When Bay Area actor and educator Aldo Billingslea began leveraging Facebook to market an ambitious $1M Fund for Black Theatre in the US, his goal was to raise awareness and money. What he hadn’t expected to raise was the ire of racist strangers. “I did not know,” Billingslea says now, […]

Macy’s got a bigger-than-expected boost online during the latest quarter, even as its stores started to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.  The department store operator’s digital sales surged 53% from a year earlier, as more shoppers visited its website to buy workout clothes and home decor. The company also said luxury […]

Without a 2020 event, organizers created a fundraising campaign to raise $1 million. HOLLAND, Michigan — For the first time in 91 years, there was no Tulip Time Festival in Holland this spring. It was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In June, organizers realized they would need financial help […]

Dollarama Inc. (DOL.TO) saw its sales jump by seven per cent in its most recent financial quarter as customers purchased more seasonal items, including gardening, barbecue, pool products, while they stayed at home through the summer. But executives say the COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty about the Halloween season, one […]

New features of leading spend management platform help small and mid-sized businesses save time and money. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200902005941/en/ (Photo: Business Wire) Expanding upon the convenience of AutoMatch, another new feature allows individuals to easily organize and reconcile digital receipts by simply […]

Big advertising agencies have shed employees, but some smaller independents and in-house brand teams are still hiring. As clients prioritize diversity and inclusion, headhunters are looking beyond “cookie-cutter” candidates with traditional portfolios or experience. To find work again, laid-off ad pros will have to reinvent themselves, learn new skills, and […]

Gap and its family of brands, including Athleta, Banana Republic and others, sold $130 million worth of masks in its most recently completed quarter as wearing a face covering to stop the spread of coronavirus became an essential part of everyday life. Its CEO Sonia Syngal said on the company’s […]

Financial management provides a framework for pursuing synergy between the functional responsibilities and financial resources of the business organization. In the modern business world, it involves embracing flexible monetary policies, integrative financial systems and strategic decision models capable of maximizing wealth generation. Efficiency Financial management in the modern business world […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Monday it is leveraging its new fundraising technology to help support under-resourced students returning to school. Through its first-ever digital fundraising program, Chipotle will support students across the country by donating 33 percent of fundraiser event sales back to local educational organizations using unique promotional codes. […]

In his 16 years running the Temahome furniture factory in the foothills of the French Alps, Philippe Moreau has never experienced a surge in demand like the one his company is scrambling to keep up with now. Orders for its flat-pack wooden tables, shelves and desks have soared since the […]

WEDNESDAY PUZZLE — I count myself lucky for never having had to apply for a job online (to date). By the time online applications became a thing, I was far along enough in my career so that word of mouth was sufficient. But I sincerely empathize with those who are […]

James T. Golden and Alice Vickers  |  Guest columnists Federal regulators seem to be doing their best to allow predatory lenders to swarm our state and proliferate. Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rescinded an essential payday lending reform. And on July 20, a bank regulator proposed a rule […]

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Sales of Lego jumped 14% in the first six months of the year as families under coronavirus lockdowns spent more time playing together at home, the Danish toy maker said on Wednesday. Family-owned Lego has returned to growth since 2017, when a decade of […]

An organization’s financial management plays a critical role in the financial success of a business. Therefore, an organization should consider financial management a key component of the general management of the organization. Financial management includes the tactical and strategic goals related to the financial resources of the business. Some of […]

Advertising has come a long way from “Mad Men” executives and glossy billboards. In the digital age, advertising predominantly takes place online, and in ways you may not even be aware of. What was once aggressive popup boxes with flashing lights is now ultrasubtle messages, carefully placed among social media […]

Lego overcame the twin challenges of coronavirus lockdowns and the general gloom in the toy industry to record increases in both sales and profits in the first half. The Danish privately owned maker of plastic bricks said revenues in the first half increased by 7 per cent to DKr15.7bn while […]

BERLIN (Reuters) – German retail sales fell unexpectedly in July, data showed on Wednesday, dashing hopes that household spending in Europe’s largest economy can drive a strong recovery in the third quarter from the coronavirus shock. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has since March unleashed an array of rescue and stimulus […]

The Communications Council, Australia’s peak non-profit industry body representing companies in the advertising industry, has relaunched today with a new name, Advertising Council Australia (ACA). The relaunch entails an overhauled strategic direction that will see a number of key initiatives rolled out in 2020/2021 aimed at adding immense value for […]

In a tech company, the people selling your product usually aren’t the same ones who developed it. Your sales numbers and customer retention can significantly decline if the members of your sales team don’t fully understand your product’s capabilities and functionality. They may under-promote it, leaving out key details that […]