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Small Business Saturday Story Ideas

The day after Thanksgiving is an almost-official holiday devoted to spending money, primarily at large corporate-owned

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Reporting Cannabis: 5 New Story Ideas

In California’s Monterey County, where until recently I lived and reported, the cannabis industry has been

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Back-to-School Shopping: 3 Business Story Angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s

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Urbanism: Business Journalist’s Briefing

Until recently, the growth of American cities was largely a suburban story. It developed in response to urban

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Ask an Expert: What’s Ahead for Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. gave the business journalism world a dozen headlines in June when it entered into

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Video: Stats and Facts on LGBT-Owned Businesses

LGBT-owned businesses can be a valuable topic for business reporters. While employee diversity has made headlines

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The Business of Art: How to Cover Local Auctions

Shock swept the art world last month when a 1982 painting by late graffiti artist and neo-expressionist

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Business Stories of the Week: June 9

Companies stick with Paris While President Trump announced he will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, some

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Story Jump-start: 3 New E-Commerce Angles

The Census Bureau estimates that e-commerce sales topped $100 million in both the third and fourth

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Travel Industry Update: 6 Great Reads

As the year’s big travel season approaches, business writers looking for new story angles should read-up on

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