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Welcome World Visitors!

We are honored that this blog has received visitors from about 165 countries around the world. (As of today, we have made more than 1,625 posts in the categories shown on the right side of this screen). Thank you!!!! 🙂 … Continue reading

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Best Blogs for Small Retailers

There are many great online resources for small business, including the Web sites of Small Business Administration, Entrepreneur, and Inc. They deal with a variety of topics to assist startups and other small businesses. In addition, there are numerous blogs … Continue reading

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How to Better Promote YOURSELF

I regularly ask my undergraduate and graduate students: Why should an employer want to hire YOU? What can YOU offer that is distinctive? One good way to answer to these questions is by publishing material online through your own blog … Continue reading

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Great Blogging Tips: An Infographic

Looking to make your blog as good and effective as possible? Then, consider the 50 tips in the infographic below. The infographic was developed by Cent for Your Escape from 9 to 5: “There are plenty of blogging tips all … Continue reading

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Don’t Be on the Dark Side of Social Media Content Marketing

Of course, not all social media content is great — or even good. But some B-to-C and B-2-B companies write especially weak social media content. As Nicole Karlis reports for the Scripted blog: “Many marketers are turning to content marketing … Continue reading

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The BCBGMAXAZRIA Women’s Fashion Empire Keeps Growing

BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP is a global retail fashion powerhouse: “Founded in 1989, BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP is the lifetime vision of one man: Founder, Designer, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer Max Azria. After years of success designing women’s wear in Paris and Los Angeles, Azria … Continue reading

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eMarketer’s Retail Blog

Did you know that research firm eMarketer has an extensive retail blog that covers “retailer performance, store productivity, and consumer spending”? Click on the image to read one of the recent posts.    

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