Entries by mark

Developing a Strategy of Growth for an Economic Recession

It’s that time in the business life-cycle that comes around every eight or nine years, usually following a period of sustained economic growth. The watchdogs and self-appointed proponents of doom and gloom are beginning to crow their shrill warnings of a pending economic calamity. Even though the U.S. economy is growing at respectable rate, 75% […]

The Technology that is Poised to Change the Way Businesses Interact with Consumers

Chatbots, a computer program or artificial intelligence which can simulate a convincing conversation with humans, are predicted to be the latest technology to revolutionize many aspects of repetitive commercial and business functions. Typically used in dialog systems for various practical purposes, including customer service or information acquisition, Chatbots are poised to impact the customer service […]

Be Responsible with Investment Dollars that Come from Playing the Funding Game

Good news for those energetic and enthusiastic dreamers looking to embark on a journey of growing an existing business or those looking to break away from the regular paycheck world. Lending institutions are approving business financing requests at a higher rate than ever before. According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index™, the June 2018 […]

Finally, the Season of Profitability and Promise is Upon Us

Unlike the biggest shopping season of the year, the second busiest doesn’t enjoy the same prominence or experience the same anticipation from consumers, unless of course you are a summertime-weary parent. Back to school shopping is the second largest selling opportunity for retailers and it is expected to generate more than $82.8 billion is sales […]

What’s Going on in the Minds and Households of the Millennial Generation?

Much has been said about Millennials, their character traits, work ethic, shopping habits, methods of communication and just about any other imaginable fundamental behavior, and not all the comments have been positive or flattering. The millennial generation usually identifies those born between 1981 and 1996. Arriving in the era of massive technological advances, they have […]

Adobe Makes Major Acquisition to Enhance Competitive Market Position

The recent purchase of Magento by Adobe has industry and financial pundits crowing support of the move. The $1.7 billion-dollar purchase positions Adobe to better compete with market giants like Salesforce and Oracle.  Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform originally brought to market in 2008. Its new 2.0 version was released late last year. The […]

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, However in Marketing Not Just Any Color Will Do

  Are you feeling a little blue? Or perhaps you are feeling you’re in the pink? Color is frequently associated with our moods and how we feel about a topic of discussion or to elaborate on the day’s experiences. While many of these associations can be explained through personal preference, learned behavior or a result […]

Opening a New Door to Opportunity

Junction Creative Solutions (Junction) is an award-winning strategic agency committed to creating high impact solutions for SMBs and Fortune 500 companies. By combining the intellectual capital of a business consulting firm with the creative execution of an advertising agency, Junction is exceeding growth expectations and expanding by opening a new office in the Atlanta area. […]