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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.
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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
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.
Holidays

5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior

This time of year means more business, which also means more frustrated customers.
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.
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Holiday Shopping

5 Tactics to Get Digitally Prepared for Black Friday Weekend

Regardless of where you sell your goods or services primarily, a little advanced digital preparation can help you take advantage of "Windfall Weekend."
Thanksgiving

How These 8 Restaurant Chains Are Mixing Up Their Menus for Thanksgiving

Don't want to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen? Find out which restaurant chains are branching out to serve turkey – or turkey ice cream cake -- this year.
Marketing

For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales

Service-based businesses tend to struggle with promotions during the holiday season. Instead of letting this busy time of year pass you by, focusing on these tips to boost your sales.
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.