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    Endless Summer: How Six Seasonal Industries Stay Warm in Winter

    Endless Summer: How Six Seasonal Industries Stay Warm in Winter

    Warm weather facilitates family vacations, outdoor activities and cold refreshment sales, providing several industries with an opportunity to generate enough revenue to sail through the rest of the year. These seasonal industries struggle to remain lucrative throughout the winter months, as frigid temperatures and annual changes in consumer behavior challenge profitability. While many seasonal industry […]

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    Locking in Solutions: Building a Cost-Effective Security Plan

    Locking in Solutions: Building a Cost-Effective Security Plan

    Securing assets has become a top priority for many businesses; however, developing a security plan requires thorough evaluation and planning for companies to achieve savings. Following the lows of the recession, rising corporate profit has benefited businesses of all types during the past three years. Increased profit has contributed to all types of asset growth, […]

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    Exhibiting Efficiency: Cutting Costs as a Conference Attendee

    Exhibiting Efficiency: Cutting Costs as a Conference Attendee

    Attending a conference? Your company will be one of many contributing to the recent rise in US conference attendance. Rising corporate profit is the primary factor supporting this trend; increasing profit empowers companies to spend more capital on conferences and other events. As travel budgets have expanded in the wake of the recession, companies have […]

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    Retail Invasion: Canadian Industries Ripe for US Takeover

    Retail Invasion: Canadian Industries Ripe for US Takeover

    Bogged down by sluggish demand, lackluster growth opportunities and saturated markets at home, US retailers have set their sights on Canada to capitalize on a consumer base yearning for a greater selection of US brands. Canadian consumers appear ready to welcome US retailers, but a seemingly easy-win market for expansion is fraught with several hidden […]

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    High Demand Means Rising Tech Prices

    High Demand Means Rising Tech Prices

    For more than a decade, computers and computer hardware prices have been falling at a steady pace as input and production costs fall and technology advances. For example, in just the past three years, desktop computer prices have plummeted 23.6%. Hardware production costs have decreased substantially during this period in response to an estimated 1.7% […]

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    Top US Industries For Women

    Top US Industries For Women

    It is undoubtedly a good time to be a female professional in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) most recent databook on women in the labor force, the unemployment rate for women was lower in 2012 than it was for men, and 38.0% of employed women aged 25 to 64 […]