5 Ways To Deal With Aggressive Negotiation And Sales Tactics | ThunderQuote


Everyone has had to deal with a manipulative salesperson at some point in their careers or business journey. And probably everyone hates it. It’s the cliche of what’s bad about the business world. So how do you prevent yourself from being victim to the manipulative tactics of these salespeople as you go forward and purchase the services you need to purchase?

This Negotiation Countermeasures Guide by ThunderQuote helps you to stand your ground against salespeople whom you feel are pressing you too hard, or overstepping the boundaries.

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How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Mobile App in Singapore? A Price Guide | ThunderQuote

Mobile apps are now integral parts of life and Singapore reports the highest smartphone penetration in the world at 90%. This multi-billion-dollar industry is clearly here to stay and it is a no brainer that everyone intends on riding the mobile wave.

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Ultimate Event Vendor / Event Company Checklist | ThunderQuote

Event organisation in Singapore is a complicated undertaking, requiring coordination of many different vendors and partners over a period of months (and for some large scale events, up to year).  A common worry amongst event companies or even businesses looking to organise events for publicity: what does the event timeline look like, when do you need to start preparing for event logistics or event marketing, how far in advance do you need to begin engaging with the different vendors?

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Price Guide for Commercial Renovation in SG (Office, F&B, Retail)

Planning for your up-coming renovation but unsure of the budget and cost to renovate your office, F&B or retail? Renovation costs can range from S$320 to S$1080 per sqm. The cost of renovation depends on layout complexity, size of unit, materials, flooring, plumbing or any electrical and of course before the heavy work starts, consulting fees. Here’s a rough guide for you guys to gauge the cost of your next renovation:
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Licenses to Run Your New Café and Restaurant in Singapore

There are many food licenses and permits an owner has to secure before opening his/her own restaurant/café in Singapore. No owner would want to face legal implications from the government because of negligence over simple paperwork. Especially in Singapore where the food safety regulations are extremely strict. Some of the food licenses required for a restaurant and a café overlap each other. We will go further into detail about these licenses in this article.

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How Much Should My POS System Cost? Budget Guide | ThunderQuote

Thinking of upgrading your POS systems? But don’t really know of the cost that goes into it?

POS or Point-of-Sale systems are critical to F&B and Retail businesses like cafes, restaurants, retail stores and more. The costs of POS system vary greatly based on your requirements and the functionality you demand. Here’s an easy guide to how much you should budget for your POS System, depending on your needs.

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6 Effortless Tips To Succeed in The Retail Industry

Singapore is known as one of  largest shopping paradises in Asia.  There are about 17,000 retail establishments based in Singapore, all placed in numerous shopping centres and mega malls around the country. The commerce sector contributes to 18.3% of the GDP, with retail adding up to 4.6%.[1] If you ‘d like to be apart of the large retail industry, here are some tips on how you can kickstart your retail store now!

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Essential Checklist For Your Commercial Renovation (Office, F&B Outlet, Retail)

Planning for your company’s renovation can be a tedious and stressful process. There are many aspects which we have to take into consideration in order for a renovation project to run smoothly. From having to engage a renovation company, you will also need to source for commercial interior designer, conduct inspections, design layouts … and the list goes on.

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Get More Value For Event Procuring With These Tips

 

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In a study done in 2009, EMI (Event Marketing Institute) has deduced that 74% of the respondents do not have an official documented procurement system. This means that organisations are not maximising the use of their budget through cost management, special outsourcing, and there is a need to streamline the purchasing process. 53% of the people they spoke to were also found to have no initiatives to automate the procurement process. This article aims to show you some steps that can be undertaken in order to make the event procurement process an efficient one.

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3 Great Things Procurement Teams Focus On For Ultimate Efficiency


Most people think that procurement teams are about getting the right materials, services in to ensure smooth operations while cutting costs… While that’s certainly not wrong, it is also merely the tip of the iceberg in terms of what great procurement teams actually do!

With that said… So what is it that great procurement teams should be focusing on instead?

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