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Gotta Catch 'Em All

  • Derek Rodner
  • 07.14.2016
  • Blog
With the newest release of Nintendo’s beloved Pokémon series, Pokémon Go, our office parking lot has turned into the latest and greatest hangout for techies, tweens, and everyone in-between. This has become a common occurrence for many other businesses across the United States.  For some, this game ...


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5 Tips to Upsell for Profit

We’ve all been asked the closing questions as we conclude a purchase.  Do you need socks to go with the new sneakers?  Would you like to add a cookie to your order for only $.99?  Would you like the 3-year warranty for extended protection?


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'Building a Bank': Reduce Losses by Preventing Internal Fraud & Theft

Theft and fraud in retail and restaurants is widely considered a cost of doing business.  Internal fraud and organized theft led by employees are playing bigger roles. It’s estimated that 75% of employees have stolen from their employer at least once. 


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Do you have time for Overtime?

  • Derek Rodner
  • 06.01.2016
  • Blog
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and the United States Labor Secretary Thomas Perez endorsed the final ruling of the US Department of Labor (DOL) on the extended overtime and overtime pay regulations. Once in effect, this regulation will affect close to 4.2 million workers nationwide. Specifically, ...


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Mother Knows Best, But you can too

  • Derek Rodner
  • 05.06.2016
  • Blog
Spring is in full swing and the holidays are lining up. It seems as though we just celebrated Easter, and now Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Soon enough our offices will close for Memorial Day, and shortly after dad’s everywhere will be playing golf as we celebrate Father’s day. With each ...


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3 Ways to Leverage Mobile Technology (part 2)

  • Derek Rodner
  • 04.07.2016
  • Blog
Leveraging mobile technology is not only limited to consumer behavior.  Taking advantage of mobile allows you to access information from virtually anywhere in the world, providing valuable insight almost instantly.  In the past investigators would be confined to a desk, sorting through large of ...


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3 Ways to Leverage Mobile Technology (Part 1)

  • Derek Rodner
  • 03.18.2016
  • Blog
Today, we live in a world where cellphones have become a necessity in our lives.  According to research by Google, 68% of cellphone users say they check their phone within 15 minutes of waking up and 87% of millennials have their phone by their side 24/7.  Consumer behaviors are quickly becoming ...


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How to Make the Most of Post-Holiday Lull

  • Derek Rodner
  • 12.16.2015
  • Blog
While the holiday shopping season is a goldmine for retailers, the month or two after can feel like a dead-zone. The momentum built during the peak of holiday shopping doesn’t over flow to the New Year as easily as retailers would like. January is without a doubt, a much slower month than the ...


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Final Stretch for the 2015 Holiday Shopping Season

  • Derek Rodner
  • 12.10.2015
  • Blog
The 2015 holiday shopping season is already off to a record breaking start and it’s only going to get crazier. With the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in full swing and Christmas only two weeks away, shoppers are feeling the pressure to make buys and find the best deals possible. Holiday shopping seems ...


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Post-Thanksgiving Weekend Wrap Up

  • Derek Rodner
  • 12.03.2015
  • Blog
While large amounts of people were enjoying turkey tableside with friends and family, an amount equally as large were getting a head start on their holiday shopping, taking full advantage of early Black Friday deals.  Millions of people trekked to their favorite stores as well as to the web to find ...


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