Tag Archives: Business

Why Google AdWords Isn’t Working For You (Or Vice Versa)

Many organizations find difficulties in gaining ROI through Google Adwords due to their misunderstanding of the tool. This article is specified to startups, even though larger organizations face this issue as well. Many are aware of the solutions such as providing relevant content and offering transparency, making your site easy …

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Alaska Air Close to $2 Billion Deal For Virgin America

Alaska Air Close to $2 Billion Deal For Virgin America

Alaska Air Group Inc. is nearing a deal to acquire Virgin America Inc. for more than $2 billion, having outbid JetBlue Airways Corp, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. A deal could be announced as early as Monday, the source told Reuters. Earlier, The Wall Street Journal said …

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Yahoo Shares Fake Trader Joe’s Story Before April Fools’ Day

Your social media feed or inbox may be blowing up with a rapidly spreading Yahoo story that Trader Joe’s will close all their stores by 2017. Thankfully for Trader Joe’s lovers, it’s an early April Fools’ Day joke. Sending the Internet into a near-panic, Yahoo shared an article titled, “Trader Joe’s …

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Exelon’s $6.8 Billion Takeover of Pepco Approved by D.C.

Exelon's $6.8 Billion Takeover of Pepco Approved by D.C.

Exelon Corp.’s proposed $6.8 billion takeover of Pepco Holdings Inc. was approved by Washington regulators, clearing the way for the companies to form the nation’s biggest utility almost two years after the deal was first announced. The District of Columbia’s Public Service Commission voted in favor of the deal at …

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Canadian Dollar Closes Under 73 cents, Lowest Value in 11 years

Canadian Dollar Closes Under 73 cents, Lowest Value in 11 years

Maybe hold off on that trip to the U.S. a little bit longer. The Canadian dollar closed today at 72.70 cents U.S., its lowest value in 11 years. Falling oil prices and the fragility of Canada’s resource-based economy are being looked at as contributing factors, as the price of oil fell …

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A Response in Corp. Responsibility–True-Driver-Monitoring

True-driver-monitoring is a response to safety and economic demands. Ideally, logistics has to keep track of what is on the road, along with who is in the warehouse. Today’s drivers are equipped to monitor and behave within their environment; frankly, while providing enough input that fills desk draws and files cabinets …

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Charles Koch: ‘I’m Fighting Against Special Interests’

Charles Koch: 'I'm Fighting Against Special Interests'

Charles Koch — one-half of the notorious multibillionaire Koch brothers — says he gets daily death threats and is now on al-Qaida’s hit list. “I get a lot of death threats,” Koch, 79, said in a rare television interview that aired on “CBS Sunday.” “I decided long ago, I’d rather live for something than …

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Norwegian Air CEO Says $69 Flights From U.S. to Europe as Early as 2017

Norwegian Air CEO Says $69 Flights From U.S. to Europe as Early as 2017

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday. Europe’s third-largest budget airline is considering flights to Edinburgh and Bergen, Norway from U.S. …

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Airbus Reveals Idea to Stack fliers on Top of Each Other in New Patent

Airbus Reveals Idea to Stack fliers on Top of Each Other in New Patent

Airlines have done just about everything they can to cram in more seats, and as a result we’re now at the point airplane seating has gotten so crowded that a consumer group has asked for a new Passenger Bill of Rights to set minimum airplane seat size. But more seats equal …

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McDonald’s Launches All-Day Breakfast Service

McDonald's Launches All-Day Breakfast Service

Missing breakfast this morning? Starting today you can get an Egg McMuffin for lunch or dinner at McDonald’s. The fast food giant is launching all-day breakfast menu at all of its U.S. locations. The move is part of an effort to bring in new customers and fight slumping sales. Hotcakes and Sausage, Egg …

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