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What’s Ahead For 2016?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Blog

What’s Ahead For 2016?

If you had to define the upcoming year with one word, the word ‘change’ would probably be your best choice. As 2016 seemingly promises to be full of new trends, discoveries and processes that will impact not only the way that we do business with individuals and organisations, but that will also impact the reason why we do business with others. The following are the top three trends whose potential impact every small business owner should include in their plans and strategies for the upcoming year. Look for a Greater Emphasis on Connections and the Elusive “Human Touch” As our reliance on technology increases small businesses that have the ability to connect with others on a personal level and offer personalised services will prosper. To grow, businesses will need to focus on building real relationships with their customers. In 2016, customers want to know that not only is their business appreciated, but they also wish to know that their purchases go to support businesses whose owners and staff support and share their outlook, philosophy and goals. So look for greater demand by customers for businesses that build their brand around social justice issues. Companies whose policies and practices support...

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