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Ben T. Smith, IV is CEO of Wanderful Media, a startup reimagining the digital circular with Find&Save. He is also a Venture Partner at Accelerator Ventures and co-founder of MerchantCircle.com and Spoke.com. Ben blogs at btsiv.com, and you can follow him on Twitter at @bentsmithfour.

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8 Simple Steps to Acquiring a Small Business

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 4:47 PM

There are many books that discuss big mergers and acquisition integration work, but acquiring a small business requires a different strategy. Small companies are difficult to buy, but they can have tremendous benefits to the acquirer over the long term, which has been proven over and over again in Silicon...

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Delving Into the Mind of a Black Friday Shopper

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 8:47 AM

The Black Friday shopper thrives on maximizing this day to find the best deals on the holiday season's best products. Seemingly lost in the process is brand loyalty, as it is all about the product on sale that year, and at any store. Thanksgiving itself is evolving, as Black Friday...

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How the Tablet Has Transformed the Retail Experience

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 6:19 PM

With 60% of North American online consumers expected to own a tablet by 2017, according to Forrester Research, it was inevitable that retailers would take advantage of the unique capabilities the tablet offers. Portability, touch computing and stunning visual design deliver unprecedented virtual shopping experience to consumers and...

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