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In the Headlines-May 1st, 2015

In The Headlines Dr. Pepper Thrives by Staying Ahead of Changing Consumer Tastes For decades, there were few things more quintessentially American than drinking a fizzy soda at parties, at home, at barbecues, at picnics, at movie theaters—really almost anywhere. Coca-Cola and...
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In the Headlines-April 24th, 2015

In The Headlines Avon Stumbles in its Fight for Survival in a Changing Market “Ding Dong, Avon calling,” was a familiar sound for decades in the United States, heralding the arrival of an Avon Lady selling beauty products door to door. But according to a recent Wall Street...
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In the Headlines-April 17th, 2015

In The Headlines GE Returns to Its Industrial Roots General Electric (GE) is on its way to exorcising its financial demons. It took 14 years, a near-death experience and a flat-lined stock price, but Jeffrey Immelt is now getting out of the banking business and returning G.E. to...
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In the Headlines-April 10th, 2015

In The Headlines India’s Increasing Appetite for U.S. Fast Food McDonald’s entered India in 1996, against the backdrop of a market that was hesitant to try fast food and was still dependent on the “tiffin” lunch boxes many Indians still lug to work. Two decades...
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In the Headlines-April 3rd, 2015

In The Headlines Contact Lens Manufacturers and Discounters Battle Over Pricing One by one over the last year and a half, all four of the major contact lens manufacturers have enacted pricing policies that seek to limit what contact lens discounters can charge for certain...
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In the Headlines-March 27th, 2015

In The Headlines People Analytics: Big Data or Big Brother? Startups VoloMetrix and Culture Amp think there is a more scientific way to manage employee productivity and performance. Quantifying employee productivity is usually a rather qualitative, subjective exercise. But...
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In the Headlines-March 20th, 2015

In The Headlines Miller Lite Attributes New Success To Retro Design It is not easy being the first sometimes. Consider Miller Lite. It was a phenomenon, surging from its 1975 debut to annual sales that foamed above the 10-million-barrel level within a few short years. People...
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In the Headlines-March 13th, 2015

In The Headlines Nations Retreat from Privatizing Retirement When Poland introduced private retirement accounts in 1999, the government gave its blessing to a $100 million ad campaign explaining why workers were required to contribute. Privately managed savings accounts would...
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In the Headlines-March 6th, 2015

In The Headlines It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s a Drone! Now that the Federal Aviation Administration has published its proposed rules on drones, expect to start seeing plenty of unmanned miniature planes flying over places like AT&T Park in San Francisco, home of...
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In the Headlines-February 27th, 2015

In The Headlines Is the World Headed for $10 per Barrel Oil? At about $50 a barrel, crude oil prices are down by more than half from their June 2014 peak of $107. As dramatic as that seems, they may fall more, perhaps even as low as $10 to $20. U.S. economic growth has averaged a...
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