For many businesses, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) operates as both a competitor and a partner. The online giant offers a platform for companies to sell their goods while it also competes with the same companies it works with. Now, the digital retailer has launched Amazon Storefronts, a new “store” that exclusively sells products from small and
The summer movie season got an early start this year with the April 27 release of Avengers: Infinity War. The latest in the Marvel franchise has already cleared more than $450 million in less than two weeks. Summer movies are big business. According to boxofficemojo.com, 12 films last summer passed the $100 million mark, led
Perhaps no loan is more sought-after than the SBA loan. Partially guaranteed by the government, SBA loans are long-term loans that can be used for virtually any purpose. When it comes to rates and terms, it’s hard to find a more favorable loan option. Because of these advantages, only small business owners who are in
Shutterstock A few years ago, I worked with a large healthcare client with 74,000 employees. They have built an internal university and invite every clinic manager to attend a management development program for five days. Mid-week, the CEO stops by to do a “Town Hall” where he fields questions and shares whatever information is helpful.
Your boss would love for you to feel like you have a stake in the company. After all, loyal employees put in longer hours, produce better work, and stick around for more years than those whose feelings about the organization can be summed up with a resounding, “Meh.” There’s just one problem: With job security a thing of
jarmoluk / Pixabay If you hope to be competitive in the current marketplace, you have no choice but to start accepting credit card payments. However, many small businesses aren’t as prepared as they ought to be in order to manage this function. Is that your situation? Not only do credit card transactions cost you