Tuesday, May 31, 2016


Chinese Manufacturing Surveys Show Lingering Weakness

ABC News

China's factory activity was feeble last month, according to two surveys released Wednesday, indicating that official efforts to reverse a downturn in the world's second-biggest economy are struggling. The country's massive manufacturing sector, which ...



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In Chile, Wal-Mart Adapts to Local Tastes to Reach the Top

ABC News

By anne d'innocenzio and paul wiseman, ap business writers. SANTIAGO, Chile - Jun 1, 2016, 12:03 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. As Wal-Mart tries to build an international juggernaut, it has had no greater success than in Chile, where ...



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US stocks struggle as energy companies fall with oil prices

Albuquerque Journal

NEW YORK - U.S. stock indexes struggled to a mixed close Tuesday as energy companies fell with the price of oil, overcoming gains in utilities and phone companies. Investors sold household goods makers after a report showed consumers are growing ...



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Monday, May 30, 2016


Wal-Mart Needs to Grow Overseas, and China's the Big Prize

ABC News

Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China's largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were bright red and firm. She peered at the eyeballs - were they bulging? "I like when the products are fresh ...





New Pittsburgh Courier


Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

New Pittsburgh Courier

For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. The median pay ...



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Sunday, May 29, 2016


Reason


Clueless Legislators Deter Smokers From Vaping

Reason

No one this ill-informed has any business writing legislation that deals with e-cigarettes. Contrary to what Leno seems to think, nicotine addiction is not inherently deadly. What kills smokers is not nicotine; it's the tobacco combustion products they ...



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New Pittsburgh Courier


Filmmaker wants to kick Hollywood's doors open for aspiring actors

New Pittsburgh Courier

... but it could mean even more for African-Americans or people of color as Hollywood faces increasing pressure not only to produce great films and bring back the days of appointment television, but as Business writer Drew Harwell noted in December ...





Minneapolis Star Tribune


To be a fully developed person (and leader), you need to dream

Minneapolis Star Tribune

I've been thinking about fairy tales lately. About women who are portrayed as beautiful, helpless creatures awaiting their Prince Charming to come along and make them happy. And about women who are strong managers and leaders. Sometimes when I read ...





Santa Rosa Press Democrat


Gaye LeBaron: The man behind Sonoma County's first tech company

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

By 1984 the company was installed in a sprawling campus off Stony Point Road and was tagged by a PD business writer as “the largest company of its kind in the world.” Its 1,100 employees made it the second-largest private employer in the county, behind ...



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Friday, May 27, 2016


New York Daily News


Former Daily News writer Gerald Collins dead at 88

New York Daily News

The business writer was the youngest of nine children born to John Joseph Connors and Margaret Mary O'Neill. Raised in Manhattan, Connors was a graduate of George Washington High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree from NYU in 1955.





New York Daily News


Former Daily News writer Gerald Connors dead at 88

New York Daily News

The business writer was the youngest of nine children born to John Joseph Connors and Margaret Mary O'Neill. Raised in Manhattan, Connors was a graduate of George Washington High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree from NYU in 1955.



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Albuquerque Journal


Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

Albuquerque Journal

FILE- In this April 12, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Facebook say Monday, May 23, that it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help ...



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San Angelo Standard Times


WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: Montgomery Ward closure was end of an era

San Angelo Standard Times

"San Angelo loses a family friend today when the Montgomery Ward store closes its doors for the last time," Standard-Times business writer Jim Owens wrote in 1980. The closure ended an era that spanned the stock market crash of 1929, the Depression of ...





Fort Laurens, Historic Zoar Village to participate Blue Star Museums program

New Philadelphia Times Reporter

5. The program is a joint effort of the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the U.S. Department of Defense and over 2,000 museums across the U.S.. For information: arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Source: Smart Cookie Business Writing LLC.



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WRCB-TV


Wisconsin company sued over break policy for Muslim workers

WRCB-TV

By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Business Writer For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest...More. By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Business Writer ...



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Lima Ohio


Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

Lima Ohio

This undated photo provided by General Dynamics shows company CEO Phebe N. Novakovic. Novakovic was one of the highest-paid women CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. (Courtesy of General ...



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Financial Post


How a fresh perspective helped this venerable printing firm join the digital age

Financial Post

... but they produce much better profit and portend future growth in a new industry. Tony Wanless is a business writer and founder of Knowpreneur Consultants, which advises entrepreneurial businesses. twanless@knowpreneur.net. Twitter.com/reinventionist.



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