Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera Shaydullina talks about the digitalization trends of electronic and offline trading, cites the 5 most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the near future,…

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Novice expert: to believe or not to believe-that's the catch
Alexey Milovanov gives advice to novice speakers who have recently started actively speaking in front of an audience, how to build communication with the audience and how to win their…

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“Give Mark money!” Or How Facebook’s advertising appetites have changed
Last year, the head of Facebook changed the company's mission. Instead of “uniting families and friends” it was “creating a global social infrastructure”. Thus ended the ideological transformation of a…

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How to use a promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuri Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant for integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience in promoting a distribution company on social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the benefits of a promotion mix strategy
One of the main areas of my marketing activity is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, they are closely monitored (both “from above” and one after another) and harshly suppress dumping attempts. In addition, many advertising channels are stopped: sometimes you can’t use the vendor’s logo in the banner, and in the context, commercial keys for the product. Finally, we cannot directly influence the product itself. Continue reading

Shadow purchases of state and municipal companies

Artur Kurbanov talks about the situation with procurement of state and municipal companies in Russia and gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome difficulties on the way to effective participation in procurement
Unlike other developed countries, where public procurement is already a centuries-old tradition with established rules and regulations, modern Russia is still in the process of developing state and corporate procurement. And, like everything new, we inevitably go through various difficulties: from shortcomings in the legislation-to customers ‘ distrust of their viability, and participants-to the fact that the tender can be honestly won. Continue reading

"Millennials choose fresh roasting." What happened to the coffee market in Russia during the year — Poster research
The growth of the "takeaway coffee" format, the filter instead of Americano and the fashion for the hario funnel-the company for automating cafes, restaurants and stores Poster analyzed the purchases…

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“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Emma Kairova describes the issue of the low level of business attention - small and large - to the problem of access for people with limited mobility to the entire…

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Can trainings “put out the fire of a business”?
Denis Sidenko talks about situations when employees and business executives really benefit from attending a variety of trainings - from time management training to team building skills - and in…

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"You can't be afraid, sell!", or how to motivate a dissatisfied customer to re-purchase
Tatiana Merkulovich, head of the Rookee customer service Department, shares tips on how to minimize the damage from the customer's negative impressions of the product or service, and provides specific…

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