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Image Credit: REDPIXEL.PL / Shutterstock.com In the best of times, many believe that big business and entrepreneurs of all sizes are greedy, profit-driven meanies who exploit the masses and stockpile billions by taking advantage of unfair tax policies, favorable legislation, and economic inequality. The mantra is generational, usually trumpeted by those who are not willing...
Image Credit: jamesteohart / Shutterstock.com Economic recession and downturns in business fortunes are nothing new or unusual. In fact, economic recessions occur with some regularity over time, usually every 8-10 years. Each is an historic ebb and flow of good times, not so good times and just plain terrible times. The art of predicting the...
Image Credit: Prostock-studio / Shutterstock.com As virtually all non-essential businesses continue to be closed across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, the pain of the closures is being felt across all business sectors. Even businesses that have been declared essential are experiencing a strain on operations, having to reduce hours, limit the number of customers...
Image Credit:  Robert Knescchke / Shutterstock.com For years now we have been told that eCommerce was poised to take over brick and mortar retail. Soon the malls would begin to empty of their retailers, both small and large.  The physical facilities would be laid to waste, to be converted to affordable housing or condominium communities....
Summer vacations are winding down as the dawn of each day comes a little later and daylight dims a bit earlier in the sky. And with these absolute certainties comes the time when children and adolescents prepare to make their way back to school. While each locale initiates the migration at different days and weeks,...
Image Credit: Aysezgicmeli / Shutterstock.com Circumventing the traditional manufacturer to wholesaler; wholesaler to retailer; retailer to consumer distribution model and going directly to the consumer isn’t new for many brands, particularly for those for which telling the brand story and customer service are key factors in making the sale and building customer retention and loyalty. ...
Image credit: Jeramey Lende / Shutterstock.com As a youngster it was a concept that brought glee to the hearts of many a child. Christmas in July! What a great idea. The very thought of having another bite of the gift-receiving apple five months early was an idea that seemed too good to be true. And...
Image Credit: Stockbakery / Shutterstock.com Perhaps the most inconvenient aspect of shopping online is returning an item that failed to meet expectations. Repacking and taking the unwanted item to a shipping location is often inconvenient, time consuming and expensive. Amid all the fanfare about how online sellers are eating brick and mortar retailers for lunch,...
Saffire Vapor, an ecommerce seller and retailer of “high-powered” electronic cigarettes and accessories, achieves notable growth in 2012 and continues to hit growth milestones in Q1 2013. In less than one year, Saffire Vapor has built a successful eCommerce business and opened its first retail store in Murfreesboro, TN. Saffire Vapor founder and CEO Robert...
Earlier this year, Donny Deutsch on a segment of the Today Show, advised millions of aspiring entrepreneurs watching at home how easy it was to commission a “neighborhood hipster” to build a website for $250. Stop for a moment and consider that Mr. Deutsch, a respectable advertising executive and television personality, is chairman of Deutsch...
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