Tag "Melissa Preddy"

How Ebola May be Impacting Local Companies

Troubling news this week from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and

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Fed to keep interest rates low as savers suffer

Well, Wall Street certainly appreciated news from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday that the central bank

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Tipping campaign spotlights hospitality industry

From the “seemed like a good idea at the time” department:  Marriott International’s launch this week

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Scotland’s Independence Vote Could Impact Whisky, Salmon

For business writers, enlightening readers about the local ramifications of global events is interesting and rewarding. 

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Solar Power: Can blazing demand for it be sustained?

Solar Power: Sometimes a theme won’t take no for an answer; it keeps bubbling up here

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New gadgets mean more demand for e-waste recycling

Last week’s news that Apple will be launching a new iPhone 6 and an iPhone watch

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Alibaba’s mega-IPO highlights evolving e-commerce

Talk about “party like it’s 1999.”   The upcoming IPO from e-commerce giant Alibaba is going to

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Halloween 2014: There’s no escaping holiday’s creep

OK, even for a lover of seasonal biz stories, Halloween stories the first week in September

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The economic impact of Joan Rivers’ passing

You know you’re a business writer when word of someone’s death spurs you to thinking about

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Pampering people and pets, and scams and surcharges

Another raft of ideas jotted on scrap paper or e-mailed to myself are in danger of

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