Marketing

  • Market Growth Opportunity for Life Insurers
    Market Growth Opportunity for Life Insurers

    To be a market leader in the future, insurers need to transition their thinking from executing policy transactions to providing a life, health, wealth and wellness experience

    Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a global leader of cloud insurance software, today announced the release of their 4th annual primary consumer research, Rethinking Life Insurance: From a Transaction to a Life, Health, Wealth and Wellness Customer Experience, highlighting a shift from a focus on policy transactions to creating a broader life, health, wealth and wellness experience.
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  • Earnings Season Winds Down
    Earnings Season Winds Down

    Overlooking stalled efforts by Congress to pass a new fiscal stimulus bill, stocks marched higher last week with the Dow Jones Industrials leading the way and the NASDAQ Composite setting multiple fresh record highs.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.80%, while the Standard & Poor's 500 rose by 2.45%. The Nasdaq Composite index climbed 2.47% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, advanced 2.31%
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  • FINRA Publishes 2020 Industry Snapshot
    FINRA Publishes 2020 Industry Snapshot

    Providing a statistical overview of brokerage firms, registered representatives and trading activity

    FINRA today published the 2020 FINRA Industry Snapshot, its annual statistical report on the brokerage firms, registered representatives and market activity that FINRA regulates. The latest edition includes data ranging from the size and geographic distribution of the firms FINRA regulates to the number of individuals in the industry, and from trading activity to how…
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  • The Global Business Barometer Improved For The Second Straight Month
    The Global Business Barometer Improved For The Second Straight Month

    With the 3-month outlook for many industries moving from "much" to "somewhat" worse

    Economic recoveries from crises such as the covid-19 pandemic come in many shapes. The hope everywhere is always that they will be V-shaped, but Us are the next best thing. Volatile Ws and the dreaded L are the worst-case scenarios. The latest Global Business Barometer, based on a survey and analysis conducted by The Economist…
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  • Venture Capital Remains Resilient
    Venture Capital Remains Resilient

    $62.9 Billion raised in the second quarter

    Global venture capital investment showed continued resilience in the second quarter of 2020, reaching $62.9 billion across 4,502 deals - almost equalling total investment from the first quarter of the year and only slightly off the pace seen in 2019's second quarter, which registered $69.8 billion invested, according to KPMG Private Enterprise's Venture Pulse report.
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  • How Volunteering Can Help Build Your Professional Brand
    How Volunteering Can Help Build Your Professional Brand

    Why networking is invaluable

    During undergrad, I did not do a very good job of professional networking. I was so focused on finishing school that I did not spend a lot of time building professional relationships. It was so bad that when it was time for me to look for a job, I could count on one hand the…
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  • Is Your Brand Racist… or Racial?
    Is Your Brand Racist… or Racial?

    Considerations on how you are perceived by your clients

    by Bruce Turkel

    Recently all of these storied brands have come under protest and scrutiny for being offensive: Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s, Mrs. Butterworth’s, Eskimo Pie, Barbie, GI Joe, the Washington Redskins, the Cleveland Indians, the Atlanta Braves.
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  • As Consumer Trends Change, Consumer-Facing Companies Must Change With Them
    As Consumer Trends Change, Consumer-Facing Companies Must Change With Them

    Has the pandemic sharpened a desire for transparency, sustainability and convenience?

    The acceleration of consumer trends and behavior that was already underway prior to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken another leap forward and will spark consumer-facing companies and retailers to reinvent the way they do business, according to a new PwC report.
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  • Manulife Makes Strides to Advance its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts
    Manulife Makes Strides to Advance its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

    Sets goals to increase BIPOC recruitment and leadership representation as part of five-year plan

    Today, Manulife announced it has established leadership and recruitment goals to increase the representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) across its North American businesses as the company advances its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts.
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  • Gee, I Wish I Had Said That…
    Gee, I Wish I Had Said That…

    5 powerful phrases for difficult discussions

    by Liz Uram

    Do you ever come up with your best responses an hour after a conversation has ended? Do you ever say to yourself “I wish I would have said…” or “I wish I wouldn’t have said…”? Do you ever get tongue-tied when you are put on the spot? If you can relate to any of these…
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