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Salesforce offers CRM for very small businesses with Salesforce Essentials

Priced at $25 per user per month, Salesforce Essentials contains core CRM components like Einstein Artificial AI to help customers work smarter, and …

Small Business

Metro, Jean Coutu enter $4.5B deal to combine grocery, pharmacy chains

Combined grocery-pharmacy group will have more than 1,300 stores — mostly in Quebec and Ontario<p>Two of the biggest retail names in Quebec have joined …

Ikea Enters ‘Gig Economy’ by Acquiring TaskRabbit

Ikea, the Swedish home goods retailer, said on Thursday that it had agreed to acquire TaskRabbit, a company known for, among other things, sending tool-wielding workers to rescue customers befuddled by build-it-yourself furniture kits.<p>Ikea said that it had signed an agreement to acquire the …

Candy maker Mars looks to curb greenhouse gas emissions across supply chain

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Candy manufacturer Mars Inc is aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions and address other sustainability issues across its supply chain in a bid to help meet goals from the Paris climate agreement.<p>Mars is one of a number of U.S. firms, including Walmart Stores Inc and Apple Inc, …

Domino's and Ford team up to offer self-driving pizza delivery

An announcement today by Ford and Domino’s could mean bad news for delivery drivers. According to a joint press release, the companies are combining forces to deliver fresh-from-the-oven pizza using Ford’s self-driving Fusion test vehicles.<p>For customers that opt in (currently limited to those in …

5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn can be an important part of your social media marketing mix. Consider it a primary lead generation and connection-creating tool that also …

Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change

Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just a once in a …

Marriott International

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million …

Apps

Organization & Management Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Boost Productivity

Relying on technology can help save you time, energy and frustration.<p>Founder, Bizfi<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard it time and time again: You’ve got to work smarter, not harder. The best way for any entrepreneur to work smarter is to have the best …

Small Business

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>Contributor<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a …

Infographics

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

Retirement

CRM for Small Business: 4 Strong Reasons Why It Is Indispensable

Whether big, medium or small – all types of businesses share the common aim that consists in receiving the most significant revenue with the most …

Small Business

PayPal releases PayPal Business, fulfilling small business needs like account and invoice management

In its quest to make running a small business easier, PayPal has revealed its latest app called PayPal Business. It offers a lot of features that …