Divers Direct Celebrates their 30 Year Anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada –

A crew of Divers Direct staff members recently celebrated 30 years of success at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. CEO, Kevin Senecal was delighted to be able to treat his loyal staff members to an evening of appetizers and cocktails at an exclusive location at the Hard Rock Casino in the Nevada desert.  Party guests included all 6 store managers, President Darcy Kieran, and retiring President Trish Gonzalez, who has been with the company for over 20 years.  – – Senecal says: “ I …

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Small Business Saturday® Results: Independent Businesses Make Strong Statement to Start the Holiday Shopping Season

From the main streets in towns like Galesburg, Illinois to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, there was strong support for local independent businesses on Small Business Saturday. Shoppers across the nation made a powerful statement with 88 million consumers “Shopping Small” on the day, up 14.9 percent from just a year ago. This according to the results from the Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, released today by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and American …

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Adobe Data Shows Cyber Monday Sales Up 16 Percent; Large Retailers See Biggest Gains

Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today released released its 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping data for Cyber Monday. Total online sales came in at $2.65 billion, up 16 percent compared to 2013. The top 25 retailers, who each generated $30 million or more on Cyber Monday, saw online sales increase by 25 percent capturing nearly $1.8 billion. Smaller retailers, those generating $2 million or less, grew by five percent. Consumers saw the highest discounts of 23 percent in the early morning hours and more…

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