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EPMG Wins HispanicAd.com Media Planning Excelencia Award at 2014 AHAA Conference

Source: Business Balla | May 16 2014, 11:20am CDT | by PR.com

Leading Multicultural Media Partner Recognized for its Hispanic-targeted Print Media Plan Designed for Walmart.
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More consumers are ditching online shopping for physical retailers

Oct 20 2014 11:42am CDT | Source: BetaNews

Many of us are guilty of "showrooming" -- the act of using a brick and mortar store like Best Buy or Walmart as a showroom for products we end up buying online. While there is nothing morally wrong about such a practice, I do sometimes feel guilty doing it. In other words, I enjoy saving money by purchasing online, but I would be sad to see brick and mortar stores disappear; I like touching a product before buying. While the Internet is ...
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College Republicans: Burke’s job experience makes her an unqualified gubernatorial candidate

Oct 20 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Badger Herald

Entering junior year of college marks the customary start to getting a post-graduation job. During this time, it’s inevitable to hear complaints regarding application requirements of entry level jobs: they all demand prior experience. It’s a catch-22 situation — you need experience to get a job, but you also need a job to gain experience. Wisconsin will be acting as the employer Nov. 4, and we, as ...
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Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Nepal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector between the two energy-starved nations. | by IANS
 
Depressed people, too, believe in brighter future
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Like most adults, even depressed people believe in a brighter future, but for them this optimistic belief may not lead to better outcomes, found a research. | by IANS
 
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Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Two Indian-origin high school students Ilina and Medha Krishen have developed screening tools to detect lung and heart disease using electronic stethoscopes. | by IANS
 
 

Chinese exchange student liking her time in America

Oct 19 2014 10:06pm CDT | Source: Sun Journal

DIXFIELD — Yan "Krystal" Xintong likes shepherd's pie and pasta, shopping at Walmart and swimming in the local lake. Krystal, the American name she chose as an exchange student from China, arrived in the United States in August and is a junior at Dirigo High School. She lives with ...
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Malcolm Gladwell Says IKEA Built A Multibillion-Dollar Brand Because Its Founder Had This Personality Trait

Oct 14 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Founded in 1943 in a tiny town in southern Sweden, the IKEA brand is now worth about $11 billion, making it one of the most valuable brands in the world.  This has made 88-year-old founder Ingvar Kamprad very wealthy: Forbes estimates that he's worth $3.8 billion. If you ask Malcolm Gladwell, whose books have been read by more than 4.5 million people, Kamprad has succeeded thanks to an often-unpopular pe ...
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Converse Sues to Protect Its Chuck Taylor All Stars

Oct 14 2014 9:55am CDT | Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day

The footwear maker is filing trademark infringement lawsuits against 31 retailers, including Walmart, Kmart and Skechers, to protect core design ele ...
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Kmart has a blue light special on malware -- system breach exposes credit card numbers

Oct 10 2014 7:31pm CDT | Source: BetaNews

As someone who grew up in a lower middle class family in the suburbs known as Long Island, there were two places I spent a lot of time shopping with my mom -- Cheap Johns and Kmart. While the former has since gone out of business, the latter still stands. Actually, the fact that it is still operating is surprising -- don't get me wrong, it is an OK store, but Walmart has lower prices and bet ...
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Aiken police seeking suspect in Walmart parking lot robbery

Oct 7 2014 1:32pm CDT | Source: Augusta Chronicle

Aiken police are seeking a suspect in the armed robbery of a woman in the Walmart parking lot in August. Cortavious Darshun Johnson, 23, of Augusta, is wanted on a charge of armed robbery by the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Police said Johnson approached a woman who was sitting in her vehicle at Walmart on Aug. 1 and demanded money at gunpoint. The woman handed over an undisclosed amount of money and her cell phone. He was seen le ...
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Winners & Losers: Facebook gets deeper into our pockets, Sears tries a separation

Oct 3 2014 5:23pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

▲ Facebook Atlas shrugged off your privacy concerns Some of the best and brightest computer engineers in the world work at Facebook, and they’ve just recently used their gargantuan brains to figure out a better way for advertisers to sell you more stuff. Facebook’s new advertising platform, dubbed Atlas, is poised to shake up the US$120 billion digital ad market. Atlas, which Facebook retooled after buying it from Microsoft, will allow the company to track individual users across mo ...
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