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2179 words • advanced • 3 years, 11 months ago
business
TED
Navi Radjou has spent years studying "jugaad," also known as frugal innovation. Pioneered by entrepreneurs in emerging markets who figured out how to get spectacular value from limited resources, the practice has now caught on globally. Peppering his talk with a wealth of examples of human ingenuity at work, Radjou also shares three principles for how we can all do more with less.
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"REUTERS/Lucas JacksonRetailers have been obsessed with millennials. But now, they're scrambling to understand Generation Z, the teen generation. After all, teens are the future of retail. "From a spending perspective [teens] are millennials on steroi..."

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368 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The average retirement age in the US is 62. One Cambridge, Massachusetts couple hopes to cut that age nearly in half and retreat to a rural homestead in Vermont by age 33. It's an ambitious, but doable, goal that "The Frugalwoods" a software enginee..."
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400 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"A welcome trend in recent decades is economists writing about the ordinary business of life for a broader audience. The latest addition is “Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation & Deception,” by Nobel Laureates George Akerlof and Ro..."

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161 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Disclaimer and Legal Mumbo Jumbo I'm just an average mom, trying to live a frugal life and get out of debt. I write about things that have (and haven't) worked to improve my family's financial situation. What works for me may or may not work for you..."
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480 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
sales, finance, business
"Shutterstock The end-of-year bonus can be just as dangerous as it is exciting a few wrong turns and your hard earned money could be spent recklessly or invested poorly. We've already told you thesmartest ways to useyour bonus checkin order to get th..."
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461 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"This week's issue of Fortune has a cover story about Target's new CEO, Brian Cornell. He has made some bold moves in the initial months of his tenure, including a complete exit from the company's costly failure in Canada. The article sheds some light..."
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801 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
marketing
"Your marketing campaign is one that needs to embody a number of traits if it’s going to succeed. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in or what you want to achieve. Every marketing campaign has the same traits in common. This guide is going ..."
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"ORLANDO, Fla. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. , May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alinean, empowering B2B sales and marketing to better communicate and quantify the value of solutions to frugal buyers, today announced the release of a new B2B sales and marketing be..."
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621 words • advanced • 3 years ago
oilgas, business
"The crash in oil prices is forcing energy companies to do some serious penny-pinching. Large companies are scrambling with even greater urgency now that oil prices have collapsed below $37 a barrel for the first time in nearly seven years. This wee..."
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279 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Used clothing is turning into a big industry. Popular consignment clothing chains like Buffalo Exchange, Crossroads Trading Co.,and Second Time Around have opened a number of incredibly successful locations across the United States. Reselling clothin..."
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350 words • advanced • 3 years ago
oilgas, business
"HOUSTON (ICIS)--Oil and refined products companies are buckling down for a more frugal year, with companies cutting capital spending by billions. Chevron announced in recent days its capital and exploratory budget for 2016 will be $26.6bn – down 2..."
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245 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"When you hear the word “innovation” it is likely that what first comes to mind is a new ground breaking technology.   The reality is that there are many types of innovation and the inspiration for those innovations can come from many sources. I..."

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343 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"The city of Dunbar finished its financial year better than it anticipated. Dunbar City Council passed a resolution to revise the city’s 2016-2017 budget to account for the savings. “We were just frugal in our spending,” Dunbar Mayor Terry Gre..."

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5405 words • intermediate • 2 years, 4 months ago
finance, business
Topics: Surprising (and legal) tax loopholes. - Jessica cautions about renting cars with debit cards. - Henrique asks how to avoid bad financial moves.
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416 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
sales, marketing, business
"Forget naughty or nice. Americans no longer wait for Santa to bring presents. Instead, they are buying their own presents. Yes, more and more people are treating themselves when they are out shopping for others. Nearly 60 percent of people are now..."
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411 words • intermediate • 3 years, 8 months ago
"U.S. consumers have long been viewed as the shoppers of the world, buying goods made both domestically and overseas. The Great Recession seems to have changed this “shop ’til you drop” dynamic. Saving, not shopping, is the hallmark of this expansion...."
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444 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Saving is acritical componentofgrowing your wealth. That being said, you can'tneglectearning,which is what the wealthiest, most successful people choose to focus on. "The masses are so focused on clipping coupons and living fru..."

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522 words • intermediate • 4 years, 5 months ago
"Entrepreneurs get advice every day from their professional advisors and information they read. A lot of it needs to be ignored. Pay close attention to disregarding these platitudes and what to do instead. It Takes Money to Make Money Many entrepreneu..."

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407 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Thursday, October 8, 2015             Comments Evaluate Energy's new report ' Q3 2015 Oil & Gas M&A Slides to $18.2 Billion ' shows that the total value of upstream oil and gas deals reached $18.2 billion during Q3 2015, a value that represent..."
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