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Samsung may spend $7.47 billion to be an even bigger part of iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 will be big business for Apple, but you know who else will be benefitting from it? That’s right: Apple’s long-time frenemy, Samsung.<p>Despite its own smartphone business running into problems, Samsung will reportedly play a massive part in iPhone 7 manufacturing. As well as the storage …

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7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

Trading Places: United States As The New China?

We’re all familiar with the reasons why the U.S. outsources large parts of its manufacturing resources overseas. But the surprising results from two recent reports suggest the global supply chain game is about to get turned upside down. Will businesses be ready?<p>On April 25th the Boston Consulting …

Mobile Devices Are Actually Driving Store Sales, Not Hurting Them

<i>Welcome to our new E-Commerce Insider newsletter, a morning email with the top news and analysis on the e-commerce industry, produced by</i> <i>BI Intelligence</i><i>.</i><p><i>Click</i> <i>here</i> <i>to sign up for E-Commerce Insider today, and</i> <i>receive it every morning in your inbox</i><i>.</i><p><b>MOBILE COMMERCE IS DRIVING IN-STORE SALES:</b> Mobile …

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The Grommet Launches Wholesale Platform To Bridge The Gap Between Makers And Retailers

For independent retailers, one big challenge can be in finding new, unique products to put on store shelves, and establishing a relationship with the makers of these products. That’s where a new wholesale shop from The Grommet comes in.<p>What’s The Grommet? It’s a product launch platform and …

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9 Things People Just Don't Get About Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are entrepreneurs willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure?<p>Easy. They have no …

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Loblaw plans to battle Amazon and Wal-Mart with online food operation

It's been late in coming to Canada but online food retailing is expected to soon get a boost here.<p>Already, U.S. behemoths Amazon.com Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. run food e-commerce in this country, but neither yet offers fresh food, such as fruits and vegetables.<p>By later this year, grocer Loblaw …