Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Hostess filed for bankruptcy reorganization after a fight with its unionized workers last year and is now back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. The company plans to have Twinkies and some of their other snack cakes back on shelves by July 15.

Based on the nostalgiac outpouring when Twinkies vanished from stores, the company expects they will make a blockbuster return. The company says the cakes will be the same taste though the packaging will now have a new tagline, "The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever."

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The recession of 2008 and 2009 caused many Americans to either lose their bank accounts, credit cards and debit cards. Other Americans have reconsidered the intelligence of paying for goods and services with money that they do not have.

According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, approximately 17 million US adults do not have a checking or savings account. Classified as the “unbanked” population, and making up approximatel 8% of all American households, the shift in payments from cash to digital transactions has caused many of them to seek alternative forms of payment... Read More

Brand awareness or recognition is the degree to which a brand is recognized by potential consumers. Brand recogniction is the degree to which customers associate a brand with a service or product that she is considering purchasing. Given the hyper-competitive nature of today's business environment brand recognition has never been more important to attain. The question though is how does a business harness the power of brand recognition.

The most effective marketers know that brand recognition is a critical component to the long term success of any organization. Furthermore they understand... Read More

Ari Mandel a 31 year old man with previous Orthodox Jewish beliefs, has been attempting to financially benefit by auctioneering his spot in heaven. He knows where he's going after this life, so Ari posted his "spot" on eBay and was able to receive a high bid of $100,000 prior to eBay pulling his auction.

Ari auctioned his spot this past Tuesday morning by promting it as “Portion in olam habaah (heaven in Jewish).” His auction received a heavenly response from many interested bidders. Bill Joel sings, "only the good die young" though no mention has been made of the average bidder... Read More

No question that running a small business is a challenging affair. If you're going into business the following infographic provides a pretty good idea of what areas of the business will provide you with enough anxiety to keep you up at night.

You can be certain that for most small businesses, it's going to be cash flow. Launching a new business, my advice is to make certain you understand cash flow. Many entrepreneurs focus on gross revenues though there are plenty of businesses with large gross revenues and negative cash flow. Cash flow is the "life blood" of any company and if... Read More

Over the years, that's over many many years for you young pups, I tend to buy the same name brand repeatedly when I find one that offers quality. Usually I am not too picky on price since I take care of my stuff and I usually get my money's worth. Y'all have read, here and before, that I have found brands that I'm loyal to as well as brands I steer away from for one reason or many reasons. Which is why I'm here today, I have been an Oakley fan since back in my days in the Air Force. I still have a pair of clear safety glasses as well as a pair of impact resistant racquetball safety glasses... Read More

Skorpios, a famous private island off the coast of Greece that belonged to Greek shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis, was recently purchased by an anonymous Russian billionaire for $153 million, reports Erin Burnett fromCNN.

The island, was purchased by Onassis in 1962 for $15,000, became famous as the location of Onassis' wedding to the former First Lady Jackie Kennedy in 1968.

Upon his death it passed to his daughter Christina, and then in turn to her daughter Athina Roussel. Onassis, his son Alexander, and his daughter Christina are all buried on the island.

The island... Read More

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