The 24th Annual CFI Flooring Convention and Expo takes place August 16 – 18 in Orlando, Florida. Produced by the Certified Flooring Installers, the event offers educational seminars and hands-on workshops taught by leaders in the floor covering industry as well as a chance to demo new products and great networking opportunities.The three-day convention begins at 10am, August 16 with an advisory board meeting, followed by a certification team meeting, registration at 4pm and a welcome reception at 6pm. Read More
Millennial shoppers have made a big impact on the way companies are changing things around. When looking at what inspires millennials to buy, a lot of purchases were made from eco-friendly or charitable companies. Products are being pushed by magazines and blogs that are popular in the realm of millennials, such as Darling Magazine and Refinery29. Millennials are buying clothes, beauty products, workout gear, accessories and even water bottles from companies that make donations from purchases and market their eco-friendly campaign. Millennials readily pay more for a product they know helps the environment or a charitable foundation.Read More
A recent infographic published by the Wall Street Journal gives a fresh look at how corporations are viewing millennial shoppers. CEOs and executives continue to study Generation Y in an attempt to determine what they like and dislike. This comprehensive infographic features a year’s worth of company transcripts as well as commentary from CEOs from different industries on how they market and sell to this demographic.Read More
Horse showing originated in the 1800s in Europe, featuring civilians and military men. This popular sport started off as a way for foxhunters to continue hunting as the British Parliament started fencing properties off. Horses began to jump these fences, and a few years later, the French and the English began to jump horses and show them off as a sport.
Like any sport, showing horses, racing horses and jumping horses boast dedicated and passionate athletes. The cost for these athletes to be fully prepared for a show, practice or competition is higher than most athletic events, considering that they’re not just buying for one athlete. Tack shops contain items for both the horse and human athletes, making it a one-stop destination that comes with a price.Read More
One fifth of Americans age 12 and over have reported hearing loss to some degree, according to a study by Hamilton Hearing, LLC. As of 2011, over 30 million people have reported hearing problems and 48 million people that have lost hearing in one ear, not including the 1,000 infants born with hearing problems.
Hearing aid dealers now offer a wide variety of products that can help the hearing impaired. This list includes customizable hearing aids, support for kids and the latest in hearing aid technology. Here are a few of the outstanding hearing aid manufacturers as well as the seven most common types of hearing aids.Read More
Auto dealers are aware of the dreadful feelings that accompany trips to their lot. Automotive News recently released a helpful webinar for car dealers, giving tips and tricks to make the auto purchasing experience more efficient.
The webinar was given on June 22, 2017 and moderated by Phil Nussel, the editor in chief of Automotive News. The two speakers were Susan Bensinger, director of marketing at Front Office Solutions, and Jeff Stafford, the chief marketing officer at Superior Integrated Solutions.
The webinar was available by invitation to subscribers. Future webinars can be accessed on their webinar page after signing up for membership.Read More
The Home Furnishing Association’s website is a comprehensive source for HFA members to obtain detailed information on industry news, membership programs, buying resources and more. The site opens to an organized landing page where the featured topics are presented in a slideshow underneath the main menu. Under the slideshow, there are icons that redirect to the Member Center, the HFA Store, RetailerNOW and Market Information. The landing page also includes the HFA Spotlight (upcoming events, specials and news) and the most recent blogposts.Read More
The Midwest Acquirers Association Conference is bringing together payment professionals such as independent sales organizations (ISOs) and managed service providers (MSPs) from around the nation to network, share ideas and learn from industry leaders. Included in this group is CrossCheck’s Vice President of Partner and ISO Relations Travis Powers who will be at booth UE27. This year marks the 15th annual conference, and takes place at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Attendees may register for the event here.Read More
The 94th edition of the American Dental Hygienists Association Conference (ADHA) takes place June 14 – 19 in Jacksonville, Florida and will include exhibitions, sessions, CE courses, student events, and two inspiring general sessions.The ADHA Annual Conference is located at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, the preferred hotel and venue for all but two of the events. Attendees may register online.The conference helps students and hygienists advance their careers using the latest techniques and emerging technology in conjunction with a professional networking experience. This is the only industry event offering students individualized programming to enhance their careers.Read More
The adventure you’ve been waiting for all summer has arrived — your family’s annual road trip. The kids are squirming with excitement (and so are you) as you pull out of the driveway and make your way to Big Bear Lake … until you realize your brakes are failing, your engine is overheating and the tires are worn out. This calls for a visit your local auto repair shop.
Summer is a popular season for road trips, and to prevent road trip stallers, Repairpal.com has helped us curate a list of summer car maintenance techniques that will help you (and your car) stay one step ahead of the heat.Read More
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