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Top 10: Fresh Market’s turnaround plan, new snack rollouts and Chick-fil-A’s promo

News of Fresh Market's plan to shutter 15 stores as part of its turnaround plan struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from PepsiCo and Chick-fil-A.

Leaders can't avoid decisions, but they can improve how they think through them.

Educator Jill Stafford explains why service learning should be required in high school.

Emerson Automation Solutions - World Gas Conference

Emerson's Buttler says growth of LNG market means consumers may come to rely on accurate calibration and measurement.


Virtual teams are commonplace, but companies still struggle to lead and develop these groups.

Report: How to succeed in cross-border commerce -- Transforming the global shopping experience through digital adoption
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Read about how up-and-coming retailers can best prepare for doing businessesin a global environment, according to the Internationalization Retail Index from Loqate, a GBG Solution.


Delegation is not a one-size-fits-all term.

Be proactive to retain teachers

"Human contact" is key to retaining new teachers says veteran educator.


With over 67,000 pizza restaurants across the country and a multitude of ways to prepare pies at home, it’s easy for American consumers to feed this obsession.

Report: How to succeed in cross-border commerce by learning from the best
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Read about the partnerships, tools, strategies and other traits that got the best global retailers to the top of Loqate's Inernationalization Retail Index report.

Ten lessons educators can learn from business

The virtual coffeehouse

How students attending an online school are showcasing their music skills.

Collaborative strategies for brand protection

Members of the Waze Connected Citizens Program can receive real-time traffic data on ArcGIS Online.

Jean Marie Brownson co-founded Frontera Foods.

Simple ingredients, authentic recipes flavor today's fancy food trends.