On May 31, President Trump extended the deadline to make entry or withdraw from consumption Tranche 3 imports from China under the 10% tariff rate to June 15. The original deadline was June 1. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a message noting that they have not yet updated their systems to reflect the extension.
U.S. Says China Playing “Blame Game” in Trade Battle
The U.S. has said China is playing a "blame game," misrepresenting trade talks between the two countries. In a statement, the Trump administration also accused China of "backpedaling" on trade agreements. The comments come in response to Beijing's release of a paper blaming Washington for the setback in talks. READ MORE
Here’s Some Cool Gear for Travel Warriors in 2019 MONEY INC.
Traveling today – whether across the state or around the world – can be stressful enough, so finding items that make it easier, more convenient and more comfortable is always a good thing. Here are a few items I have found that squarely fit that bill and make traveling better. READ MORE
Father’s Day Spending Expected to Reach All-Time High of $16 Billion
NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION
Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insight & Analytics. Total spending for the holiday is estimated to reach $16 billion, up from last year’s $15.3 billion. READ MORE
Are Micro-cations the Newest Millennial Travel Trend? TRAVEL + LEISURE
It’s no secret that the under-40 crowd are not the best at taking vacations. Even though Millennials love to travel, they often can’t or won’t go on trips due to work-related stress, finances, or simply the overwhelming task of planning a big getaway. Therefore, the micro-cation has become the most popular way for many Millennials to finally get out of the office. But what is a micro-cation anyway?
Retail’s Transformation: A Mom-and-Pop Perspective
While all the attention-grabbing headlines focus on the retail changes for traditional department stores, a more vulnerable segment of the industry are the small business owners and mom-and-pop shops that make specialty special. Traditional retailing has shifted, and the changes are staying. Here's how small businesses are adapting. READ MORE
How to Automate Your Social Media Marketing Without Losing Your Mind
We've all seen automating your social media marketing crash and burn miserably, from brands and influencers alike. Because building a large social media following on any platform is tedious, time-consuming and downright tough, finding ways to cut corners and automate the process is attractive. That being said, as seen with everything from spammy direct messages to unrelated, generic comments on your Tweets, it's clear many practitioners don't have it figured out yet. Here's how to do it right.
Airstream Debuts Two New Compact Travel Trailers
At RVX – the RV industry’s new trade show ‐ this past spring, Airstream CEO Bob Wheeler told Curbed that customers can expect campers to trend smaller and lighter as brands work to attract younger generations. Now, Airstream is delivering on these promises with the revival of two single-axle models that were originally launched in the early 1960s: the Bambi and the Caravel.
PayPal Announces New Payments Solution for Online Retailers
Allowing more smaller merchants onto its PayPal Commerce Platform is the online payment system's latest move toward strengthening its market position. Just over a year ago, the company acquired iZettle, a small business commerce platform that's popular in Europe and Latin America. The company has engaged in partnerships with other major brick-and-mortar retailers like 7-Eleven and Walmart, but this offering appears to be an effort to level the playing field between large and small businesses.
How Millennials Want to Be Led
Millennials often get a bad wrap, on how they should work, act, and be led. However, the misleading factor in this struggle to guide Millennials may be our own definition of leading. Millennials aren’t looking for you to be their leader, but for you to be a team leader.
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