Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

  There are plenty of books and consultants dispensing advice about how retailers should and should not be designing their stores. But don't take everything you hear and read as gospel. "It pays to make an effort to break from the norm," says Debi Ward Kennedy, an Orange, Calif.-based retail Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/ad_5x9lTFrU/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Study: Big Data Remains Work in Progress

According to a survey, 60 percent of retailers are initiating strategies aimed at harnessing the power of 'Big Data,' but little progress has been made and the understanding of its impact remains low. The "State of the Industry Research Series: Big Data in Retail" from Edgell Knowledge Network (EKN) was Article source: http://www.retailwire.com/news-article/16276/study-big-data-remains-work-in-progress By: admin

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7 Ways LinkedIn Can Drive More Traffic to Your Website

For online marketers, success usually boils down to two simple things: traffic and conversions. But how does someone cut through all of the noise online to capture the prized attention and fans? One of the best, and often overlooked traffic sources online is LinkedIn. Yes, LinkedIn. The site Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/PZJc67qeyx8/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented by [...]

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New business.gov.au business planning iPad apps

       Wednesday 19 September 2012   We’ve launched a suite of free iPad apps to help you plan for business success. The interactive tools step you through the process of creating well-structured plans, tailored to your business. They give you convenient access to your important business documents, anytime, Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FNew-businessgovau-business-planning-iPad-apps.aspx&ContentId=8124&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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New apps helping to put small business in control

       Friday 21 September 2012   Planning for your business is one of the most valuable activities you can undertake. A good business plan gives you a sense of control over the future of your business. Our free business planning iPad apps provide templates to help you get Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FNew-apps-helping-to-put-small-business-in-control.aspx&ContentId=8127&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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Oops, My Bad! 5 Ways Your Business Can Improve by Admitting to Mistakes

  Everyone makes mistakes. No one likes admitting to them. As businesspeople we worry that customers will be intolerant of our missteps and foul-ups. The truth is, though, denying them only magnifies an already awkward situation and ends up hurting your reputation. Handling them right, on the other hand, Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/IsfLicowUgU/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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Small Business Reading Guide

  We know, we know. Reading for fun isn’t exactly part of most business owners’ daily routines. But making time to check out some of the year’s most popular business books can be a great way to balance pleasure with productivity. Sure, staying on top of the latest business trends Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/wOybqLfeEkQ/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Spotlight: Justins Nut Butter’s Justin Gold, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Editor's Note: Each year, we honor a top entrepreneur in our annual Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win. Here, a look at Justin Gold, founder of Justin's Nut Butter. Justin Gold’s squeeze-it nut butter packets have Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/9br26iTw8MI/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

  Necessity may indeed be the mother of invention. Sometimes, though, an actual mother is the necessity — for the inventor at least. That’s the case for Carter Kostler, a 14-year-old ninth-grader from Virginia Beach, Va., whose parents invested time, research and personal funds to make his vision a reality. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/rfUBf85p4Xs/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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5 Things Startups Can Learn From ‘Great American Food Truck Race’

Every new small business that an entrepreneur starts faces daunting challenges. If you'd like to see them all summed up in a single hour, consider tuning in to Great American Food Truck Race, the popular Food Network show that recently kicked off its third season. Hosted by celebrity chef Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/oEaWingD5yA/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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