Online Chat a Useful Retail Tool, According to New Survey


A new survey conducted has provided some interesting points to ponder regarding the usefulness of online chat to e-tailers.

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Two Iconic Electronics Retail Brands to Return?


Circuit City and CompUSA were two major casualties of the recession, but there is now talk that they both might be resurrected.

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Discount Stores: Staying Competitive in a Post-Recession Marketplace


With the economy on the upswing, discount stores may find a little more creativity is in order to compete with the big boys for the consumer buck.

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Marketing Survey Reveals Common Concerns


A recent survey conducted by research company Unica seems to indicate that worrying about measuring results and increasing effectiveness is pretty much universal.

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Sales Continue to Rise, Says Commerce Department


The U.S. Commerce Department announced this week that retail sales increased in the months of January and February, despite a drop in wholesale inventories.

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Making Customer Connections: Six Important Steps


Establishing strong relationships of trust with customers over time is one of the indispensable building blocks in the foundation of success.

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Craftspeople Find a New Online Marketplace


Handmade craft-making has taken off as a very viable business for many online.

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Email Marketing

Email marketing has now come of age, with an extremely high rate of return, outstanding tracking, reporting, and automated campaigns now available. More businesses should be adding it to their marketing solutions, according to Tim Pacileo, president, of theBoardRoomAdvisors. “Back in the early days, goods and services were marketed exclusively by word of mouth and […]

6 Tips to Increase Revenue

Cloud Marketing Labs, a Northfield, NJ firm that assists companies with their marketing efforts, offers six substantial tips to get your marketing program back on track in 2010. Measure everything. Wasteful marketing can be a real drain on a businesses’ budget. Before you start any type of marketing, set up a system in which you […]

Selling Your Business

SELLING YOUR business and getting a good price for it seems an overwhelming task for a business owner, especially in today’s economy. However, the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB), a non profit trade organization, says that selling a business, and getting a reasonable price for it, can happen. The devil is in the details. […]