In the marketing world, it has been established through careful studies and surveys that approximately one third of a store’s income is attributed to impulse shopping. In fact, a study has revealed that on average, any one consumer may spend $30 or more on unplanned purchases. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, all business owners do need to take into consideration that impulse shopping is the result of clever marketing tactics that raise awareness of new products, sales or other promotions only available for a limited time. Today, we’re going to take a look at how to entice impulse shopping through the use of chalkboards!
Dangers exist in every workplace – according to OSHA, a government agency responsible for health and safety of more than 130 million workers, more than 4,800 workers are killed on the job, which means that daily, and around 13 workers in the United States go to work and never come home. What’s more, each year, 3.3 million workers suffer an injury from which they may never recover. Every employer has a responsibility to ensure a safe workplace, and each worker also has a responsibility to themselves take caution when on the job. Of course, some hazards are more common than others, and no matter how conscious you are about observing safety rules on the job – accidents can still happen.
For a long time outsourcing was a dirty word in business. The employees usually associate it with offshoring –moving processes to low-cost markets overseas. It was considered to be anti-labor move, but recently public opinion has begun to shift on the issue. There have been numerous initiatives and organizations dedicated to promoting the benefits of moving certain jobs to neighboring countries. At the same time the reasons companies use outsourcing has also changed
, because the markets have as well. Continue reading
Business owners are always looking for ways to save up on operating costs. However, one of the most efficient ways to do so completely eludes them. Very few business owners consider changing the lighting in their business place as a way to cut down on expenses. Most businesses still use incandescent lighting and traditional lighting which tends to drive the electricity bill up. Continue reading
There are numerous types of web hosting services, making it difficult and confusing to choose which one is the best for your website. If you’re a new webmaster, then you might default to a shared hosting plan. This is often the first step taken by new bloggers, but virtual private servers (VPS) may prove more useful and cost-effective. Virtualization software has come a long way, making VPS more
powerful than ever. This article contains important information about virtual dedicated hosting and what makes it better over shared hosting and dedicated servers. Continue reading
Having a good, even sterling, credit score is an absolute must if you need to purchase anything of value, such as a car, or house. A credit score can also mean the difference between paying $60 for your monthly auto insurance payment and paying $66. It may not seem like a credit score would make much of a difference in that arena, but it does. Continue reading