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Report: The Future of Back-to-School

I am currently in Toronto to launch a report commissioned by Visa Canada on The Future of Back-to-School. As noted in the announcement of the report: In a recent survey conducted by Ipsos...


Write-Offs: 08.27.14

$$$ Judge Fast-Tracks Valeant, Pershing Suit Versus Allergan [WSJ] $$$ Argentina wants deal with all holdout investors together [Reuters] $$$ Young Americans Hate Cash [BusinessWeek] $$$ ...


Facebook to mobile users: Get the facts about Messenger

Facebook is addressing the fear associated with its Messenger application. Some mobile users are seeing a prompt atop News Feed, titled Messenger: Myths vs. Facts, according to a story in...


What is StumbleUpon and How Does it Work?

What if there was a site that could predict everything you wanted to see on the Internet? StumbleUpon is a social network that helps you discover unique and interesting things across the ...


How One IR Guy Is Spending His Late Summer

Being a U.S. Open ballboy isn’t just for kids. It’s also for late-20-something professionals like Zach Rosenblatt, who will be on the court if you need him. “One thing that I think the pu...


No Other Night is Monday Night

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Belly will run 7-Eleven’s digital loyalty program in 2,600 convenience stores

Belly's smartphone-based loyalty program is picking up a lot of traction with big chains like 7-Eleven, but Belly corporate success might be coming at the expense of its original small bu...


Horror In The Hamptons: Rosé Shortage Edition

It could come to rationing. Good luck finding your favorite bottle of rosé in the Hamptons this weekend — or any pink vino for that matter. We hear rumblings that restaurants and wine sho...


Lending Club, Fast-Growing Peer-to-Peer Lender, Files for IPO

The online startup that helped establish the now-ubiquitous crowdfunding model plans to raise up to $500 million as it goes public.


Corporate Altruism Is on the Rise (Infographic)

Giving back to the community isn't just about generating good karma. Here's why (and where) U.S. companies are stepping up their social responsibility commitments.


Tyson Foods and Hillshire Reach Deal to Win Antitrust Approval for Merger

Tyson Foods has agreed to sell its sow-purchasing business, a unit with $270 million in revenue, to win antitrust clearance for its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Big Shakeup Coming to Reeling Malaysia Airlines

The embattled airline will announce its plans by the end of this month.


Buffett’s Involvement in Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal Is a Diversion

Warren Buffett’s involvement in the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger tells regular investors nothing, and doesn't really work against the president's call for "economic patriotism," writes ...


The Android Wear smartwatch conundrum: Notifications at a glance v. engagement

I have a confession to make. Even though I said I'd pay for Google Now on my wrist, I haven't yet bought an Android Wear watch. It's not due to the hardware choices; it's because of the s...



8 Tricks to Increase Your E-Commerce Business

Creating a successful e-commerce business can be very difficult if you don't follow these steps.


Ratan Tata Buys Stake in Indian Online Retailer Snapdeal

With Internet access expanding in India, the online shopping industry has finally captured the attention of investors, both at home and abroad.


The New Incubator: Mom and Dad's House?

These entrepreneurs live with their parents (and swear by it).


Spotlight: Jetty Productions Creates Professional Videos on a Budget

Video marketing is still a relatively new tool for businesses. Some might even require help with creating compelling video content. That’s where Jetty Productions comes in. Jetty Producti...


MF Global Wants $1 Billion For PricewaterhouseCoopers’s (Allegedly) Not Good, Really Bad Advice

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of ...


The Award-Winning Content Marketing Framework

Here's the secret sauce behind an award-winning content marketing campaign.


Reflecting on 35 Years at IDEO

<!-- google_ad_section_start --> National Exceptional advice from self-taught engineer and early IDEO employee Jim Yurchenco. ...



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