The term "hybrid consumer" might sound like a new concept, but it has been a growing market for some time now, accelerated by the pandemic. A hybrid consumer blends physical and digital shopping. For example, they may look at a product in a store but then go home, research it and buy it online. They could also buy it online and pick it up in a store.
It's officially fall, and that means it's time to start serving up some delicious and festive cocktails! If you're looking for some inspiration, we've got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite fall spirits that will add some fun and flavor to your menu.
As a small business owner, you know that there are always risks associated with the industry. One of the scariest risks is when supply chain issues arise. This can mean that the goods you depend on to run your business may not be available, or they could be more expensive than usual.
In August, the Consumer Price Index rose 8.3 percent from a year earlier, a rapid rate of increase for consumers and not as much of a slowdown as economists had expected. Because of this, many small business owners continue to feel the squeeze. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, significant increases in food, shelter, and gas prices drive high inflation. When costs rise and profit margins shrink, merchants must act to keep their businesses profitable.