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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Your Guide To Understanding Facebook Timeline

Eklectic Consulting
From 31st March, all Facebook brand pages will mandatorily switch over to the new Timeline layout. Have you changed your brand page yet?
Download a guide to understanding the Facebook Timeline here.

The Anti-Walmart: The Secret Sauce of Wegmans Is People

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An East Coast supermarket chain shows that a business can generously train its workforce and profit handsomely
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Cashiers are barred from interacting with customers until they have completed 40 hours of training. Hundreds of staffers are sent on trips around the U.S. and world to become experts in their products. The company has no mandatory retirement age and has never laid off workers. All profits are reinvested in the company or shared with employees. A doomed Internet startup? Occupy Wall Street fantasy? Bankrupt retailer recently purchased by Walmart?

Monday, March 19, 2012

Walmart, Target, Kmart, Kohl's Lead Retail Revolution

The year was 1962.

John F. Kennedy was president. The nation was increasingly engaged in Vietnam, and the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Johnny Carson became host of the "The Tonight Show," Marilyn Monroe died and the Rolling Stones made their debut in London. And in quiet cities across Middle America, a retail revolution was taking place.