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sole proprietorship

Simplest, oldest, and most common form of business ownership in which only one individual acquires all the benefits and risks of running an enterprise. In a sole-proprietorship there is no legal distinction between the assets and liabilities of a business and those of its owner. It is by far the most popular business ... more

Especially vs. Specially

The distinction between using especially and specially in a sentence is very slim and increasingly the inter-changeability of the two is creeping into the English language. That being said, there are some clear distinctions as to when each should be applied (even if that may not be the case in 20 years as the language lines continue to blur). Especially...
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How should you sell your product?

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There is no one-size-fits-all solution to wooing customers. For two decades, Dell Computer bypassed retailers and sold directly to customers, with limited tech support. General Motors and Coca Cola rely on distributors to move their cars and cans. Clothing companies like Ralph Lauren work both internal and external channels. And thanks to daily, intensive sales training, privately held Lazy Days m ...Read more

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