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5 Ways Local Business Can Sparkle and Light-Up Your Customer’s Day!

  Published By HubKonnect.com and Company Co-Founder, Kathy Hartman Every day you most likely get a number of e-mail offers and text messages asking you to visit a local business and make a purchase.  Some even are addressed to you personally and might mention something you’ve been researching online. Why are these offers just for…

Robbie Manufacturing Repositioned To A Consumer Brand

  Robbie Manufacturing was co-founded by Irv Robinson in 1970. The company is a flexible packaging supplier specializing in on-site packaging needs for grocery stores, shrink wrap packaging of multipack consumer goods - and packaging solutions for food processors. Located in Lenexa, Kansas, Robbie Manufacturing today employs more than 175 employees and and revenues are…

Building Your Brand and Franchise

Kathy Hartman, US Marketing Director; Trading Area Expert, Builder of Infrastructure Technology Solutions at McDonald's Corporation Alayna Frankenberry, Franchise Brand Management, Global Brand Management Kathy Hartman and Douglas Burson, President, Sphere Marketer & Analytics Keep in mind that just because a certain franchise structure works in one market, doesn’t mean it’s the best choice for…

Marketing Planning. The G.A.M.E.

Steps to Creating a Local Store Marketing Plan By Kathy Hartman - www.kathyhartman.blog Developing a Local Store Marketing (LSM) plan for your business doesn’t require you to be a marketing expert. However, it does require that you invest a bit of time and effort. You’ll need to do some homework and preparation, if you want…