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9 Top Marketing Trends for 2018

There is no question that 2017 was an incredible year for marketing.What’s even better than a banner year is fresh optimism for the next. Predictions …

Marketing

4 Models Of The Shopping Mall Of The Future

Despite the strong growth in retail sales in 2017, the retail real-estate market continues to be roiled by trends that look to pick up steam in the future. US mall vacancy rates through the first quarter of 2018 are at the highest level since the end of 2012. Overall retail real-estate vacancies …

Real Estate

Effective Word of Mouth Marketing Strategies for 2018 (w/ Examples)

Ecommerce Marketing / Social Proof<p>Word of Mouth Marketing: How to Create a Strategy for Social Media Buzz & Skyrocket Referral Sales<p>Matt Warren / 14 …

Marketing

How to Eat Clean for a Whole Entire Week

The whole “clean eating” thing sounds daunting, but in reality it just comes down to choosing real, non-processed foods in order to feel like your …

Breakfast

6 Ways to Drastically Improve Your Website's Conversion Rate

Get more out of your existing audience with these six tips.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of my online marketing consulting clients have the same dilemma when they come to me for advice -- their traffic numbers are solid, but the …

Marketing

6 ways to boost your brain health with food

When it comes to Sunday night meal prepping, I love using recipes that pack in the nutritional alphabet, from vitamin A to zinc. But with a crazy …

Wellness

7 Essentials for Any 2018 Digital Marketing Strategy | Inc.com

In today's tech landscape, a solid digital marketing strategy has become the CMO's new bread and butter; the only question now is how to best serve it up. Your business's success depends on the right type of strategy, and the right type of strategy can in turn lead to higher sales, new customers, …

Marketing

13 Hair Masks Glamour.com Editors Are Obsessed With

Having dry, damaged hair is one of those uncomfortable predicaments you'll probably encounter at least once in your life. Regardless of hair type, length, or texture, there are few among us who can resist heat-styling or chemically changing ours up. Even knowing that dryness and breakage are on the …

Hair Care

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance | Inc.com

Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and obstacles.<p>Luckily, if you're trying to do big things, determination and willpower are qualities you can develop. Perseverance is something we …

Motivation
Wearable Tech

The Truth About Carbs (and Why You Should Be Eating Them)

Ask a friend or coworker about carbohydrates and you could get an earful: They’re bad for you. They’re fine—but only if you work out. They’ll make …

Nutrition

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

These eight sectors are hotbeds of opportunity for entrepreneurs with the foresight and motivation to take advantage.<p>The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market …

Peter Thiel

12 Ways Corporations Are Secretly Manipulating Your Emotions

You might not realize it, but all sorts of companies have developed all sorts of tactics meant to encourage you to take out that credit card.<p>What do they know that we don't? The corporate powers that be have long recognized that human beings are not rational creatures, but rather emotional beings …

Amazon Dash Lets You Scan or Speak to Order Groceries From Home

This may look like a simple little gadget, but it’s about to turn all of your G-rated, supermarket-related fantasies into blissful realities. Yes, the ones you had when you were little and liked to “play” grocery store at home <i>and</i> the adult ones that involve the ability to stock your shelves with a …

Amazon Dash

Harrods Wants To Introduce an In-Store Customs Officer for Departing Chinese Tourists

When Michael Ward talks about Harrods he does so in terms of the “customer journey”.<p>He has been its managing director for the past nine years and has …

How Birchbox’s New Store Ups The Fun Factor Of Shopping For Beauty Products

Product discovery (all-mascara aisles!) and high-tech consumer tracking are the name of the game.<p>Birchbox’s first retail store has iPads featuring recommended products and a large interactive screen called the Product Matchmaker, but the presence of gadgets isn’t what makes the retail location feel …

eCommerce

Technology paves way for experiential shopping: are retailers ready?

Alex Wares talks us through the developing potential benefits of augmented reality for the retail space<p>The potential for augmented reality technology to enhance the physical shopping experience is already being demonstrated in a number of different ways. However, widespread adoption by major …

Here’s what’s replacing chewing gum in American mouths

The US has become “a nation of suckers,” according to a new research report, which found that the $4-billion US gum market has shrunk by 11% in sales and 20% in volume over the past five years, as consumers reject the sticky stuff and instead pop breath mints.<p>The mint market’s sales have grown by …

Flickr

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve yet to meet a leader who is not thinking and talking about innovation, change, disruption or transformation. These are the elements of company strategy and the agenda of the typical leadership retreat.<p>Yet, how can the intent to …

Innovation

101 Little Things That Make Life Just That Much Better

101. Rainy Friday nights with nothing to do.<p>100. Movie nights with friends and lots of junk food.<p>99. 3 day weekends.<p>98. First flowers of spring.<p>97. …

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

How Alcohol Affects Muscle-Building

Too much booze suppresses muscle synthesis.<p>I don't imagine there are many people out there who imagine that drinking a case of beer will make you a better athlete. Still, there are lots of people who argue that it doesn't really matter either way -- that training is training and social life is …

New Zealand

11 Low-Calorie Snacks You Haven’t Thought Of

Surprisingly healthy snacks you NEED to try<p>It’s easy to get sick of your go-to snacks, especially if you eat the same things every day. These new snacks will add variety to your munchies to keep you feeling satisfied (and never bored). And you’d never guess that each clocks in under 200 calories.<p>1 …

Drive through click and collect starts at Tesco

Tesco is set to open its first drive-through supermarket in Carnforth to help busy customers who want their grocery shopping picked and packed but …

Shell in $2.6bn Australia asset sale

<b>Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6bn (£1.6bn).</b><p>The sale includes Shell's refinery in Geelong, 870 service stations, its bulk fuels and chemicals unit and part of its lubricants business.<p>However, Shell's aviation …

Royal Dutch Shell

NatureBox chews on $8.5M to tackle obesity epidemic with healthier snacks

Snacks are helping make America fat. Most snack food in America is junk, loaded with empty calories, salt, sugar, and unhealthy oils, and once you open that bag of chips or box of cookies, it’s hard to stop.<p>NatureBox is addressing this issue with an online subscription service for healthier snack …

Pepsi's Naked Juice Agrees To Pay In Lawsuit Over 'All Natural' Labels

The plaintiffs had accused the company of falsely labeling some of its juices as "all natural."<p>Naked Juice, which is owned by PepsiCo., denied that its labels were misleading or false, but agreed to stop using the term "all natural" on its juices, LA Weekly wrote.<p>It also agreed to hire an …

Organisms