To Open or Not to Open…That Is The Question

And so it goes every year: Black Friday sales that begin at even more extreme hours of the day (and night). Some mega-stores open at midnight on Thanksgiving with promises of super discounts, [...]

Small Business Saturday: How To Get Involved

Halloween has come and gone, and the holiday season is officially upon us! With that comes the busiest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. While more and more large businesses (think Target, [...]

Holiday Hiring: Why You Should Start Planning Now

In addition to everything you need to organize and plan for in preparation for the holiday shopping season (only 105 days until Christmas!), another thing you should be thinking about is hiring [...]

Good LSM: Keeping Lines Short

This past weekend (yes, the weekend before Christmas) I made the mistake of going to Target (where everyone else on the planet is also doing their last minute Christmas shopping). I had uploaded [...]

Good LSM: Holiday Guides

‘Tis the season for shopping, party planning and celebrating with family and friends. It’s also the season when your mailbox becomes filled with catalogues from retail shops, coupons [...]

Tools for Tomorrow: Small Business Saturday

Halloween is just over a week away, and then the holiday season will officially be upon us! With that comes the busiest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. While more and more large [...]

Black Friday

While American Express has helped focus attention on Small Business Saturday as the “official” big day for small businesses across the country, Black Friday shouldn’t be [...]

Small Business Saturday is Almost Here!

With the holiday shopping season upon us, many small businesses are preparing by stocking their shelves, organizing inventory and engaging with their customers to market new items, specials or [...]

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