Want To Grow Your Business? Try These Four Marketing Pivots

Want To Grow Your Business? Try These Four Marketing Pivots

If you were to rate your marketing on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best, how would you rate it? I have asked this question hundreds of times over the years and have...
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Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Though shoppers are increasingly spending more time and money online, that doesn’t mean retailers should ignore their stores. In fact, some of the biggest players in the industry are spending billions of dollars to remodel their existing shops, hoping to...
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Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Do you own a brick-and-mortar store? If it sells apparel, you’re in luck: According to a recent report in Chain Store Edge, apparel is the one retail category in which consumers prefer to shop in-store rather than online. Shoppers like to try...
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Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

What actually matters is what a mutual fund invests in and how the fund manager runs it. An elderly gentleman, a retired military officer who was once my neighbour, has been asking me pretty much the same question for decades,...
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Master the Art of Reducing Waste at Your Small Restaurant with these 10 Tips

Master the Art of Reducing Waste at Your Small Restaurant with these 10 Tips

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance reports that restaurants throw away about 85% of their unused food. SimpleOrder, a restaurant inventory management software, supplied Small Business Trends with ideas to cut down on food waste in your small restaurant. Tips f...
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Apply These 4 Techniques to Keep Your Small Business Relevant in the Mobile Economy

Apply These 4 Techniques to Keep Your Small Business Relevant in the Mobile Economy

With mobile connections reaching the 7 billion mark in 2012, a significant change in mobile app strategies is underway. This explosion in app development has allowed consumers to stay connected and entertained from any location. The average mobile user has...
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