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The New Tipping Culture and the Effects on Consumer Behavior & Business

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The New Tipping Culture and the Effects on Consumer Behavior & Business New tipping culture prompts questions and confusion about gratuity habits. Tipping opportunities have increased, but readiness to tip has decreased. Inflation and confusion contribute to tipping reluctance. Tipping fatigue negatively affects workers who rely on tips. Businesses can address the issue by educating…

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Ensuring Growth of Middle Managers is Crucial for a Flourishing Workplace

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Ensuring Growth of Middle Managers is Crucial for a Flourishing Workplace Upskilling middle managers can lead to better productivity and performance. Foster a culture of learning and development through upskilling. Improve decision-making and problem-solving abilities through professional development opportunities. Investing in the growth of middle managers can attract and retain top talent. Keeping pace with industry…

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Think “Chamber”.

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Think “Chamber”. Ever thought “Wouldn’t it be great to have a listing of local businesses?” The Chamber has it. Ever thought, “Is there anything happening in our area this weekend?” The Chamber has it. Looking for a list of references for starting, developing, or growing your business? The Chamber has it. Needing to give your…

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Turning Gift Returns and Exchanges into Business Opportunities

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Turning Gift Returns and Exchanges into Business Opportunities You hate to see it coming—a customer with your bag in hand. You know where that’s headed. No matter how helpful you were or how great your products are, the holiday season isn’t a holiday without a wave of gift returns and exchanges. While it’s easy to…

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Maximizing Momentum From Small Business Season

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Maximizing Momentum From Small Business Season Movie franchises, sequels, and prequels are all the rage in Hollywood these days—and for good reason. They make money. They’re a known commodity. If you’re an entrepreneur who’s thinking about launching a second business, a spin-off can be wildly popular. Before you decide to go after a brand-new market,…

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Small Business Season Part Two: How

Small Business Season Part Two: How Small Business Season Part Two: How to Support. If you’ve read the first part of ‘Small Business Season’, then you know why it’s important to shop local. And yet, Small Business Season is a bit more than that. But once you’ve finished your shopping list, what else is there?…

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Small Business Season – Part One

Small Business Season – Part One It’s Small Business Season- not to be confused with National Small Business Week. It generally lasts from November 1- December 31. Now is when we take time to be deliberate about our purchases and choose to support our Local Economy by shopping locally. Simple enough. Article’s done, continue your…

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9 Tips for Creating an Instagrammable Small Business Season

9 Tips for Creating an Instagrammable Small Business Season The holiday season (and Small Business Season!) is upon us! It’s the perfect time to capitalize on the festive spirit to attract customers and boost sales. As a small business you also want to invite people to linger, especially if you’re in retail. According to the…

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Not a Retail Biz? You Can Still Be a Strong Part of Small Business Season

Not a Retail Biz? You Can Still Be a Strong Part of Small Business Season The holiday season is upon us, and ’tis the season for shopping! As a small business owner, you might think that participating in the “Shop Local” movement or Small Business Season is reserved for retail and restaurant establishments. That’s not…

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16 Questions to Use to Prepare for Small Business Season Success

16 Questions to Use to Prepare for Small Business Season Success Do you find yourself wondering how you’re going to compete with larger, national stores with big marketing budgets and attractive loss leaders that bring in a crowd? How will you capture the attention of local shoppers, dinner, or service users? Well, we’re here to…

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