10 Inspirational Quotes from The Richest People in Retail

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Gain Perspective and Motivation from Retail Success Stories

We have worked with retailers for over 20 years helping them create custom reusable bags that help them successfully market their brands. Today we thought we would offer up a some inspiration for those in retail. Read on for quotes from 10  of the most successful people in retail.

  1. “It’s not enough to do good things. You have to let people know what you’re doing.” – Phil Knight. How he made his money: Self-made, Nike
  2. “You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.” – Jack Ma. How he made his money: Self-made, Alibaba
  3. “Loyalty is not won by being first. It is won by being best.” – Stefan Persson. How he made his money: Self-made, H&M
  4. “There’s a real moral imperative in being an organization that takes the time to sit and listen to the customers and the people they’re serving.” – Jacqueline Mars. How she made her money: Inheritance, Mars Inc.
  5. “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Alice Walton. How she made her money: Inheritance, Walmart
  6. “The values of life are most important.” – Leonardo Del Vecchio. How he made his money: Self-made, Luxottica Group
  7. “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tailwind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.” – Jeff Bezos. How he made his money: Self-made, Amazon
  8. “Companies are comprised of human beings without the effort, professionalisms and motivation of whom no achievement could be made.” – Amancio Ortega. How he made his money: Self-made, Inditex
  9. “Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.” – Ingvar Kamprad. How he made his money: Self-made, IKEA
  10. “If you control your distribution, you control your image.” – Bernard Arnault. How he made his money: Inheritance/self-made, LVMH which houses 70 luxury brands from Louis Vuitton to Dom Perignon

Put Inspiration to Work for Your Retail Brand

The retail industry can be both trying and rewarding. Take some inspiration from these successful retailers and keep their words in mind as you navigate through your workday. For factory direct pricing on all of your custom reusable bags, contact Factory Direct Promos. Don’t WAIT. Fill out a quote request today.

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