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Bentley University Offers Experts on Holiday Shopping & Holiday Scams

November 22, 2011

What is the retail outlook this holiday season?

Mike Tesleradjunct lecturer at Bentley and president, Retail Concepts, can discuss all aspects of the holiday retail shopping season including:

  • Why Black Friday offers no real preview for the holiday shopping season
  • The original reason Black Friday was created – it has nothing to do with deals
  • Which retailers will flourish and which will struggle this holiday season
  • Holiday sales forecast

To speak with Mike Tesler:  781-254-2286 (cell)

How to avoid holiday scams

Steve Weismansenior lecturer at Bentley and author of the book The Truth about Avoiding Scams can discuss all types and aspects of holiday scams including:

  • How to avoid scams on Black Friday & Cyber Monday
  • How to protect your privacy when shopping on-line
  • The single letter that can make the difference between a website that puts you at risk of identity theft and a safe website
  • The simple trick to preserve your credit card information wherever you go
  • How to avoid the dangers of gift card scams
  • The safest way to pay for holiday purchases
  • How to avoid charity scams and where to go to find out if a charity is legitimate

To speak with Steve Weisman:  413-478-8970 (cell)

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