New Survey Results Show Shoppers Want More Personalized Assistance in Supermarkets

The Annual National Grocers Association-SupermarketGuru Consumer Survey Reveals Shoppers Want Support to Eat Healthier Including Professionals on the Selling Floor to Guide Food-Buying Decisions. Shoppers are spending more than half of their fresh-food dollars in supermarkets and want professionals on the shopping floor to support healthier eating habits and to guide food-buying decisions, according to the…

The Coca-Cola Company’s website continues to add new business tools and resources for convenience retailers

Convenience retailers can find frequently updated business information and insights on www.CokeSolutions.com, a website that offers marketing tips, merchandising ideas, strategic and operational intel, and news about products from The Coca-Cola Company. Here’s an example of content that can help c-store operators achieve their business goals: Career building tips from Kathleen Ciaramello, president of National…

Comcast Business to award more than $600,000 in cash and services to tech savvy entrepreneurs through Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs program

National competition will award business owners up to $25,000 cash, services from Comcast Business and consultation from business experts, including Marcus Lemonis and Robert Irvine Comcast Business and Inc. Magazine recently launched “Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs,” a national competition that will award more than $600,000 in cash and services to aspiring entrepreneurs who are leveraging technology…

To Trust Or Not To Trust?

By: Randall A. Denha, J.D., LL.M.* There are a number of good reasons to consider using a standard revocable trust, including minor children, spendthrift credit protection and to ensure funds go as you intended (i.e. a second marriage situation).  However, a bypass trust, particularly for married couples with assets less than $10 million, may not…

Transfer Tax Benefits with 529 Plans

By: Randall A. Denha, J.D., LL.M.* Not only are Section 529 plans an excellent way to fund a child’s future college expenses, but they’re also an important estate planning tool.  Today, all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer 529 college savings plans.  Also known as qualified tuition programs, these are tax-advantaged investment opportunities…