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By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 28, 2017, 1:10 am
Source: www.techcrunch.com The On Demand Food Co., “Sprig” Shuts Down It is important to realize that just because you have a solid idea, and lots of capital behind you, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Here is an article about the on-demand food company Sprig, that despite it’s best efforts, closed down today. It just doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense. Despite it’s Best Efforts Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own food, is shutting down today, The Information reports. TechCrunch has since obtained a copy of the email (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 2:19 am
The Benefits of Providing Employees With Ergonomic Workstations – Especially In The Medical Field As the population continues to age, it’s easy to imagine the influx of private and public funds that will soon be spent in the healthcare industry to meet the rising number of patients that are soon to follow. And while you might think that the focus will simply be to build more hospitals (in truth, it’s estimated that in the decade between 2004 and 2014, roughly $200 billion was spent on new hospital construction in the U.S. alone), there’s quite a bit of evidence that (Read more...)

By: Shayna Marks
Published: May 6, 2016, 4:00 pm
Video   Whole Foods Announces Earnings Growth Despite Lowering Prices This week, organic grocer Whole Foods announced better than expected quarterly earnings despite lowering prices. Facing growing competition and customer dissatisfaction, Whole Foods slashed prices and announced a more affordable line of stores called 365 by Whole Foods. Responding to customer and market demands have paid off for the grocer, proving that continued brand evolution is best executed by listening first.   Instagram Rolls Out Business Profiles with Contact Button, Maps, Etc. Earlier this year, Instagram announced that they were rolling out business profiles. A small group of beta (Read more...)

By: Shayna Marks
Published: April 29, 2016, 5:00 pm
Video   Thanks for tuning in to "This Week in Business!"  This week, we learned the following headline stories: Apple Stock Falls Amidst Drop in iPhone Sales Apple shares fell 7 percent upon the news that that the tech giant had their worst quarter in 13 years due to declining iPhone sales, which dropped 16% from this time last year.  The fickle Chinese market is partially to blame, along with decreased consumer desire to upgrade upon each release due to lack of new features. If you own Apple stock, don’t panic and sell just yet. If you’re a (Read more...)

By: Shayna Marks
Published: April 22, 2016, 4:00 pm
Video Thanks for tuning in to "This Week in Business!"  This week, we learned the following headline stories: Intel to Cut 12,000 Jobs Technology companies have had a rough start to 2016, with many of the big giants (i.e. Microsoft, VMWare and IBM) announcing layoffs. As the needs of businesses and consumers alike shift to mobile technologies and cloud-based subscription services, the older software and hardware giants are struggling to adapt and keep up.  What it means to you: Smaller, more nimble businesses can innovate and iterate much quicker than the lumbering giants, and this has (Read more...)

By: Shayna Marks
Published: April 8, 2016, 4:30 pm
Subscribe now to get "This Week in Business" delivered to your inbox every Friday morning! Sources:  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-idUSKCN0X41L0http://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-model3-orders-idUSKCN0X41ZJhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-allergan-m-a-pfizer-idUSKCN0X3188http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-07/mashable-is-firing-employees-as-website-shifts-focus-to-video (Read more...)

 
 
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