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Donald Trump Is Making the Republican Party Fall Back in Love With Deficits and Debt

The Republican Party has spent so much time railing against debt and deficits for the past eight years, it’s easy to think that this issue has always …

Transportation and Logistics in a Changing World: The Journey Back to Profitable Growth

Transportation

Will Millennials abandon traditional grocers?

Denise LeathersThrough a special arrangement, presented here for discussion is a summary of a current article from <i>Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer</i> …

Retail

The 20 Best eCommerce Platforms to Start an Online Store

If you want to start selling things, it's hard to beat selling them online. With over two billion global internet users, your online store can reach …

eCommerce

CheckOut launches an online to offline retail solution that utilizes machine learning and smart screens

In “bricks-and-clicks” retail, there is often a disconnect between the online and offline worlds. Sometimes that gap is systemic, in that the retailer actively keeps the two apart, but mostly it is due to a lack of cohesion across ecommerce and in-store offerings.<p>Today CheckOut Apps has announced …

eCommerce

Cross-Border Ecommerce Booms in China

According to a new report from eMarketer, cross-border ecommerce—internet purchases from merchants in other countries—is growing in popularity in …

Get your eCommerce site ready for a bumper holiday season

With the Christmas holiday shopping frenzy starting earlier every year, now’s the time for online retailers to start planning ahead for a bumper …

eCommerce

Amazon could be a lot bigger than we think

SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon's data-savvy e-commerce model has already upturned the retail market. But it may have a far bigger reach in retail than commonly understood — signaling more threats to mass market retailers.<p>Amazon's yearly sales account for about 15% of total U.S. consumer online sales, …

Ecommerce in Germany grew to €12.5 billion in third quarter

October 21, 2016 by Ecommerce News. About Statistics with tags Germany. 5,318 views.<p>The online retail industry in Germany has increased by 10.6 …

PayPal Has Finally Shed Its eBay Roots

For many of us, PayPal will always be linked to eBay, but the service has become much more. And that’s essentially why the stock jumped 9% Friday, to …

FinTech

Meet the 27-Year-Old Founder Building the Future of E-Commerce

Alex Adelman is figuring things out in a hurry. In a few short years, the 27-year-old founder of Cosmic has built a potentially game-changing …

Study Finds Work-Life Balance Could Be A Matter Of Life And Death

New research suggests a correlation between an employee’s control over their work and their life expectancy.<p>People often complain that their job is killing them, or that they’re working themselves to death, but new research suggests there may be more truth to those clichés than we realize.<p>A recent …

Five Behaviors Of People Who Are Happy At Work

“I’m good at my job, Rebecca, really good. And I want to stay here. I just want to be happier in it.” A coaching client recently defined what so many of us experience. We work really hard to get ahead in our careers and yet so often, even when we get to the “dream job” we can catch ourselves being …

Happiness

Get an MBA Education With This Online Course

No degree required.<p>Most of us have dreams of going to business school, but don't have the time or money to actually make that a reality.<p>But luckily …

How the experience and the perception of a college education have changed

<i>Colleges have changed along with the society around them. We asked selected staff to reflect on some transformations they have seen over the years.</i><p><b>Laura Jo Gunter, senior vice-president, academic, George Brown College, Toronto</b><p>"Over the past 15 years technology has been a significant force in …

Education

After 5 Rejections, Apple Accepts App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Persistence, it turns out, does pay off. After rejecting it five times, Apple has finally approved an app that tracks every U.S. drone strike and …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

Career Moves Everyone Should Make in 2014

Whether you are looking for a new job or you want to move up the corporate ladder, the start of the new year is an ideal time to take a fresh approach to your career.<p>“Too many people make check lists for the new year and then quickly forget them,” says Patty Prosser, chair of consulting firm OI …

Legendary Ex-HR Director From Netflix Shares 6 Important Lessons

The culture doc, created by McCord, CEO Reed Hastings, and others at the company, is still evolving and is used by the company to this day. It has also been the starting point for many other companies, some of which have created their own, similar documents.<p>The concepts laid out in the presentation …

The Workplace

Never Take a Bad Picture Again | InStyle.com

1. Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises …

Christmas A Non-Religious Holiday For Half Of Americans, Pew Survey Finds

As the center of the biggest commercial season in the U.S., it's no surprise that a majority of Americans -- Christian or not -- observe Christmas.<p>But a new survey shows that while nine in 10 Americans take part in the holiday that theologically commemorates the birth of Jesus, only about half …