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Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the most popular and profitable holidays, but there are many myths and misconceptions around it.

For example, do you know why it’s called Black Friday? This holiday is much more interesting that people give it credit for, and it’s essential for many large chains and small businesses.

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Many people think that Black Friday comes from the fact that many businesses “get into the black” from the great sales. While this does make sense, and it certainly is true for many stores, this isn’t where the term originated. Continue reading

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tablet vs laptopLaptops and tablets have become two incredibly popular personal items that both young and older adults use on a daily basis, and for good reasons. Both are very.

Laptops and tablets have become two incredibly popular personal items that both young and older adults use on a daily basis, and for good reasons. Both are very convenient to have; unlike the desktop PC, where you have to sit upright in a chair to work on it, laptops and tablets can be operated by a person lounging in an easy chair or reclining in bed. For their ease of use and portability, they are quite valuable for any average person, as well as for elderly people and individuals with disabilities as well. What’s even more exciting is that there are laptops and tablets designed specifically for different kinds of users.

However, given so many options, deciding whether to purchase one or the other can be difficult. This article should help to simplify the problem for you. Continue reading

Shopping with a mobile device’s cameraIt is everybody’s dream to find what they are looking for without having to spend hours wandering around different shops.

Fortunately, this is now possible with the new Slyce application created by Business Instincts Group, a Canadian app developer. To put it simple, whenever you want to find a certain item you can use Slyce to locate the nearest store where you can buy it – all you need to do is to take a clear photo of the product, and Slyce will browse the database and come up with the nearest location.

Otherwise stating, Slyce allows you to shop with your mobile phone’s camera, and this can turn out to be a win-win: it is very time-effective for customers who want to get the best price-quality relationship for the item, yet at the same time it is beneficial for the retailer as well, who can quickly and efficiently sell products to the target market. Moreover, the Slyce application is very versatile as well, and it can be easily tailored to meet the needs of all businesses, from the small neighborhood stores to the largest corporations. Continue reading

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