Digitizing a business key to understanding customer behavior

August 27th, 2013 → 4:24 pm @

Even if statistics point out that 55 percent of service-oriented businesses fail after four years, Caloy Ang of Suds Laundry and Dry Cleaning believes that the right computer software can help a newbie business owner lick those odds.

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Raising minimum wage would bolster recovery: Obama

February 12th, 2013 → 11:06 pm @

President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage is in sync with his push to grow the economy by bolstering the middle class but it puts him at odds with many small-business owners who see it as a burden.

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Underdogs battle the odds, face off against heavy favorites in Assembly race

May 19th, 2012 → 9:05 am @

The 32nd Assembly District race is shaping up as a battle dominated by two heavy favorites busy raking in contributions challenged by two underdogs trying to parlay underfunded campaigns into votes.

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The real costs of starting a business

May 15th, 2012 → 7:30 am @

How can you beat the odds if you want to join the boomerpreneur boom and start your own company after 50? MONEY put that question to small-business experts and dozens of fiftysomething entrepreneurs for their best advice.

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South Africa sneaker maker laces up for a hard run at success

May 10th, 2012 → 3:12 pm @

The South African market is tough for start-ups, with support and funding scarce. But Sifiso Dlamini is determined to beat the odds with his Eish Hade sneakers. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa For a Soweto boy, he had a lot of sneakers.

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Town, PR firm at odds over Lenoxology?

December 25th, 2011 → 3:44 pm @

LENOX — After 10 months of a tourism-promotion campaign that has produced mixed results, the town is walking on eggshells in its relationship with Bodden Hamilton, the New York City marketing and public relations firm that hatched the hotly debated "Lenoxology" slogan as part of its $56,000 contract.

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Town, PR firm at odds over Lenoxology?

December 25th, 2011 → 6:48 am @

Sunday December 25, 2011 LENOX — After 10 months of a tourism-promotion campaign that has produced mixed results, the town is walking on

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