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How to Make the Most of Post-Holiday Lull

  • Tim Lyons
  • 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

  • Tim Lyons
  • 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

  • Tim Lyons
  • 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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Thanksgiving Fun Facts

  • Tim Lyons
  • 11.24.2015
  • Blog
In the honor of Thanksgiving this week, here are some quick facts about this historic holiday and what it means to this great nation. You can share what you learned here around the dinner table this Thursday and maybe impress some family members with your Turkey Day knowledge!


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Black Friday Predictions and Hot Items

  • Tim Lyons
  • 11.17.2015
  • Blog
The fall season has been flying by and we are already half way through the month of November which means two things: Thanksgiving, and more importantly Black Friday are only a week away. It may be hard to believe that these two big events are only days away but they are, which means the peak of the ...


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Holiday Hiring and Identifying Nepotism Easily

  • Tim Lyons
  • 11.10.2015
  • Blog
When the holiday season begins to fire up typically in early September, retailers look to gain extra help to accommodate the increase in customer traffic from the extremely hectic holiday shopping season. Retailers not only prepare inventory, new marketing plans and planned promotions, but they ...


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Retailers to Expect a Very Digital Holiday Season

  • Tim Lyons
  • 11.04.2015
  • Blog
While many shoppers will take to brick & mortar stores to complete their shopping for friends and loved ones this holiday season, an increasing trend will be evident for retailers when it comes to revenue generated from digital spending. Consumer spending will look a tad different this year as ...


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The Top 5 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make After a Data Breach

  • Tim Lyons
  • 10.28.2015
  • Blog
It seems as though in modern times, it’s no longer if your organization gets breached but rather when. Since this is a sensitive issue as of late, being prepared may seem daunting since you never really know if your organization is fully protected from possible breaches.


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Halloween Trends of 2015

  • Tim Lyons
  • 10.20.2015
  • Blog
With Halloween being only two weeks away, many consumers are rushing to the shelves to find last minute deals on costumes for their eager trick or treating children and maybe one for their own Halloween themed parties. One thing known for sure is that this holiday means big business for retailers ...


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Organized Retail Crime- What It Means For Retailers

  • Tim Lyons
  • 10.06.2015
When talking about retail stores, their inventory and their bottom line, there isn’t a type of crime that plagues the industry more than organized retail crime (38% of all losses come from ORC or shoplifting). The National Retail Federation recently conducted their 11th annual Organized Retail ...


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