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117 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"By Kevin Smith TriMas Corp. a global manufacturer of engineered and applied products, announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Industry-based Allfast Fastening Systems Inc. for approximately $360 million. The transaction closed Fri..."
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240 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Opening a franchise can be one of the most important decisions in any entrepreneur's life. Entrepreneur recently compiled a list of the top franchises in the world. Franchises with at least five international locations were evaluated by their 2015 Fr..."
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499 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2015) - Conversion Logic , the media industry's most intuitive cross-channel attribution platform, announced today its selection by 3 Day Blinds as the company's media attribution platform. 3 Day Blinds will uti..."

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1841 words • intermediate • 5 years, 1 month ago
agriculture
TED
What would a city designed for the blind be like? Chris Downey is an architect who went suddenly blind in 2008; he contrasts life in his beloved San Francisco before and after -- and shows how the thoughtful designs that enhance his life now might actually make everyone's life better, sighted or not.
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637 words • advanced • 5 years, 2 months ago
Video highlighting Virginia Industries for the Blind (VIB) employees.

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114 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
sales
"HA NOI (VNS) A traditional music performance will be held at the V-Art Club in Ha Noi on January 1 to welcome the New Year. Apart from showcasing traditional genres such as ca tru (ceremonial singing) and xam (ballads once sung by blind buskers), th..."

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115 words • intermediate • 2 years, 4 months ago
sales
"Setting revenue goals is one thing. Defining the sales strategies that will enable performance (and ideally over-performance) on those goals is quite another. As with most things in life, the "how" is where things get tricky. The year is more than ..."
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106 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
startups
"From the outrageous mind of director Adam Mckay comes THE BIG SHORT. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, in theaters Christmas. When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global co..."

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484 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
hr
"Willful blindness is never a good thing. In fact, it's often a substitute for the work that needs to be done. Some companies and industries are going to "blind” applications as a way to hire and avoid biases. Here’s how it works: A company issu..."

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161 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales, business
"Mike Blake/ReutersNew home sales fell 9.2% at an annual rate of 494,000 in January, according to the Census Bureau. This is a slowdown from the increaseby 8.2% (revised from 10.8%) at an annual rate of 544,000 in December. According to Bloomberg, eco..."
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150 words • advanced • 2 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Larry Downing/Reuters WASHINGTON (AP) WellsFargosaysCEOJohn Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's consumer banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in bonuses as it tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices. The board of..."

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649 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
sales
"ReutersHow do Microsoft employees feel about the departure of long-time COO Kevin Turner? Pretty happy, according to chatter on an anonymous chat app called Blind, shared with Business Insider by a Microsoft employee. Blind is ananonymous messaging a..."
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666 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"About 78 percent of all Facebook users are mobile only. More than half of all searches occur on a mobile device. About two-fifths of all online retail sales are mobile. Ninety percent of all Twitter ad purchases are mobile. Total mobile ad spend is e..."
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212 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales, business
"Shares of fast food chain Jack in the Box are getting smashed after the company posted lower than expected earnings Wednesday afternoon. The company reported earnings per share of $0.94 for the fourth quarter, up from the year beforebut missing analy..."
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211 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Greek bond yields are collapsingafter the Bank of Greece said the European Central Bank reduced the emergency liquidity assistance (ELA)-ceiling for the country's banks by0.1 billion to71.4 billion. According to the central bank, the reduction "refl..."
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740 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"CFOs, analysts want revaluation of all intangibles every year A collective blind spot for business decision makers and policy makers has been allowed to develop, highlights the Brand Finance Global Intangible Finance Tracker report, an annual study ..."

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211 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"REUTERS/China DailyThe Japanese economy grew faster than first thought in the first three months of the year. According to data released by the Japanese government on Wednesday, real GDP grew by 0.5% in the March quarter, slightly ahead of the prelim..."

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196 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"Business Insider/Hayley PetersonChick-fil-A is launching its own version of a frappuccino nationwide on Monday. Thefrosted coffee, as Chick-fil-A callsit, combines the chain'scold-brew coffee and vanilla "icedream" frozen yogurt. The drink is hand-sp..."

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411 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"IoD – Falling prices still a “win-win” for businesses 13 October 2015 But low inflation should not blind central bankers to the need to begin normalising interest rates The Institute of Directors has said that negative inflation should not co..."
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420 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales, business
"Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Business Insider has been acquired by German publishing powerhouse Axel Springer for around $450 million. Axel Springer already owned a portion of Business Insider..."

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