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wwltv.com | New Orleans News, Weather, Radars, Hurricane, NOLA

wwltv.com | New Orleans News, Weather, Radars, Hurricane, NOLA | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
before the Final Four came to the Crescent City, similar ads appeared here in the French Quarter promoting Coca-Cola products, and the company got into trouble. Lousteau said the company was forced to shell over $10,000.
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Airbnb Offers Accommodations in Cuba

Airbnb Offers Accommodations in Cuba | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Airbnb, the home and room rental company, has added properties in Cuba for U.S. travelers.
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As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex -- and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit's warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for "smart simplicity." (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)
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5 Reasons Why Women-Owned Businesses Are Thriving

5 Reasons Why Women-Owned Businesses Are Thriving | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
March is Women's History Month, and never before in U.S. history have women been so successful in launching and growing their own companies.
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Choose Your Business Structure | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

Choose Your Business Structure | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
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Free Business Plan Samples | Bplans

Free Business Plan Samples | Bplans | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Get inspired with our gallery of over 500+ free business plan samples. Our most popular business plan samples include: restaurant, online retail, health care, plus tons of business services.
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Apple Chinese Factory Foxconn Nightline - YouTube

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United States Balance of Trade | 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

United States Balance of Trade | 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
The United States recorded a trade deficit of 39001 USD Million in November of 2014. Balance of Trade in the United States averaged -12747.81 USD Million from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1946 USD Million in June of 1975 and a record low of -67823 USD Million in August of 2006. Balance of Trade in the United States is reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. The United States has been running consistent trade deficits since 1976 due to high imports of oil and consumer products. In re
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▶ Facebook users become lab rats for news feed experiments - YouTube

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Adventures in test marketing

Adventures in test marketing | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Thousands of new products and services are rolled out every year, but before you see them on a store, they will have cleared the hurdles in a test market. Correspondent Tracy Smith visits Columbus, Ohio, one of the most popular test cities in the U.S.
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▶ A Behind the Scenes Look at Starbucks Global Supply Chain - YouTube

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100 Best Companies to Work For list

100 Best Companies to Work For list | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Learn what it takes to create your great workplace. Whether you are seeking recognition, evaluation or consultation for your workplace culture, Great Place to Work has the data and tools to help your organization prosper.
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David Weekley Homes - Best Companies to Work For 2014 - Fortune

David Weekley Homes - Best Companies to Work For 2014 - Fortune | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
The Texas-based homebuilder flies new hires to headquarters for a two-day orientation, which includes team activities like building a detailed house out of toy blocks. The company also matches employees’ 401(k) contributions 100% up to 8% of salary and provides four-year college scholarships of up to $2,000 a year per child.
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BP's gulf oil spill response plan lists the walrus as a local species. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is furious.

BP's gulf oil spill response plan lists the walrus as a local species. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is furious. | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is angry and frustrated at BP's 2009 response plan for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which lists walruses, sea otters, sea lions, and seals as 'sensitive biological resources' and names a man who died in 2005 as a national wildlife expert.
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Exploding Kittens game receives most Kickstarter backers ever

Exploding Kittens game receives most Kickstarter backers ever | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
A card game described as the “kitty-powered version of Russian roulette” was backed by 219,382 people on Kickstarter, making it the project with the most backers so far on the crowdfunding site. With $8,782,571 in funding, Exploding Kittens has the most funding for a games project, surpassing the popular Ouya game console, and has the third highest funding overall on the site.

The stats for backers, or people who donate money to fund the project, are more than double that of the previous leader, a project to create a Reading Rainbow digital library.

“Until Exploding Kittens came along, we hadn’t seen the Internet at large descend on a project and embrace it at this crazy scale,” said Luke Crane, community manager for games at Kickstarter.
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The 50 Coolest Small Businesses In America

The 50 Coolest Small Businesses In America | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
From New York to Chicago to L.A., here are the 50 coolest small businesses in America.
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The Demographic Trends Driving Growth in Franchising

The Demographic Trends Driving Growth in Franchising | Intro to Business | Scoop.it
Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing.
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▶ 24 Hours: The call centre story (Aired: February 2004) - YouTube

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Philippines Call Center Industry - YouTube

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Hundreds Die in Bangladesh Factory Collapse As Retailers Reject Better Safety Standards - YouTube

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