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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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British retailer Tesco says chair resigns after accounting scandal, 99 per cent drop in profits

Oct 23 2014 3:26am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

LONDON – The chairman of Tesco, the world’s second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. Richard Broadbent said he will step down once a successor is found while the company confirmed its financial troubles continued, with a 99 per cent drop in first-half net income to 6 million pounds ($9.6 million). “Three immediate priorities ...
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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 not about to go away anytime soon, something sur ...
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Geneva, Oct 25 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed Saturday that the number of Ebola cases has risen to more than 10,000 in the eight affected countries, two of which, Nigeria and Senegal, had recently been declared free of the virus. | by IANS
 
India-born Sundar Pichai is Google's new product chief
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major restructuring of Google management, India-born Sundar Pichai, who is already in-charge of Android, Chrome and Google Apps, has been made the chief of core Google products, according to a technology magazine. | by IANS
 
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Accra (Ghana), Oct 25 (IANS) The authorities in the West African nation of Mali, where the Indian embassy says there are between 200 and 300 of its nationals, have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl. | by IANS
 
 

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 Wisconsinites, are going to hire a candidate f ...
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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 Ri ...
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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 personality trait: disagreeableness. It' ...
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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 e ...
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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 better selection, even if the overall experi ...
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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 wa ...
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