Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

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Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. See More Videos > See More Videos > All loyalty programs are vulnerable to a blockchain revolution, but the travel industry is perhaps the most at risk. In some cases, travel loyalty program points differ by journey component (flight, car rental, hotel, dining), leading to fragmented point collections. Marketing Technology Travel Digital Article

Steen Jakobsen: US Credit Cycle Peaked, Zero Growth Coming to Europe, Gold 1425 by Year End

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Central Bank Balance Sheets Excuse me? Hard even to see change in ECB balance sheet. I have been traveling like a mad man: France, UK, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech and Netherlands.

S-Corp Checklist

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If there are deposits in the bank account that did not come from customers/clients , make sure these loans are posted on the balance sheet and NOT in your income total. ? Review the travel expenses. Make sure you separate out any personal travel. Count every travel day that you worked more than 4 hours. By: Renee Daggett I would have to say S-Corporations are my favorite entity. Because the entity has many options and advantages.

Do You Know What Your Company’s Data Is Worth?

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For example, at the end of its 2015 fiscal year, Apple’s balance sheet stated tangible assets of $290 billion as a contribution to its annual revenues, with approximately $141 billion worth of intangible assets — a combination of intellectual capital, brand equity, and (investor and consumer) goodwill. Had the Delta ground stop lasted for a week, the burn rate would go well beyond refunds, travel vouchers, and other costs and begin eroding EvD.

5 Ways to Increase Your Cross-Selling

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Take a balance-sheet view. Effective cross-selling organizations, such as American Express, complement the P&L perspective with a longer-term, balance-sheet view of the business and a multiyear view of customer value. Using existing customer data, MGM launched a multivariate campaign, testing different offer packages (a room discount versus a coupon to play slot machines), travel windows, brand messages, email frequency, and more.

Start of a Global Currency Crisis?

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The balance sheet of the government, the banks and households are quite well protected against market volatility.” In Emerging Market Contagion Spreads , I presented a viewpoint that emerging market currencies have been under pressure because of falling commodity prices.

Reflections on 2013; What's Important, What's Not? What's Ahead?

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Had I suggested in 2007 that the Fed balance sheet expansion of $75 billion a month would have been considered "tightening" people would have thought I was nuts. Stay an extra day and golf or travel. According to Yahoo!News