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Little Rock PR Pros See Moral in Tale of 2 Red Hens

Little Rock PR Pros See Moral in Tale of 2 Red Hens

Little Rock PR and reputation management professionals see the Red Hen incident and its aftermath as teaching moments. They're lessons of the modern age, when social media can be judge, jury and reputational executioner in days or even hours.
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Not Your Grandparents' Retirement Village: Boomers Choose Amenities Fitting Their Lifestyles This article is available only in print.

Baby boomers — the generation born from 1946 through 1964 — are a huge reason retirement communities are big business.
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CEOs Aren't Talking to Customers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Given the truth that CEOs are ultimately responsible for the growth of the enterprise, one detail stands out: “Most of our CEOs were dismayed to discover how little time they spent with their customers — just 3% on average.”
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