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How Are Retail Sales in 2017?

Despite consumer uncertainty, as well as a very sluggish beginning to 2017, the U.S. retail sales industry is projected to increase 4% this year. Headlines show that many retailers and companies posted “soft” holiday sales to end 2016, which caused some notable retailers to either cut jobs or close stores as a result. However, when it comes to 2017, the National Retail Federation (NFR) released an economic forecast projecting the retail industry (this excludes automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) to grow and reach that 4% increase aim.

Business Industries to Explore in 2017

It’s no surprise that with the popular TV show “Shark Tank” taking over the headlines, promoting small businesses and giving people the chance to ‘make it big,’ that the industry researchers have gotten together a list of the very best opportunities when it comes to starting up companies in 2017.

History Being Sold to the Highest Bidder

For the longest time, scientists and archaeologists have been confused and bemused by various discoveries

Spotlight on Africa

As the year winds down and comes to a close, it is Africa that is receiving some headlines that call for many

We Are Still…All in This Together!

December 7, 1941. Sunday morning was lovely on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Charity Begins at Home

Turning a blind eye is easy for some; preferred by others. But the fact is that the bad doesn’t become

Black Friday May Turn 100% Digital Very Soon

Boy, have times changed. There were millions once upon a time who waited in line until the doors

That’s Right: Silly Makes Money

One of the most often seen headlines of late comes from the world of entrepreneurs:

Millennials Struggle with the Theory of Hard Work

With the political fight that’s occurring out there, the theory of what hard work really means is a subject of discussion

The Business of “Fear” Brings in $8 Billion a Year

The Business of “Fear” Brings in $8 Billion a Year