Sell More the First Time – Juice the Front End

By: Robert Boduch The concept is simple… Increase the amount of the initial customer purchase by offering discounts or other extra bonuses on quantity purchases. What you want to do is encourage the buyer to spend more money by offering special inducements, extras, discounts and special deals. Some buyers are happy to buy consumable products […]

Ethical Aspects of 6 Sigma Methodology

By: Sean Priestley The entire concept of 6-σ (Six Sigma) is based on satisfying customers. Although the methodology is said to have been first proposed by Bill Smith of Motorola company (Wiki, 2006), statisticians have been aware of this concept long ago. Smith only was the first to apply it in production processes in 80’s. […]

African Pygmy Hedgehogs – What You Need to Know Before Buying One

Hedgehogs are gaining popularity as pets, and it’s not really surprising, once you’ve seen one of these adorable little creatures you may soon find yourself tempted to get one. Here are a few things you should be aware of before considering getting an African Pygmy hedgehog as a pet. Hedgehogs can’t be kept as pets […]

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus in Dogs (Bloat)

Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (GDV) or bloat as it’s more commonly known is a condition that is caused by abdominal bloating and the twisting of the stomach. It can often lead to death if neglected. The condition is brought on by the abnormal accumulation of fluid, air or foam in the stomach. When bloat occurs, the stomach […]