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Published Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Concorde had its place in the sun for 27 years, shuttling passengers between Europe, the Americas and Singapore at supersonic speeds. But when British Airways retired the last jet in 2003 “for commercial reasons with passenger revenue falling steadily against a backdrop of rising maintenance costs for the aircraft,” it also put the brakes on more»
Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Office of Advocacy’s new publication, “State Rankings by Small Business Economic Indicators,” provides comparative data on the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Small business stakeholders can use the tables to see which states rank high in various small business statistics, and compare one state with others. The categories more»
Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Orlando baggage-handling company Bags Inc. has been sold for $275 million to a national parking conglomerate SP Plus Corp., the companies said Wednesday. Bags Inc., headed by founder Craig Mateer, delivers luggage and bags from airports to hotels, working with airlines, hotels and resorts. With the sale, Bags Inc. will continue to operate as an more»
Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
If blockchain is ever to move beyond the hype and become an everyday tool for managing supply chains, the need to ensure food safety could be the thing that puts it over the top. When it comes to getting product to market, nothing is more important than ensuring consumer safety. Incidents of tainted food and subsequent recalls send producers and retailers more»
Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
After more than a year of fanfare, competition and city government prostrations, Amazon’s announcement of its second headquarters location is imminent. Back in September 2017 the e-commerce company first asked for proposals from North American cities on where to house its HQ2, which would come with 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in capital spending for more»
Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018
New York (CNN Business)Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life — from technology and science to sports and music. Allen was 65, his investment firm Vulcan said in a statement announcing his death. He died in Seattle from more»
Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018
WINOOSKI, VT. A Vermont-based company that helps grocers with their online strategies announced Monday it was being acquired by a Florida company. The acquisition of MyWebGrocer of Winooski by Miami-based MI9retail.com, a company that provides a variety of e-commerce products, will increase the ability of the Vermont company to service its customers with more»
Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018
At a recent World Economic Forum workshop on the topic of successful digital transformation, a group of executives passionately debated the challenges of managing their most important resource - human capital. The participants ranged from major global retailers employing a wide range of people (including store clerks and AI gurus) to Silicon Valley tech more»
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