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The best travel gadgets and gear

Whether you're heading out on a day trip or embarking on a two-week vacation, having an enjoyable trip is all about the gadgets and accessories you bring with you. We've put together a list of some must-have products, along with a few other travel tips and hacks that should make getting there half …

Gear & Gadgets

Think Hoodies Are the Uniform of Entrepreneurs? According to This Yale Study, Your Wardrobe Needs an Upgrade

Think hoodies and suits are interchangeable? According to a Yale University study, dressing well can have tangible impacts on your business.<p>As an entrepreneur, chances are high that you've got a lot on your plate, and adding to that laundry list with dressing well may seem like yet another …

Step Lightly: The Best Woven Leather Loafers for Summer

Loafers are the ideal summer shoe, whether you prefer wearing them with colorful socks or a bare ankle. Slip them on, slip them off—particularly practical at the airport—and life seems more carefree. For a slightly cooler look (and feel), there is the woven leather loafer, which evokes summer …

The 8 Things We're Obsessed with This June

The avalanche of box-fresh sneakers, smart watches, reinvented hoodies, beard oils, and so much more (sack-cooling underwear anyone?) that comes across our desks every month offers plenty of fresh menswear finds worth shouting out. But only a select few of those are worthy of obsessed status. We're …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

See every new iOS 12 feature in action

After months of rumors and speculation, Apple finally showed off iOS 12 during this week’s WWDC 18 keynote. After a full day’s use exploring the first developer beta and getting to know the new iOS, I’m going to give you a hands-on look at everything that’s new.<p>See all the cool new iOS 12 features …

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, entrepreneurs are …

Warby Parker

Retail’s Adapt-Or-Die Moment: How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping Commerce

Retail is under pressure to crack the AI code.After all, corporations in every industry are scrambling to adapt and integrate artificial intelligence …

eCommerce

Pro-Dex: Cash Cow Quietly Enters Developing But Lucrative Surgical Robotics Market

Company Overview<p>Founded in 1978, Pro-Dex (PDEX) is a medical device manufacturing company based in California that develops and sells medical …

Want Potential Customers to Remember You? Try One of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships.<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Crowded streets: Cities face a surge in online deliveries

<b>Online shopping is skyrocketing. So what are cities going to do about it?</b><p>By the time veteran UPS driver Thomas "Tommy" Chu leaves work, he will have picked up and delivered hundreds of packages in New York City, making some 16 stops an hour as his company hurries to meet the online shopping …

University of Washington

Robomart is the latest startup to try and unseat the local convenience store

The startup assault on the humble neighborhood store continues to intensify.<p>First came Bodega, the terribly named, and mostly misguidedstartup with its mission to bring the non-perishable necessities available at the corner store to the masses and “disrupt” the corner store.<p>Now there’s Robomart, …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

A German grocery chain that's coming to America is already dominating Walmart on prices — here's why it's so cheap

A recent price check on a basket of 20 items by Jefferies analysts found that Lidl was about 9% cheaper than Walmart, the largest grocer in the US. Lidl claims to offer products for as much as 50% less than rival stores.<p>So far, Lidl has opened 10 stores along the East Coast and plans to open 80 by …

Virginia Beach

How to Write a Small Farm Business Plan

Writing a farm business plan can be a tool for you to plan your farming business. It can also be a requirement of securing grants and loans for your …

Report: UberRUSH will stop handling restaurant deliveries

Uber plans to close its UberRUSH courier service to restaurant deliveries, according to a report in Quartz. Instead, restaurants will be encouraged to use UberEATS, the company’s food delivery service.<p>The move is noteworthy because restaurants were one of UberRUSH’s key clientele when it launched …

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Chat Bots Are Winning Over Social Media Users (Report)

There are many approaches to social media marketing, but most rely on one-way communication, with brands and businesses blasting out messages, …

Are You a Good Boss? 5 Signs That Will Tell You

Are you a good boss. It's not always easy to tell<p>So you're the boss. Whether you are in charge of a small department or an entire company, you take your responsibility seriously. Things are going well, but you wonder if you're a good boss. It's not always easy to tell. It's not about whether all …

How to Get Started in Ecommerce for Less Than $100

Follow these four steps to save yourself a lot of time, money and headaches.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting an ecommerce business can be stressful.<p>Not because it's difficult, but because there's just <i>so</i> much information out there. It's hard to know what to do …

eCommerce

Don't get too excited about Amazon's drone delivery patent

You might have heard: Amazon just won a patent that could let it drop packages from flying drones.<p>That's exciting, because so far drone deliveries have been pretty slow! This past December, Amazon's first drone deliveries, in England, required the drone to land before it could release a package, …

UPS Is Delivering Packages by Tricycle and of Course It's in Portland

UPS drivers are delivering packages by pedal in Portland, Ore., through the company’s new electronic delivery tricycles.<p>Used to bump up efficiency …

Five Lisbon startups you should know

As global tech conference Web Summit kicks off in Lisbon, we look at some of the biggest startups born in the Portuguese capital<p>All eyes appear to be on Lisbon at the moment. Open a magazine and there’ll be yet another travel feature praising the Portuguese capital. Its rooftop bars, close …

UPS Not Sweating Amazon's Transportation Network

With reports Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is planning to create its own transportation network, UPS (NYSE:UPS) CFO Richard Peretz weighed in on whether shipping companies are concerned about the potential competition.<p>“We think about how UPS provides solutions not to just Amazon, but to many different …

Business Strategy vs Business Tactics - OLBlog

When it comes to running your own business, everyone seems to have a plan to make you successful. You can read andstudy and even mimic the greats but …

Uber-owned, self-driving freight truck debuts with a beer run

Only in America would a technological breakthrough like self-driving freight trucks be used to deliver 2,000 cases of beer.<p>So raise a frosty glass: …

Uber’s first self-driven truck delivery was a beer run

Otto, recently acquired by Uber, took a load of Budweiser 120 miles completely autonomously.<p>Otto, the self-driving truck startup that was acquired by Uber for $700 million, has just completed the world’s first completely autonomous commercial freight delivery.<p>In partnership with Anheuser-Busch, …