Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:05:00 -0500

Hasbro and Indiegogo today announce that they are partnering to seek out, identify and grow the most innovative gaming ideas out there.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:30:00 -0500

Five tips to navigate the awesome (but endless) sea of startup events.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:00:00 -0500

Great UXpectations! The dark days of poor UX are finally lifting. Is your company involved?

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:30:00 -0500

A great office culture and a unique domain name can help you break through the market clutter.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:30:00 -0500

Finding time to read is finding time to succeed.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:00:00 -0500

Employers increasingly are finding that the more tedious the task, the more effective it is to make a game of it.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:30:00 -0500

Podcasting has seen a meteoric rise over the past several years, boosting many entrepreneurial personalities into the national spotlight.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:18:00 -0500

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:17:00 -0500

The proposed class-action suit comes as SoulCycle prepares to go public.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:00:00 -0500

As an entrepreneur, the to-do list, ideas and things that clamor for your attention never stop. It's time to take back control.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:30:00 -0500

With the growing prominence of digital marketing, customers are coming to expect a more personalized experience, and today's savvy brands are doing everything they can to measure up.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:00:00 -0500

It's a great resource to have and to use as a guide; it will help you strategize, implement and map out your PR efforts so you're never left clueless on what the next steps are.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:30:00 -0500

Too many people have become obsessed with an idea and quit their jobs impulsively only to find their potential business isn't as strong as they thought it would be.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:15:00 -0500

Technology allows companies to hire talent far beyond commuting distance but melding a team from far flung individuals requires more than just technology.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:10:00 -0500

It's an end of an Insta-era.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:13:00 -0500

Organized by CMO Council, CMO Summit 2015 will take place in Singapore on October 5-6th, 2015. Amongst the many attendees and speakers, here are 13 of the top marketers you’ll want to meet.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:54:00 -0500

We respect people who demonstrate integrity, approach life with kindness in service, or reflect a genuineness and sincerity in all their interactions.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:51:00 -0500

'Gravity Falls' is one-of-a-kind, proving TV can be amazing without being crass or edgy.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0500

Someday, you might sell your business. You may have planned for this all along, using a business sale as your exit strategy or wealth building plan. In other cases, the prospect of selling your business can be a surprising or even emotional issue. If you’re in business, you’ve done plenty of selling. [...]

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0500

Image courtesy of Lucasfilm and Disney The biggest opening weekend of all time stands at $208 million for Jurassic World, closely followed by $207 million for The Avengers. The biggest opening weekend in December is the $84 million haul for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, after which they are all $77 million or below. In [...]

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 -0500

Last week Public Health England (PHE), a government agency, published a detailed report on electronic cigarettes that describes them as far less dangerous than the conventional kind and recommends them as a harm-reducing alternative. “Encouraging smokers who cannot or do not want to stop smoking to switch to EC [...]

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:34:00 -0500

In a Wednesday complaint, the FTC called Vemma an "illegal pyramid scheme" and found the company focused on recruitment of distributors over bona fide retail sales, while also misleading distributors, mostly young adults, on their ability to earn income by selling its energy and nutrition drinks.

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:12:00 -0500

Car makers are building all sorts of connectivity into their cars. And for older cars, a number of startups like Automatic, Zubie and Mojio have emerged with gadgets that let people turn their plain old dumb cars into a connected car. Now Verizon is jumping into the game with Hum. A direct-to-consumer product, [...]

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:13:00 -0500

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to [...]

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:01:00 -0500

This spring, Harvard announced that it had admitted just 1,990 students from its record-high applicant pool of 37,509. That means only 5.3% of those who applied got in, including the 977 students given seats in the early action pool. Together with the 4,292 applicants who were deferred from that group [...]

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:40:00 -0500

Paris is taking a page from other major cities in the world, declaring a day without cars throughout much of the city, including the major tourist spots, on September 27th

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Chaldean Loses Millions in Store Fire
By Rita Abro :: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 :: 18994 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.”