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Maximizing Seasonal Labor Spend in Retail

Ah, the holiday season is almost here. Carols in the air, snow fluttering across the ground, and just outside the doors of your retail store are hundreds of sleep-deprived wild-eyed shoppers slugging down caffeine waiting for you to open the gate.

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MarketSource Supports Soldiers and Their “Angels”

A Venerable Oak – A New Living Monument 5/29/2015 by Mike Sweeney On a quiet morning recently, among chirping birds, shady maples and towering oaks, a few shovelfuls of dirt made way for a new monument. Recent efforts by MarketSource employees had raised monies to help fund the many programs that the non-profit  Soldiers’ Angels uses […]

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Best Part Time Job – Where to Find It!

Technology & Electronics Sales Job Advantages We’ve all heard about great jobs in Big Box retail stores where sales representatives and associates are committed to creating a great guest experience. Did you realize that, since no two store guests are alike, retail sales is a dynamically unique, service-driven atmosphere? Each day in Retail brings exciting […]

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Retail & Managed Service Provider – Connect to Win?

Should a Retailer consider using a Managed Service Provider to augment existing retail teams within the stores? As retail continues to evolve and the need to be nimble and flexible becomes even more important, retailers should be looking at managed solution partners to help them succeed.   All photos (c) Can Stock Photo Why partner […]

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MarketSource a Great Place to Work – the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

We all need a great place to work By Piyali Cole In high school and college we had school spirit.  We wore our school name and colors proudly and cheered for our teams. It’s hard to beat that sense of community and belonging – really hard. Once in the workplace, life becomes more complicated. We […]

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Major Appliance Launch – How You Get the Best Results

It’s not always obvious how to launch a new product and succeed.  Of course publicity and advertising are huge, but even big numbers of preliminary views, eyes-on-it, and social media impressions may not equate with sales to come. This is especially true for a major appliance launch.   What is the secret ingredient then, the […]

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How Fans Promote Variety – The More the Merrier?

Of all the many things a crowded football stadium means, the great variety of personalities present is most telling, and most helpful to understand. So how do the numbers stack up? photo credit

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MarketSource Video Blog: Competing On Price Alone

In this video, MarketSource Retail Practice Lead Mark Doornbosch discusses the pitfalls of competing on price alone and what you can do to avoid this challenge.   Video Transcript Hi, I’m Mark Dornbosch, Retail Practice Lead. Welcome to Marketsource. Thanks for tuning in. In this short video were looking into what happens in retail, or really […]

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Hiring the Right Sales Team; Luck or Skill?

Just what IS the secret to recruiting, hiring and developing a good sales team? Great sales people change the game and can be the key to the success of any company. Even companies with innovative products and services can fail without a solid sales team to sell and support them, and help the organization achieve […]

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