Fall 2013 edition of the Bottom Line Report now available

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

As the warmer weather winds down, October is a time where we take a moment to do a temperature check on the business side of things. How are we performing against our goals? It’s also a time to look forward – anticipating upcoming seasonal changes, closing the 2013 year strong, and planning for the year ahead. 

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A smart way to speed up Trade Credit usage in your business

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

As our customers seek to close the 2nd half of 2013 with a bang, many are seeking ways to spend their Trade Credits faster in order to make room for another Corporate Trade.

Placing incentives behind Trade Credit usage is a proven way of accelerating the speed of your ROI. It helps to keep the Corporate Trade partnership top of mind across the business, and measurably connect that greater good to an individual or team performance.

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A miracle cure for summer inventory hangover

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

 

With the 2nd half of the year well underway for those companies on a calendar fiscal, many of our customers are looking closely at the balance sheet to review inventory turnover.  If you’re in sales or marketing, you’re likely looking closely at whether or not you’re on track to hit your forecasts.

As your focus shifts to executing a strong fall and winter season, inventory hangover from the summer should be the last thing on your mind. And yet, moving these assets at full value could be the difference between hitting your targets, and not. The big question is how to offload this excess without taking a loss?

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Barter Kings VS Corporate Trade – What’s the Diff?

Posted by Anne Amor Nepomuceno

Barter Kings VS Corporate Trade – What’s the Diff?

My 6 year-old nephew wanted some playtime on my tablet so I said if he gave me one of his Easter chocolates,  I’d give him some playtime.  He put his hands on his hips and said “Isn’t that what you do at work?”. 

I spent a few seconds contemplating whether I was prepared to explain to a 6-year old the business differences between barter and Corporate Trade. 

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Corporate trade without excess inventory.

Posted by Scott Miles

I don’t have an excess inventory problem. Is Corporate Trade right for me?

The answer is yes, you can use Corporate Trade without an excess inventory problem, so long as you have an annual advertising budget of $500,000 and up.This is a common question I run into with customers, so today’s blog focuses on the subject of Bartering without inventory. Caveat: if you’re not yet familiar with Corporate Trade, I recommend you read the following blog post, and watch this video to get a basic understanding.

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What's next for Corporate Social Responsibility?

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

Take your charitable business efforts to the next level with Corporate Trade


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What is Corporate Trade ?

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

It is a question I inevitably get at every networking event, friend or family gathering, and discussion surrounding what I do. Thankfully it’s a question I love to answer, so today’s blog post gets back to the fundamentals of our business model – what exactly is Corporate Trade?

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Enterprise risk management through Corporate Trade

Posted by Andrew Bulmer

Risk mitigation has become a common buzz-phrase throw
n around offices; it’s up there with “synergy”, “cross-departmental problem-solving”, and “paradigm-shifting”. Enterprise risk management: what does it really mean?
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4 Things not to overlook before signing your next Corporate Trade contract

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

 With Corporate Trade growing in popularity as a strategic business solution, there are a few things every business leader should be aware of when entering into their next Corporate Trade deal.

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The Corporate Trade industry report: digital pop up stores (Nov 2012)

Posted by Andrea Allen

Digital Pop-Up Stores

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