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A Heartfelt Happy Thanksgiving 2023 Message from Icom

Happy Thanksgiving 2023

As the leaves change and the holiday spirit fills the air, Icom America extends a warm and friendly Happy Thanksgiving 2023 greeting to its valued customers. This heartwarming video shows employees across various departments sharing their reflections and gratitude. From the customer service team to the senior managers, each member expresses appreciation for their…

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Will the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Revenue Continue Through the Rest of the Holiday Season?

This year, retailers kicked off the holiday season early with deals beginning prior to Thanksgiving weekend. The encouragement from retailer sales to have consumers begin their holiday shopping early, has made some impact with this year breaking record revenue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales prove positive in predicting…

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Why Restaurants Doubled Down on Thanksgiving Promotions This Year

Restaurants pushed for a seat at the table for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner with Thanksgiving promotions, convenience, and lower prices for families. As grocery store prices rise and convenience becomes more valuable to consumers, restaurants across the country are seeing an opportunity to put on their own Thanksgiving promotions for Thanksgiving dinner. Businesses like Bob…

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Hospitality
Thanksgiving Travel Finally Sees a Rebound, Only 3% Behind 2019 Levels

While travel is ramping up this year compared to 2021’s holiday season, it is doing so to a much greater extent than anyone had anticipated. Host Sarah Dandashy from Marketscale’s podcast Say Yes to Travel shared, “AAA projects that more than 53.4 million people with travel this Thanksgiving.” Surprisingly, she added that “This is…

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Black Friday 2021
How Grocers, Producers and Importers Should Maneuver Rising Meat Prices

US families are gearing up for another holiday season of turkeys, hams, and seasonal feasting. Even though consumers planning to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend has gone up by 1.7 million according to NRF, inflation is adding an extra layer of strain to the rebound grocers are hoping for, with U.S. dollar inflation making its…

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Business Services
Thanksgiving Sees Drop in Jobless Claims, But Layoffs Continue

There’s more behind the latest dip in jobless claims than meets the eye. Three factors contribute to the reported numbers: Thanksgiving, seasonal hiring, and inconsistent state reporting. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, those that recently lost their jobs likely held off filing for unemployment until the following week. Seasonal holiday jobs are also inflating the hiring…

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Business Services
Building Thankfulness into the Sales Process

Greg Crumpton lives by a simple mantra: Relationships drive business. Each week on Straight Outta Crumpton, Crumpton dives into the lost art of networking and speaks with the biggest influencers in business services to learn how they build, nurture and value their professional relationships.   What’s the most critical aspect for sales professionals in building…

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Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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Trades industry
The Future of Data Centers: Cooling, Power, and ESG with Saqib Ashraf
May 28, 2024

In a rapidly evolving data center industry, cooling technologies are finally taking center stage, driven by the rise of AI and other high-density computing needs. In the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Saqib Ashraf, Director of Solutions Architecture at CPG, shares insights on the future of data centers as well as the challenges…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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Reshaping Black Friday
November 26, 2020

Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin guides retailers to be the hero and navigate the industry’s biggest B2B challenges online and offline.   COVID-19 continues to reshape how people shop, and in turn, it’s sure to reshape traditions this holiday season. Let’s Talk Thanksgiving and Holiday Celebrations According to Butterball, the number of consumers who plan to host extended…

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France Postpones Black Friday Sales in an Effort to Aid Small Business Sales
November 25, 2020

The French government has collaborated with commerce, ecommerce, and supermarket representatives to push back Black Friday sales while France is still under strict COVID lockdown. The delay will level the playing field between large “essential” retailers, and small “non-essential” businesses as consumers spend during the holidays. According to the Associated Press, France’s Economy Minister,…

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What the Drone Industry’s Thankful for in 2020
November 25, 2020

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Even in a chaotic year like 2020, there are things to be thankful…

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Taking Off Turkey Day: Walmart Closing on Thanksgiving for First Time Ever: Business Casual
July 24, 2020

Powered by RedCircle The biggest private employer in the United States just announced an unheard-of initiative. For the first time ever, Walmart will close stores on Thanksgiving Day, breaking a tradition of beginning Black Friday deals on Turkey Day and offering employees the chance to be with their families in what’s been a trying year…

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The Business Side of Thanksgiving in Two Minutes
November 27, 2019

Today we’re going to breakdown some of the most important data and facts revolving around the business side of the holiday. Let’s start with the dinner itself. The Wednesday before thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for most grocers across the U.S. simply because of the demand for turkey. Hence the name…

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Turkey Wednesday: A Look at The Busiest Day of the Year for Grocers
November 26, 2019

While shoppers and retailers make their preparations for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is one day each year where millions of Americans make perhaps their most integral purchase of Thanksgiving week. According to Placer.ai, a firm that tracks shopper traffic with machine learning, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving marks the highest day for visits for…

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The Numbers Behind a Record-Setting Year for Thanksgiving Travel
November 26, 2019

As much as Thanksgiving is rightfully associated with a turkey feast and family, for millions of Americans it also goes hand-in-hand with travel. This year airlines, airports and ride services will be tasked with transporting a record number of travelers between the Friday before the holiday until the Monday after it. According to Airlines for…

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What Thanksgiving Week Means for Retailers
November 25, 2019

While the calendar has not yet turn to December, the holiday shopping spree is about to hit its peak. The five days between Thanksgiving and the following Monday mark the one of the highest volumes of shopping sales for the entire year in the United States. The NRF projects the total spend to fall between…

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Special Delivery: UPS Dives Into Precision Logistics
November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest retail week of the year. With the rise of e-commerce, shipping and logistics companies will be dealing with a deluge of orders. Amidst that backdrop, United Parcel Service is rolling out a new initiative. In early 2020, the company will begin UPS Premier, which will bring precision…

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