Business Articles

May 2016
Ways to stay current, rethink your business and keep shoppers happy


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By Georganne Bender, Rich Kizer
Published: May 1, 2016
A Maine model-ship company and retail store continues its long, storied history
By Debbie Swanson
Published: April 14, 2016
When customers leave a bad online review, attention and diplomacy are keys to a positive outcome; here are smart ways to mend your fences
By Eliana Osborn
Published: April 14, 2016
When bad things happen to a good business, there are steps you can take to get back on track­—but you must be prepared before the crisis occurs
By Phillip M Perry
Published: April 14, 2016

Even if your store’s sales have plateaued, these ideas will help boost your customer base, popularity and bottom line
By William J. Lynott
Published: April 14, 2016