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Problem-solving trick: Ask the right question
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When groups of people get stuck on a problem — whether over culture, systems, process, understanding, or something else — the best solutions can come from asking the right questions. Starting with this one: Is this an issue of heart, head, or hands? More

Workday productivity: Your biggest culprit
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Every day is a battle for productivity when you're a small business owner or consultant. And, if we're being honest, productivity can be especially hard to hold on to during these warm summer months when BBQs and beach daydreams wreak havoc on our day. If you've ever sat back and wondered what happened between 9-5, a new survey from the creators of OfficeTime may interest you. More

5 technology trends that will drive business
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Video, mobility, self-service, social networking and collaboration are five key trends driving business going forward. Here's how Chief Executive Magazine suggests capitalizing on each one. More

Facebook testing new shareable ads
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In the world of online advertising, companies like Google and Facebook are constantly updating their practices to meet the demands of all sorts of businesses, as well as improving interaction and usability to attempt to grab the attention of today's consumers. In keeping with such updates, Facebook has just begun testing a new feature that would allow businesses to make their online ads shareable on Facebook. More

Richell's Premium Plus is Feature-loaded!

Richell USA’s Premium Plus Freestanding Pet Gate is 32" high, includes a lockable gate door, and side panels that adjust from 90° to 180° in seconds! See it at SuperZoo in Booth 3431!


California groomer bill one step from final vote
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A 5-4 vote in favor of Senate Bill 969 in the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection has sent this bill to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and positioned it for a final vote on the Assembly floor if the Appropriations Committee gives it a thumbs-up. If that occurs, all that would be required is a Senate concurrence with Assembly amendments to forward the bill to the Governor's desk. As currently crafted, this measure would not enhance pet groomer safety in California and would, in fact, compromise the ability of groomers to provide quality services and of pet owners to identify superior groomer services. More

Pet funerals on the rise
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For some people, saying good-bye to a pet can feel like losing a family member. That's why a North Carolina funeral home is offering full service funerals for animals. "We can do anything for in a pet services that we can do in a human service," said Leslie Reid, director of Pet Pilgrimage. More

PetMed stock tanks on sharp drop in 1st quarter profit
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PetMed Express Inc., which runs the online pet pharmacy 1-800-PetMeds, said that its net income declined 18 percent in the April to June quarter after a drop in online sales and fewer repeat orders from its customers. PetMed said its profit and revenue decreased after both online and reorder sales for pets medicines decreased by 3 percent to $52.8 million and $55.1 million, respectively. More

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