By John Sciacca July 28, 2015
Until Core Brands' new online intellectual property protection program is better established, the company's entire sales team is empowered to step in and make a proactive decision to save a sale and to offer dealers the ability to make the same margin percentage they would if they sold it normally.
By Rich Bira July 27, 2015
There was a time when most devices for the home looked homogenous. Product manufacturers, quite literally, did not think outside the box: a square or rectangular box. (Or in the case of the older thermostats, a plain brass circle.) But times are changing, particularly in the world of connected devices and the “smart home.”
By Heather L. Sidorowicz July 23, 2015
Will you take an extra hour (or even 20 minutes) scouring for the best price to save the company a few bucks, or do you work on a relationship with the same distributors?
By Todd Anthony Puma July 22, 2015
You need to maintain chain of custody for your jobs. It doesn’t matter how small a change may seem, but you need to roll a truck.
By John Sciacca July 21, 2015
In business as in love, sometimes there comes a point in a relationship when you know that it is just no longer working out any more, and it is time to move on.
By Henry Clifford July 17, 2015
This is a cautionary tale. A tale of a company fat and happy with a ton of inbound calls and internet traffic. One day that company decided it wanted to grow. Because it had no outbound sales efforts, this caused a ton of headaches.
By Todd Anthony Puma July 15, 2015
I went to the jobsite and took pictures of channels with wire in them and channels with conduit in them. I also took pictures of holes cut in sheetrock for pulling wire through a ceiling, soffit, or wall. That way I can pull out my phone and show them exactly what I mean when I describe the work we will be doing.
By John Sciacca July 14, 2015
With each Atmos viewing, I continue being impressed with how immersive this new format is. Today I listen to Jupiter Ascending, the Wachoswki, umm, no-longer-brothers follow-up to the disappointing but mind-bending graphics and colors of Speed Racer, which was the follow-up to the mostly amazing Matrix-trilogy.
By Tim McLain July 13, 2015
Today’s Milestone Millennials are young adults in their late 20s to mid 30s who are currently reaching major milestones in their lives—landing a job, starting families, and buying homes. They are the leading edge of the Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2000, and they’re bringing with them a tsunami of purchasing power.
By Jon Sienkiewicz July 09, 2015
Notably missing from the iPhone 36 is iTimeTravel, which Apple spokespeople say has been delayed at least until the end of the year. To substantiate the veracity of the new delivery date, three engineers traveled back from January of 2051 to report that sales of the iPhone 37 are even stronger than currently anticipated.