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Colo. business to purchase Midas franchisee

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Auto Systems Experts, an Iowa-based Midas franchisee with 42 locations, will be acquired by Colorado-based Leeds West Groups. -More
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50 Arby's locations are coming to Egypt

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Arby's is planning to open 50 locations in Egypt as part of an agreement with Vantage Egypt for Tourism and Entertainment.  -More
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Filler words are important signals in conversation

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Murmuring an "um" or "mm-hmm" in conversation can show that we're paying attention -- thinking about what to say or processin -More
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Creating a brand that attracts top-notch talent

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Building an employer brand for your business is important for attracting and retaining the best staff.  -More
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Guests welcome in-room digital concierge

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Hotels are testing Amazon's Echo digital personal assistant device in rooms as an automated way to provide information that w -More
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TPG forms new company, sees opportunity in boutique fitness

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Private equity firm TPG, which previously acquired stakes in Club Pilates and CycleBar, has reached a deal for StretchLab and -More
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IFA recognizes small business champions

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
IFA has given 2017 Franchise Small Business awards to eight Democratic members of the US House of Representatives for their h
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ICYMI: Tax reform webinar with SBA's McMahon

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
IFA and US Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon hosted an exclusive webinar focused on tax reform
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IFA Chair Shelly Sun discusses tax legislation

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
Owners of pass-through entities are thinking of reorganizing their companies or making other changes as they consider how to  -More
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Index: Small-business optimism at highest point in decades

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
With improvements logged in 8 of 10 components, the National Federation of Independent Business' small-business optimism inde -More
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There is no greater mistake than to try to leap an abyss in two jumps.

SmartBrief - Wed, 2017-12-13 15:28
David Lloyd George, prime minister
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Looking Beyond The Guestroom For TV Applications

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2017-12-13 12:38
Next-generation Screen Technology Continues To Evolve For Hoteliers

Aldi tops supermarkets for value, checkout

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-12-13 12:25
In a recent study from the Retail Feedback Group, the supermarket with the highest customer perception was Aldi, receiving strong marks for both value and checkout experience.

Why lenders enjoy high used prices

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-12-13 11:45
Used-vehicle values have largely outperformed expectations this year, and there are at least four reasons for that, according to Tom Kontos, chief economist at ADESA Analytical Services.
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Lenders relieved by used-car price strength

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-12-13 11:44
Lenders who have been watching used-vehicle prices closely are breathing more easily, after prices held up better than expected in the second half.
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Many consumers ready to complete vehicle purchase online, survey finds

AutoNews - Wed, 2017-12-13 11:44
Nearly half of consumers surveyed by Chase said they were comfortable completing their entire vehicle purchase online. That statistic bodes well for the bank's Chase Auto Direct digital car-shopping and financing tool.
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Retail Roundup—Express launches pop-up; Kroger, Chase introduce mobile payments

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-12-13 10:51
Express launches a pop-up in Ohio, Kroger introduces mobile payments with Chase, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.