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Macy’s Plans Store Closings, Small Businesses Should Take Note

Macy’s just announced the popular retail chains plans to shutter 11 stores across the country in the coming weeks, with another 19 set to close as their leases expire. This is just the latest in a long line of retail chains that have closed retail locations and had to make significant changes to stay profitable in the age of ecommerce. And plenty ... Read More »

Why we should worry about the fall in bank credit

A curious crisis: Investors unwilling to borrow, banks reluctant to lend Growing economies show increasing deployment of bank credit, but in India this has been decreasing for years and is now falling flat. This impacts economy in myriad ways January 1, 2018: In most market economies, the disbursal of bank credit is usually a relatively reliable indicator of the extent ... Read More »

Should Indians be worried about the safety of their bank deposits? What we know (and what we don’t)

The Finance Ministry in a series of tweets earlier this week clarified that rights of depositors will not be compromised by the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, or FRDI Bill, expected to be tabled in the Parliament in the upcoming winter session. The ministry said that “besides providing similar protection /guarantee of Rs.1 lakh to depositors,as it exists today, the ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 15 things you should know

The Nifty could see a subdued opening, largely tracking the trends on the SGX Nifty, but global markets’ move could keep the Street on its feet. Frontline indices witnessed a major correction on Friday, with the Nifty closing 157.50 points lower at 9,964.4. The 50-share index, which started with a gap on the lower side, witnessed sustained selling pressure from ... Read More »

4 Reasons Your Small Business Should Archive Text Messages (Infographic)

It may be tempting to delete all the text messages you’ve received in bulk to free up some space on your mobile device. But as a small business owner, you should think twice before hitting the delete button. According to a new data-based infographic created by software company, TeleMessage, businesses should consider archiving text messages instead. Wondering why? As it turns out, ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 15 things you should know

The Nifty50 which started on a flat note gained momentum but remained volatile throughout the trade on Thursday and closed with marginal gains. The index remained choppy for the most part of the trading session and finally closed with the marginal gains of 7 points at 10,086.60. It rose marginally to 10,126.50 but then witnessed selling pressure which took the ... Read More »

11 Cyber Security Questions Every Small Business Should Ask (INFOGRAPHIC)

Don’t regard a cyber attack as a potential risk for your small business? Think again. Cyber crime is on the rise and hackers are increasingly targeting small businesses. The big question therefore is: are you prepared for a cyber attack? Small business credit provider Headway Capital, has compiled data to help you check yourself. Cyber Security Questions Here are some questions every small ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty50 is likely to open higher on Wednesday tracking positive handover from Wall Street. The Nifty50 closed 11 points higher at 9,765 on Tuesday. The index failed to close above its crucial 50-DEMA for the second day in a row on Tuesday which does not auger well for the bulls. For the index to pick momentum, 9800-9850 becomes crucial ... Read More »

64 Percent of Small Businesses Can’t Track Printer Usage or Costs — And They Really Should!

Almost two thirds, or 64 percent, of small businesses can’t track how much their print devices cost them nor can they track their usage. And if you are not able to track these basic stats in your business, you will not know how much is being wasted. The How to Optimize Your IT Budget With Smarter Document Management (PDF) report and The State ... Read More »

Edible Balloons Should Inspire You to Make Your Product Fun

Businesses usually focus on creating products or services that are indispensable to consumers. But sometimes it can also be a benefit to create fun and memorable products. It’s a lesson Chicago restaurant Alinea has effectively learned with its unique dessert — edible helium balloons. The restaurant makes this interesting dessert using inverted sugar and natural fruit essences, then fills it using a ... Read More »