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Two Out Of Five Salespeople Aren’t Meeting Their Quotas [Report]

Two Out Of Five Salespeople Aren’t Meeting Their Quotas [Report]

By Chris Crum March 24, 2014

Qvidian has some new research out finding that only 63% of salespeople are making their quotas. As a result, improving overall quota attainment is one of the top goals of executive managers. The report, based on data from CSO Insights, …

IPhone 5C Discount May Help Target’s Sales IPhone 5C Discount May Help Target’s Sales
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IPhones, or any Apple related product, usually causes buyer fever, especially around the holiday season. Many people have some form of Apple product on their Christmas wish list. Teens and early 20-somethings are especially likely to have the IPhone 5C …

After Christmas Sales – Before Christmas? After Christmas Sales – Before Christmas?
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When retailers start offering before Christmas sales before the actual holiday, you have to question – what is up? Retailers have Black Friday- the most insane shopping day of the entire year – and all of those weeks in between …

Beyoncé’s New Album Destroys iTunes Records Beyoncé’s New Album Destroys iTunes Records

A few days ago Beyoncé pretty much broke everything when she released a surprise album – and not just any surprise album, but a fully realized, self-titled album that also includes 17 accompanying music videos. The album, which initially launched …

Hey Small Businesses - Square Stand Is Only $99 Hey Small Businesses - Square Stand Is Only $99
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This is a public service announcement for small business owners out there – Square had drastically reduced the price for their point of sale system, Square Stand. Starting today, you can purchase the all-in-one POS for just $99. When Square …

No Surprise with Amazon's Best-Selling Album Ever No Surprise with Amazon's Best-Selling Album Ever
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It’s hard to believe that this is the first time that Amazon has ever compiled all the data on total sales to bring us the most-purchased albums and songs of all time, but that’s what they’re saying. Today, on a …

PlayStation Store Holiday Sale Enters Second Week PlayStation Store Holiday Sale Enters Second Week

Last week, the PlayStation Store started up its weekly holiday sale where a number of games would be heavily discounted in the weeks leading up to Christmas. While last week’s sale had a number of great deals on some of …

Here Are Your Xbox 360 Black Friday Sales Here Are Your Xbox 360 Black Friday Sales

So, you wanted to get an Xbox One this holiday season, but you just can’t afford one. That’s perfectly alright as your Xbox 360 will be receiving plenty of love this weekend in the form of digital game sales. Microsoft …

Best Buy Black Friday Doorbuster Deals Best Buy Black Friday Doorbuster Deals
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Consumer electronics big-box retailer Best Buy has posted some of its Black Friday 2013 doorbusters online. Amidst Walmart’s complicated 2013 triad of pre-Black Friday sales events, which some might say have diminished the entire concept of Black Friday retail deal-rushing …

Cyber Monday Sales Expected to be Up from 2012 Cyber Monday Sales Expected to be Up from 2012

It’s that time of year again – when the smell of turkey is quickly replaced by the stampeding of shopping feet rushing into shopping malls and countless stores. However, many are opting to remain away from the intense activity historically …

BlackBerry Looking to Sell Ontario Properties BlackBerry Looking to Sell Ontario Properties

It’s quite clear now that BlackBerry will not exist in its current form this time next year. Last month, the failing company announced its intention to enter into a buyout agreement with an investor consortium led by FairFax Financial Holdings. …

IKEA to Sell Solar Panels to Customers in the UK IKEA to Sell Solar Panels to Customers in the UK

IKEA may be known for its moderately priced, Swedish-inspired furniture – but the company also devotes a large portion of their time to sustainability practices. And starting soon, the company will sell solar panels directly to customers in the UK. …

iPhone Debuts with 9 Million Sold in Opening Weekend iPhone Debuts with 9 Million Sold in Opening Weekend

After months of skepticism and critical analysis, the iPhone 5 delivers. Many questioned whether the iPhone 5 and iOS 7 would render the same laudable consumer response as releases of previous versions had. Today, the numbers spoke volumes and a …

Twitter Now Measures Tweet Impact On Offline Sales Twitter Now Measures Tweet Impact On Offline Sales

Twitter is making new efforts to measure the impact of Twitter advertising campaigns on offline sales. The company has partnered with Datalogix to do so. Twitter announced a new capability it is providing called “offline sales impact,” which it says …

Nintendo Has Sold A Lot of Stuff Nintendo Has Sold A Lot of Stuff
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Say what you will about Nintendo and its place in modern gaming. While the Xbox and PlayStation may be the dominant software when it comes to the news cycle, the fact that their handheld devices continue to dominate the hardware …

Tech Sales Techniques Need to Change, Say Analysts Tech Sales Techniques Need to Change, Say Analysts

As technology evolves at an ever more-rapid pace, companies are struggling to keep up with changing markets. The tablet market is only a few years old and still growing, but companies are already preparing to release smart watches and other …

Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales

Any press is good press, right? Especially when the press is talking about the press itself. Two weeks ago, Rolling Stone magazine decided to put a giant image of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover. Not a …