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Yum! Brands Beats On Earnings But Misses On Revenue

The company reported earnings of $0.70 per share, greater than the $0.60 expected by analysts.<p>Revenues, however, came in at $2.54 billion, slightly below the $2.56 billion analysts predicted.<p>In the first quarter, same-store sales in the U.S. were up 2%.<p>However, China same-store sales were down …

Time To Weigh The Real Pros And Cons Of Online Grocery Shopping

With a click of the mouse, you're on the candy page, scrolling through your options: milk, dark or white chocolate?<p>The increasing value of convenience among consumers has created a robust online grocery industry. According to market research firm IBISWorld, online grocery shopping is estimated to …

Five Things You Should Know About The Long Overdue Online Sales Tax Bill

The Senate is close to passing a bill that would let states require online and catalog sellers to collect sales taxes on the products they sell. Congress has been struggling with this issue for decades, yet few disputes have generated as much confusion and misinformation as this one. To help …

Chinese solar panel prices reverse four-year slide thanks to demand in China

Finally, some good news for China’s struggling solar panel manufacturers. For the first time in four years, prices of Chinese photovoltaic modules sold in Europe rose, according to a report released today.<p>Okay, the price hike in March was just an average 4%. Hardly enough to put a dent in the …

The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all

Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most and asking for the least. It works extremely well, but I was unable to explain why until I read Wharton professor Adam Grant’s excellent new book <i>Give and Take</i>.<p>Adam …

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