COVID-19-Weary Business Owners Can Win by Adopting the Right Mindset for a Sale

Desy Papper

Faced with the demand to invest in upgrades needed to sell electric cars, a group of Cadillac dealers recently decided the economic uncertainty outweighed the likely future benefits. About 150 of GM’s 880 U.S. Cadillac dealerships instead took the company’s offer of a buyout of their franchises for the luxury brand.

It’s a decision that many small-business owners can relate to right now.

After a decade of relatively good times, the past year has been a rough financial and emotional ride for owners of thousands of privately owned businesses across a whole range of industries. Roughly one in five small

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Your Company’s Pay Gap Is About More Than Money

Desy Papper

The authors offer a new methodology to help organizations diagnose gender inequities and point to next steps. Using this methodology, companies will be able to make evidence-based decisions about whether to invest their equity budget in, for example, anti-bias and inclusion training to remedy a culture problem or a comprehensive compensation audit to address pay discrimination. The analysis uses data in three stages — compensation, representation, and finally job satisfaction — to reveal hidden gender inequities. Similarly, the analysis could focus on racial equity instead of gender equity by examining differences between, say Black employees and white employees instead of

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Worldwide One Wheel Electric Scooter Industry to 2027 – Strong Dealership and Supplier Network Presents Opportunities – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “One Wheel Electric Scooter Market by Product Type, Application, Sales Channel and Speed Limit: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

One Wheel Electric Scooter is a single wheel electric driven personal commute transportation solution. Under the scope of the research, electric unicycle and one wheel electric hover boards are considered for off road as well as daily commute activities. Market players of one wheel electric scooters provides product offerings through online sales channel including own or third party e-commerce platforms or offline sales channel considering retail outlets. One

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Robinhood Cans the Confetti, Unveils New Celebratory Designs | Business News

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By STAN CHOE, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The bursts of confetti that shower screens of Robinhood investors when they make their first trade — and serve as the punchline for critics who say the popular app treats investing like a game — are going away.

Starting this week, Robinhood will begin retiring the confetti, which was meant to celebrate customers hitting milestones like making their first deposit or enabling new features, such as upgrading to its paid Gold-level membership. The last pops will go off next week, to be replaced with a suite of animations that are

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Small business awards recognize those that weathered pandemic

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Following a challenging year for small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, the Christian County Chamber of Commerce recognized several local companies and service organizations at the 2021 Compass Awards on Monday. 

Traditionally the annual ceremony to highlight the role of small businesses in the community has been conducted during a large dinner banquet. This year, because of COVID-19 safety restrictions, it was moved to the Alhambra Theatre with a smaller in-person audience and a live video available on the chamber’s Facebook page. 

Hopkinsville Brewing Co. owners Joey Medeiros and Kate Russell accept the Spirit of Entrepreneurism Award during a ceremony
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