Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
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J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
Indie Bookstores Aren't Dead -- They're Making A Comeback - Huffington Post ... bookselling's biggest competitors: Borders went ... children's section bringing in their own kids." And that love of the store has a ripple ... 09/29/2014 - 2:38 pm | View Link
Ebola-hit West Africa faces food shortages - Independent Catholic News ... the family breadwinner is healthy, restrictions on movement have a ripple effect that hurts ... it’s a big problem.” Closed borders don’t 09/29/2014 - 1:04 pm | View Link
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Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:49 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. NEW YORK — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would ... 07/19/2011 - 9:05 pm | View Link
Borders Bankruptcy Has Ripple Effect Borders Books said it's filing for bankruptcy and closing stores across the country, including five in metro Atlanta. Atlanta’s Cumberland location on Cobb Parkway will leave another hole in the parkway pavilion. Commercial real estate attorney Bob Simon ... 02/19/2011 - 6:52 am | View Link
Ripple Effect: CBS Extends Reach Of 'Outernet' From Borders To Jiffy Lube CBS Thursday unveiled a major expansion of its digital out-of-home video unit, CBS Outernet, striking a deal with local community video operator Ripple that will extend its reach in an array of retail locations from Borders book stores to Jack-in-the-Box ... 01/17/2008 - 7:45 pm | View Link
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Circular Ripple effect in Flash This tutorial will explain how to create a simple circular Ripple effect in Flash MX 2004. 10/19/2014 - 9:56 pm | View Website
Three things have helped me succeed as a first-time entrepreneur. The first is luck and the second is my co-founder, Dan. The third? Soft skills. In this post, I’ll outline six soft skills that will help you succeed as an entrepreneur, why they matter and where you can learn more about each skill.
Sir Ian McKellen offered up a bit of memorable Middle Earth-inspired advice when visiting South West England's Chew Valley School on October 17
According to the Lord of the Rings actor's Twitter account, he was there to speak to staff and students about gay issues.
Addressing a large group of students who'd gathered outside of the library window, McKellen repurposed a classic film line to warn what would happen if they didn't study.
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Where last week’s Dancing With the Stars performances brought us a night full of surprises (and by that I mean letdown, lackluster performances, even from the good ones), Monday night was quite the opposite: The top stars shined as always, but some of the regularly low-scoring couples brought their A-Game.
Where Derek and Bethany, Alfonso and Witney and Sadie and Mark all had pretty stellar routines (and probably the best dances of the night), breakout performances also came from Jonathan and Allison and Michael and Emma, who each blew my socks off.
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