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Amazon Prime Day Deals Expected to Disappoint as Costs Surge

(Bloomberg) -- The deals during Amazon.com Inc.’s annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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Amazon Prime Day Deals Expected to Disappoint as Costs Surge
June 21, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The deals during Amazon.com Inc.’s annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce inventory. The two-day event, which begins today, arrives as the world grapples with the lingering effects of the pandemic. Supply-chain disruptions — including the Suez Canal […]

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5 Ways to Get Ready for Prime Day
October 1, 2020

Today marks the shift into the last quarter of the year. 2020 has had its share of challenges but, in the homestretch of the year, there are numerous opportunities to be had in the world of retail. Jennifer Ruscin, host of Bricks and Clicks, walks listeners through her tips for how your brand should prepare […]

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Inside the Growth of Amazon Prime Day
July 17, 2019

Amazon Prime Day officially outgrew its name in 2018 when the site-wide discount initiative extended to 36 hours. The retailer pushed the boundary even further this year with a 48-hour offering to its Prime members. Deals on everything from electronics to kitchenware and everything in between are offered exclusively for Amazon Prime members, who pay […]

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