Business Articles

August 2014
Whether you offer gift cards or gift certificates, the benefits to you are great: add-on sales, new customers and community goodwill
By Bonnie Domrois
Published: August 31, 2014
A reflection on the state of the model railroading retail industry and what store owners can do to ensure its survival
By Brian Kelly
Published: August 14, 2014
Here’s a primer on good recordkeeping, with advice on what to hold on to, both for tax time and for good business management
By Mark E. Battersby
Published: August 14, 2014
Everything you need to know about command control, the new standard in toy trains
By Carl Swanson, editor of Classic Toy Trains
Published: August 14, 2014
As the trade show gets set for its second year in Schaumburg, Ill., organizers hope slight changes lead to incremental improvements
By Nick Bullock
Published: August 14, 2014