Cost to attend the conference is $15 per person, which includes the morning refreshments, and lunch. It might feel a bit of a gamble according to but it is a must opportunity to attend, Reservations REQUIRED by Monday, October 6. For additional information please call Danny Munoz at 213-250-2214 after 5:00 pm.

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Mini Conference – January 30, 2016 –

The AHSLAC will hold a mini-conference on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the Homestead Museum, 15415 East Don Julian Road, City of Industry.

The event is sponsored by the Historical Society of Southern California and the Homestead Museum. There are plenty of pieces of information ready to you, don’t miss it, Check it out.

Cost to attend the event is $15 per person, which includes a choice of lunch (turkey, beef, ham, or vegetarian). Reservations are required by Monday, January 25. For additional information, contact Paul Rippens at 909-985-5158.

Conference – October 10, 2015 – Lanterman House, La Canada Flintridge

The AHSLAC will hold a mini-conference on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Lanterman House, 4220 Encinas Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA.

The event is sponsored by the Crescenta Valley Historical Society.

Cost to attend the event is $20 per person, which includes morning refreshments. Reservations are required by Monday, October 5. For additional information, contact Danny Munoz at 213-250-2214 after 5PM.

Easy Tips to Boost Sales in Holiday Season

Holiday Season

When the holiday season is around, the market revenue reaches its peak of the year. Everyone is out shopping for their loved ones and using their bonuses to get what they need. If you cannot make the most from it for your business, the next holiday season is a year away. Here is what you need to do to boost your sale this holiday season.

A warm welcome

Decorate your store to be more welcoming to the customers. Let people know that you are celebrating and there will be offers waiting for the customers if they go inside. Make good use of the holiday decorations and try to stand out among your neighbouring stores with a different colour scheme.

warm welcome

Make use of social media

Most of your social media account and connect with your local audience to let them know about the offers your store is giving away. You can make use of the paid ads for the season as well, which will boost your reach with less money spent as compared to printing pamphlets. You can host online events to build brand awareness and engage more audience.

Customer service

Provide customer service that the people cannot refuse and even talk about with others. Do not stress the customer if they are trying to negotiate. Offer an alternative solution instead. If a customer is not able to afford something and you cannot reduce the price, show the customers something similar to what they need which they can afford instead of keep repeating that you cannot reduce the price. Also, make sure that you staff is polite and has the knowledge about everything at the store.

Keep popular items first

items first

Do not try to equalize the popularity of your items. As this time, your aim should be to have the maximum sale, not to sell all your products. Keep your popular items at the front where everyone can easily access it. Keep the cheap items near the main entrance, so people do not think twice about picking them when they are checking out.

Carry emotional messages

Do not stick to rational messages during the festive season as everyone is celebrating and are at their best moods. The sales and discount need a sense of feeling in them. Mere pale offers won’t work. Indulge good slogans and quotes in attracting the attention of customers of all ages. Make them think of who they can gift your products to when they come to your store.

Offer gift wraps

The easiest way to benefit your sales is to let people know that they can get free gift wraps done at your store. The more convenience people will have at your store, the more you will be talked about. You can even wrap the most popular items in advance so you can save the time of your customers as well.

Thurner House, San Marino – Conference

The AHSLAC will hold a mini-conference on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at The Thurner House, Lacy Park, 1485 Virginia Road, in San Marino,. CA 91108.

The event is sponsored by the San Marino Historical Society.

Cost to attend the event is $15 per person, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Reservations are required by Monday, February 2. For additional information, contact Danny Munoz at 213-250-2214 after 5PM.