Once upon a time, business was all done by hand – with pen and paper, on ledger books and receipt pads, and with actual cash registers containing actual cash (and even coins).
My, how times have changed.
Today, most businesses simply cannot function without technology. While it’s true that great products, services, and employees are the main building blocks of any great business, technology is a big component in its overall success, and it can even make or break a business.
Augmented and virtual reality are the future for meetings and events.
Guess what? The future is here.
Interest in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) among event planners is growing, according to the 2019 Cvent Planner Sourcing Report found that 17% of planners said use AR/VR technology to enhance attendee experiences — compared with just 7% in 2017.
Today, there are a ton of technological ...
Ralph E. Hay was not only a great auto dealer, he was also a sports pioneer. In fact, it’s safe to say that if it wasn’t for this entrepreneurial auto dealer, the National Football League wouldn’t exist and it certainly wouldn’t be entering its 100th season this Sunday.
That’s because the National Football League came to life in Hay’s auto dealership in Canton, Ohio, in 1920.
Hay started his career as a salesman for a local dealership right out of high school. A few years later, he went into ...
According to the 2019 Cvent Planner Sourcing Report, one of planners' biggest considerations for returning to a venue is the professionalism of the staff.
It could be the silent threat killing repeat event business, according to the 2019 Cvent Planner Sourcing Report — venue staff professionalism.
According to the global edition of the annual Cvent-commissioned report, one of planners' biggest considerations for returning to a venue is the professionalism of the staff. In fact, more than half...
A recent survey released by Cox Automotive suggests that there is hope for a new generation of technicians: Generation Z. So what do Generation Z workers value and what can managers do to attract and retain these new workers?
Move over millennials: a new generation is entering the workforce and they are increasingly attracted to careers in the automotive retail industry. Generation Z – people born between the mid-1990s to early-2000s– are significantly interested in working for dealerships, according to Cox’s “2019 Dealership Staffing Study.”
Mercedes-Benz’s “Last Fan Standing” contest during Super Bowl LII was the live fan activation event that broke the internet. And it’s likely that the Last Fan Standing snafu would not have happened in a 5G world.
Women entrepreneurs face a lot of hurdles when starting and growing their business. Finding the right community for their business to thrive in is important. According to Business.org, the top metropolitan areas for women-owned businesses (WOBs) have a strong support system...
As businesses grow, owners need to ensure that they are receiving the best advice and guidance in all areas of their business. This is when hiring a business consultant makes sense.
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When Scott Gravelle looks at an ant colony, he doesn’t see a group of potential picnic-ruiners running around aimlessly. He sees the future of retail fulfillment.
Creating a culture of equality, particularly in the Silicon Valley tech world, is not a spectator sport, according to Molly Ford, senior director of global equality programs at Salesforce. “There’s a role for everyone on the path to equality,” Ford said. “Be an equality ally — ask, listen, show up, speak up.”