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Aug 26, 2008 | 01:37 PM CDT

Trade Routes: The Ten Commandments of Global Business

By: Michael Wynne

With the demise of local, isolated markets, today’s companies are truly global players, exposed to sensitive ethical quandaries. Conducting global business ethically will result in a better and more profitable company.

Aug 26, 2008 | 01:30 PM CDT

Counteract Counterfeits

By: Rick Van Arnam, Esq.

Counterfeiting is a growing industry unto itself, and while stemming the tide grows increasingly difficult, there are steps a company can take to help safeguard its valuable IP and branding.

Aug 26, 2008 | 12:27 PM CDT

Sweet Tarte: Taking Inside-Out Beauty to Heart

By: Karen A. Newman

Beauty inside and out is more than an industry catch phrase at tarte cosmetics. It’s a way of doing business that starts with the product and extends to packaging and personnel.

Aug 26, 2008 | 11:54 AM CDT

All in the Family

By: Karen A. Newman

Whether you’re talking about fine or home fragrance or even fragranced personal care, one thing all those products have in common is, of course, fragrance. But dig just a little deeper and you’ll find a common desire to build strong brands that acquire and keep as much of a consumer’s loyalty and disposable income as possible.

Jun 12, 2008 | 04:48 PM CDT

Let Project Management Boost the Bottom Line

The next time you hear the words “bottom line” when you’re sitting in the audience at a company meeting, don’t roll your eyes. Instead, think about all the ways that you as a project manager can help to boost that bottom line.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:24 PM CDT

Trade Routes: There Be Dragons!

By: Michael Wynne

Expanding into foreign markets is not without its risks. However, there are proactive steps to minimize those risks.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:18 PM CDT

Supply Chain: Don’t Lose Your Company’s Future En Route

By: Simon Kaye

In today’s hypercompetitive market, lost shipments are unacceptable and unnecessary.

May 27, 2008 | 04:19 PM CDT

Tova Did It Her Way: Celebrating 25 Years of the TOVA Signature Fragrance

Tova Borgnine

Tova Borgnine celebrates the silver anniversary of her best-selling eau de parfum...

May 01, 2008 | 03:21 PM CDT

Selling Your Company: Six Common Pitfalls

By: George Spilka

Owners who understand and avoid pitfalls in the sale of their company are more likely to achieve a premium sale price with only limited exposure to post-closing issues.

Apr 30, 2008 | 03:58 PM CDT

SoftSheen-Carson Unveils New Interactive Web site

Rewarding consumers and providing hair care education becomes part of Softsheen-Carson’s mission…