Top Image



The Tuesday Barter Report

Sign up for FREE electronic newsletter--
The Tuesday Report

March 24, 2015

Written by Bob Meyer, Editor of BarterNews

We Want You To Know...When you sign up to receive the FREE weekly Tuesday Report announcement your e-mail address will never be sold, traded, or given to another party.


Please Note: We receive e-mails from people who have signed up for the Tuesday Report, and then tell us they’re not receiving our weekly announcement. In most cases this is because they’re blocking unwanted e-mails.

To ensure that our weekly Tuesday Report e-mail announcement reaches your mail box, we suggest you add bmeyer@barternews.com to your address book or safe sender list.

If you are a frequent visitor to our site we suggest you hit the "refresh" button from time to time as we add information to our site several times a week


From the desk of Bob Meyer... 03/24/2015

All back issues of "From the Desk..." can be accessed by clicking here.

(Please feel free to forward our newsletter to your friends and colleagues. We have a "box" at the end of the newsletter for your convenience. See you next week...)




ITEX Commences Tender Offer To Purchase Its Common Stock

ITEX Corporation (OTC Marketplace: ITEX), The Membership Trading Community®, a leading marketplace for cashless business transactions in North America, announced today that it has commenced a partial tender offer to purchase up to 750,000 shares of its common stock, at a price of $4.00 per share.
 
The maximum number of shares proposed to be purchased in the tender offer represents approximately 26.1% of ITEX's currently outstanding common shares (including shares of unvested restricted stock). On March 13, 2015, the last trading day prior to the commencement of the tender offer, the last sale price of ITEX's shares reported on the OTC Marketplace was $2.71 per share.
 
The tender offer will expire on April 15, 2015, at midnight (one minute after 11:59 p.m.), New York City time, unless extended. Tenders of shares of ITEX's common stock must be made on or prior to the expiration of the tender offer and may be withdrawn at any time on or prior to the expiration of the tender offer.
 
Only shares properly tendered and not properly withdrawn pursuant to the tender offer will be purchased. The tender offer will be financed entirely with cash on hand. ITEX reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to purchase in the tender offer, subject to applicable law, an additional number of shares not to exceed 2% of the outstanding shares without amending or extending the tender offer.
 
Questions concerning the tender offer or requests for copies of the Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related documents should be directed to Corporate Communications at ITEX Corporation at 800-277-9722, extension 4003.  OTR, Inc. is the Depositary for the tender offer.  The Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related documents are being mailed to registered stockholders and will also be made available for distribution to beneficial owners of ITEX's common stock.
 
None of ITEX, its Board of Directors, or the Depositary is making any recommendation to stockholders as to whether to tender or refrain from tendering any shares. Stockholders and investors should read carefully the Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related materials, should consult with their own financial and tax advisors, and should make their own decisions about whether to tender shares, and, if so, how many shares to tender.
 
(This press release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to purchase or the solicitation of an offer to sell shares of ITEX's common stock. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related materials that ITEX will be distributing to its stockholders and filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.)
For more information on ITEX, click here.


BarterNews.com — World's Largest Depository Of Barter Information

Hundreds of valuable articles, techniques, and strategies are found in the following various barter categories:


(The Barter Categories are found on the horizontal bar at the top - 3rd button from right.)

Money-Making Reports Available From BarterNews


Having The Guts To Be Bold In Business

What if you came face to face with the realization that to survive and thrive five to ten years from now, you would have to dismantle your company — throw out all the old policies and procedures, the way things have always been done — and rebuild it from the ground up in the next 30 days? 
 
Are you tough enough?
 
"It take real guts to be a leader in today's turbulent times," says Irv Rothman, President and CEO of HP Financial Services. "Successful corporate leaders have to be bold enough to build a culture of innovation. You must have the guts to manage your organization so that it creates the products and services that will allow your company to be successful five to ten years from now."
 
Rothman has recently developed a new educational platform called Gutsball Leadership, to help leaders meet this special challenge. This system teaches business leaders the essential strategies and tactics they must develop and deploy, in order to create and inspire a culture of innovation in their organizations.
 
Among the numerous elements this innovative program contains are the following:
 
1.  Get the results you design for.
 
You must design and quantify the results. An organization's culture does not form and build randomly; rather it is built through the CEO's actions and decisions. These decisions form the basis for the values and assumptions that will become the organization's culture and influence every outcome from daily interactions to annual financial reports.
 
2.  Be insanely customer-centric. A customer is a customer for life.
 
At its core, customer relationships start with recognizing the values of your audience. With a proper gutsball mindset, an organization can not only match those values and meet those needs, but also deliver above and beyond performance when compared to previous experiences with business relationships anywhere.
 
3.  Share the wealth with those who create it.
 
Inspire ownership and motivate employees by ensuring their hard work is appreciated and rewarded. When goals are exceeded, make sure they're compensated accordingly.
 
4.  Let those closest to the customer make the key performance decisions.
 
Give your employees and colleagues the freedom to be nimble and decisive within their realm. The person dealing directly with your customers and clients not only has a stronger grasp of their needs and values, but also is at the cutting edge of building the relationship the customer has with your company. Empower them.
 
5.  Give employees the autonomy over their sphere of influence.
 
Your staff has to trust that you have their back. Stop micromanaging and support their decisions — taking a reasonable risk and failing is better than never having tried. Let them fail and try again.
 
