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Combining Duplicate Customers in Quickbooks
March 24, 2017 at 2:01 pm

Question: I have created a duplicate customer in QuickBooks that has a slightly different name. How do I combine them into one customer account? Answer: Go to "customers" > "customer center." Highlight the customer name you want to change, right click on it and click "Edit Customer: Job." Change the customer name to match the…

Adidas Ventures Into On-Demand, Customized Apparel
March 29, 2017 at 11:58 am

If consumers had it their way, they would customize a piece of clothing and have it ready immediately. This might seem like a futuristic desire, but it turns out, Adidas is on the ball. According to…

Is Bulletproof Clothing Going Mainstream?
March 29, 2017 at 11:41 am

Bulletproof clothing mostly is reserved for law enforcement officials. However, it turns out a man named Miguel Caballero has been outfitting the world's VIPs with trendy bulletproof clothing for years. According to CNN, Caballero has long created bulletproof threads for A-list customers, like Michael Bloomberg, Steven Seagal, King Fernando and, rumor has it, Barack Obama. "We…

United Airlines Under Fire for Barring Girls in Leggings
March 29, 2017 at 11:11 am

With athleisure continuing to dominate the apparel market, it's no surprise that leggings are the latest staple in airport style. But a fierce internet war has been raging this past week after a United Airlines…

How to Capitalize on the Power of Promotional T-shirts
March 29, 2017 at 10:34 am

Promotional T-shirts are the core piece of gym looks, boardroom meetings, lazy Sunday loungewear and everything in between. Although the classic T-shirt dates back to the early 1900s, this…

Would You Have Been Staying at the Cheap Motel Down the Street?
April 3, 2017 at 11:52 am

How do you respond to “no” in your business pursuits? Let me share a short story about a “no” that that I recently experienced. I found out late one afternoon that I needed to get to suburban Charlotte for a week. I immediately got online to book my favorite hotel, but the website said there…

5 Reasons You Should Be Blogging
April 4, 2017 at 2:12 pm

A blog is one of the simplest and most useful ways to promote your business online. Consistent blogging can be worth far more than most comparable investments of your time to promote your business online. Here are five reasons you should be blogging, along with several ideas of what you can be blogging about. 1.…

Jenna Lyons Leaves J. Crew in Major Shakeup
April 5, 2017 at 12:03 pm

It's an announcement that no one saw coming—Jenna Lyons, chief design officer, is leaving J. Crew after 26 years. Lyons practically has become synonymous with the specialty retailer, but according to the Business of Fashion, she leaves J. Crew with mutual respect and plans to do other things.…

Millennial Pink: Should This Viral Color Be a Part of Your Next Promo?
April 5, 2017 at 11:59 am

While Pantone usually dictates the most popular colors of the year, the latest color trend seems to have been crowd-sourced. It seems that millennials are going crazy for a color subsequently dubbed "millennial pink." This is not your mainstay pink swatch, however. It features tones of peach, blush and salmon, and consumers are flocking to it…

Asian American Celeb Attacks Hollywood Whitewashing With T-shirt
April 5, 2017 at 11:36 am

Michele Selene Ang, one of the stars in Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" series, has become the subject of a viral T-shirt campaign. According to the Los Angeles Times, the T-shirt takes a stand against Hollywood's whitewashing problem. The…