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How a Winery Uses Social Media to Increase Sales and Brand Loyalty

Shares 4K<p>How can wineries use social media to increase sales when the law prohibits them from giving away product samples?<p>Whitehall Lane, a …

Wine

The Complete Guide to Tumblr Subcultures

On Tumblr, users can post a huge variety of content and media. So, it's no surprise the social blogging platform hosts wildly diverse communities. …

The Expanding Skillset of the Marketer of the Future

The evolution of marketing is constant and rapid in the modern business world, but the long-term outlook for the industry also changes at this …

Marketing

Phillips 66 Uses Mobile Innovation To Boost Productivity And Business Agility

Phillips 66, an energy manufacturing and logistics company ranked No. 4 on the Fortune 500 list, is connecting its employees through mobile technology to empower its workforce and gain competitive advantage. The company recently unleashed more than 2,000 iPhones equipped with business productivity …

JPMorgan Settlement Complicated By Washington Mutual: Sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co's possible $11 billion settlement of government mortgage probes has been complicated by a dispute with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp over responsibility for losses at the former Washington Mutual Inc, said people familiar with the matter.<p>The dispute, …

AppSeed Relies On Computer Vision Tech And Your Phone To Speed Up UI Design

[protected-iframe id=”f959ada1eefa12bdcb5b50d8822b413a-24588526-39990176″ info=”http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/appseed/appseed-turn-sketches-into-functioning-prototypes/widget/video.html” width=”640″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″]<p>Digital designers point your eyes at this neat Kickstarter …

Peerby’s Local Lending App Is Ready To Help Neighbours Participate In The Sharing Economy

You’ve got stuff, but not all the stuff you need. Dutch startup and TechStars London first cohort member Peerby is hoping to unlock the use value of that stuff with a collaborative consumption model that features some crucial differences when compared to others who’ve tried to turn caring into …

How to hire millennials—and weed out the bad ones

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Lesley Jane Seymour here</i><p>Yes, I hear you complain about them every day: Those millennials, they ask about vacation time in the first interview! They get a bad cold and disappear for days! They want my job after a week in their job! “Who do these …

Employment

UK Treasury in legal challenge to EU bonus cap

<b>The UK Treasury has launched a legal challenge against European Union (EU) plans to cap bankers' bonuses.</b><p>It would limit the bonus to no more than a banker's salary, although if shareholders agree it could be higher.<p>The bonus culture has been blamed for encouraging excessive risk-taking among …

United Kingdom

The Harsh New Reality Of Doing Business In China

HONG KONG – A treacherous era for foreign companies doing business in China has begun, underlining the importance that companies thoroughly vet their operations, information technology and the people working for them.<p>The hydra-headed threat began to take shape in July when the National Development …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

Braxton – Caligraphic Script Font Family by Fontfabric

Braxton Script Type Family.<p>Type foundry Fontfabric published the <b>Braxton</b> font family in 2013. This calligraphic script type family consists of 5 font …

Typography

Truck sales flirting with 2 million

Sales of pickup trucks could hit 2 million this year for the first time since 2007, when the recession began, according to Edmunds.com research and auto-shopping site.<p>While a hopeful sign for the auto industry, which makes a literal fortune from sales of fullsize pickups, and for the economy, the …

Apple is no longer an innovative company, says the man who helped Steve Jobs design the Mac

Hartmut Esslinger knows a thing or two about industrial design and what it’s done for Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs to establish a “design language” that was used on the Macintosh line of computers for over a decade. Esslinger’s iconoclastic firm had already designed over 100 products …

Entrepreneurship

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Guys, I am in the weeds this month. After a summer of lazy, a summer of two vacations and a husband (eh, unpaid assistant) always around, making life …

Software turns Amazon Kindle Fire into a Nexus 7 lookalike

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Owners of the original Kindle Fire(s amzn) that want to experience the full Google(s goog) tablet experience have another …

10 Fabulous Web And Mobile Apps Guaranteed To Boost Productivity

At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that there are 900,000 apps in the App Store already. We …

Apps

7 Ways Exercising Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know fitness is important to our health, but did you know it can also be good for your business? Elizabeth Robinson, a Philadelphia-based personal trainer and creator of VitFit, a mobile app for customizable downloadable workouts …

Custom Eyewear: The Next Focal Point For 3D Printing?

Bespoke eyewear manufacturer Tom Davies‘ plans for 3D printers in his business were simple: convince opticians all over the world to buy them. The opticians could use 3D printers to “prefit” (or, produce a sample frame) customers before Davies made a frame using his preferred materials of luxury …

UK unemployment rate falls to 7.7%

Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to 7.7%, in the first tentative step towards the 7% target Bank of England governor Mark Carney says may signal an economy strong enough to withstand a rise in interest rates.<p>The jobless rate has become a closely watched indicator in the City since the Bank's …

Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone

Apple's stock sank more than 5% on Wednesday as investors expressed their disappointment that Apple did not unveil a cheaper iPhone on Tuesday.<p>The company did roll out the new iPhone 5c, a plastic-coated phone available in five colors. However, the price came in much higher than expected.<p>About an …

Mobile Technology

15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

Barbara Pachter's new book reveals the essentials of business etiquette.

Business School