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Story Ideas and Experts for Holiday Budget Stories

Whether they’re strapped for cash or are trying to squeeze all the value they can out

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Holiday Marketing Strategies on Twitter

For a business reporter, the holiday season is all about retail and shopping. If you’re looking

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Barlett & Steele Silver Award: How We Did It

To understand how deeply the demise of Piggly Wiggly Carolina impacted the south, the Post and

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Reporting on the Future of Gas Stations

Before long, your local gas station may be running on empty. While it’s roughly estimated that

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New Angles on the Holiday Shopping Season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a heartbeat away, and the signs are positive for the

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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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