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Businesses everywhere are getting slammed by the Amazon effect — and Starbucks is bracing for the impact

"For every consumer brand that exists today, especially a brick-and-mortar retailer like Starbucks, there are very unique challenges because there is such a seismic change in consumer behavior, the Amazon effect — everything," Howard Schultz said on Monday at a screening of Starbucks' Upstanders …

The Year's Five Bestselling Leadership Books, And Why They're So Great

If you’re like me, you have a backlog of books you’d like to read, but they somehow get crowded out of your daily routine. Summer is a great time to catch up. And if you’re going to dive into a new book, why not try something that’s both interesting and professionally helpful? Forbes spoke with …

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader Kindle Edition

<b>You aspire to lead with greater impact.</b> The problem is you’re busy executing on today’s demands. You know you have to carve out time from your day …

AC/DC Announce North American Tour Dates

<b>UPDATE</b>: AC/DC have announced that their final two shows for the Rock or Bust tour will take place in New Zealand on Dec. 12 at Westpac Stadium in …

Staples: "Unfortunate" That Obama Is Attacking A Major Employer And Taxpayer

Staples has shot back at President Obama over comments made to BuzzFeed News, where he criticized the company for its policy of limiting the number of hours worked by its part-time employees.<p>"I suspect that they could well afford to treat their workers favorably and give them some basic financial …

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