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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 969 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 970 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.

Show notes: • 00 Potluck (un)conference WebCoast • 02 Millenials - Matthew Moroni • 03 South by SouthWest - SXSW • 04 Rocketbook • 07 We work... Read More
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Would you like to conquer your target audience ? Would you like to invest more in Business technology ? You must check out the following post that I had contributed in Tweakyourbiz. Read More
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This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

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Chris Farmer @CorporateCoachG Trains Your Team

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