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Amazon has a huge new plan to win over business customers

Amazon Business is an expansion of what was once Amazon Supply, the wholesale site it launched in 2012. At it's peak, Supply had about 2.2 million products, with millions of business customers, spending billions of dollars. Amazon Business will be much bigger, boasting <i>hundreds</i> of millions of …

eCommerce

Commerzbank shares slump after capital increase | DW | 28.04.2015

Commerzbank announced on Tuesday it had raised 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in a capital increase aimed at boosting its financial …

Deutsche Bank

This airline CEO received a huge raise last year

United Airlines CEO Jeffery Smisek, 60, earned a 39% bump in pay in 2014, according to the <i>Associated Press</i>. Smisek saw his pay rise to $11.3 million, …

Jetfuel

Free rent: 7 World Trade Center opens doors to startups

While most young entrepreneurs hole up in co-working spaces, a few lucky ones are running their firms out of 7 World Trade Center -- for free.<p>It's just one of the perks for startups working with SilverTech Ventures, a four-month-old firm that collaborates with Silverstein Properties, the major …

Startups

6 "SMid-Caps" With Enormous Growth Potential

<b>Tom Vandeventer:</b> Wally, we are going to talk about the Tocqueville Opportunity Fund, a SMid-cap growth fund, which I have been managing since June of 2010. When I started managing the fund it had about $24 million in assets. As of today we are at about $105 million. The fund was originally …

Investing

10 Digital Marketing Questions Every Small Business Should Answer Yes To

If you don’t answer yes to these questions, there is opportunity for great improvement to be made in your digital marketing.<p>1 – Do you have the …

Marketing

The fatal flaw for most start-ups is marketing

<b>by Merav Chen, {grow} Community Member</b><p>When talking to startup founders, I’m always surprised to see how many don’t consider bringing a marketing …

8 Crucial Elements of Marketing on Twitter

Twitter as a social media platform is very different from other platforms out there. The term micro blogging came into existence because of Twitter, …

Brand Discover : The role and value of content in the marketing mix

This is advertiser content for Fairfax Media and Outbrain<p>The role and value of content in the marketing mix<p>Two key themes have merged to ensure the …

Marketing

8 Mobile Marketing Tips You Don't Want To Miss

If you look around, you will see that virtually everyone carries a smartphone. Yes, even kids have their own devices. In fact, there are nearly 3.5 billion unique mobile users. By the end of 2015, there will be 4.9 billion connected devices. Wow!<p>Because the rise of mobile usage has skyrocketed, the …

Marketing

Signpost Raises $20.5 Million To Take The Marketing Burden Off Brick-And-Mortar Stores

Any business today worth its salt has a need for software to manage inventory, payroll and a customer email list. What store operators don’t have is extra time. So as a wave of companies rush to offer solutions to make that office management easier, one New York startup’s raising millions to tackle …

eCommerce
Public Relations

6 Marketing Moves Small Businesses Can Borrow From Big Companies

<i>By Robert Sofia</i><p>Established businesses have one obvious advantage over their younger counterparts: Deep pockets.<p>Fortunately, what today’s small business lacks in budget can be made up for with strategy and a few carefully chosen tools. Here are six smart marketing ideas gleaned from my experience …

Small Business