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Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

Huli Huli Chicken on the Grill

Begin by placing the whole chicken, breast-side down, on the preparation surface. Using kitchen shears, remove the backbone by cutting up from the …

13 Must-Make Dinners Before Winter's End

Can you believe Monday is the official start of spring? Before long, swimsuit season will be upon us. But there’s still time to enjoy the best-of-the-best cold weather recipes. From lasagna to beef stew to bolognese, how about one last hurrah for these cozy winter comfort foods?<p>1. Julia Turshen’s …

6 High-Dividend Picks For The Careful Income Investor

You should never take a job for the money, borrow from friends or date someone based solely on their bank account.<p>Similarly, you should never reach for just <i>any</i> high-dividend stock.<p>In recent years of low rates and paltry returns, yield-hungry investors have been drawn to dividend stocks which, at …

5 Stock Picks Under $15 to Buy in March

Transocean Offshore, Cliffs Natural Resources, Freeport McMoRan, KBR Inc, and Array BioPharma, may be top low-price stocks worth buying in portfolios …

25 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

iStock<p>Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend …

7 Ultra-Cheap Value Stocks to Buy Now

What makes value stocks … well, values? When is a cheap stock actually inexpensive … and when is it just plain ol’ cheap?<p>When a company has size and …

Investing

3 Ways To Inspire Your Marketing Team To Be More Creative

Marketing is all about having an idea that captures the attention of users and inspires them to action. However, the reality is that, in an industry obsessed with originality, it’s easy to get burnt out.<p>If you lead a marketing team, the battle against burnout and mediocrity is one that you fight …

The new battleground for marketing-led growth

In the digital age, consumers are always shopping around. New research shows that hooking them early is the strongest path to growth.<p><b>The CEO of a</b> …

A Dividend Portfolio Built From The World's Best Dividend ETFs

Since my first article using the pseudonym ETF Monkey was published on Seeking Alpha on June 3, 2015, my main focus has been to demonstrate that it …

India-based used car marketplace Truebil refills its tank with $3M raise

Truebil, a marketplace for selling used cars in India, has closed a $3 million post-Series A funding round from China’s Shunwei Capital. Its $5.5 million Series A was raised in January 2016.<p>Unlike more traditional rivals like CarTrade, which just raised $55 million led by Singapore’s Temasek, its …

GM's Shares Are Surging on News of This Possible Acquisition

Shares in General Motors rose 4% on opening Tuesday morning in New York after France’s PSA Group, which makes the Peugeot and Citroen brands, …

Dubai To Put Autonomous Taxi Drones In The Skies 'This Summer'

When the ruling family decrees that a quarter of all journeys in a city state will be autonomous by 2030, someone somewhere is obliged to make that start happening as soon as possible.<p>In Dubai, that person is Mattar Al Tayer, chairman of the city’s Road and Transport Authority. He said Monday that …

Drones

The Most Powerful Brands In 2017

Lego, the maker of the plastic toys you probably played with as a kid, has been named the most powerful brand in the world. Every year consulting firm Brand Finance releases a list of the strongest brands, and Lego took the top spot for 2017.<p>Brand Finance’s most powerful brands ranking is …

Lego

Monday’s TSX breakouts: A stock in a holding pattern with an expected return of more than 40%

In Canada and the United States, there are no key economic announcements on Monday.<p>In terms of earnings releases for Canadian stocks, companies such as DHX Media Ltd. (DHX.B-T), Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR-T), and TMX Group Ltd. (X-T) are scheduled to release their quarterly …

The 50 Best Mutual Funds and ETFs, Period

Use these to build your portfolio.<p>Last year, investing was like being the proverbial duck in the pond. On the surface, everything may have seemed …

6 après ski spots in Vancouver you need to try

Hitting the mountains after a week of work is a Vancouver tradition, and one of the best parts of this tradition (whether you call it by its fancy …

11 BC companies make Forbes top 100 Canada's Best Employers list

Forbes released its Canada’s Best Employers 2017 list, and 11 BC Businesses have made the top 100.<p>The full list includes 300 employers from across …

List-Worthy

Hiking the Vancouver Seawall | Hiking | Activities & Attractions in Vancouver

Hiking Around the Vancouver Seawall<p>For those interested in a long walk without having to leave the city, Vancouver has the popular seawall. This 22 …

What's Missing in Most Marketing Programs? Verbal Imagery

I've written about the superiority of visuals over verbals. And my daughter Laura Ries has written a book on the subject, "Visual Hammer." But the …

Buying Coca-Cola At $41? It's A Knockout

When I was growing up, my Uncle Mike sat me down at breakfast and asked about my stock portfolio. He opened up the business section of the newspaper …

Investing

2 Billion-Dollar Marijuana Stocks That Could Soar Even Higher

You could have made plenty of money investing in the right marijuana stocks last year. Most, however, are small companies without much of a track record. Investing in these stocks is highly speculative, to say the least.<p>A few of these companies, though, have grown large enough to reach market caps …

Japan's robotics startup ZMP Inc hopes to list in coming months: CEO | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese robotics startup ZMP Inc hopes to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in the coming months, after a delay late last year due to client information being leaked on to the internet, the firm’s founder and CEO told Reuters on Friday.<p>ZMP CEO Hisashi Taniguchi poses in his …

What Do Americans Associate Most With Super Bowl Commercials? [Infographic]

Just under 112 million U.S. viewers were glued to the television watching the Super Bowl last year and for many of them, the commercials between the action were just as important as the game itself. These days, the average price of a 30-second spot during the Super Bowl broadcast comes to $5 …

Best restaurants in Metro Vancouver (with links to reviews)

<b>Updated February, 2017.</b><p>REGIONAL/CONTEMPORARY<p><b>L’Abattoir</b> Fires on all cylinders with food/service/drink. Refined, creative, regional dishes. 217 …

Western Canada

Oreo Maker Mondelez's Sales, Profit Miss Estimates

Mondelez International, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, reported lower-than-expected holiday-quarter sales and profit due to a strong dollar that eroded the value of sales outside the United States.<p>The company, which gets more than 75 percent of its sales outside the United …

Business (Canada)

The Rise Of PANKs And What That Means For Startup Culture

No, PANK isn’t another way of saying pink in a country accent. PANK is a new acronym used to describe a market of women that, until now, have been overlooked. It stands for Professional Aunt, No Kids; a term coined by Melanie Notkin founder of SavvyAuntie.com to describe her websites demographic. …

This New Electric Sports Car Goes Up To 160 MPH

Even though it’s still crowdfunding, the new electric sports car, Tomahawk is checking all the right boxes.<p>Canadian newcomer Dubuc Motors has raised around $6 million from StartEngine since their announcement in May 2016 and hopes to raise around $20 million on the same crowdfunding …

All the ads that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

If there was one theme to be drawn from this year's package of commercials, it was that advertisers were prepared to get political — with a handful of ads devoted to messages around diversity, inclusion, and even immigration.<p>Check out your favorite ads from Super Bowl LI below.<p>A note: We've only …

Secrets From a Super Bowl Campaign That's Had 2 Billion Impressions

The Avocados From Mexico campaign is writing the textbook on how social media can leverage traditional advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to get over two billion (yes, with a “B”) social impressions nearly a week before your commercial spot is aired? …