Holidays

Bonuses, Parties and Gifts: How Small Business Owners Can Navigate the Holiday Season
Holidays

Bonuses, Parties and Gifts: How Small Business Owners Can Navigate the Holiday Season

These five steps will help you and your employees navigate the busy and often stressful times of the holiday season.
Chris Rush
Americans Are Expected to Break Halloween Spending Record This Year
Halloween

Americans Are Expected to Break Halloween Spending Record This Year

Costume, candy and jack-o-lantern sellers are cashing in on this haunted holiday.
Rose Leadem
See How These 10 Companies Celebrate Halloween
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See How These 10 Companies Celebrate Halloween

Bring on the costumes, competitions and candy.
Nina Zipkin
Neiman Marcus Rolls Out $3.2 Million Worth of Fantasy Gifts
Holidays

Neiman Marcus Rolls Out $3.2 Million Worth of Fantasy Gifts

Luxury estates, private planes and fancy cars, oh my.
Nina Zipkin
The Holiday Marketing Campaign Hall of Fame (Infographic)
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The Holiday Marketing Campaign Hall of Fame (Infographic)

See the fascinating history of holiday marketing campaigns and get inspired to craft your own memorable retail messaging this year.
Tracey Wallace
Retailers Are Finally Realizing That Starting Black Friday on Thanksgiving Is a Terrible Idea
Black Friday

Retailers Are Finally Realizing That Starting Black Friday on Thanksgiving Is a Terrible Idea

An increasing number of retailers are closing on Thanksgiving Day this year in response to backlash against the trend of starting Black Friday sales a day early.
Kate Taylor
5 Ways to Persuade Employees to Take Vacation Before They Burnout
Vacations

5 Ways to Persuade Employees to Take Vacation Before They Burnout

Commitment to work is good, working until you're a zombie is bad.
Daniel Wesley
How to Prepare to Dazzle and Delight Your Customers This Upcoming Holiday Season
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How to Prepare to Dazzle and Delight Your Customers This Upcoming Holiday Season

Wondering how you can boost sales and awareness in the coming months? Incorporate these ideas into your game plan.
Sujan Patel
Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: Gear Up for the Holiday Marketing Rush Now
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Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: Gear Up for the Holiday Marketing Rush Now

With holiday shopping starting before Halloween and many promotions floating around before Black Friday, businesses that wait to launch their holiday marketing will find themselves scrambling to catch up this November.
April Weeks
5 Tips to Get Your Website Ready for the Holidays
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5 Tips to Get Your Website Ready for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner. Make sure your website is ready for the increased traffic.
Jonathan Long
A 6-Step Checklist to Get Your Online Business Ready for the Holiday Season
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A 6-Step Checklist to Get Your Online Business Ready for the Holiday Season

Waiting too long puts you at a severe disadvantage -- you need to be ready to capitalize on the increased traffic and the mindset of consumers during this period.
Jonathan Long
The 6 Musts of a Successful Holiday Marketing Campaign
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The 6 Musts of a Successful Holiday Marketing Campaign

Want to get ahead on the holiday season? Start putting a lot of thought into your upcoming campaigns.
Sujan Patel
Keep Calm and Holiday On: How to Plan for the Holidays Year-Round
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Keep Calm and Holiday On: How to Plan for the Holidays Year-Round

When you're prepared, you have a system readied in case things go wrong. The same rules apply to the holidays -- and even more so to business during the holidays.
David Osborn
3 Tips for Keeping Your Books in Order Before the Holiday Season
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3 Tips for Keeping Your Books in Order Before the Holiday Season

Most entrepreneurs can't wait to feel the sweet relief that accompanies finishing off their financial task list. Without diligent accounting in summer, however, the holidays may not seem so sweet.
Mathew Heggem