Category: Business

Can a Company Survive Just By Being Online?

July 11, 2016

According to a survey done by ICSC Research, retailers that generate most online sales, can attribute this to the omni-channel strategy rather than just having the click and collect method. Targeting consumers is no longer having an advantage. The consumer experience is not just one avenue. Consumers can be in the store physically looking at a product […]

What Office Trends Can We Expect in 2016?

January 20, 2016

In Fireman’s predictions you see a great support for the millennial ideals and workplace environment needs. Fireman expects us to see an increase in companies focus on creating a health-conscious environment. From the standing desk, healthy choice vending machines and even on-site exercise equipment, companies are expected to further support healthy living for their employees. […]

Is your company retreat returning your investment?

November 23, 2015

Companies are often looking for ways to reengage associates, come up with new ideas and progress with the times. Ironically one common way companies have been trying to achieve the goal of reengaging employees is by taking them out of the office. More and more companies are hosting company retreats to get employees out of […]

How to Utilize Social Media Platforms

July 16, 2015

People are always talking about a company’s need to innovate and move forward and that’s true, move forward or get left behind. What if your real problem isn’t being afraid of the future but letting go of the past? We are bombarded with new ideas, platforms and services on a daily basis. Many older companies […]

How Retailers are Drawing Shoppers this Season

December 16, 2014

Consumers have more options than ever when it comes to where they spend their money. Online retailers and brick and mortar stores are constantly looking for ways to stand out from their competitors. Which website offers free shipping? Who ships the fastest? Who opens earliest on Black Friday? What store has the best entertainment? Which […]

Groceries to go!

December 10, 2014

Walmart  began testing a new service: Walmart Pickup, in late September in their hometown of Bentonville Arkansas. This service allows customers to order their groceries online and then pick them up via ‘drive thru” at a standalone pick up center. This is an interesting concept that has typically been reserved for products like fast food, […]

Unlimited Vacation Days

October 17, 2014

In late September it was it was disclosed that Richard Branson of the Virgin Group gives unlimited vacation days to his staff of nearly 200 employees. This has raised an interesting question: Is working less, more? If people only work to complete the tasks they have and are allowed to enjoy personal time when tasks […]

Toyota U.S. Base is Heading South

May 20, 2014

After over half a decade in California Jim Lentz, Toyota’s CEO announced plans to move the companies’ domestic headquarters to Plano, Texas, a Dallas suburb Monday, August 28th. The new greener facility, which is set to be operational late 2016 or early 2017 will be workplace to over 4,000 employees in different departments. For more […]

Texas Strong

May 16, 2014 recently reported, Six Signs the Texas Economy is Strong and Getting Stronger. Texas is trailblazing across the board. Texas has replaced 100 percent of the jobs lost in the recession. In the past year Texas home sells have increased by 12 percent. State Tax revenues for oil and natural gas production have increased almost […]

What is drawing people and businesses to Texas?

May 13, 2014

What is drawing people and businesses to Texas? Economy! Economy! Economy! The Texas Economy has recovered faster than the U.S. economy has as a whole, from the recent recession. Opportunities! Steady economy means steady jobs. With big companies like Toyota, Google, Dollar General and Occidental Petroleum Corp setting up shop in Texas there are more […]

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