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What Your Small Business Can Learn from Home Depot

Give online customers a way to interact with in-store employees, and other lessons from the big-box success story.

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A Guide to Merging Companies

Tips for making your small business merger a success


5 Lessons Your Small Business Can Learn From Costco

Hint: It's about the customer experience and retaining happy employees.

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3 Ideas for Promoting Your Business on Small Business Saturday

Small business owners share what works for them.

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Shark Tank Secrets: Why Some Companies Succeed and Others Fail

These tips will help you succeed in front of potential investors.

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8 Things Your Business Plan May Be Missing

Don't forget these important business plan elements.

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