Archive | December, 2015

Uber, Netflix and Reddit: 2016 Business Lessons – Huffington Post

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Huffington Post

Uber, Netflix and Reddit: 2016 Business Lessons
Huffington Post
My daughter is an enthusiastic fan of Uber, Netflix and Reddit. As what social marketers like to call a "brand ambassador," she has led me to consider and then use all three services during the past couple of years. Every business can learn from these ...

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Tribune names new business editor – Robert Feder (blog)

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Robert Feder (blog)

Tribune names new business editor
Robert Feder (blog)
Veteran Chicago business journalist Mary Ellen Podmolik has been promoted to associate managing editor/business at the Chicago Tribune, effective immediately. Podmolik, who held the No. 2 job in the department, succeeds Mike Kellams, who surprised ...

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George Lucas apologizes for calling Disney – the new owner of ‘Star Wars … – Business Insider

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Business Insider

George Lucas apologizes for calling Disney - the new owner of 'Star Wars ...
Business Insider
George Lucas has issued a statement apologizing for essentially calling Disney, the new(ish) owner of his company Lucasfilm and the "Star Wars" franchise, "white slavers." Lucas let the snide remark slip in a recent interview with Charlie Rose. Here's ...

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4 Ways to Make Your Business Better in the New Year – Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Make Your Business Better in the New Year
Entrepreneur
It is a long fast tradition to make a resolution going into the New Year. The classic resolutions revolve around our health, our relationships and our finances -- but what about our businesses? As I have been enjoying the festivities through this ...

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The Five Most Important Business Stories of 2015 – The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

The Five Most Important Business Stories of 2015
The New Yorker
When China's stock-market bubble finally burst, this summer, sending global markets tumbling, it was a reminder that stocks can only remain divorced from underlying business fundamentals for so long. The Chinese bubble, which had seen the Shenzhen ...

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December’s Best Reads: Money, Business, and Economics – The Atlantic

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The Atlantic

December's Best Reads: Money, Business, and Economics
The Atlantic
If you've resolved in the new year to read/watch/listen to more incisive, beautifully written, captivating journalism, we're here to help: What follows is a list of the best things the writers and editors of The Atlantic's Business channel came across ...

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‘A Strange Business,’ by James Hamilton – New York Times

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New York Times

'A Strange Business,' by James Hamilton
New York Times
James Hamilton's “A Strange Business” — the title is taken from an observation about the art market made late in life by the brilliant British painter J. M. W. Turner — is every bit as quirky a book as you might expect from a onetime fellow at St ...

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Belk, Family Dollar deals underscore shifting Charlotte business landscape – Charlotte Observer

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Charlotte Observer

Belk, Family Dollar deals underscore shifting Charlotte business landscape
Charlotte Observer
The sale of these two institutions highlights the shifting nature of Charlotte's business landscape, once supported by cotton and railroads and later bolstered by fast-growing banks. It also mirrors a global trend of record-setting mergers and ...

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Midwest Manufacturing Slips Deeper into Contraction – Fox Business

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Fox Business

Midwest Manufacturing Slips Deeper into Contraction
Fox Business
An index measuring the economy of the Midwest fell to its lowest level in December since July 2009, underscoring the extent to which manufacturing has become a drag, especially in the manufacturing-heavy Midwest. The Chicago Business Barometer, ...
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Why Business Plans Are Pure Folly, But Planning Isn’t – Forbes

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Forbes

Why Business Plans Are Pure Folly, But Planning Isn't
Forbes
Let me start this column with an open apology to my former students who graduated more than five years ago. I led you to believe that business plans were the true path to entrepreneurial success. That is wrong. I was not the only professor who taught ...

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