Archive | August, 2013

A Tale of Two Online Business Models – New York Times (blog)

Posted on 31 August 2013 by admin


New York Times (blog)

A Tale of Two Online Business Models
New York Times (blog)
Nicholas Carlson, the reporter for Business Insider who wrote the profile — which arrived on the Web weighing a hefty 22,000 words — said he spent months reporting and writing the article because, in a sense, the readers asked him to. “We have an ...

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Consistent Reformers Manizales and Ibagué Remain on Top, as Large Business … – World Bank Group

Posted on 31 August 2013 by admin


Consistent Reformers Manizales and Ibagué Remain on Top, as Large Business ...
World Bank Group
Bogotá, Colombia, August 29, 2013—A new report from the World Bank and IFC finds that cities across Colombia continue to implement regulatory business reforms with the large business cities making the biggest strides. Released today, Doing Business in ...

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Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners – Los Angeles Times

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners
Los Angeles Times
The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five ...

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Infographics: All the Rage, but a Must-Do for Your Business? – Forbes

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Infographics: All the Rage, but a Must-Do for Your Business?
Forbes
Marketing is full of lemmings who like shiny objects. And once a new shiny object appears, everyone piles in to declare it the latest indispensable part of the marketing toolbox. Infographics are a few years old but are still a “shiny object” that get ...

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Sacramento Metro Chamber bringing back business networking event – Sacramento Bee

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Sacramento Metro Chamber bringing back business networking event
Sacramento Bee
After a two-year hiatus, the Sacramento Metro Chamber is bringing back its Small Business Metro-Expo, touted as a showcase for resource finding and network building. A trade show, with businesses displaying products and offering information, is ...

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Big business holds the key to eradicating modern-day slavery – The Guardian

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Big business holds the key to eradicating modern-day slavery
The Guardian
It is particularly encouraging that the government wants to include legislation on transparency in supply chains in the slavery bill, since it shows that the Home Office understands the crucial role to be played by business in eradicating slavery ...

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Augment Makes Augmented Reality Useful For Salespeople With Its New … – TechCrunch

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Augment Makes Augmented Reality Useful For Salespeople With Its New ...
TechCrunch
While augmented reality has been around for a while, Augment is trying to monetize it with its platform. The company just released its Business Catalog feature, targeted toward salespeople. For $30 per month and per user, you can carry around all your ...

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Report: General Electric plans to spin off consumer finance business with … – Washington Post

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


Economic Times

Report: General Electric plans to spin off consumer finance business with ...
Washington Post
General Electric Co. plans to spin off the U.S. consumer lending business of its finance arm with an initial public offering of stock that could come early next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper also said Friday that the ...
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Business Activity in US Expands in August for Fourth Month – Bloomberg

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Business Activity in US Expands in August for Fourth Month
Bloomberg
Business activity in the U.S. expanded in August for a fourth consecutive month, a sign that manufacturing is strong enough to support recovery in the world's biggest economy. The MNI Chicago Report (CHPMINDX) business barometer rose to 53, matching ...

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McLaren races ahead in business and Formula One on eve of 50th birthday – The Guardian

Posted on 30 August 2013 by admin


The Guardian

McLaren races ahead in business and Formula One on eve of 50th birthday
The Guardian
And to some extent it's valid but in any business the management has to marshall its resource and attention between the here and now, and investing in the longer-term health and wellbeing of it. "We are rightly, I hope, respected and feared in motor ...

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