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lululemon

10 big brands experts predict will be gone ...

Jul 23, 2014No Comments3156 Views

(Business News) Will your favorite brand be gone in the next year, either due to failure or acquisition? And how did last year's predictions play out?

coupons

Ranking the reliability of coupons in a cou...

Jul 10, 2014No Comments3209 Views

(Business News) Coupons have become so readily available, that a new index has been offered to rank retailers' coupons, their reliability, and their use.

practice perfect

Study proves that the 10,000 hour rule is a...

Jul 03, 2014No Comments3060 Views

(Business News) We've all heard the 10,000 hour rule and have worked our tails off to become experts in our field, but a new study says practice only accounts for 12% of performance. Uh oh.

errol samuelson

Samuelson, Zillow dealt a massive blow in N...

Jul 02, 2014No Comments3187 Views

(Business News) After Errol Samuelson left Move, Inc. for Zillow without notice, many red flags were raised, and a judge has granted a preliminary injunction against Samuelson and Zillow.

kitchen nightmares

60% of “Kitchen Nightmares” res...

Jun 27, 20141 Comment4194 Views

(Business News) With only a 40% success rate for restaurants that have appeared on the Kitchen Nightmares reality show, should anyone really be calling this a failure?

making hard choices

TED Talk on how to pull the trigger on hard...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments2104 Views

(Business News) Making hard choices is already agonizing enough, but one philosopher says we're going about it the wrong way, and we can all improve our decision making by reframing how we think.

jcpenney

Judge rules JCPenney interfered with Macy...

Jun 22, 2014No Comments2495 Views

(Business News) New York State Supreme Court judge rules J.C.Penney violated Macy's exclusively held contract with Martha Stewart Omnimedia Inc.

ikea

IKEA serves a cease-and-desist order to IKE...

Jun 21, 2014No Comments3302 Views

(Business News) After more than eight years operating under the same name, IKEA serves IKEAhackers a cease-and-desist order.

frustrating

How to avoid letting bad customer service w...

Jun 20, 2014No Comments3193 Views

(Business News) Bad customer service can do more than upset you, it can totally destroy your day or week as you deal with it.

starbucks

Starbucks now offering free college educati...

Jun 19, 2014No Comments3553 Views

(Business News) Starbucks has made an extra bold move forging a deal with Arizona State University to pay for the college education of U.S. employees.

management

Leadership versus management: what’s ...

Jun 14, 20145 Comments4660 Views

(Business News) The two terms, leadership and management, are often used interchangeably, but there are substantial differences; let's explore them.

idea

5 ways to spot if a business idea is bad or...

Jun 10, 2014No Comments3847 Views

(Business News) When business is struggling, how do you determine if you're uninspired or if facing up to the possibility that it's a bad business idea?