Swine Flu Spreads at Alarming Rate

A particularly virulent outbreak of Swine Flu has caused the U.S. State Department to a formal Travel Alert yesterday, recommending that "American citizens avoid all nonessential travel to Mexico." EU officials have issued similar warnings about travel to part of the United States.

Workplace Morale is Down, but Better than Expected

The recession is hurting employee morale, but not as much as managers expected, according to a new study.

Trade Show Battle Heats Up With Announcement of IMEX America

The launch of IMEX America (America’s Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events) was announced Wed. in Las Vegas

Targeting More Business through Organic SEO

Public relations has always been an integral part of successful marketing programs, but now it encompasses much more than before. With the prevalence of the Internet, its value has tripled.

Social Media Users Tout Brands, Products

Almost half of Facebookers, Tweeters use networks to talk products and brands

Retail Sales Remain Flat in October

Static sales expected to continue through holidays.

Nielsen: Online Shopping Means More than Making a Sale

Consumers shifting away from online holiday shopping, but opportunities remain

Survey Says Retail Customer Service Stinks

Associates do well telling basic information, but fail to go the extra mile.

The Recipe for B2B Social Media Success

Unlike Grandma's old-fashioned mashed potato recipe, a hearty social media presence does not come with step-by-step instructions tested over time. All the same, it's becoming harder for B2B companies to entirely avoid social media as an ingredient in their marketing mix.

Motivating Employees by the Numbers

Using Accounting Principles to Achieve Sales Goals.

Starbucks Sues Exec for Joining Dunkin' Donuts

Starbucks is suing a former executive for taking a job at archrival Dunkin' Donuts.

Retail Sales Up 0.5 Percent for September

Retail sales saw a boost in September, increasing 0.5 percent over August sales.

Target Accused of False Advertising

A public interest group is accusing Target of falsely promoting Silk soymilk as being organic

PepsiCo Recognizes its 'Champions'

Chairman's Circle of Champions' program honors backend and operations employees.

Microsoft Opens First Retail Store

Microsoft has jumped into the retail arena and opened its first store in Scottsdale, Ariz.