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We started a podcast. We wanted to expand our reach and what better way to do that than with a podcast. Whether you are at your desk or on the go, you can listen (download) our podcast episodes and listen at your leisure. We hope you enjoy our first episode: What is Category Management? Listen [...]

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Author: TMG Admin
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:30 pm

The Coronavirus and its’ global impact are devastating!  Every day we are updated with the latest count of cases and deaths, in addition to which parts of the world are impacted.  It is a tragedy any which way you look at it.  There is also a significant amount of buzz around its impact on global [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: February 13, 2020, 3:17 pm

The eight Trends (sorry if you were looking for ten) will not change after 2020 so you can use this model to do some long-term strategic thinking and planning.

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Author: TMG Admin
Posted: February 11, 2020, 4:55 pm

Following up from my last  two posts, I’m happy to report that smarter people at our firm took what I wrote and took it a lot further and (drumroll) here it is – Our listicle (and that is not a derisive thing anymore) for 2020 and beyond.  I hope you like what they did as [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: February 6, 2020, 7:03 pm

I personally start every year with a list of New Year’s resolutions. Some I start and drop soon thereafter, others I decide not to start at all, and a few I actually start and at least try to follow through on. “Shopping my closet” always makes my list. I look at this one from two [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: January 30, 2020, 4:58 pm