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Association, Organization management

Apple’s biggest announcement won’t be the iPhone 8, but HOW you use it

September 12, 2017

Via: Mashable

Today’s the big day. The very, very big day. It’s Apple’s massive, thoroughly-leaked iPhone-Apple-Watch-iOS 11-Apple TV-and-whatever-else-it-announces day. The momentous event is especially symbolic this time because it’s being held at the new Steve Jobs Theater at the still unfinished Apple […]


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Come on down! Amazon is running a contest to find where to build its new headquarters.

September 7, 2017

Via: Mashable

Come on downnnnnnnnnn! You could be the lucky winner of a new Amazon headquarters, complete with $5 billion in investment, 50,000 “high-paying jobs,” and plenty more economic development. Amazon announced on Thursday that it’s soliciting proposals for “HQ2″— Amazon’s second […]


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10 Clothing Franchise Opportunities to Try on For Size

August 15, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Starting a retail clothing business comes with a lot of risk and overhead. But there’s slightly less risk if you can find a good brand to franchise with. There’s a wide array of clothing franchise opportunities out there. Here are 10 options […]


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Does Your Organizational Assessment Measure Engagement?

August 3, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

An organizational assessment is a systemic approach for consultants to discover how well their client organizations are performing and where they could improve in order to perform better. They are invaluable to organizations in a number of ways. Not only […]


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Apple supplier Foxconn says it will build big Wisconsin factory

July 27, 2017

Via: CNN

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer that makes electronics for Apple and other tech companies, is coming to Wisconsin. The firm will invest $10 billion in Wisconsin to build a new manufacturing plant that produces LCD panels. The project will create 13,000 […]


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Alibaba Launches Network to Match U.S. Businesses with Chinese Consumers

July 14, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) recently announced the launch of  the Taobao Global US Merchants Network to serve American small and medium-sized businesses. The network will help U.S. small businesses easily connect with merchants operating within Alibaba’s ecosystem, […]


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10 Tips for Franchising Your Business Idea

July 11, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Thinking about franchising your business idea? Starting a franchise program can be a great way to grow your business fast. But there’s a lot that goes into getting a new franchise up and running. For that reason, it can help to learn […]


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Nike confirms it’s opening up an Amazon shop

June 30, 2017

Via: CNN

It’s official: Nike is going to open a shop on Amazon.com. Goldman Sachs hinted last week that a Nike/Amazon deal was in the works. Now, Nike (NKE) CEO Mark Parker has confirmed the companies are currently testing out a partnership. […]


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Amazon buying Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion. What now?

June 19, 2017

Via: Marketing Land

What will Amazon do with Whole Foods’ more than 400 local retail grocery stores? Among the many scenarios, the Seattle-based company could increase same-day delivery, vastly expand AmazonFresh or create “Amazon Stores” within larger markets. These are among a number of […]


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11 Types of Strategic Maturity: Which One Describes Your Company?

June 13, 2017

Via: Strategy Business

Almost every business today faces major strategic challenges, but different companies are challenged in different ways. That’s why so much conventional wisdom surrounding strategy — for example, understanding your external environment — can fall short of what a company needs. […]