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Pierce Transit may spend $450,000 on public image

Pierce Transit may spend nearly half a million dollars over the next three years on a marketing consultant to improve its public image.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Confectionery News

When it comes to NPD, is consumer 'liking' an overrated idea?

Testing the consumer liking of a new product may be an overrated idea that 'breeds mediocrity' and means products fail to differentiate themselves against the competition, according to David Howlett of MMR Research.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate

NBC New York

Going Green: 3 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

From toothpaste to wedding dresses, shoppers across the U.S. now have no trouble finding products that claim to be good for the environment.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Northwestern University

The Beaumont Enterprise

McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts declined.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Life, Food, Hamburger

Brandon Sun

Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again in season of Marvel,...

Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood's summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Identity Thief, Cowboys & Aliens

AME Info

Persistent attacks rendered Iraq-Turkey pipeline 'unusable'

We are urgently looking for one of our major clientes in Doha, Qatar for a Risk Manager with Rial sector experience.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Qatar

Truro Daily News

Electronic cigarette biz awaits federal rules that will likely curb marketing, set standards

Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 21, 2014

EDGE

Toronto World Pride Preview: 5 Tips for the Ultimate Experience

World Pride Toronto is hedging its bets on success when it joins forces with Pride Toronto on June 20-29, 2014 for what's expected to be the largest Pride event in North America.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Silicon Alley Insider

You Won't Want To Miss IGNITION: Future Of Marketing This June

Business Insider's new IGNITION Conversation Series offers brief, intensive deep dives into the most pressing topics in digital.

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News 4 Jax

Regulator reverses approval of powdered alcohol

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol's powdered vodka, rum, and other cocktails "in error," Tom Hogue, the agency's director of congressional and public affairs, said in an email.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails

GPB.org

To Keep Business Growing, Vendors Rebrand Pot's Stoner Image

Alison Ledden, marketing director for The Farm, a recreational marijuana store in Boulder, Colo., says some customers come in thinking they're at a specialty grocer, not a marijuana store.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Boulder, CO

The Wichita Eagle

Supreme Court weighs truth in labeling in fruit juice case

In the first of two key court cases, justices seemed Monday to accept Pom Wonderful's argument that Coca-Cola misleadingly labeled as "Pomegranate Blueberry" a product that had only an infinitesimal amount of either juice.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, California

Myrtle Beach Online

Get control of your sprinklers

Ignorance shouldn't be an excuse for wasting water. Yet irrigation systems often baffle homeowners.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Entertainment

Washington Times

Rockingham Co., towns partner to help businesses

Rockingham County development manager John Meck says in a statement that the goal is to support small businesses and to develop public and private partnerships to help the community as a whole.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, VA

Greenwich Citizen

Longtime tourism official to head Santa Fe bureau

The executive director of the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor's Bureau overseas the sales and marketing of Santa Fe, operation of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center and the Arts Commission .

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Housing marketing picking up momentum

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Grayhawk Homes is building in the Sable Oaks subdivision off Midland Road.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Phenix City, AL, Home Selling, Housing, Lee County, AL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

U.S. Forest Service promotes summer fun at ski areas

Three Vermont ski areas at least partially located in the Green Mountain National Forest could expand their summer recreational activities by taking part in a new national program designed to promote year-round recreation activities on the federal land.

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Related Topix: Waterville Valley, NH, Bretton Woods, NH

Customer Interaction Solutions

Effort underway to revitalize 'Arkansas Grown'

Two months after Arkansas agricultural officials gathered at the Governor's Mansion to announce efforts to revitalize the "Arkansas Grown" program, nearly 150 farmers and buyers have added their names to a list of willing project participants.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

Northern Michigan News

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Beer, West Hempstead, NY, Wall Street Systems

Examiner.com

How to choose the best digital marketing agency

The growth of digital advertising has been swift. Its meteoric rise began in the 1990s with the first online banner ads and today includes everything from interactive smartphone pop-ups to tabletop digital display devices.

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Related Topix: Social Media Marketing

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