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2014/07/21 21:26
2014/07/21 21:26
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On a cold November afternoon, Harriet Cleveland, a forty-nine-year-old mother of three, waved me over from the steps of her pink cottage in Montgomery, Alabama. She was off to her part-time job as a...
2014/07/21 21:26
2014/07/21 21:26
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2014/07/18 19:17
2014/07/18 19:17
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As disruptive companies and startups navigate the choppy waters of their early years, they face doubt and skepticism from various angles. Some of the criticism is valid, but entrepreneurs also...
2014/07/17 15:48
2014/07/17 15:48
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KCTV5 News and KSMO-TV are partnering with The Salvation Army for "S.O.S Supply Our Students." The event is a back-to-school drive for families in need in the Kansas City area. Here is a list of the...
2014/07/16 13:48
2014/07/16 13:48
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Best Place to Turn the Tables on your Girlfriend and Make Her Bored while Shopping REI500 Market St., Ste. 100, 982-3557 Look. I’m not saying that girls don’t shop at REI. They have tons of women’s...
2014/07/15 06:06
2014/07/15 06:06
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BETWEEN them, there are 185 families in the US worth a combined $1.27 trillion. That’s $US1,270,000,000,000 if you were trying to count out the zeros in your head. Yeah, it’s a lot. Every one of the...
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2014/07/14 19:19
2014/07/14 19:19
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI — When it comes to Michigan billionaires, the Meijer retail fortune often vies for the top positions with Amway's founding families: the DeVoses and Van Andels. A recent ranking of...
2014/07/11 22:17
2014/07/11 22:17
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Chump change it ain't. With a net worth estimated at a cool $2.1 billion, Baltimore's Blaustein brood ranks as number 108 on Forbes' magazine's list of the 185 richest families in America, worth a...
2014/07/10 06:29
2014/07/10 06:29
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Gilles Mingasson/Getty ImagesWalmart founder Sam Walton (center) in a family potrait displayed at the Wal-Mart museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. The museum was built in Walton's first store in downtown...
2014/07/09 21:42
2014/07/09 21:42
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... fool can make a fortune; It takes a man of brains to hold onto it after it is made,” Cornelius Vanderbilt famously said. Today, 185 of America’s Richest Families boast an aggregate net worth of...
2014/07/09 19:22
2014/07/09 19:22
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America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans worth more than $1billion...and yes, most of them are Republicans Forbes magazine has produced the first...
2014/07/08 13:42
2014/07/08 13:42
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The Mellons: Nicole, Olympia, 1, Force, 3, and Matthew Mellon at home in New York's Pierre Hotel (Photograph by Jamel Toppin for FORBES) Edited By Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll The Mellons. The...
2014/07/08 08:49
2014/07/08 08:49
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Just weeks after being named chief executive of the world’s biggest retailer, Wal-Mart’s Doug McMillon held a meeting with his top executives and gave them a homework assignment: Read “The Everything...
2014/07/08 05:49
2014/07/08 05:49
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... isn't like most CEOs that say 'I want to do it my way," says Mr. Glass, who is now CEO of the Kansas City Royals, in an interview. "He furiously takes down notes and wants to learn everything he...
2014/07/07 22:17
2014/07/07 22:17
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I read an excellent article on the philosophy of customer service a few days ago by Derek Sivers. Derek used to own a super successful online business called CD Baby. CD Baby dominated their niche...
2014/07/07 19:21
2014/07/07 19:21
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A national sporting goods chain has opened a new store in Knoxville. Hibbett Sports’ new location opened at 4409 Chapman Highway on June 28 and will employ approximately eight full and part-time team...
2014/07/02 07:34
2014/07/02 07:34
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BANGALORE: Walmart is America's biggest retailer. Sam Walton opened the first Walmart in 1962 at the age of 44 in Rogers, Arkansas, which evolved from his goals for greater value and customer service....
2014/06/30 06:55
2014/06/30 06:55
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Frank Lyon Sr. began by selling suits door-to-door and later became General Foods' youngest district manager. He started with $5,000 in borrowed money and ultimately wound up with the Whirlpool and...
2014/06/27 08:43
2014/06/27 08:43
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... stirring music, smart uniforms and synchronised marching that characterise Armed Forces Day are a glossy front behind which sits a deliberate strategy to manipulate the public,” says Quaker Sam...
2014/06/25 12:24
2014/06/25 12:24
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There are still a few hundred tickets available for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book signing at Books and Co., but Sharon Kelly Roth, the store’s spokeswoman, said they are going fast. “She has been...
2014/06/24 23:32
2014/06/24 23:32
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UP BIG TODAY AT THE LPGA TOURNAMENT IN ROGERS. IT'S A GIFT, THAT WILL 'KEEP ON GIVING'' FOR MANY YEARS TO COME. SPORTS DIRECTOR MITCH ROBERTS WAS THERE FOR THE STORY... AND JOINS US NOW 'LIVE'' FROM...
2014/07/21 21:26
2014/07/21 21:26
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