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Twitter Data Shows That December Makes Us Sad and Summer Makes Us Late for Work
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The social media company tracked tweets from 2013 to find out when we're most likely to tweet about being happy, sad, hungover and late to work.
March 11, 2014 in Social Media
This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)

This Retailer Raised Prices on Black Friday -- And Saw a Lift in Sales (Say What?!)

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The maker of the irreverent Cards Against Humanity party game tacked $5 onto retail prices on a day when consumers expected to get ultra-deep discounts.
December 6, 2013 in Marketing Ideas
Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

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With the value of Bitcoin at record highs, and the holiday season upon us, there's no better time for the cryptocurrency to prove its mainstream usefulness.
November 27, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Huh? One Retailer Says Don't Buy Our Stuff on Black Friday

Huh? One Retailer Says Don't Buy Our Stuff on Black Friday

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Black Friday is when most people entice customers to buy more, more and more. One clothing retailer is doing the complete opposite.
November 26, 2013 in Marketing Ideas
What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

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From being born in the digital age to having time on your side, what young entrepreneurs should be thankful for this holiday season.
November 26, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
How to Give Thanks to Your Team, Customers and Vendors This Thanksgiving

How to Give Thanks to Your Team, Customers and Vendors This Thanksgiving

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One day off for holiday shopping isn't enough. Here's how to show key members of your team and other stakeholders that you care.
November 26, 2013 in Managing Employees

Compete With the Big Guys on Black Friday

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If youÂ’re looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
November 25, 2013 in Grow Your Business
3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

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While brownies are always a good idea, here are three potentially longer lasting ways to say thanks to key people in your business life.
November 25, 2013 in Lifestyle
Office Etiquette: The Rules of Saying Thank You

Office Etiquette: The Rules of Saying Thank You

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A look at when it's appropriate to send a thank-you note and other ways of showing appreciation to your clients, business partners and employees.
November 25, 2013 in Networking
Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.

Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.

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The percentage of adults thankful for the economic situation in the U.S. is lower than in 2010 and about a fifth of what it was in the mid-1980s, according to a new poll.
November 22, 2013 in Business Management
18 Easy Ways to Say 'Thanks'

18 Easy Ways to Say 'Thanks'

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In an ideal world, your staff should feel appreciated 365 days a year. In the real world, gratitude sometimes gets forgotten. Here are 18 suggestions for remedying that.
November 21, 2013 in Business Management
Business Owners: Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal? Here's How.

Business Owners: Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal? Here's How.

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Small-business retailers may not be able to match the Black Friday extravaganzas offered by the big-box stores, but there are certain things they can do to compete.
November 21, 2013 in Marketing
For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers

For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers

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These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
November 19, 2013 in Go Forward
In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

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Overall spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday is expected to be relatively flat, but online shopping is expected to buck the trend.
November 18, 2013 in Sales
Why Wait Until Saturday? Small Businesses Seek Black Friday Buzz

Why Wait Until Saturday? Small Businesses Seek Black Friday Buzz

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Business owners eager to break out of the Small Business Saturday box are banding together in an attempt to conjure up some Black Friday magic.
November 13, 2013 in Finding Customers
Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

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The world's largest retailer will be opening its doors two hours earlier than last year and will also offer a limited number of Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving morning.
November 12, 2013 in Retail Center
How to Make The Most of This Year's Ultra-Short Holiday Shopping Season

How to Make The Most of This Year's Ultra-Short Holiday Shopping Season

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With Thanksgiving falling so late in November, there are fewer precious shopping days this year. For retailers, this means having to be extra creative to get customers through the door.
October 31, 2013 in Sales
Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition

Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition

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The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.
October 18, 2013 in Sales
Photos: 10 Ways to Say 'Thank You'

10 Ways to Say 'Thank You'

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Expressing a little appreciation can go a long way. Here's how to take it beyond the greeting card sentiments and have meaningful conversations with customers, employees and vendors.
November 21, 2012 in Grow Your Business
Is Your Business in a Post-Thanksgiving Sales Slump?

Is Your Business in a Post-Thanksgiving Sales Slump?

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A new survey finds shoppers either stocked up on Thanksgiving weekend, or are waiting until the last minute to find their holiday gifts.
December 7, 2011 in Make the Sale
Retailers That Open on Thanksgiving: Is It Wrong?

Retailers That Open on Thanksgiving: Is It Wrong?

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As giant retailers open for business on Thanksgiving Day, small companies may also feel the pressure to open their doors.
November 23, 2011 in Sales Techniques
How to Tap the Power of 'Thank You'

How to Tap the Power of 'Thank You'

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Expressing gratitude can be good for business. Here are ways to make your appreciation more meaningful to your employees, vendors and customers.
November 22, 2011 in Growing Your Business

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