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Another winner to communicate with people who love using the high-tech way to shop. It certainly will help keep sales in Amazon's pockets.

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The number one rule in my store is that employees must be very friendly. I have let go of a few over the years after one warning for being rude to a customer, and I'm glad I did, as others took notice of how serious I am about service....

Amazon still holds a huge perception advantage, and brick-and-mortar stores will still continue their downward slide, as convenience trumps the hassle of shopping for Amazon's hardcore customers. The sights and smells of fresh foods, and other wonderful things in stores will not fade away soon, but believe me, the...

This is happening at an amazing pace, and Walmart will eventually control many financial services, which does not bode well for the local banks and credit unions. Technology has allowed Walmart to bypass the stringent banking laws while still becoming a huge player in the credit and debit card...

It is not my job to police the NFL, and yes I love watching football. These thugs should be thrown out of the league, and I won't miss them at all. This is entertainment, and if it makes corporate sponsors think twice about spending their money with the NFL,...

Millennial's may be different, but they do rely on WOM, even if it is on a social platform. All of us in business want good karma from our customers, and believe me, if you screw up, the word gets out there fast. On the other hand, if you go...

If McDonald's wants to remain relevant, than they can upgrade the quality of the food and maybe I will go back. The quality of their product is bottom of the barrel, and the burgers are really small. How about some low-carb and gluten free options, and some real veggies...

Why not. Whole Foods can offer more than a coupon if they want to, and they should. There are endless ways to communicate with your customers these days, and Whole Foods should look at this opportunity to be really different. Tie in a charitable donation to your favorite charity...

This is going to be very difficult, as customers have gotten used to the BOGO deals, or worse yet the BOG2 deals, which really brings out the deal shoppers.

All of us in business are faced with lower sales, as consumers demand stuff for free or less, and with the...

Prices in NYC are already high, so Whole Foods will fit right in. The local New York neighborhood stores, who have enjoyed nice profits and little competition over the years, need to keep an eye on what's going on.

The niche gourmet delis and pastry shops will still...

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