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    Discover seven thoughtful retirement gifts for women and learn how and where to purchase ...
  2. Starbucks Quenches Asia's Thirst for Tea (SBUX)

    Starbucks will introduce its tea brand Teavana across China and Asia Pacific to expand ...
  3. Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery In London ...

    London-based Prime members of Amazon may soon have pizza or Chinese food delivered ...
  4. Twitter Launches Message Button for Websites ...

    Consumers now have a way to send direct messages to companies without having to publicize ...
  5. Buffalo Wild Wings Put on Notice By Activist ...

    Buffalo Wild Wings is facing harsh criticism from activist investment firm Marcato ...
  6. Apple Is Expanding Mobile-Carrier Billing

    Apple has launched its mobile-carrier billing services in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, ...
  1. Starbucks Quenches Asia's Thirst for Tea (SBUX)

    Starbucks will introduce its tea brand Teavana across China and Asia Pacific to expand ...
  2. Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery In London ...

    London-based Prime members of Amazon may soon have pizza or Chinese food delivered ...
  3. Twitter Launches Message Button for Websites ...

    Consumers now have a way to send direct messages to companies without having to publicize ...
  4. Buffalo Wild Wings Put on Notice By Activist ...

    Buffalo Wild Wings is facing harsh criticism from activist investment firm Marcato ...
  5. Apple Is Expanding Mobile-Carrier Billing

    Apple has launched its mobile-carrier billing services in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, ...
  6. Home Depot, Lowe’s To Benefit From Housing Recovery

    Home Depot and Lowes are bucking the trend for retailers by reporting improved sales ...
  1. How can bartering result in a more optimal allocation of resources?

    Learn how bartering helps with resource allocation, managing trade deficits and exchanging goods. Review how individuals, ...
  2. What are some examples of diminishing marginal benefits in my personal spending?

    Learn what a marginal benefit is, why it diminishes, and read about two examples where a consumer can experience diminishing ...
  3. What profit margin is average for a company in the electronics sector?

    Understand what types of common industries practice price discrimination. Learn about the three types of price discrimination ...
  4. How does a merger affect the customer?

    Learn how a merger may affect customers of the industry. The effects of mergers may be positive or negative, but there's ...
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