Holidays

News and Articles About Holidays

Make an Impression on Employees With These 3 Simple, and Free, Holiday 'Gifts'
Managing Employees

Make an Impression on Employees With These 3 Simple, and Free, Holiday 'Gifts'

Sure, a small present and a holiday card are great, but these three things will be appreciated and reciprocated with enthusiasm for another year of success.
Peter Gasca
Holiday Shopping for an Entrepreneur? Follow These Do's and Don'ts
Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping for an Entrepreneur? Follow These Do's and Don'ts

Don't waste your money or effort on gifts that will only frustrate your entrepreneur.
Dorie Clark
5 Ways to Ensure Your Virtual Workforce is Productive During the Holiday Season
Productivity

5 Ways to Ensure Your Virtual Workforce is Productive During the Holiday Season

Here a few tips on ways to keep your team productive and focused during the hustle and bustle of the season.
David and Carrie McKeegan
Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift
Holiday Shopping

Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift

It's that time of year (again).
Kate Rogers
How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Retail Businesses

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel
5 Strategies to Triumph in Customer Support Over the Holiday Season
Customer Service

5 Strategies to Triumph in Customer Support Over the Holiday Season

Thousands of new orders can strain the response to inquiries. Deflect challenging situations and demanding callers by planning ahead.
Shankar Ganesh
Maximize the Impact of Your Business Greeting Cards With These 4 Tips
Marketing

Maximize the Impact of Your Business Greeting Cards With These 4 Tips

Tis the season. Take these extra steps to demonstrate your appreciation while also creating a unique experience that promotes your business.
Peter Gasca
5 Steps to Working a Holiday Party Like Santa
Networking

5 Steps to Working a Holiday Party Like Santa

Don't worry about whatever work you left undone to race out to the event. You're about to ace this networking opportunity -- that is, if you read these jolly tips.
Stacey Alcorn
5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior
Holidays

5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior

This time of year means more business, which also means more frustrated customers.
Matt Lautz
5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores
Retail

5 Moves Small Retailers Must Make to Compete With Big Box Stores

Local stores have more than one slingshot to use in their never-ending David vs. Goliath competition with national chains.
David Goldin
Not Just for Grandma: 6 Tips for an Unforgettable Company Holiday Card
Holidays

Not Just for Grandma: 6 Tips for an Unforgettable Company Holiday Card

Help your business stand out with a little fun and creativity.
Mary Ellen Campisi
5 Tips to a Stress-Free Holiday in Your Business
Stress Management

5 Tips to a Stress-Free Holiday in Your Business

Running a business during the holidays can lead to stress and burnout. Don't let that happen to you.
Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.
Retail Businesses

Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.

Visual merchandisers of New York powerhouse stores reveal their marketing strategies.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle
Black Friday

U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle

Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier.