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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 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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