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“Competing” to do good

“Competing” to do good

Greater demand for philanthropic dollars in a challenging economy leads to more competing for less. While individual Americans give to charity at rates higher than other developed nations, barriers to giving today are several, including: Inflation and growing fears of...

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Ask us anything

Disruptions of any sort raise many questions for your business. Any market disruption could be considered a competitive threat. It may or not be a real competitor, but in the end if you fail to achieve your goal, you lost. We can prevent those losses. Since 1987,...

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Desperate times, creative measures

Desperate times, creative measures

7 ways for grocers to gain customer attention when budgets are stretched “Improvise. Overcome. Adapt.” It sounds easy enough when a square-jawed, upright Clint Eastwood barks orders to a group of elite  Marines in the film Heartbreak Ridge. But for American consumers,...

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How high can you go?

How high can you go?

7 ways to keep and satisfy customers if supply chain disruptions mean raising prices “Redundancy” and “replacements” are clearly means to avoid supply shortages. The reality is, there are only so much of a given item and a limited number of appropriate replacements...

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