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  • Dick Meyer: Marketing is everywhere � online, on the air, on your phone, on your coffee cup

    WASHINGTON I am an "at risk" adult. Without intervention, I might lose it. The trigger will be a random act of marketing. Maybe it will be a pop-up ad that I can't close; or one more telemarketing call at dinnertime; or a dumb ad on a coffee cup sleeve....
  • In open letter, female founders push for positive women-in-tech stories

    In open letter, female founders push for positive women-in-tech stories
    The dearth of women in leadership roles, the glass ceilings, the gender discrimination — Sukhinder Singh Cassidy had heard it all. As founder of online video shopping start-up Joyus, she was well aware of the biases against women and minorities in...
  • From tycoons to state bosses: key people in Chinese business

    The most successful of China's entrepreneurs have created some of the world's biggest companies and amassed stunning fortunes. Often they are little known outside of China, but that is changing as they expand abroad and sell shares on Wall Street. Some of...
  • Northbrook woman saves both kinds of green with CUB program

    Northbrook woman saves both kinds of green with CUB program
    Tracey Becker said it was her grandmother who instilled into her an eco-conscious attitude at an early age. Perhaps it was her upbringing that drove the Northbrook native to cut 8,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity out of her family's routine,...
  • EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants

    The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms. The plan will mean making...
  • Wal-Mart to test unlimited shipping service for $50 per year

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's $99 per year Prime service. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ RX for Baltimore economy: More residents with money to spend The fragility of Baltimore's economy was exposed by Freddie Gray's death from a spinal injury suffered while in police custody. The tragedy unleashed protests, looting and a widespread...
  • Super Couponing: Tips for spotting valid online product reviews

    Super Couponing: Tips for spotting valid online product reviews
    These days, shopping online has become not only commonplace, but also a weekly occurrence for many people. However, when it's time to make a purchase from a vendor you've not used previously, how do you know that the seller is trustworthy? In turn,...
  • Half-baked objections: Why the FTC is wrong to block the Sysco-US Foods deal

    Half-baked objections: Why the FTC is wrong to block the Sysco-US Foods deal
    Almost everything you eat in a restaurant — from the salmon entree to the flour in the chocolate cake — is delivered to the kitchen via food distributors and specialty purveyors. In Chicago you drive past these big trucks and small vans...
  • 2 free compilations include excerpts from upcoming books

    Excerpts from upcoming books by Mitch Albom, Alice Hoffman and dozens of other authors are being featured in a pair of free online compilations. Beginning Wednesday, readers can download "Buzz Books 2015: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2015: Young Adult...
  • Kanye West won't star in Spike Lee movie, gets honorary Ph.D. instead

    Kanye West won't star in Spike Lee movie, gets honorary Ph.D. instead
    Spike Lee's new musical "Chiraq" is based on Aristophanes' Greek comedy "Lysistrata," but it will feature one fewer self-proclaimed deity than previously anticipated. Contrary to early reports, Kanye West's reps confirmed to Pitchfork that he would...