Tag Archives: Vermont Teddy Bear

MCM Podcast on Seasonal Hiring

Both store-based and online retailers recognize the importance of seasonal employees. Have too few and customers might not be properly serviced. Have too many and operating costs might be too high. Thus, what is the proper balance? Let’s turn to Vermont … Continue reading

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An Interesting Take on “Free” Shipping from Vermont Teddy Bear

Free shipping is certainly a hot button issue for many online shoppers and the retailers that serve them. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the strategy of Vermont Teddy as to shipping fees. As reported by Tim Parry … Continue reading

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