Susan F. Heywood

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New Study Reveals How the Expectations of Gen Z ‘Are Reshaping Brand Experiences’

During a panel discussion at its American Express Innovation showcase today, American Express unveiled the results of a study it commissioned and …

The ultimate Arizona road trip

WHILE Arizona is known as the Grand Canyon State, there is much more to experience in its 114,000 square miles: Busy cities and desolate washes, low …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

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Crocheting the Seed Stitch

Menu<p>14 Free Crochet Hat Patterns: Crochet Beanie Hats, Crochet Cap Patterns, and More<p>Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not …

Recent rains revive hidden waterfall in Bettendorf

A hot spot in Bettendorf for high school students’ senior pictures, dog walkers and at least one auto mechanic may draw additional passersby this …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Granite Open Cardigan

<b>To Fit Bust</b>: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42)”. <b><br>Width of Body before sleeves and edging</b>: 32 (36, 40)”.<p><b>Materials</b>:<p>RED HEART® Boutique™ “Changes™”: 6 (7, 9) balls …

Yarn

Dollar General to acquire 323 stores

A batch of 323 small discount stores spun off in 2015’s Dollar Tree-Family Dollar merger are being sold to rival Dollar General, the seller told <i>SN</i> …

Dollar Tree

Free Crochet Patterns and Knitting Patterns

Newest Patterns VIEW ALL PATTERNS<p>new<p>CROCHET<p>EASY<p>new<p>CROCHET<p>INTERMEDIATE<p>Most Popular Patterns VIEW ALL …

7 Months of Scrubby

<b>This is the last month of the 7 month long series of Scrubby!</b> Please check out the left navigation to go back and see all the fun designs from the …

Drawstring Gift Bag

Add some pizzazz to your next gift-giving occasion when you crochet this reusable drawstring gift bag!<p><b>From the blogger:</b> "In celebration of me finally …

Anna Marie's Shopping Card Bag

My Sister has a whole wad of shopping cards which she regularly uses, at the pharmacy, different supermarkets, etc. She wanted to have them all …

DIY T-Shirt Quilt

Before I explain this project, I need to set two things straight. First off– I’m a sentimental hoarder. If a fond memory is even remotely related to …

Metallic Evening Purse with Detachable Strap

This purse can be used in three ways: a wristlet purse, clutch or a simple mini handbag. The shimmer of the cord makes this a very special accessory …

Open Air Shrug

<b>SIZE:</b> S-L (1X-2X); Width from Cuff to Cuff 49 in. (124.5 cm); Circumference of Opening Edge About 52 (60) in. (132 (152.5) cm)<p><b>MATERIALS:</b><p>Lion Brand …

Cozy Cottage Crochet Popcorn Pillow

Pillows can get pretty expensive, but they are essential for the ultimate comfy couch. Make your own cushy pillows by crocheting this Cozy Cottage …

10 Fresh Trends We'll All Wear Next Month

Given that fashion month recently wrapped, we couldn’t think of a better time to share what the editors here at Who What Wear are coveting from the …

Trends

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 resurrection?

Tech giant Samsung Electronics has announced plans to sell refurbished versions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones - the very devices that were pulled …

The Trash Heap Has Spoken

<i>[Illustration by Katie Fricas.]</i>My grandmother was a mountain. When I was a girl, I’d stand next to her vanity and watch as she strung herself with …

The Spatter Pattern Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #216

Stitch Description<p>This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the spatter pattern stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate …

Diamonds in the Sun / DROPS 120-30 - Free crochet patterns by DROPS Design

Facebook Is Rolling Out a Version of Instagram Stories for Messenger

Facebook today is taking the next step in its rollout of Snapchat-like features with a version of Instagram Stories for Facebook Messenger.<p>Messenger …

Don't 'Chase' Dollar Tree (DLTR) Stock, Ritholtz Wealth's Brown Says

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of <b>Dollar Tree</b> (DLTR) were popping by 8.57% to $89.02 in mid-afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the discount store …

Investing

Dollar Tree: Can Investors Shake Any Dollars Out of This Tree?

<b>Dollar Tree</b> (DLTR) is a top pick of a lot of analysts. They love the acquisition of Family Dollar and think there is a lot of growth ahead. Can this …

Dollar Tree

Taste Beyond The Tongue

What An Entrepreneur Can Learn From Theranos

<b>A unicorn created by hype</b><p>I have been watching Theranos and its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, for a couple of years. I even commented in a past story on the accomplishments she and her company were able to make in attracting large funds from investors.<p>I have been watching first in awe of perceived …

Ross Stores Gives A Word Of Caution On Retail

Ross Stores' (NASDAQ:ROST) management is forecasting a comp growth of 1% to 2% in fiscal 2017 and an EPS growth of 3% to 7% when benefits of extra …

Investing

Easy Dreamy Shawl

Stay warm without sacrificing a bit of style with this Easy Dreamy Shawl. This easy crochet pattern by Red Heart Yarns is the perfect layering piece …