July 2013

Published Monday, July 1, 2013

Beef Balancing Act
The meat industry appears to be in need of a bovine intervention. The dilemma? Beef prices are through the roof, and at the same time, demand for beef, by both low and high-end consumers, is on the rise.

Members, the Mobile Web & Social Media
These days, it’s impossible to ignore the impact of social media and the Internet, and the club industry is no exception. Recently, NCA has been taking a close look at the use of social media at clubs, generational differences in technology use, and the use of social media and the Internet among affluents.

Seven of 10 Employees Aren’t Putting Their Best Face Forward
If the saying, a team is only as good as its weakest link holds true, the club industry, and the U.S. economy as a whole, may be in danger. This is because currently, 70 percent of American employees are not working to their fullest potential.

Immigration Bill Clears Senate; Congress Reins in the NLRB; Weekly Health Care Town Hall Meetings at 4:00 ET; The House Small Business Committee Reviews DOL’s/DHS’ H-2B Wage Rule; NYC Passes Paid Sick Leave Bill; Minimum Wage Hike Possible in Massachusetts 
Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.
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