Archive for March, 2014

How Selling has Gone Social in the Last 15 Years

March 15, 2014

Mar 13 2014 By Alice Myerhoff in Sales , Social   “Sales is sales. It’s about finding people who should be interested in your product, educating them on the value proposition, developing relationships with them and hopefully doing business with them. It’s not rocket science. It can be a lot of fun and also hard work. 15 years ago in 1999, […]

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The North Face to Offer Responsibly Sourced Down Products in Fall 2015…

March 14, 2014

“The North Face will offer down product by fall 2015 that complies with its new Responsible Down Standard (RDS), which is designed to ensure that all the down its uses is sourced responsibly. Patagonia announced in November, 2013 that all its down products will meet its proprietary Traceable Down standard starting this fall. TNF has […]

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Zumiez Swings to Positive Comps in Fiscal February…

March 13, 2014

From the Boss Report “Zumiez Swings to Positive Comps in Fiscal February… Zumiez Inc. reported that fiscal February comparable store sales increased 2.0 percent for the 4-week period ended March 1 partially reversing the 2013 February trend when comps decreased 8.9 percent. Sales trends did improve in the period, driven in part by increased traffic […]

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The Power of Failing

March 12, 2014

What do the world’s greatest entrepreneurs have in common? The courage to fail. Here’s why failure is the ultimate driving force behind genius. Mar 3, 2014 “Thomas Edison would be so proud. The Wizard of Menlo Park once quipped “I have not failed 10,000 times. I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work.” […]

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10 Films Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

March 11, 2014

10 Films Every Entrepreneur Should Watch By: Docstoc Articles Tuesday, March 04, 2014 “Conducting business is a time-consuming endeavor that often leaves little space for leisure. But some forms of leisure can actually teach and inspire successful business practices. We’ve all heard the cliché that art imitates real life, and there are many qualities of the […]

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