Tough economic times hit businesses hard. Budgets, staff and programs get cut, leaving minimal resources to allocate for additional spending, including client retention. Executives are forced to make difficult decisions on where to spend company funds, and budgets that are perceived as being extraneous are some of the first to be cut. However, an economic […]
There’s nothing worse than opening a container of pecans you stored months earlier to find them rotten or rancid. If you picked all those pecans, all of your hard work would seem pointless. Fortunately, there are a few principles to storing pecans that will ensure your hard work or money spent was not wasted. Do […]
It’s that time of year for showing thanks by giving gifts. Sometimes gift giving—especially in the corporate workplace—can be difficult because it may appear most people have every essential item or trinket they need. However, there is something out there even for the most savvy and well-accessorized clients and employees. Here are ten gift ideas […]
My family has been in the pecan industry for the past 45 years and never have we seen the escalating pecan prices that we have seen during the last few. Pecan prices are at an historic high. There have many national stories from Forbes to The Wall Street Journal that have covered the bewildering high pecan prices and how this will affect the common consumer. I feel compelled to weigh in and give my perspective since it is my livelihood.