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Holiday Party Etiquette

By |December 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

We are on the cusp of many holiday parties so I thought I would share a few do’s and don’ts so you can enjoy a season of spirited soirees…

DON’T forget to RSVP. This will help the hostess keep track of

Shopping Report: Taking the Pulse of the Frequent Online Shopper

By |December 7th, 2016|Tags: , |

Despite the perceived ease and convenience of online shopping, site performance is where the rubber meets the road in this highly competitive space, according to new research from digital performance intelligence firm Catchpoint. More than four out of five (81%)

Shopping Trends: 2016 Holiday Shopping Experience & 2017 Retailers

By |December 6th, 2016|Tags: , , |

 

 

Consumers will utilize social media, research and online shopping more than ever this holiday season, and they aren’t afraid to move across channels for a better experience.

Forty-three percent of shoppers will buy more than half of their holiday purchases on

The Spotlight: Southend Dentistry

By |December 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

SouthEnd Dentistry, a state of the art facility that offers cosmetic, restorative and comprehensive dental care in their South end office. The location is convenient to Uptown and has free parking.

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Experience: Red Pump/Red Tie Affair

By |December 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Taking place on Saturday, December 3rd; the is an annual event that celebrates the art of fashionable philanthropy. The fundraiser commemorates World AIDS Day 2016 and raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDs on women and girls in

Experience: Fourth Ward Home Tour

By |November 30th, 2016|

Fourth Ward Home Tour, which takes place the weekend of December 2nd, is a walkable, self-guided tour of private homes in Fourth Ward featuring a charming mix of grand Victorians, luxury condominiums and urban apartments decorated for the

Shopping Report: Battle for the Holiday Buck: Retailers, Black Friday Shoppers

By |November 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , |

 

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Deloitte, election year shopping, holiday ads, holiday promotional push, holiday shopping, holiday spending, in-store shopping, Marketing, Online shopping, Pr, Public relations, Rod Sides, Thanksgiving holidayMore than three quarters (76 percent) of Americans plan to shop over

2016 Holiday Shopping Report: Gift-Giving Trends, Brands, Shopping

By |November 12th, 2016|

 

Hot on the heels of its Holiday Outlook 2016 report, search marketing agency NetElixir is releasing new research examining consumer trends and preferences for this holiday shopping season. The new 2016 Holiday Consumer Insights Report reveals gift giving trends, brand

Experience: Meet-up dates w/ friends that don’t include coffee or cocktails

By |October 29th, 2016|

Sometimes we fall in a rut with our friends and automatically decide to meet for coffee or cocktails. But what about other options? There are so many ways to catch up with friends! Here’s a list of ideas

Experience: ‘Love Jones: The Musical’

By |October 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

“Love Jones,” the ’90s cult classic movie set in Chicago, navigates the intricacies of careers, friendship and love against the cultural backdrop of city living and urban perspectives. It features the love story of Darius Lovehall and Nina Mosley and, nearly