Sales managers should take a few moments to assess how they will manage their sales teams during the year – beginning with how well it’s going so far. A good starting point is to reflect on their performance as a sales manager. In addition sales managers need to realistically assess the compositio Read More
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Is Your Retail Business Ready for the Switching Economy?

Is Your Retail Business Ready for the Switching Economy? Avatar Posted by lyceum under Strategy
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1154 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on March 30, 2015 3:06 am
Technological change is affecting the retail industry dramatically — and one area it’s transforming is customer expectations. Today, consumers are 29 percent more likely to switch companies than they were five years ago, reports Accenture’s latest Global Consumer Pulse Research. It seems that the a Read More

Book a Rocket Filled with Potluck Recipes [podcast]

Book a Rocket Filled with Potluck Recipes [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://trendpal.nu 1156 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on March 29, 2015 5:07 pm
Episode 22 of TrendPal podcast show with Lotta Gergils Aston and Martin Lindeskog: Book a Rocket Filled with Potluck Recipes.

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Do you know what your e-commerce shopping cart abandonment rate is? That’s a critical question if you sell online. Luckily, it’s possible to reduce abandoned carts, provided you know the root causes and you work at fixing them. Here are six ways to reduce abandoned carts and boost completed sales Read More

6 Ways Competition Can Help Your Business Grow

6 Ways Competition Can Help Your Business Grow Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Marketing
From http://blog.fundbox.com 1154 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on March 29, 2015 3:27 pm
Competition is a keen threat that keeps many small business owners on their toes, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’ve ever watched TV business makeover shows, you’ll know that any turnaround strategy starts with an assessment of the competition. You simply can’t win a battle if you have n Read More
Taking a look at 10 up-and-coming franchises that embody current trends in the always evolving food franchise industry. As always, performing in-depth research and due diligence are a critical part of determining if an investment opportunity is right for you. Read More

Dig Deeper: 3 Steps to Uncover Your Brand

Dig Deeper: 3 Steps to Uncover Your Brand Avatar Posted by ShannonW under Marketing
From https://blog.scottsmarketplace.com 1154 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on March 29, 2015 2:35 pm
Want to grow your business? It's time to dig a little deeper and uncover what your brand is and who your customers are. Read More

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