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  1. Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Delivering up-to-the-minute news, analysis, interviews and explanatory journalism on logistics, supply-chain management, e-commerce and more The economics of transportation are built on scale, right? Maybe not when it comes to the new generation of big container ships, which appear to be sailing in troubled waters. A new analysis from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development contends the steep rate-cutting that has arrived with the ships, and the added time the cargo handling consumes, have eaten into the economic benefits the carriers expected .

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  2. ARRAY(0x102176c8)Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Ranir LLC learned that lesson all too well. The company, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has long used factories overseas to make many of the dental-care products it sells to big retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Two years ago, though, Ranir executives were frustrated by the shipping costs and communications hassles associated with a plant in Asia that made replacement heads for one of the company's most popular electric toothbrushes.

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  3. Mobile-Game Makers Try to Catch - Whales'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    With soft sell and number-crunching, 'Candy Crush Saga' and 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' creators nudge you to spend $50 or $100 a month Allen Sokol enjoys playing "Candy Crush Saga" on a smartphone during his lunch break as assistant manager of a tire store in Grand Rapids, Mich., but often runs out of free turns. Rather than wait 20 minutes for one more free turn in the puzzle game, he presses a button on the screen to spend 99 cents for five turns.

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  4. Mobile-Game Makers Try to Catch 'Whales'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    With soft sell and number-crunching, 'Candy Crush Saga' and 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' creators nudge you to spend $50 or $100 a month Allen Sokol enjoys playing "Candy Crush Saga" on a smartphone during his lunch break as assistant manager of a tire store in Grand Rapids, Mich., but often runs out of free turns. Rather than wait 20 minutes for one more free turn in the puzzle game, he presses a button on the screen to spend 99 cents for five turns.

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  5. Tesla Buys Michigan Auto-Parts MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    The Grand Rapids, Mich. company makes stamping-die systems used to create body panels.

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  6. PigPen Theatre Co. Takes a Stand on 'We Won't'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    When PigPen Theatre Co. isn't winning awards for plays they have produced Off Broadway and as a touring company, or writing a children's novel, the seven-man crew is busy crafting catchy indie-folk songs.

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  7. PigPen Theatre Co. Takes a Stand on 'We Won't'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    When PigPen Theatre Co. isn't winning awards for plays they have produced Off Broadway and as a touring company, or writing a children's novel, the seven-man crew is busy crafting catchy indie-folk songs.

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  8. Of More Than 3,000 U.S. Counties, Just 65 Have Recovered From Recession, NACo SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Counties that have recovered from the recession, according to the National Association of Counties, are largely located in energy-rich areas. Seven years after the recession began, only one in 50 U.S. counties has fully bounced back, according to a study the National Association of Counties released Monday.

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