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2/22/2017 3:16:31 PM
  Ordering Your Burger At A Kiosk
By srpatterson


Dublin based burger chain Wendy's has discovered that customers like to use kiosks to order their food. After experimenting with kiosks last year, the company plans to have them in place in up to 1,000 restaurants later this year, about ten percent at company owned restaurants.

The average store will be given three kiosks, which save on staffing costs and provide younger customers with a more interactive dining experience. Customers who prefer to order at the counter can still do so, pointed out Wendy's chief information officer David Trimm.

Wendy's, along with the rest of the fast food industry, have realized that automated ordering of food is the way of the future, partly to offset 5 percent wage inflation from last year. Ordering food from kiosks also guarantees that orders are always accurate; the use of kiosks also means that lines at Wendy's restaurants move more quickly, especially during the busy lunch time and dinner periods.

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2/13/2017 2:16:32 PM
  Results Of 2017 Most Hated Companies Lists
By srpatterson


The 2017 List of Most Hated Companies in the U.S.

Unfortunately, there is a lot of hate out there, and the top 11 of the most hated companies in America this year are the recipients of a whopping 23 percent of global hatred felt toward corporations. It isn't possible to post something about one of these companies on an online forum without a barrage of hate-filled replies calling you evil and saying you are part of their over-priced, lousy service, kitten-hating corporations.

Customer service is probably one of the biggest players in a customer's perception of a company and whether they grow to hate that company. Nothing can make a customer more hateful than being put on hold for twenty minutes listening to music they also hate. This leads to why cable companies are so well represented in the top most hated companies in America in 2017. These are the companies almost everyone has to call up sometime.

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7 Things You Should Know about Trading Penny Stocks

Feb 22 2012

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Trading penny stocks has recently become a popular option for investors willing to take a risk for a quick turnaround. However, there are a few things you should know about investing in penny stocks. After all, these aren't the well known companies that you'll be buying stock in. In fact, it may be hard to find adequate information on some of the stocks you're about to purchase. If you want to go through with it, here are seven things you should know about trading penny stocks.

Penny Stocks are Less Than $3

Penny stocks are much more affordable than traditional stocks, costing less than $3. This can be a great way for those with little to invest to get started. You don't need a large sum to get started with trading penny stocks.

Profits Can Happen Quickly

One of the best things about trading penny stocks is that the turnaround can be very quick. Instead of waiting weeks or months to see a profit, you may see profits from penny stocks in a matter of hours. This means you will need to stay on top of your investments and check in throughout the day.

The Profits Can Be Huge

Penny stocks can offer a huge return. Financial guru, Timothy Sykes, was able to turn $12,000 into $2 million by investing in penny stocks. While you may not have as much success as Sykes, there's still a good chance you'll make a huge profit.

Portfolios Should Be Checked Often

Penny stocks are not something you can invest in and forget about. You need to stay on top of your investments by using a smartphone or staying on your computer. In other words, trading penny stocks can become a full-time job that will really pay off.

Penny Trading Requires Knowledge and Research

You have to be knowledgeable to invest in penny stocks. This means reading as many books as possible, constantly researching the companies you want to invest in and knowing how to stay one step ahead of everyone else.

Only Trade What You'll Willing to Lose

Trading penny stocks is a lot like gambling. The simple truth is that your investment might not pay off, which means you need to understand that you may never see your money again. In other words, don't invest more than you're willing to lose.

It's Risky

Last, but not least, trading penny stocks is risky. While the profits can be huge, you can also lose a large amount of money. This is why you need to be knowledgeable, do your research and stay on top of your investments.

Trading penny stocks can be a great way to make a huge profit. However, it can also be risky. Make sure you understand how the process works before you invest your money and remember to only invest what you're willing to lose.

About the Author: Erik Snellbaker is just now starting to invest in penny stocks. He spent quite a bit of time studying books by Tim Sykes and other professional investors for tips, tricks, and advice. If in doubt, seek professional assistance.

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