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SuperZoo, GlobalShop overall winners at TSNN T-awards gala celebration in Louisville
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The World Pet Association's SuperZoo won for overall fastest-growing net square footage and Nielsen Exposition's GlobalShop nabbed overall fastest-growing attendance during the 3rd Annual TSNN T-awards weekend celebration held Nov. 2-4 in Louisville, Ky. "To receive an award like this is a great honor," said Jim Boschee, WPA's second vice chairperson. "Everyone here has pets I assume…and everyone loves their pets." More



How to avoid America's biggest hiring mistake
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Here's a mistake holding back many businesses: Recruiters and hiring managers overemphasize industry experience and immediately dismiss candidates who do not have specific job-related experience. That might be fine if you're hiring a doctor or a mechanic. But for most jobs in the business or non-profit sectors, it's not the right tactic. Companies miss out on candidates who, if taught the necessary skills, could be excellent employees. It's unwise to base your conclusions solely on a candidate's resume or LinkedIn profile. More

How entrepreneurs get creative with Pinterest marketing
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Pinterest is the hottest social media site around, and women are the movers and shakers of this visual media revolution. Women account for over 80 percent of the site's users, and with women responsible for around 85 percent of all consumer purchases, it's no surprise companies have flocked to take advantage of the site. More

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Customer experiences and the theory of relativity
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What does Einstein's theory of relativity have to do with customer experience? Try this: Assessments of customer experiences = Memory of the experience relative to a frame of reference. That formula is based on two key observations from the world of behavioral economics. First, the memory of an experience trumps the actual experience. Second, everything is relative. More

Unusual things that great bosses do
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To employees, you're often not a person. You're a boss. (Kind of like when you were in school and you saw a teacher at the grocery store; it was jarring and uncomfortable because teachers weren't people. They were teachers.) That's why showing vulnerability is a humanizing way to break down the artificial barrier that typically separates bosses from employees. One easy way to break down that barrier is to ask for help. More

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Superstorm showed need for estate planning for pets
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Superstorm Sandy packed a strong punch along the East Coast, and many people who count a furry friend as part of their family had an added burden placed on their shoulders. As was the case with Gulf Coast residents seven years ago during Hurricane Katrina, many people had to scramble to find shelter and faced some tough decisions about whether they could take their cat or dog along with them. Once again, the importance of having an emergency plan for a pet became a stark reality. More

Pet industry rallies to help hurricane victims
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Manufacturers, a trade organization and special-interest groups are pitching in to help pets left homeless or hungry because of Hurricane Sandy, which hit the Eastern United States. More

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Animal cruelty law fails in North Dakota
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North Dakotans soundly defeated Measure 5, which would have created felony penalties for anyone who intentionally maimed or killed a cat, dog or horse except in certain situations, including hunting and agriculture. "We were disappointed Measure 5 was defeated, but the opposition has promised to create legislation in 2013," said Dee Coyler, adoption coordinator for the MonDak Humane Society in Williston, N.D. "Their ads said they had better legislation, and anything that benefits animals is a positive." More

Vet warns dog owners on snail bait
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A vet is pleading for dog owners to be careful with snail bait as poisoning numbers increased over the weekend. Sarah Fuller from the Waikato After Hours Veterinary Hospital in Australia said the warmer weather had people reaching for the snail pellets and four dogs were brought in after eating the poison. "One was dead within three hours of eating it and one just about died," she said. More
 


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