Americans spend more than $35 billion shopping online for the holidays, according to digital business analytics firm ComScore. Shopping
online can be convenient and hassle free. But there are a few things
you should consider before doing your Christmas shopping via the Web.
The National Small Business Association (NSBA) recently released its
Mid-Year Economic Report, which is a snapshot of how small businesses
are faring today, and the news isn’t pretty. According to the report,
small-business owners are less optimistic about the outlook of their own
firms than in the previous six months.
Chicago's biggest basketball star and the Windy City’s best-loved pizza
brand have teamed up. Chicagoan and MVP Chicago Bulls point guard
Derrick Rose has inked a deal with Giordano's Famous Stuffed Pizza as an
equity owner and as the company’s newest national spokesperson.
Gabby Douglas' rise to the top has been as stunning and quick as one of her moves on the uneven bars. According to marketing experts, it's estimated that she will make between $2 million and $4 million in endorsement revenue per year for the next four years.
Crowdfunding began as a social experiment and has been validated by
thousands of consumers in a short period of time. New data suggests that
this type of funding has facilitated more than $1.5 billion in global
business transactions. Crowdfunding is known as an individual
contribution for non-monetary benefits.
Many business owners spend a lot of money buying the latest tools and
gadgets for their employees after hearing promises of how they will
improve productivity and increase sales. With all of the technological
advancements that have come about in recent years, many business owners
are left trying to figure out what to invest in and what to stay away
from. Here are a few things to consider about how to make your