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Creating top-notch content requires a digital asset management system to organize images, videos, slide-decks, infographics, animation and music.

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In a bid to lure shoppers away from the Internet and back into brick-and-mortar stores, retailers are giving mannequins a high-tech upgrade.

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Reflecting back on his life, a serial inventor recalls the importance of having confidence. Trust yourself to make good decisions, he advises. Have the courage to make changes when things don't feel right.

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An industry group's survey estimates scammers making returns will cost retailers $3.6 billion this holiday season.

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Entitled WIPALL, it also likely festered within the company's computers for months before wiping out all data and crashing the system within a matter of minutes.

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Every job is easier with the right tools.

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The problem with many plans is that they depend on your changing your life to match what someone else says will work, rather than your understanding yourself well and deciding to budget your time accordingly.

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Our experts explain what's right -- and wrong -- about our 3-D Printing fascination.

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Goals that seem barely possible with a plan to achieve them have a nearly magical effect on success.

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When changing course, the last thing you want to do is set the team off on a wild goose chase or take a situation from bad to worse.

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The U.S. officially says the tools and infrastructure used in the attack were similar to previous activity from North Korea.

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That's why your follower count just went down.

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If you're near a McDonald's in Columbus, Ga., get ready for coupons to start popping up on your iPhone.

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A new class of investor with the agility and vision that VCs seem to have lost are investing in hundreds of promising young companies.

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Eleven James has applied a membership model to luxury timepieces, and found success a year in.

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Being popular or busy for its own sake feel good but don't move the ball forward for you or your company.

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Here are eight strategies to build your business with sweat equity.

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A look back at some of the top predictions of the year, and whether they were accurate.

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From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.

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Families that have overcome the challenges of building a business together share a special bond.

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In a technology-driven world, content is everything and every business is a publisher-and customers are the sales force.

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Could the photo-sharing tool be Zuckerberg's greatest 'steal'?

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Boost your productivity right now with these quick wins.

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Headlines from LinkedIn, Apple and more.

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The keys to bringing in the business that is most beneficial is to know whom you are looking for and what they are looking for.

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The case alleged false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product.

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Writing quality content for a third-party site, with a backlink to your site, remains effective but the emphasis is on "quality.''

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The struggling tech company reports its third quarter earnings.

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Don't guilt-trip yourself about enjoying the holidays and you might be surprised just how much work you get done.

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DC Shoes founder Ken Block grew his latest apparel company 50 percent in the last year, all while continuing to compete as a motor racing driver.

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Read a summary of the most significant legal and business due diligence activities connected with a typical M&A transaction. By planning these activities carefully and properly anticipating the related issues that may arise, the target company will be better prepared to successfully consummate a sale of the company.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:48:00 -0600

The Legend of Korra on Nickelodeon completed its four season run last night by releasing its final two episodes online at Nick.com. After getting a franchise black eye by swimming too close to then-drowning man M. Night Shamalan for a live action film adaptation of their first animated series, Avatar: [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:37:00 -0600

VideoHalf a million dollars … that’s what it would cost you to hire business renegades The Harmon Brothers to craft a viral video for your company on YouTube. They may be the best in the business, and they are willing to share the 4 multimillion-dollar principles that got them where they [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:03:00 -0600

Robert Hellmann, 52, a New York job coach who works with the national career coaching organization The Five O’Clock Club, was combing through his connections on LinkedIn when he noticed that a former colleague’s job title had changed. Hellmann, who tells his clients that they should never stop networking, took [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:30:00 -0600

How does the world’s most social Biotech investor use social media? “Anyone with a 1 to 2 percent information edge can significantly increase their profits,” Mark Shoenebaum explained to me, “but social media still has a lot more noise than valuable signal.” Shoenebaum is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Evercore [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:12:00 -0600

The Supreme Court case King v. Burwell will determine whether the IRS overstepped in saying (Obamacare) subsidies are available for health insurance bought through the federal exchange.If the administration loses the case, more than half the states will lose an estimated $65 million in subsidies and an estimated 4 million people will [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:53:00 -0600

During 2014, we watched many series including The Newsroom, How I Met Your Mother, Video Game High School, The Killing, White Collar and Sons of Anarchy come to a close. However, where there were things to be said about all of them on both the fronts of positive and negative [...]

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:00 -0600

List of Celebrities Who Said Goodbye To Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

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Dear Liz, I respect your advice very much. I could use your help with a leadership situation in my company. I own a sales training business with eleven employees. Our newest employee, "Anne," has been on board for ten months. She is an Analyst in our office which means that she [...]

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:54:00 -0600

The agencies I have selected have a clear sense of how much is changing, including the new role of the consumer, the migration away from interruptive messages, and the technologies and platforms that make listening more important than talking. They embrace what’s coming, not what has been.

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Chaldean Loses Millions in Store Fire
By Rita Abro :: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 :: 16865 Views :: Article Rating :: Law & Order, Business & Finance

California, USA – “Everything I have worked so hard for over the past four years, I have lost in one night,” said owner Andy Kakoz.

A crowd of about 50 people gathered across the street to watch firefighters douse the flames of a million dollar discount store in Downtown El Cajon, California. At one point, water from three ladder trucks was being poured on the roof while firefighters on the ground busted windows to pour water on the flames. Firefighters from four agencies fought to bring the fire under control. Even two hours after it started, some flames were still coming of the roof.

The three-alarm fire consumed the entire store and sent firefighters to the hospital.  The blaze at Allen's Discount Store started shortly after 9 p.m., says Kakoz.  “all was normal when I closed the store at 9 p.m.”  Shortly afterward, Kakoz received a call from his alarm company that something was moving inside the store. As he was heading back to the shop, he got another call confirming the fire.

At one point, flames shot out of the roof and thick gray smoke poured out the doors of the store on Main Street, near Lincoln Avenue. Main Street was closed from Roanoke Avenue to Mollison Avenue as firefighters battled the blaze.

Mike Scott, El Cajon fire chief. expected firefighters would remain at the store all night. “There's a lot of merchandise in there,” Scott said. “It's going to take a while to put out all of the hot spots.”