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Marketing tips for businesses of any size
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Every company — no matter its size — needs to get out the message that it's got what customers want and need. Saying it at the right time, in the right place and to the right people is the most effective way to catapult your business ahead of the competition. More

Collaboration is a team sport, and you need to warm up
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There are barriers to collaboration, many of which exist even before somebody arrives for their first day of work. In the U.S., our education system is largely focused on individual efforts, and teamwork is not actively taught in the classroom, even at the graduate level. So collaboration is not necessarily a "natural" leaning. We have been educated out of collaborative habits. More

Leadership is not an end in itself
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A lot of people are drawn to leadership because they want power. Things often end badly for those who equate leadership with power. For those who equate the two, leadership and the accumulation of power essentially become ends in themselves. As Lord Acton wrote in the 19th century, "Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely." More

Boyd Enterprises announces New Mini Chemi-Pure Elite for Nano Tanks!

Good thing now come in small packages. All-in-one filter media is now available for your nano tank! Same quality and formula as our larger containers. Treats up to 10 gallons.

TV's 'The Apprentice' contestants create new pet food at Mars Petcare
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Mars Petcare's Waltham, UK, and Melton, UK, pet food manufacturing facilities were the focus of the TV series "The Apprentice," as the show's contestants designed, prepared and marketed new pet food brands as part of their weekly challenge. More

Pet Palette inks new distribution deals
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Pet Palette, a pet product distributor based in Woodbine, Md., reports that it has expanded its product offering with several new distribution deals. The company has signed distribution deals with Alqo Wasi of Peru, Les Matins Coquins of France, 26 Bars and A Band, Etta Says, The Worthy Dog and Still Life. More


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Pets in the Classroom: Building future pet owners
Steve King, President, PIDA via Pet Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The pet industry risks losing a generation of future pet parents to video games and smart-phone apps if kids have no firsthand experience in caring for an aquarium, playing with a guinea pig or watching a bearded dragon in its habitat. Teachers who have received Pets in the Classroom grants testify to the powerful impact these pets have made with their students. More

The OurPet's company adds new talent
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The OurPet's, a leading proprietary pet supply company, hired the following local talents to its Operations Department: Greg Winiarczyk, supply chain manager, Sonal Pandya Webb, senior buyer/sourcing and Dawn Katona, scheduler/expediter. New to the Marketing Department is Michelle Seeber, marketing communications specialist, Sara Sinex, marketing coordinator and Kate Foster, customer service representative. Matt Gaarder, IT administrator, is also a recent hire. More

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