Tag Archives: small retailer

From Online to Offline: More Companies Doing It

Amazon — which recently announced that it would open a brick-and-mortar in Manhattan — is only the latest online retailer (but certainly the biggest 🙂 ) to decide to go multichannel. Other firms that have been making the move include … Continue reading

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Small Businesses on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is not just for large businesses to network. It is also valuable for small businesses. As LinkedIn notes: “Did you know that 59% of LinkedIn members who have worked for a small business, have never worked for a company … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Doing Well

As the economy has picked up, so has the performance of entrepreneurs and other small businesses. According to a new research study by Manta, the largest online community dedicated to small businesses: “Small business success has increased since last year. The … Continue reading

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