AHLA Launches Fight against Human Trafficking

AHLA Launches Fight against Human Trafficking Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), has announced the launch of a national campaign against human trafficking in hotels. With the lofty goal of training every hotel employee on the perils of human trafficking, the AHLA (American …

In-N-Out’s 36-Year-Old Billionaire Owner Says She Will ‘Not Ever Sell’ the Business and Has Even Turned Down Offers From Princes

Lynsi Snyder is not exactly most people’s idea of a corporate fast-food head honcho. The 36-year-old owner and president of the beloved West Coast burger chain In-N-Out wears “black lace-up combat boots and stacks of silver bracelets on both arms,” as a new Forbes profile puts it. She’s a competitive …

Tesla, GM and Nissan are all part of a new coalition aiming to extend the EV tax credit

Tesla, GM and Nissan are among a group of 15 companies that launched a new coalition aimed at reforming the electric vehicle tax credit. The group, called EV Drive Coalition, brings together a mix of automakers, industry giant ABB, climate change and energy lobbying organizations and EV infrastructure companies, including …

Twilio launches a new SIM card and narrowband dev kit for IoT developers

Twilio is hosting its Signal developer conference in San Francisco this week. Yesterday was all about bots and taking payments over the phone; today is all about IoT. The company is launching two new (but related) products today that will make it easier for IoT developers to connect their devices. …

Are You Getting Through? Email Open Rates by Industry

There’s no doubt that email marketing can be an extremely effective tool to drive conversions; a survey from Econsultancy found that three quarters of companies agree it offers ‘excellent’ to ‘good’ ROI. However, it’s important to note that, perhaps unsurprisingly, metrics such as open rate can vary a lot depending …

5 ways to manage your restaurant’s online reviews — good and bad

Restaurant owners know that handling online reviews can be difficult, especially when it comes to dealing with negative reviews that come in on Yelp, Facebook, Google and TripAdvisor. But, feedback is important to make sure you’re creating the best possible experience for customers at your restaurant. And, with the right …

We still display status in office design, but in new and subtle ways

There was a time, not so long ago, that one of the most important factors to consider when designing an office was the corporate hierarchy. The office was once the  embodiment of the corporate structure. In Joanna Eley and Alexi Marmot’s 1995 book Understanding Offices, quite a lot of space …

How to Use TypeScript to Build a Node API with Express

Like it or not, JavaScript has been helping developers power the Internet since 1995. In that time, JavaScript usage has grown from small user experience enhancements to complex full-stack applications using Node.js on the server and one of many frameworks on the client such as Angular, React, or Vue. Today, …

How Collaboration Software Creates Dynamic Business Growth

In today’s digital-driven industries, there are plenty of business software available. More so, business owners can find apps and tools for almost everything including accounting, human resources, video conferencing, marketing and more. Which one should your home business invest in? Actually, with so many tools and options to choose from, …