Tag Archives: 2015

Marketing in the Fast-Food Industry

It has been a tumultuous time for many fast-food marketers over the last several years, due to changing consumer tastes, the questionable healthfulness of some fast food, and other factors. So, how are fast-food companies reacting to this? Recently, Advertising Age — in … Continue reading

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Starting a Business? What Are the Best Books to Read?

Thinking of a starting a new business? If the answer is yes, then you need the best information and advice possible. And there are a lot of excellent books out there to choose from and read. Geoffrey James, an Inc. … Continue reading

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Be a Smart Customer: 2015 Holiday Shopping Tips

Every year, I offer a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Since the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, I’m doing the tips post two weeks before Black Friday.. According to … Continue reading

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