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US South Emerging as Manufacturing Center

A lot has been written the last couple of years about the resurgence of the US manufacturing sector. The word “renaissance” has even been thrown around. While the idea of […]

Spain Housing

Spain’s Housing Market: Primed for a Recovery?

An uptick in housing prices and home sales is good news for Spain’s housing industry, and it is translating into an improved medium-term outlook for the construction sector and the […]

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Will $80 Oil Prices Kill US Shale Production?

Thanks to high oil prices ($100-plus a barrel), the US has seen a revolution in the production of oil and natural gas from previously hard-to-access shale basins over the past […]

Company Referrals

Friends Refer Friends: A Novel Idea!

Company referral programs for new talent are an old idea, but there is a new take on the old concept. More companies are extending their typical internally driven referral programs […]

Content Delivery

Improve Customer Experience when You Deliver the Right Content

Is the customer always right? The old cliché has held up all these years for a reason. Today that could easily go hand in hand with the all-important issue of […]

Cocoa

Ebola Risk Poses Threat to Cocoa Prices

The cost of your favorite candy bar could soon be higher based on fears that were practically nonexistent just a few months ago. World prices for cocoa, chocolate’s key ingredient, surged to […]

German Economy

Germany’s Economy Slips amid Global Uncertainties

Hopes were high that economic growth in Germany would recover swiftly in the second half of 2014. However, several forward-looking indicators have deteriorated substantially in the last several weeks, hinting […]

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Generate Qualified Lead: Target Prospects that Look Like Your Best Customers

Leads, glorious leads. They are an important part of the marketing equation. Without leads, there is really nowhere for your business to go. When you generate qualified leads for your […]

HouseScale

D&B Forecasts Gradual Comeback for US Housing

The anemic performance of the housing market has been one of the major speed bumps delaying the US economy’s transition from a sluggish recovery to a robust expansion. And don’t […]

Sales ROI

Know Your Market Opportunity and Maximize Campaign ROI

Plan, create, and implement campaigns. Sound familiar? If you’re a marketing person, then this is part of your world. In marketing, you get to devise and initiate, but much of […]