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Iowa Missing Out On Sales Tax Revenues From Online Retail Purchases

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Why listen to earnings calls when artificial intelligence can do it better?

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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers

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From Teen Runaway to TV Celebrity: 8 Personal Branding Lessons

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Early forecast calls for stronger holiday season for retailers

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Longtime Webster Bank CEO To Retire

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Central Texas home sales edge higher in August

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Iowa Missing Out On Sales Tax Revenues From Online Retail Purchases
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Businesses that have a Nexus, or physical presence in the state, are obligated to collect sales tax, but if a business does not have a physical Nexus in Iowa, under current federal law they are not obligated to collect on behalf of the state. Amazon has agreed to collect sales tax on some purchases, but not all   Read More ...
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Milwaukee — Its North American sales are still minuscule, not even a blip on the radar screen of Harley-Davidson Inc., but motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is settling into the U.S. marketplace via Milwaukee, Harley’s hometown. A year after opening its flagship North American dealership in the city, India-based Royal Enfield says it’s about to ramp up sales through 60 dealerships and new bikes, including one in the popular dual-sport category   Read More ...
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
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Why listen to earnings calls when artificial intelligence can do it better?
Venture-capital backed Prattle will begin offering a new service Monday that quantifies and scores the language used in earnings calls and reports filed by 3,000 U.S. public companies. The company, which is backed by venture-capital firms including New Enterprise Associates and GCM Grosvenor, uses natural language processing and machine learning techniques to improve on current methods of analyzing text and sentiment   Read More ...
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General Electric will stop using private jets in latest cost-cutting measure
General Electric executives will now fly using charter services, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. CEO John Flannery is grounding the fleet of General Electric corporate jets, a person with knowledge of the situation told the Journal. The industrial conglomerate is seeking ways to cut corporate spending. Beginning Wednesday, Flannery is ending the internal airline for corporate executives. For decades the fleet has shuttled executives to operations around the globe, with its pilots clocking hundreds of hours of flight time each year   Read More ...
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Struggling GE is grounding its fleet of corporate jets to save money
General Electric execs are losing access to a coveted perk: traveling on corporate jets. Instead of flying around the world on GE's luxurious fleet, the struggling company's bigwigs will be forced to charter flights. Some execs will presumably have to fly regular old commercial. In a statement, GE said the decision was driven by the iconic company's efforts to slash about $2 billion in costs by the end of next year   Read More ...
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Builder CEO who cursed out comedian Kathy Griffin gives his side of story
This gentleman of a CEO really, really regrets calling comedian Kathy Griffin a "f---ing c---," "a b----," an "a--hole" and a "f---ing bald dyke" — but you have to realize what a BAD NEIGHBOR SHE IS! Jeffrey Mezger, the chief of major builder KB Home, lost his head and cursed out his neighbor Griffin in a tirade recorded by security cameras   Read More ...
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General Mills' earnings miss sparks a food stocks sell-off
General Mills' earnings miss appeared to spook investors, prompting a selloff that dragged down multiple food stocks to more than 1-year lows. General Mills reported earnings of 71 cents per share, 5 cents below consensus estimates. Revenue totaled $3.77 billion, short of the $3.79 billion Wall Street had expected and a 3.5 percent decrease from the year-ago quarter. It was further evidence that packaged food companies are struggling to keep up with changing consumer preferences   Read More ...
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Struggling GE grounds fleet of corporate jets
General Electric execs are losing access to a coveted perk: traveling on corporate jets. Instead of flying around the world on GE's luxurious fleet, the struggling company's bigwigs will be forced to charter flights. Some execs will presumably have to fly regular old commercial. In a statement, GE said the decision was driven by the iconic company's efforts to slash about $2 billion in costs by the end of next year   Read More ...
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GE CEO confirms narrower focus for industrial cloud
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Republican report accuses consumer watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
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GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo
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BRIEF-Eaton wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit alleging securities fraud--US judge
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers It keeps getting more complicated for Equifax. he credit agency's Twitter account tweeted links on Wednesday to a fake site pretending to be Equifax, further bungling the company's response to a that affected 143 million customers. Equifax, like many companies, handles customer service and complaints through its Twitter account   Read More ...
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
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General Electric is grounding its fleet of corporate jets to save money
General Electric execs are losing access to a coveted perk: traveling on corporate jets. Instead of flying around the world on GE's luxurious fleet, the struggling company's bigwigs will be forced to charter flights. Some execs will presumably have to fly regular old commercial. In a statement, GE said the decision was driven by the iconic company's efforts to slash about $2 billion in costs by the end of next year   Read More ...
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers
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Holiday sales forecasts indicate strong growth for retailers
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U.S. home sales hit 12-month low, Harvey weighs on Houston
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From Teen Runaway to TV Celebrity: 8 Personal Branding Lessons
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Why Alexa Will Soon Be Handling Customer Support Calls -- and What Businesses Should Do to Prepare
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Panera CEO challenges McDonald's CEO to eat Happy Meals for a week
Panera Bread targeted what it calls rivals' "nutritionally empty" kids' menu items in a new social media campaign Wednesday that includes its CEO challenging fast food executives to eat their own kid menu items for a week. "For too long, food chains in the United States have served our children poorly," Panera's chairman and CEO Ron Shaich says in a video posted on Panera's Twitter account with the hashtag #KidsMenuChallenge   Read More ...
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BRIEF-General Electric to shut down its corporate jet fleet - WSJ
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UPDATE 2-General Mills profit misses as U.S. yogurt sales sour
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General Mills profit misses as U.S. yogurt sales sour
(Reuters) - General Mills Inc () reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit as yogurt and cereal sales declined in North America, sending the company’s shares down 9 percent to their lowest levels in nearly two years. The results underscore General Mills’ struggles with consumers’ shifting preference for protein-rich and thicker Greek yogurts. To cater to the changing tastes, General Mills has spruced up its premium yogurt offerings through the launch of products such French yogurt Oui by Yoplait   Read More ...
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Rothman Furniture closing all stores after 90 years
Updated at 9:10 a.m. with comments from CEO Jay Steinback. Rothman Furniture & Mattress is closing all six stores after 90 years in business. The family-owned chain based in O'Fallon, Mo., will begin holding liquidation sales next month at its Bridgeton; O'Fallon, Mo.; O'Fallon, Ill.; Alton; and two south St. Louis County locations. President and CEO Jay Steinback said competition from larger out-of-town rivals that entered the St   Read More ...
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