Holidays

News and Articles About Holidays

5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits
Holiday Sales

5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits

Investing a lot of effort servicing unprofitable customers or selling unprofitable products can be disastrous.
Dawn Fotopulos
5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently
Black Friday

5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently

This year, stores are opening up shop earlier than ever on Black Friday. Check out how retail giants like Kmart, Walmart and Target are planning to start off the holiday sales season.
Kate Taylor
5 Uplifting Books You Should Read This Holiday Season
Books

5 Uplifting Books You Should Read This Holiday Season

Make the most of your travel time and moments between meetings with some good reading.
Adam Toren
How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter
The Grind

How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter

With sales projected to be up 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion compared to last year, it is vital for companies to prepare for the upcoming season and take necessary steps to ensure a profitable fourth quarter.
Jason Lucash
5 Tips to Make Your In-Store Mobile Marketing More Engaging
Mobile Marketing

5 Tips to Make Your In-Store Mobile Marketing More Engaging

When customers find a predictable and enjoyable experience on their devices when they enter your store, they'll surely come back for more.
Dave Wentker
5 Ways to Winterize Your Business
Business Circle

5 Ways to Winterize Your Business

'Tis the season to be healthy, wealthy and wise. It's possible to focus on delivering solid results while also showing some seasonal spirit.
Marty Fukuda
10 Tips for a Holiday Party Everybody Will Love That You Can Afford
Business Circle

10 Tips for a Holiday Party Everybody Will Love That You Can Afford

No matter how small the company, the holidays are a time to celebrate, with maybe a little team building and brand building mixed in.
Matt Straz
United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach
Data Breach

United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach

The hack may have compromised more than 800,000 employees' personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Laura Entis
Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)
Ecommerce

Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)

Online and mobile sales were booming last year.
Nina Zipkin
USPS to Deliver 7 Days a Week During Holiday Season in Fight With FedEx, UPS
Delivery

USPS to Deliver 7 Days a Week During Holiday Season in Fight With FedEx, UPS

The U.S. Postal Service will offer seven-day delivery this holiday season as it seeks to capitalize on e-commerce's growth and compete against UPS and FedEx.
Phil Wahba
Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season

What are you planning on doing to put your business in a position to capture a share of 2014's holiday season revenue?
Jonathan Long
Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays
Inventory

Rid Your Business of Zombie Stock Before the Holidays

Your old inventory, like the undead, will haunt your shelves. Free yourself with these five methods.
Brandon Levey
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
UPS May Hike Charges for Major Customers for Holiday Package Surges
Shipping

UPS May Hike Charges for Major Customers for Holiday Package Surges

The charges could apply to late, unplanned packages or the shipping giant might turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season.