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Products So Nice You Don’t Want To Use It

Today I was walking through a fair where as you would expect they had a lot of things to sell. Some items were designed to look like real food and boy are they hard to tell from first glance that it isn’t the real thing. There were a variety of products like this such as

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Business

Loblaws Boycott Effectiveness Debate

There was a lot of news here about unhappy consumers towards the company Loblaws which owns so many of the large supermarkets here in Canada to the point where you don’t have much choice if you want the best deals. Despite this, there are people calling for a boycott to its stores for this month

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Business

Does Free Sample Marketing Still Work

Today I got a bunch of goodies in the mail which had all types of items ranging from cleaning supplies to various snacks. There were even a bunch of coupons to get free ice cream from the stores. This was part of a promotion from companies to allow people to sample their items so hopefully

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Financial Management

Gambling With Clearance Prices Loss

Well here was an example where I should have know better in terms of how low an item can get before deciding to buy it. The other day at the supermarket I saw some barbeque sauce for about $1.90 which was an okay price and I was thinking of buying some before. However, I wasn’t

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Business

Learning Full Time Once Versus Part Time Infrequently

One thing about learning a new skill is that you pretty much have to practice it consistently in the beginning in order to ingrain it as a natural skill. That can be a challenge if you have other commitments and very little time to learn other things. Now why this got me thinking is because

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Business

Consistent or Different Rates For Business Size

This made me think as the other day a person was telling me not to accept an offer from a company that wanted to offer a contract they would be significantly less than what the industry average was with their rationale being they are offering a longer term contract and would like a discount I

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