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Online Couponing in the United States

Over the last several years, the very nature of couponing has changed dramatically. As a supplement/replacement for traditional print coupons, the use of online coupons is booming. Here are the most popular products for online couponers — by gender. You … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Restaurant Growth

Americans like to eat out, and this was so even during the recent Great  Recession. According to Nielsen: “While consumer confidence and saving trends paint a picture of relative restraint in the U.S., a look at how much we’re spending at … Continue reading

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Social Media Use on the Rise for Small and Medium Firms

With the immense popularity of social media, more and more SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) are now using such media. It’s not just for the big retailers anymore. According to BIA/Kelsey’s most recent “Local Commerce Monitor” (July 2014), which is … Continue reading

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