Posted by Brandon Carter on Dec 18, 2014 2:30:00 AM

It’s holiday shopping season. People have abandoned their families to shop on Thanksgiving, then stood outside in the wee hours of the morning on Black Friday waiting for doors to open. They’ve dutifully ignored work (on occasion) to browse online retailers. They’ve sharpened their elbows and mobilized through intense ...

Posted by Dave Bona on Nov 9, 2014 11:45:00 PM

Over the course of my years working with merchants on coupon campaigns, I’ve found one common, recurring question: How a coupon can help me connect with the right person at the right time? In other words, the merchant wants to know how to connect to people who aren’t a current customer, at a time when that person is lo...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Nov 5, 2014 1:14:00 AM

Are we heading into the most competitive holiday shopping season ever? We know last year was a little intense, beginning with a Black Friday/Cyber Monday full of deep discounts and winding up with a large percentage of consumers holding out for last second deals. The result was a bloodbath on price tags, as retailers h...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Oct 23, 2014 3:30:00 AM

Did you ever have a boss that didn't communicate very much with you? Have you ever dreaded a performance review because you had no idea what was going to transpire?

Posted by Brandon Carter on Oct 1, 2014 12:12:00 AM

Someone has been a jerk to you today. It may have been during your commute, or maybe someone stole your parking space just as you were pulling in. If you’re like me, just recalling the incident gets you worked up all over again. Your shoulders tense up, your stomach churns, and you think about all the snappy one-liners...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Sep 24, 2014 1:07:00 AM

Look at the state of business today. Employees walked out on their jobs in support of an ousted CEO that they really, really liked. There are massive protests on Wall Street (again). The NFL is holding press conferences to apologize for press conferences that weren't apologetic enough. Clearly, the rules of business ha...