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Strategy

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Expanding Distribution Channels
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2023

To boost sales and brand awareness, you should consider expanding your distribution channels. Learn more about your options.

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Write Your Way to a Win: Business Proposal 101
By Jennifer Dublino | November 07, 2023

In some industries, writing business proposals is a crucial way to win new clients. Learn how to write a successful business proposal..

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5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big
By Mona Bushnell | November 07, 2023

Learn how five top restaurant employee-theft scams work. We'll show you how to stop losing money to employee theft and retake control of your restaurant.

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From Mall Madness to Sadness: Why Shopping Centers May Soon Be Obsolete
By Jamie Johnson | November 06, 2023

Find out how to keep your mall-based business alive and how to embrace e-commerce as shopping centers decline.

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What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

In dynamic pricing, product prices adjust in response to real-time supply and demand. Learn how dynamic pricing works and its benefits and downsides.

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Why You Need a SWOT Analysis for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2023

SWOT ― which stands for “strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats” ― is a type of analysis that helps you develop your business strategy.

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Retail or E-tail? Buying Online vs. Buying in Person
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Online and in-person sales each have advantages and disadvantages. Learn how to recognize their values and maximize both strategies to meet customer needs.

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The 5 Most Important KPIs for Warehouses
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | November 06, 2023

Measuring the right metrics can help your business make informed decisions and maximize efficiency within its warehouse operations.

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7 Surefire Strategies to Help You Stand Out From the Competition
By Stella Morrison | November 03, 2023

Differentiating your brand from the competition gives you a competitive advantage. Learn ways to differentiate your product from the competition.

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Do Awards Really Do Anything for Your Company?
By Julie Thompson | November 02, 2023

Winning awards has numerous business benefits, including increased income and employee morale. Learn how to win awards for your business.

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How To Create and Write Your Business’s First E-Book
By Chris Christoff | November 01, 2023

Here are the benefits of creating an e-book for your business, and how you can create one, step by step.

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How to Build Business Momentum With Limited Resources
By Chris Porteous | November 01, 2023

Building business momentum usually requires financial resources. Learn strategies to build business momentum with few resources and how to avoid mistakes.

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Can Small Video Game Studios Compete With Microsoft-Activision Mega Merger? (Full Q&A)
By Dan Ketchum | October 03, 2023

Independent developers are concerned about how the controversial acquisition will play out.

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Top Countries for Business Process Outsourcing (and How to Start)
By Derek Gallimore | September 21, 2023

See the top outsourcing countries to consider, their costs and advantages, and how to start the process.

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How to Easily Implement a 5S Program for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | July 31, 2023

A 5S program consists of sort, straighten, shine, standardize and sustain. Learn how to implement a 5S program, boost efficiency and eliminate waste.

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9 Little-Known Ways to Network With Hospitality Industry Insiders
By Jennifer Dublino | May 01, 2023

Making contacts within the hospitality industry can create opportunities for your business. Learn how to start networking effectively.

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How to Determine How Much Office Space You Need
By Jennifer Dublino | April 13, 2023

When buying or leasing an office, planning the right amount of space is crucial for efficient operations. Learn how to determine your office space needs.

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How to Attract Customers to Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | April 10, 2023

Here are several online and offline marketing techniques that you can use to reach more potential customers for your restaurant business.

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Mobile Payments?
By Jamie Johnson | March 20, 2023

Mobile payments provide a fast and easy way for restaurants to receive payments, but there are pros and cons to this method. Here is what you need to know.

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5 Reasons Your Business Should Have Strategic Partnerships
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2023

Strategic partnerships have mutual benefits and can lead to long-term profits. Here are the advantages of partnering with another company and examples.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Battle rhythm is an operational knowledge management process. It is equal parts strategic routine and information processing.

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Should You Go Global?
By Mark Fairlie | February 21, 2023

Going global means expanding your business overseas. Learn the pros and cons of going global and what steps to take to expand your company internationally.

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10 Ways to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment
By Megan Totka | February 21, 2023

Here is how you can increase online purchases with techniques that help customers finish their checkout process.