While most end of the year competitions are televised, the end of the retail game is reported on.  The last quarter of the year is make or break time for retailers and used to be nothing if not predictable,  The last few years the outcome has been less predictable but surprisingly profitable.  This year had […]

The return of the onsite convention   The first Modex convention I attended was about 10 years ago and I was blown away by the vast set up!  There were vast rows of vendors each with a more elaborate booth than the next. Models graced replicated showrooms handing out literature, hosting coffees or happy hours. […]

There was a time, not long ago, that it was an employer’s market.  The need for jobs gave employers the ability to sort through an influx of applicants to pick the most desired, In the last few years that influx was already dwindling and with covid has completely dried up.  Government assistance was short lived […]