Monthly Archives: February 2011

How to Pay Your Customers to Bring in More Business

When 25-year-old Greg Selkoe started his online clothing company, he faced a significant challenge: He had gathered what money he could from friends and family to launch, but there was nothing leftover for advertising. With few other options, Selkoe decided … Continue reading

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IPhone still has antenna problems

Just as Apple thought they were on the top of the market with the Verizon iPhone 4 launch and the announcement of the iPad 2, Consumer Reports had found and reported that the iPhone 4 for Verizon had the same … Continue reading

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Over 25,000 Letters Sent to City Councils…

Though this is an older article, I found it on WalMart Watch and thought it was interesting. (Katy Warmels) OVER 25,000 LETTERS SENT TO CITY COUNCILS OF NEW YORK, CHICAGO AND LOS ANGELES June 23, 2009 Wal-Mart Watch activists urge … Continue reading

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Workers respond better to fines than bonuses says study

Threatening workers with fines rather than just offering bonuses – such as bankers get – makes people work harder, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Nottingham carried out a series of tests on more than 100 volunteers. … Continue reading

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GFS Opens Two Bulk Food Stores in Chicago Area

GFS is in the food service industry selling food in bulk to customers with and without membership fees. Two are opening in the Chicago area. The Schaumburg store will employ 35 people and will carry national brands and private label … Continue reading

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Largest Gap Between Worker’s Productivity and Compensation

In an article featured in The Economist, experts say workers productivity in work is at an all time high. Although, at the same time workers hourly compensation for their work is very low. The article is backed by a study … Continue reading

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Continental flight attendants OK new contract

Continental Airlines flight attendants have agreed to a new contract. The deal was approved this week and includes pay raises and furlough protections, the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents Continental flight attendants, said Friday. Continental has … Continue reading

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