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Multiple signs of inflation in freight-related industries are at or near historical highs, which could mean price pressures could affect the overall economy. CNBC > Summer bookings for hotels on Hawaii’s Big Island have fallen almost half since Mount Kilauea ...

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Study: Lonely customers who lack empathy more likely to shop unethically

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Consumers’ loneliness may be a factor when they engage in unethical shopping behaviors, such as returning used items, according to new research form Binghamton University. “Someone may buy a big-screen TV for Super Bowl Sunday, only to return it on ...

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More workers voluntarily quit their jobs in March. What does that mean for the labor market? REUTERS > Uber wants to try out flying taxis, perhaps as soon as 2020. USA TODAY > A small college’s endowment manager beat Harvard ...

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Credit card signatures are about to become a thing of the past. THE NEW YORK TIMES > How exactly does the pass-through deduction work? Nobody really knows. BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK > The world’s largest airplane, built by a billionaire, is getting ...

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‘Hire folks that are better than you’

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Real estate mega-project developer speaks on work ethic, hiring and inclusion Marc Weller is president of Sagamore Development, a real estate company working on one of the largest urban revitalization projects in the United States, called Port Covington, on more ...

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On raising $40 million, making decisions and hiring staff

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    James Foster is CEO of ZeroFox, a social media cybersecurity company in Baltimore. Last year, the company raised $40 million in a round of financing. Foster spoke to Tim Curtis of The Daily Record about a number of ...

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The biggest farmer in the United States can’t control what he’s most dependent on: water. The CALIFORNIA SUNDAY MAGAZINE > A Chinese casino has conquered a piece of America. BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK > Japan just approved a new drug that can ...

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How smart is your business software strategy?

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Business software has changed. Now, the most effective solutions are accessible in the cloud on any device, and integrate with each other to make your business more efficient. Evaluate what you are doing with your business software to make sure ...

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