6.  Let your employees act as if they are owners of the business.
 
Employees are far more invested when they control their decisions, feel their opinion matters, see their efforts rewarded — and this investment translates not only to a stronger customer experience, but an overall pride in your product. Let them feel like they own the business.
 
7.  Never violate your commitments – always deliver.
 
Integrity isn't just a word our parents threw around. Your word is your bond. Without trust that you'll follow through, employees and customers are unable and unwilling to invest in your vision.
 
8.  Never compromise your key principles.
 
Never compromise on your foundation — whether for expediency or otherwise. Your principles are the foundation of your culture and keep all other actions in alignment. Without that consistency, the entire machine falls apart.

Rothman's definition of gutsball:
 
Gutsball (gŭts'bôl) n. 1. The ability to overcome apprehension or anxiety and rise to the occasion. 2. To feel free to take action while acknowledging potential consequences, but not fearing them.

As President and CEO of HP Financial Services, Mr. Rothman leads over 1500 employees and oversees $12.5 billion in assets by championing a culture of trust, collaboration, autonomy, and ethical behavior that work to better serve their customers. With over thirty years of experience, Rothman cemented his gutsball ethos in the 2002 HP/Compaq merger, a deal that married Compaq’s global reach with HP's technological prowess and resulted in a state-of-the-art finance and leasing company now producing over $3.5 billion in annual revenue.
 
All royalties from the sales of Rothman's first book, Out-Executing the Competition, were donated to an international charitable organization dedicated to promoting children's literacy with a particular focus on undeveloped and disadvantaged countries.


Is Your Trade Exchange Missing Out On Valuable New Business?

If your barter company's listing on BarterNews.com isn't current, you are definitely missing out on new business. The web site BarterNews.com receives heavy traffic — with over 150,000 page-views every month. Entrepreneurs and corporate executives check the thousands of articles, the weekly "Tuesday Report," and the "Contacts Section" of our site. They use the latter to find barter companies with which to do business.

Is your barter company's listing up-to-date?

To keep your listing current is very easy. See the links below to (A) update any changes to your company's listing, such as new location, phone number, web site or other information, and (B) if your company has not been listed.

Here's how to get on board:

To make changes to your listing click here.

For new listings click here.



* * ANNOUNCEMENT * *

We have packages of back issues still in print, approximately 30 issues in all.
To order: Click here



(Advertisement)

How To Get More Sales In Hyper-Competitive
Restaurant Industry

Our street-smart restaurant marketing report shows proven ways to rapidly boost your restaurant's sales & profits.
More-->


The Growth and Use of Secondary Capital (New Money) Creates Unprecedented Wealth In Today's New Age Of Possibility

There are many forms of secondary capital — which can be defined as any financial instrument that measures and communicates value in a common language. Would you like to see and learn more about the many forms of secondary capital?

 We have 70 free, informative and inspiring, articles for you in our "Secondary Capital Section."

Check it out... www.barternews.com/secondary_capital.htm.


Get New Money-Making Ideas And Valuable Contacts!

You can obtain useful, informative ideas and contacts in every available back-issue of BarterNews.


Every barter company in the world is listed on our web site, click through to our Global List of Barter Companies.



We welcome your comments, questions, and observations.

Copyright BarterNews 2015. Redistribution of BarterNews content expressly prohibited without the prior written permission of BarterNews.
 
Google
Web www.barternews.com





Web hosting company



Enter city or US Zip


To place your banner ad alongside the Tuesday Report, contact Bob Meyer for further information: bmeyer@barternews.com








 

If you found our Tuesday Report of interest,
you might want to send it to a friend.

Tell a friend:



The Barter MarketPlace
Top Barter Companies In The USA

Archive Section:

Tuesday Report Archive 2015
     
March 24, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 10, 2015
March 3, 2015 February 24, 2015 February 17, 2015
February 10, 2015 February 3, 2015 January 27, 2015
January 20, 2015 January 13, 2015 January 06, 2015

Tuesday Report Archive for 2014
Tuesday Report Archive for 2013 Tuesday Report Archive for 2012 Tuesday Report Archive for 2011
Tuesday Report Archive for 2010 Tuesday Report Archive for 2009 Tuesday Report Archive for 2008
Tuesday Report Archive for 2007 Tuesday Report Archive for 2006 Tuesday Report Archive for 2005
Tuesday Report Archive for 2004 Tuesday Report Archive for 2003 Tuesday Report Archive for 2002
Tuesday Report Archive for 2001 Tuesday Report Archive for 2000 Tuesday Report Archive for 1999

about us | about b meyer | from the desk of  | contact us | issues | back issues | consulting services | entrepreneurs package FastStart | order | banner ads | first time visitors | travel section | media section | trade exchange section | corporate barter section | countertrade section | secondary capital sectionreal estate section | trade exchange news 2006 | trade exchange news 2005 | community barter section | restaurant & entertainment section | USA barter companies | global barter companies | sponsors | tuesday report | 2014 Tuesday Reports | 2013 Tuesday Reports | 2012 Tuesday Reports | 2011 Tuesday Reports | 2010 Tuesday Reports | 2009 Tuesday Reports | 2008 Tuesday Reports | 2007 Tuesday Reports | 2006 Tuesday Reports | 2005 Tuesday Reports | 2004 Tuesday Reports | 2003 Tuesday Reports | 2002 Tuesday Reports | 2001 Tuesday Reports | 2000 Tuesday Reports | 1999 Tuesday Reports
Site Architecture & Hosting by XENET