Return on sales: increase of 42%. Return on equity: increase of 53%. Return on investment capital: increase of 66%. Total sales: $1.3 trillion. Those are indomitable statistics and they all have one thing in common: they’re derived from businesses owned or operated by women.
To say the norms in business have changed would be an understatement. The stats presented above are impressive and they’re surely likely to continue being so. With more women than ever before in the workforce, more women attending college and more women-owned business just killing it—we thought it was high time to provide you with an illustration. Continue reading
Getting older is inevitable. Few people are comfortable thinking about aging and losing independence. Senior Care communities that strive to support staying healthy and independent are faced with growing numbers of elderly people, incomes down, health conditions up, and a wealth of new technologies hitting the market. How are communities supposed to navigate what is needed to meet the expectations of the current aging population?
This infographic shows some interesting facts and numbers about demographics that have a major influence on our society, the health care system and how we want to represent ourselves as a country. Have a good look at this infographic. If you want to get political with it, go ahead.
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Direct Mail is still making a difference to marketers and customers alike, with an impressive 48% of the UK population responding to a Direct Mail piece they received in the past year. Let’s take a look at some more Direct Mail statistics for 2013. Continue reading
Bank of America’s Small Business Owner Report is a semi-annual study exploring the concerns, aspirations and perspectives of small business owners across the country. The spring 2013 Report surveyed a national representative sample of 1,000 small business owners in the United States with annual revenue between $100,000 and $4,999,999 and employing between 2 and 99 employees. Continue reading
Hannibal Smith, the fearless leader of the A-team, always loved it when a plan came together and on that campy ’80′s TV show, they always seemed to, no matter how intricate and contrived. It seems quaint now. In the real world, things rarely happen as we imagine they will.
As Mike Tyson, another icon from the ’80′s liked to say, everybody’s got a plan until they get hit and, like it or not, we all get hit, usually sooner rather than later. When that happens, as it inevitably always does, even our best laid plans go awry. Continue reading
This is an infographic about…infographics. It includes our definition of an infographic, charts internet popularity and explains the benefits of using them. Continue reading