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Feb 11, 2008 | 03:30 PM CST
By: Michael Wynne
While business today can be conducted over long distances, there is still no substitute for personal contact when it comes to building business relationships. Being cognizant of business protocols across cultures is the first step to success.
Feb 11, 2008 | 03:12 PM CST
By: Felix Pekar, QuestaWeb…
The rules of importing and exporting continue to grow alongside the proliferation of international business and increasing security considerations. The responsibility to meet these rules lies on the shoulders of importers and their agents, and global trade management technology affords companies the power to meet this responsibility.
Feb 05, 2008 | 12:44 PM CST
Renée Rouleau, founder of the Renée Rouleau Skin Care Salon, recently discussed her new spa with GCI magazine…
Feb 05, 2008 | 12:32 PM CST
Harry Slatkin, founder and president of Slatkin & Co. and president of Limited Brands' home design, manages a half-billion dollar home fragrance business. He recently spoke with GCI magazine about his products, career and personal life...
Jan 10, 2008 | 04:01 PM CST
By: George Spilka
Achieving a premium-priced deal with strong terms that protect against unreasonable post-closing exposure is not an easy task for sellers in today’s acquisition business environment. But there are approaches and procedures that put power back into a seller’s hands.
Jan 07, 2008 | 04:33 PM CST
Members of the Professional Beauty Federation recently participated in an annual event that allows for face to face time with Congressional legislators...
Nov 08, 2007 | 04:18 PM CST
Fragrance can encourage certain moods and impact behavior. Danielle Kelli Fleming, a certified behavior therapist, became intrigued with the connection between scent, mind and mood during her graduate work in human behavior and psychology.
Oct 02, 2007 | 10:46 AM CDT
A family business can create a focus for the next generation, building a drive to take the company to the next level. For Cristina Samuels and Jennifer Isaac, co-founders of MODE Cosmetics, the family business drove them to start a business of their own. These two sisters were immersed in Zela International, a cosmetics manufacturer. Samuels worked in sales and marketing, while Isaac focused on product development.
Oct 02, 2007 | 10:42 AM CDT
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.
Sep 11, 2007 | 04:25 PM CDT
Innovation is the lifeblood of the beauty industry. Osmotics, a cosmeceutical skin care company founded by Francine Porter, has introduced revolutionary concepts to skin care.