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  • The Gap Pledges To Raise Minimum Wage For All U.S. Workers
    Gap in deal with online retailer Zalando to sell clothes in Europe
    Fashion chain store Gap Inc. has struck a deal with online retailer Zalando. The American retailer is hoping to sell its brand in Europe next May, particularly in places where it has no physical store locations, according to a Monday, Nov. 24...
  • Op-Ed: Message to Toronto: Leave Uber alone
    Op-Ed: Message to Toronto: Leave Uber alone
    It has been years since I was in a Toronto taxicab. The last time I was in one, it was too expensive, the driver was rather discourteous and the ride was pretty dangerous (slamming of the brakes and high speeds). Even today, I notice taxicabs...
  • THE GAP PLEDGES TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE FOR ALL U.S. WORKERS
    Gap Inc. announces new management, continues to expand internationally
    Gap Inc. reported their full-year profit outlook on Thursday, Nov. 20, accord to St. Louis Post Dispatch. Unfortunately, it was below Wall Street expectations. The company has also announced management changes at its Banana Republic and Gap brands...
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    Super Bowl XLIX ad sales coming up short
    It's the fourth quarter, and there's still some way to go. Even with the addition of "about a dozen" new advertisers and returning dropouts, "NBC said in November ad sales were moving along slightly more slowly than in prior...
  • Niche Social Media Sites
    The Advantages of Using Smaller Niche Social Sites
    Today's customers are super connected to their devices and networks. They use them to not only socialize, but also to get recommendations and information about what types of products and services they are looking to buy. Businesses have to be...
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    Young Entrepreneurs Academy recruiting students for January start
    Did you know there is a very unique program called Young Entrepreneurs Academy, also known as YEA! that teaches middle and high school students about starting and running a real business? This program is the first in our state and was originally...
  • 4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    Entrepreneurs work very hard 24/7! They create startups and strive to build their businesses. The struggles are many and often the thanks are few. In the end, they succeed or move on to something new and start over. This is a cycle that seems...
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    Lady Godiva coin sends America a wedding proposal
    Lady Godiva, 11th Century noblewoman legend has her riding through Coventry, England nude on a horse to protest her husband’s levy of oppressive taxes on his tenants. According to the legend a man named Tom looked at her and the word &ldquo...
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    Will beaconing go the way of QR codes?
    Remember QR codes? Way back three years ago, they were the hot setup in marketing. Today, you don't see them around so much, and few, if any, consumers still use them. According to a November 13 Advertising Age report, the same's about to...
  • Playas Mob Radio: Be heard Worldwide!
    Playas Mob Radio: Breaking independents via Online and traditional platforms
    Today, November 12, 2014, Examiner sat down with Playas Mob Radio of WJFP-FM and discussed how they are combining traditional, Online and modernized marketing efforts in “breaking independent artists, brands and causes, Worldwide.” And...
  • Macy's Great Tree Lighting With Ryan Seacrest
    Macy's 2014 Sales Forecast: Disappointing sales and higher profits
    Macy's Inc. reported its profit and sales forecast for the year 2014 on Wednesday, Nov. 12. According to a report from theWall Street Journal, the retailer predicted disappointing sales due to a sluggish economy and little spending by American...
  • Setting up an Office Space
    Guide to Setting up an Office Space
    Setting up an effective office space is fraught with many concerns. However, when you take time to carefully plan your space, you can create a tailor-made design that meets all your needs. The following tips can help you set up an office that...
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    Two bad marketing decisions may have cost the Democrats Iowa
    According to a November 10 Daily Beast analysis, it was flawed computer modeling that lost the Iowa US Senate race for Democrat Bruce Braley. But that analysis is as flawed as writer Ben Jacobs says the computer models were. It wasn't computer...
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    Businesses, individuals receive high honors for employing disabled folks
    The Employment Security Department recently announced that several Washington State businesses and two individuals have won the 2014 Governor’s Employer Award. This accolade honors companies that go above and beyond with recruiting, hiring,...
  • U.S. private sector adds 209,000 jobs in October 2014
    U.S. economy adds 214,000 October jobs; unemployment dips to 5.8%
    On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in its monthly Employment Situation Summary that the U.S. economy added 214,000 non-farm payroll jobs in October while the unemployment rate decreased a tick to 5.8 percent. In addition, the...