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BMW Mini's longtime U.S. ad agency resigns account before review

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-03-20 17:41
Butler Shine Stern and Partners has resigned as U.S. advertising agency for BMW's Mini brand, a move that comes ahead of the automaker's upcoming creative review.
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Target announces first midtown Manhattan store

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-03-20 17:21
Target announces first midtown Manhattan store jacquelinerose55 Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:21

AutoNews Now: Discounts and markups on Chevy Bolt

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-03-20 16:30
Some getting discounts on Chevy Bolt, others paying a premium; Audi's three-EV plan; Uber exec quits amid chaos; BMW CEO to Trump: U.S. 'our second home'; A bouncing baby VW?
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Subway's mobile ordering vendor offers services to small brands

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
Avanti Commerce, the tech company behind Subway's 2015 mobile ordering rollout, is now making its technology available to cha -More
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Dance-studio franchisee discusses entrepreneurship

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., saw its revenue grow to $1.45 million in 2016, making it the franch -More
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A chain grows along with consumers' smoothie cravings

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
Quickservice chains began adding smoothies to their menus in a big way in 2008, helping raise awareness among consumers and b -More
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Be specific when you offer praise

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
Make sure the praise you're giving is specific and accurate, writes Karin Hurt.  -More
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Take time to quiet the mind

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
A frenzied work life makes finding silent times all the more important.  -More
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Service trades can power the economy

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
People are graduating from four-year colleges with massive amounts of debt even as new technology threatens to displace certa -More
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Fed's rate increase clouds hotel revenues

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
The Federal Reserve's second small increase in interest rates since December, with more anticipated, may dampen revenue prosp -More
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Franchising Gives Back Awards Accepting Nominations

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
IFA's Franchise Education & Research Foundation is accepting nominations for the third annual Franchising Gives Back Awards.
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Next WednesdayWise Webinar: Social Sector Franchising

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
IFA's Social Sector Task Force is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 5 about how you can get involved with social sector f
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Ace Hardware grows to more than 5,000 stores

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
Ace Hardware has announced that its brand now includes more than 5,000 stores.
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Business groups call for confirmation of Acosta

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
IFA and other groups have signed a letter calling for the confirmation of R.  -More
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Trump's budget calls for reduction in SBA funding

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for allocating $826.5 million to the Small Business Administration in what amo -More
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Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.

SmartBrief - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:07
E.M. Forster, writer
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60% of shoppers have never tried BOPIS

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-03-20 13:33
60% of shoppers have never tried BOPIS jacquelinerose55 Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:33

Retail Roundup—Apple in India, Wawa to hire 5,000

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-03-20 13:22
Retail Roundup—Apple in India, Wawa to hire 5,000 jacquelinerose55 Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:22

Kelley Blue Book expands abroad

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-03-20 09:00
Kelley Blue Book is taking its online vehicle valuation and pricing tools overseas, starting with Portugal.
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Uber president quits after 6 months amid turmoil

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-03-20 08:01
Uber President Jeff Jones is quitting after less than a year, amid multiple controversies engulfing the ride-hailing company.
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