How to make a quotation correctly and professionally?
Sales managers quite often hear the phrase "Send us your quotation, we will consider it and respond to it." But quite often it is at this point that customers leave.…

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Buy and Hold Investment Strategy
“Buy and Hold” is not a clear name for a brilliant investment strategy, especially when you are concerned about the safety of your money. However, historical data suggest that the…

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How to make the office interior comfortable for employees
An office is the heart of any company, its most important place. It is in the office that the company's employees work, and that is where visitors and potential customers…

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MARKETING RESEARCH: Way to LIGHT tomorrow?

Have you ever had the feeling that you are being “bred”? It appears to me periodically when I am offered to advertise, conduct marketing research or just buy something … Recently I found the following (quote) on the site of one of the marketing companies: “It is possible to” fit “an existing study to your needs.” Since then, another paranoid thought has entered my mind – why conduct such a study?

Anecdote to the topic: Two marketers are walking along the street and they see that $ 100 is lying on the road. One says: “One hundred dollars! Let’s pick it up!” Second: “Do not. They are fake.” “Why?” “If they were real, they would have been picked up a long time ago.”

Wishful thinking

At the end of last year, advertising agents called me regularly. One, representing the interests of a popular TV guide with a huge circulation, was especially intrusive. I live in a small city, where most managers don’t even think about marketing, so I received a full-fledged marketing research of the print media market sent to me by order of the magazine and I was very surprised and pleased. Continue reading

The global economy now lives in wonderland

Not so long ago there was a period when it seemed that world central banks were on the path to normalization. We have been approaching a significant milestone on a long journey since 2008, when in response to the collapse of the global financial system, central banks around the world adopted a number of unconventional political measures. They lowered interest rates to zero. Under the sign of quantitative easing, they have acquired mountains of bonds.

Janet Yellen, then chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, ended her quantitative easing program in October 2014. By this time, the country’s central bank had accumulated assets of $ 4.5 trillion. Since then, the balance has been depleted, and interest rates have risen. The European Central Bank (ECB) did not join the quantitative easing game until March 2015, but stopped its purchases in December 2018. Meanwhile, the Bank of Japan was the exception that proved the rule. Continue reading

Singapore Business Benefits: Understanding the Basics

You have probably already heard that the business in Singapore is extremely profitable. Among the main reasons, a favorable investment climate, humane taxation, state support programs for companies and easy access to sources of additional financing were probably mentioned.
But hearing is one thing, and starting a business in Singapore is another. You begin to search for additional information on the Internet, and gradually get lost in the flow of information, the reliability of which causes certain doubts. The pronounced commercial component on the websites of intermediaries is also haunting. As a result, the final decision is postponed until better times, which in most cases never come.

Meanwhile, the idea of ​​starting a business in Singapore is really quite robust. We will not talk about the main stages of company registration and choosing a bank for continuous service. This topic deserves a separate thorough discussion, and we will try to disclose it in the following materials. But to discuss whether this jurisdiction is really so profitable is definitely worth it. Continue reading

Transport Logistics - Challenges and Benefits
This material will be useful for those who want to understand the basic concepts of logistics, find out what transport logistics is, how to avoid difficulties in choosing a carrier…

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Staff Meeting: Effective Work Team Tips
The tradition of regular staff meetings is the key to the success of the company. Every experienced leader knows that organizing meetings of the labor collective is necessary not only…

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Stages of innovation
The main stages of innovation The essence of innovation is manifested in the implementation of certain economic relations that take shape between business entities in the process of improving the…

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All you need to know about the stock exchange or securities market where you can buy and sell shares
If you want to take a step into the world of securities and have good money, but don’t know how, then in the article you will learn what the stock…

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