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Oh, Christmas Trees! Ideas for Business Stories

With the holiday season around the corner, the economic impact of Christmas trees is a timely

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Story Idea: How Retailers Use Weather Forecasts to Increase Sales

Product marketing has a new gold standard: advertisements targeted not just to specific customers, but to

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Jumpstart Your Black Friday Reporting: 10 Fast Facts

Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, the official start of the

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Sustainable Fashion—How to Report on a Growing Industry

Sustainable fashion—fashions made from sustainable textiles, fabrics and in an ethical, humane way—have taken off.  Big

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5 New Story Angles in the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry offers an exciting and dynamic area for business reporters to explore new story

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10 Business of Marijuana Story Angles You Can Localize

Do you report in an area where recreational or medical pot has been legalized by the

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10 Consumer Issues Reporters on Twitter

Consumer products, trends and problems make for good local business stories, especially as retail heats up

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Retail And Money: Covering The Black Friday Backlash

Recreational Equipment Inc. members got a surprising email this week. The outdoor outfitters collective, known as

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Story Ideas From The 2015 Forbes 400 Billionaires List

  Forbes’ 2015 list of the 400 richest Americans is out, and it offers a goldmine

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Story Ideas For Covering ‘Christmas Creep’

  It used to be that department stores waited until Oct. 1 before putting up their

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