Business Strategies

Smart + focused ideas to boost your business.

Unbreakable New Year’s Resolutions

Almost everyone makes, and breaks, New Year’s resolutions. We highlight some of the top “promises” that financial and business experts say small business owners should be… more

Holiday Shopping—Consumer Trends and Retail Tips

If consumers don’t think of you as a resource for holiday shopping, then you’re not sending the right message.  Here are some current retail trends plus… more

Retirement Planning for Yourself and Your Business

Whether you’re a new hire or an owner thinking ahead, here are some tips to help make sure you’re planning properly for tomorrow. According to the… more

Weaving Word of Mouth Into Your Retail Business

According to Engagement Labs, word-of-mouth is still a critical driver of retail sales. Here’s more about WOM, plus how you can tie it into your online,… more

The Mobile Maze, and How It’s Affecting Retail

Mobile retail is skyrocketing. Here are several key trends that will come to the fore between now and 2026, as well as how they will propel… more