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Can a Legacy E-commerce Brand Help Revive Brick-and-mortar Retail?

By Patrick Sisson
Article

When childhood friends Preston Clark and Frank Miller III started Seventh Floor Clothing in Akron, Ohio, in 2016, the new entrepreneurs quickly gained a boost from a hometown hero. One of the streetwear brand’s first products, a “Kiss the Trophy” hat hyping the championship chances of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, was promoted on Instagram by none other than LeBron James.

Helping Small Businesses Stay in Business

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“The prediction capacity in the tool’s Cash Flow Calendar is genius,” says business broker Mona Brown, Principal and CEO of Monapoly Enterprises LLC. “After all, cash flow is the crux of the success of a business.” 

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“The prediction capacity in the tool’s Cash Flow Calendar is genius,” says business broker Mona Brown, Principal and CEO of Monapoly Enterprises LLC. “After all, cash flow is the crux of the success of a business.” 

Celebrate With Your Community This Small Business Saturday®

American Express, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Etsy, The Wing, Record Store Day, and the American Booksellers Association are among the Thousands of Individuals, Businesses and Organizations That Plan to Back the Shop Small® Movement on November 24
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Are you ready to shop, eat and celebrate with the small businesses in your neighborhood this holiday season? Today, American Express (NYSE:AXP) revealed its lineup of community programs for the ninth annual Small Business Saturday, taking place nationwide on November 24. Small Business Saturday, founded by American Express in 2010, is held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to shop at independently-owned businesses online and at storefronts across the country.

Channeling New Power

Blog

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms have written a new book entitled New Power: How Power Works in our Hyperconnected World and How to Make it Work for You, which builds off a Harvard Business Review article, Understanding New Power, written by these authors in 2014.

American Express Aligns Its CSR Efforts Toward Its North Star, Service

Issues The Service Effect: 2016 - 2017 CSR Report
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Today, American Express published its latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, titled “The Service Effect.” The report describes how service has shaped the company’s efforts to honor and strengthen its commitments to all stakeholders – specifically its people, customers, partners, communities and the environment – in 2016 and 2017.

American Express’ commitment to its stakeholders and approach to CSR extends from its service ethos and vision to be the world’s most respected service brand.

What’s the Holiday Cause Marketing Chatter on Social? Which Campaigns Broke Through and Why

Blog

Our 2012 Cone Communications Holiday Trend Tracker reveals that one out of every three Americans turns to social media to learn about holiday cause programs. Which campaigns are making a splash on social? We took a quick pulse* of the online chatter through tweets that were related to three of this year’s most well-known holiday cause efforts to find out which campaigns are "naughty" and which are "nice."

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