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Why the Gift of Travel is a Great Way to End 2020

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more

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Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Setting Standards for Success
February 3, 2023

Winning the day isn’t just about making every day count – it’s about shifting your mindset to set standards for success and better understand and value the work that goes on behind the scenes – so that you can be as successful as you work to be. Where can you start? In this inaugural […]

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Disruptive Leaders: Disrupting Tradition in the Leadership Space
February 3, 2023

Leadership in the workplace has been ever evolving for years now, despite the commonplace leadership traditions most places try to abide by. But leaders must adapt to new and modern changes, as it’s expected that a lot of factors pertinent to leadership will change in the next 10 years, according to Gartner. Disruptive leaders […]

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Why the Gift of Travel is a Great Way to End 2020
December 24, 2020

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   If you were still trying to figure out what gift to give this holiday season, consider giving the gift of […]

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How FedEx and Walmart are Taking the Sting Out of Returns this Holiday Season
December 23, 2020

Walmart and FedEx are teaming up this holiday season to try to take the sting out of the returns process. Now, everyone knows that feeling of opening a gift from a well-meaning friend or relative and it’s just not something you want or need. You think to yourself that “it’s fine, I’ll just return […]

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Despite the Economic Strain of the Pandemic, Holiday Retail Sales are Expected to Grow
December 3, 2020

Despite a rough economic year for everyone, retail sales during the holidays are expected to keep pace, even surpass, growth trends of previous years. According to the Associated Press, the National Retail Federation made this prediction recently to account for the uncertainty of shutdowns caused by the pandemic. For essential businesses like big-box stores, […]

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5 Ways Brands Can Prepare for Holiday Sales
November 12, 2020

An unpredictable year calls for an unpredictable holiday season. This week host Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin sits down with Marketing and Analytics Expert Bill Sinacore to discuss how retailers can prepare for the holiday season. More Sale Items, More Often Sinacore has seen up to a 20% decrease on discretionary spending due to the higher unemployment rate […]

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Is It too Early to Think About Holiday Travel?
October 1, 2020

In late September, we saw through a series of studies that people were still very eager to travel. But, as the fourth quarter of 2020 kicks off and we start winding toward the holidays, will that trend continue? Is it too early to think about holiday travel? Not entirely. So far, a survey by research […]

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Where To Do Business In 2020: B2B News Update
December 20, 2019

Holiday festivities are in full swing, and companies are getting together just as anyone else would. Two brands working together to create a holiday experience for shoppers are Bloomingdale’s and ABB Robots. The latter provided its automated robotics to the retailer’s display windows, where they are showcasing how the technology can be utilized in a […]

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3 Holiday E-Commerce Ideas for B2B Retailers
November 18, 2019

The National Retail Federation predicts that this season’s total holiday sales will increase by about 4 percent. Meaning holiday shopping this year could top over $730 Billion in sales. Last year approximately $124 Billion was spent online during the holidays, and that number is also expected to rise at a similar rate. The convenience of […]

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How Airports Avoid a Travel Apocalypse During the Holidays
December 20, 2018

As “I’ll be home for Christmas” plays in the background, lines at the airport will be swelling, possibly delaying people from getting home themselves. It is expected that 2018 will set a new record for travel, with more than 46 million people flying during the holiday season. This will be the fifth year in a […]

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The Gifts That Go Back: The Numbers Behind Holiday Returns
December 17, 2018

With holiday gift shopping in full swing, retailers can count on plenty of returns. Gifts of ill-fitting sweaters and duplicate games ensure that returns will be a popular sight in the weeks following the holidays. Challenges For The Retailer For retailers, returns can make the holiday shopping craze trickle into the new year. According to […]

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