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My latest Inc column, “The Holiday Traffic Rush Is Right Around the Corner. Here Are 10 Useful Tips to Help You Prepare” is now available on It begins like:

It’s baaaack! The holiday peak season for retailers is almost here.

By the time jack-o’-lanterns start to appear on front stoops, businesses’ preparations for this busiest period of the year should be well underway.

In 2016, holiday sales represented nearly 20 percent of total retail industry sales nationwide for the year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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October 6th, 2017

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You get rewards for buying things on credit cards, consistently shopping at the same chain of big box or other retail outlet; even buying gas from the same gas station chain. Well, now you can get rewards for searching for things to buy: from Using There are tons of sites that do this kind of thing, or at least there have been through the years. Bing Cashback is the old Live Search Cashback. Which means it’s just Microsoft moving something to try and rebrand it. The nice thing here though is that it’s merged with the standard shopping site, meaning that when search for something you’ll see some with the Cashback icon and know those are qualified for money back on your purchase. Happy shopping.

August 8th, 2009

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