Author: Biz India

Day Trading Has Replaced Sports Betting As America’s Pastime

By Randall W. Forsyth – Barrons May 22, 2020 – A funny thing is happening while we’re holed up at home. In addition to binge-watching and bread-baking, day trading among individual investors has taken off. A full-blown retail mania has taken hold in buying and selling small lots of stocks and options, says Jim Bianco, head of the eponymous Bianco Research, who over the years has been in front of the big trends in markets, in part because he watches things that conventional indicators don’t pick up. The day-trading trend has been powered both by changes in the online...

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Book Review: The Melaleuca Wellness Guide, 16th edition

Author: Richard M. Barry. (Portions were compiled or written by D.D. Church, PhD) Publisher:  RM Barry Publications – 318 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram Melaleuca was founded in 1985 by Frank L. VanderSloot in Idaho Falls, Idaho. It currently generates around $2 billion in annual revenue worldwide from sales of 400+ different products for health, the home, and pet care. Globally, over one million of its customers shop online each month, with a 96 percent monthly reorder rate. This book contains recommended uses for Melaleuca products based on studies and the experiences of physicians, other health care professionals,...

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Book Review: e-Service–Eat or Be Eaten–Speed, Technology, and Price Built Around Service

Author: John Tschohl Publisher:  Best Sellers Publishing – 199 pages (published in 2001) Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram Last year, 53.6 percent of the world’s population of 7.75 billion people had Internet access, according to the International Telecommunication Union. That amounts to more than 4.15 billion people. We expect that number to grow rapidly, and we believe that in the not-too- distant future, possibly nine of every 10 people on Earth will have such access. Total world gross domestic product or GDP was over $87 trillion in 2019, according to the International Monetary Fund. But GDP is a measure...

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Book Review: The Customer Is Boss: A Practical Guide for Getting What You Paid For and More

Author: John Tschohl Publisher:  Best Sellers Publishing – 219 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram In the United States today, customers are empowered to receive good service from companies of various kinds with the powerful presence of social media. An email you sent, or a phone call you made for example, to an airline decrying that you missed a connecting flight because of its delayed arrival at a connecting airport, causing you to miss an important business meeting, may not result in any financial compensation from an airline that you are seeking. But imagine that that airline’s customer service...

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Book Review: Loyal for Life – How to Take Unhappy Customers from Hell to Heaven in 60 Seconds or Less

Author: John Tschohl Publisher:  Best Sellers Publishing – 111 pages (published in 2005) Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram In the Acknowledgments section of this book, John Tschohl thanks two people (besides his family members who are mentioned in all the books reviewed here):  Hazel Brown, his administrative assistant who retired after working 29 years with him at the Service  Quality Institute, and Vicki Stavig, his publicist and writing assistant. I mention this because I believe it is extremely important to say ‘thank you’ privately and publicly, who help you in any setting. In today’s highly competitive business marketplace, it...

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