Why We Turned Down a Chance to Double Sales

Back in 2018, we acquired Restaurant Furniture Plus, a B2B ecommerce business that sells food service furniture to restaurants and other hospitality companies.  We recently received a request for proposal from one of the most recognized restaurant brands in the world. If secured, the project would have doubled our sales overnight. We walked away from the opportunity, which may sound silly to you. But, here’s why.Read the rest of this post in Entrepreneur, which I guest authored this week.For fu...
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Drifters sail sideways in Day 2 of pre-Long Beach Grand Prix action

Professional drifters cranked their steering wheels and slammed on the gas Saturday, burning rubber through the streets of Long Beach. Drivers compete on the final day of Formula Drift competition in Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo by Josh Tomsha, contributing photographer) Fans watch on the final day of Formula Drift competition in Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo by Josh Tomsha, contributing photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Warming tires up on the final d...
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Do you live in a tax audit hot spot?

Folks in Belzoni, Mississippi, aren't thinking about taxes today. They're celebrating the 44th Annual World Catfish Festival. But in addition to being the catfish capital of the world (the closing of its notwithstanding), Belzoni is the county seat of the most audited county in the United States. Residents of Humphreys County, a rural county in the Mississippi Delta, is one of the country's poorer counties, with more than a third of its residents living below the poverty line. Those low incom...
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Here's Why Shares of Southern Copper Climbed 11% in March

It would be too simplistic to attribute the stock's rise to the continuing rebound in the copper market last month.
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Here's Why Comerica Shares Lost 15.8% in March

A pair of analyst downgrades hit ahead of an unexpected Federal Reserve twist.
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China hails 'progress' in trade talks, but US warns of 'significant' work ahead

Negotiators meet again on Monday to resolve dispute that has cast a shadow over global financial marketsChina said “new progress” had been made in trade talks with the United States as the two sides prepare to resume discussions next week to try to secure a pact that would end a tit-for-tat tariff battle that has cast a shadow over global markets.In a short statement on Sunday, Chinese news agency Xinhua said the remaining issues would be handled through “various effective means”. Continue readi...
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Brazil bridge collapse could affect grain shipments in north

Part of a bridge over the Moju River in Brazil's Para state collapsed early on Saturday, potentially affecting shipment of grains such as soybeans and corn through northern ports, local authorities and an agribusiness consultant said.
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Herman Cain says he faces 'cumbersome' vetting for Fed board seat

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said he will face a "cumbersome" process as he is vetted for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board.
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Carlos Ghosn's wife says French government 'should do more' for ex-Nissan boss: Financial Times

Carole Ghosn, wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, has flown to Paris to appeal to the French government to help her husband and said the government "should do more for him", the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
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Japanese prosecutors ask judges to question Ghosn's wife: NHK

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question Carlos Ghosn's wife in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday.
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They were settling into their Airbnb. Then they found a hidden camera

AirBnB has finally removed a snooping host, who was first exposed on March 3.Kiwi tourists the Barker family were settling into their Airbnb in Cork, Ireland, another stop on their 14-month trek around Europe, when they discovered... [Author: [email protected]]
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Demand for lithium could revive North Carolina mines

A region west of Charlotte that was once a mother lode of lithium, the increasingly vital metal that powers cellphones, Teslas and cordless tools, may soon be one again.
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Zuckerberg Tries, Tries Again

Mark Zuckerberg's most recent effort to change the conversation about Facebook seems like just another attempt at self-justification. In a recent op-ed, he places the onus squarely on the shoulders of government to do the right things by regulating how social media works. "From what I've learned, I believe we need new regulation in four areas: harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability," Zuckerberg wrote. Translation: Please keep me from doing this because I can't do i...
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Las Vegas Sands Announces Asia Expansion

A big new project is finally on the way from Las Vegas Sands.
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3 Attractive Dividend Stocks Whose Payouts Could Double

These income stocks offer the promise of big-time distribution growth over the next several years.
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Timaru couple fired after less than two weeks' on the job awarded $41K

A Timaru couple fired after less than two weeks working for a truck washing company have been awarded a total of $40,995.Cassandra Weaver and Scott Bruning were both dismissed on the spot from by Truck Wash Station owner Clinton... [Author: [email protected]]
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Germany's economy: Should we be worried?

Recent figures raise fears that the power house of the European economy could be tipping into recession.
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On Be More, Do More, Have More, and Contribute More

It would be better if these words, outcomes really, were reversed. If you could get the end, and then contribute more, without having to do the work required of contribution, as the final two-word pairing is how you will measure success in the end. You can do something to contribute to the causes you care about now. However, that contribution won’t be the most substantial or most meaningful contribution you might make. So, we start at the beginning . . . Be more. As far as I have been able to di...
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New menu item for Japanese school lunches: whale meat

Six-year-old Reto Aisaka was jumping up and down on the windswept dock. For five months, he'd been counting the days until his dad, Toru, returned from a whale hunt. The boy was up at dawn to meet him.Shimonoseki, on the westernmost... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Power of Influencer Marketing

Influencer marketing is one of the fastest-growing ways to get a message out there. It uses the popularity of people who have many followers and a wide reach, to market products and sway opinions. It's very much a marketing strategy for the social media age. "Influencer marketing is one of the fastest-growing marketing channels today," said digital strategist Shane Barker. "It involves leveraging social media influencers or key leaders to get more people to trust your brand."
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Becoming Billionaires

The infographic featured in the article below shows how far women can reach with hard work and perseverance. Highlighting their accomplishments is especially important so it can inspire young girls to go after anything they put their minds to.Read more about women becoming billionaires. [Author: Laurel Delaney]
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McDonald's Is About to Make Some Night Owls Angry

The world's largest restaurant operator by sales volume is scaling back its late-night menu. This sounds like a bad idea.
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Lawyer for Nissan’s ex-chair Ghosn clarifies bail conditions

TOKYO (AP) — A lawyer for Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was taken back into custody last week, has outlined the conditions for his initial release on bail in an effort to clarify what he called incorrect speculation in the Japanese media. Ghosn, accused of financial misconduct, was arrested in November, but released in […]
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Why Nu Skin Enterpises Stock Dropped 20% in March

Investors got queasy after China ramped up scrutiny over sales of wellness products.
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: How can Boeing regain trust?

Following the Ethiopian Airlines crash, what does the US aviation giant need to do to reassure customers?
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Why Live Nation Entertainment Stock Jumped 12% in March

The company continues to benefit from growing demand for concert tickets.
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Why American Outdoor Brands Stock Dropped 26% in March

Soft demand for firearms took its toll on the company's performance last quarter.
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SpaceX Starhopper Liftoff to Tether Limits

The SpaceX Starhopper lifted off to the limits of the tether. The SpaceX hop tests seem to be progressing quite well but the main question is when there will be two more raptor engines placed into... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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EMP Risk Management Executive Order

The President has issued an executive order for the executive branches assess, prioritize, and manage the risks of EMPs. Electromagnetic pulses (EMP) have the potential to disrupt, degrade, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpaceX Heavy Block 5 Has 10% More Thrust than First Heavy

The new SpaceX Falcon Heavy using Block 5 has almost 10% more maximum thrust at 2550 tons versus the first Falcon Heavy used in February of 2018. Booster mate inside SpaceX's hangar at LC-39A... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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