C Gardner

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Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Small Business

Jos Roozen, horticulturist who dispensed gardening advice over the radio, dies at 70

Many immigrants to the United States come in search of greener pastures. Dutch-born horticulturist Jos Roozen was determined to create them, one yard at a time.<p>Mr. Roozen established his nursery and landscape business in suburban Maryland in 1975 and set about addressing that great yearning in the …


Bad reputation: America’s Top 20 most-hated companies

A company can live or die by its reputation.<p>Year after year, the vast majority of familiar companies and brands maintain — or build — their bond with the American consumer by offering dependable products and services and by cultivating a clean image.<p>Maintaining the public’s confidence is not a …

Sexual Harassment

Understanding how persuasion works can make consumers more savvy

When someone offers a free sample, it's not really free. It comes with the implied expectation that if a person accepts it, he or she will feel …