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New show idea: Food truck financials

I wouldn’t make a habit of basing financial stories on pop culture, but sometimes a peg

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Back-to-school day spa packages, retail tie-ins

OK, you know that back-to-school promotions have reached absurdity levels when even casinos get in on

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Ramadan highlights growing market for halal goods

Ramadan begins tonight, and the month-long Islamic religious observance doesn’t end until the evening of Saturday,

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Reporting early on the holiday retail sales season

We are a little more than five months away from the most crucial week in retailing,

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Tips from reporter who exposed Amazon’s conditions

Spencer Soper of the Allentown Morning Call exposed the working conditions at an Amazon.com warehouse last

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What businesses win in bathing suit season?

As bathing suit season looms, I’ve noticed a second wave of the weight-loss and exercise ads

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How are price-conscious consumers impacting retail?

I felt a little scooped when I looked at The New York Times on Wednesday because

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Who profits from the business of spring break?

With post-Mardi Gras headaches barely a thing of the past for Fat Tuesday revelers, it’s now

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From voucher vultures to TaskRabbits: tough times

There was a fascinating article in the New York Times the other day about the limits

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Finding business angles in Black History Month

Every February, myriad events nationwide commemorate and celebrate the country’s African American citizens.  And while many

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