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How passions and personality define leadership

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Passion archetypes include identifiers such as connector, healer, teacher and altruist.  -More
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11 questions to get the conversation started

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Open-ended questions encourage employees to share ideas and opinions, while careful listening kindles mutual respect.  -More
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Restaurants seek differentiation in cheese options

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Restaurant brands are getting increasingly specific about the types of cheese they use and where it comes from as they strive -More
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China leads in business travel; hotel growth follows

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
China's emergence as the top business travel market and its infrastructure advancement are encouraging new hotel development. -More
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IFA to offer Fran-Guard Session at Leadership & Development Conference

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Fran-Guard is IFA's Franchise Sales Management and Compliance program.
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Have you registered yet for the FAN Annual Meeting?

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Members of Congress need to hear directly from you about the regulatory challenges facing the franchising business model.
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FDA delays sodium reduction plan

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
The FDA's final guidance on recommendations to reduce sodium in processed foods and restaurant meals has been delayed because -More
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Election could influence future of overtime regulations

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
The future of a new rule that expands overtime eligibility in the US could be influenced by which presidential candidate wins -More
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To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

SmartBrief - Wed, 2016-08-24 14:04
Oscar Wilde, writer
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Newk’s Eatery names Michael Clock CFO

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:31
Former Good Smoke executive joins chain at time of growth Former Good Smoke executive joins chain at time of growth

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Nordstrom expands Space boutiques

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Nordstrom expands Space boutiques lheller Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:00

Student loan debt, now at $1.3 trillion, spells bad news for car sales

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:30
Moody's Investor Service's lead retail analyst said this week that new-vehicle sales, which hit a record 17.5 million last year, will be hurt by the student loan debt crisis as consumer demand for cars eventually slacks.
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Don't overwhelm customers, keep F&I menu short

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:30
Overly long FandI product menus can confuse customers.
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In defense of service contracts

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:30
Consumer advocates who bad-mouth service contracts are off base. A cost-benefit analysis that relies only on actuarial logic misses the point.
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Protective Life buys competitor United States Warranty

AutoNews - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:30
The parent company of Protective Asset Protection will acquire Florida FandI provider United States Warranty later this year, the companies said last week.
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Keeping The Lights On

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:24
Onefinestay Founder Marsh Details Unique Business Model; Future Trends

Report: Macy's Midwest could see most closings

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2016-08-24 12:14
Report: Macy's Midwest could see most closings lheller Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:14

Sears explores its 'softer side'

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2016-08-24 11:28
Sears explores its 'softer side' lheller Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:28

Amazon preps music services with a twist

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2016-08-24 10:04
Amazon preps music services with a twist lheller Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:04