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  1. The Future of Retail: 'In-Store Mode' and In-Aisle PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Street Fight

    I've said for years that the real mobile opportunity isn't about buying things on a tiny screen ; it's about driving offline commerce. Despite the disproportionate media attention for the former, the latter is where 93 percent of U.S. retail still happens.

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  2. Fill the Gap: City studying results of retail studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Kinston Free Press

    The city council contracted with Retail Strategies back in November to perform a market analysis, strategic plan and retail recruitment plan. The company, based in Birmingham, Ala., presented its strategic plan to the council earlier this week.

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  3. HarMoniX choir raises funds for performance equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Columbia Daily Herald

    A set of speakers and microphones might look like a small piece of what makes performance, but these often cost more than an independently-funded group can afford in its early stages. A video of Spring Hill's community choir, HarMoniX, performing the Star-Spangled Banner at a local Walmart in honor of the recent Chattanooga shooting victims garnered national attention last week, and the buzz has caught on and the group now needs equipment to further share its music with the community.

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  4. Fill the Gap: City studying results of retail study Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Kinston Free Press

    The city council contracted with Retail Strategies back in November to perform a market analysis, strategic plan and retail recruitment plan. The company, based in Birmingham, Ala., presented its strategic plan to the council earlier this week.

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  5. City looks at western welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Republic

    Columbus city council members purposefully allowed a proposed rezoning of the Columbus Crossing planned unit development to die without any action during Tuesday's council meeting. They then asked Jeff Bergman, city/county planning director, and his staff to come up with an amendment to the planned unit development rules at Columbus Crossing.

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  6. Walmart's plans for Ballston store subject of final hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Albany Times Union

    A final public hearing on a proposed Walmart store should be packed with supporters and opponents making their last, best case. Smart Growth Ballston, the group that opposes the proposed Ballston Walmart, is urging its members to turn out in force at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the final Planning Board meeting on the project at Routes 67 and 50. At the same time, opponents say developer Frank Rossi is offering free pizza and bus rides to the meeting at Ballston Spa High School to people who support the project.

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  7. Cab Drivers, Progressives Blast Mayor After Uber Cap Is DroppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The New York Observer

    Taxi drivers protested the lack of a cap bill on the steps of City Hall this morning. The bill could've been voted on today.

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  8. Corporate Activism: The Uber EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Venture Chronicles by Jeff Nolan

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio really stepped in it by picking a fight with Uber . Acting as the puppet for the powerful taxi medallion owners in NYC, who despise Uber, the mayor proposed capping the addition of new Uber cars to 1%.

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  9. Small businesses arena t thrilled about Districta s $15 minimum wage proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    The District's proposal to raise the hourly minimum wage to $15, which could be a 2016 ballot issue, has sparked worry among the city's small business owners, whose support of a higher living wage for their employees is mixed with concern over its long-term effects. "I think all these public policies have great intent, but people making decisions don't see the unintended consequences," said Luc Brami, owner of Gelberg Signs, a 75 year-old District business.

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  10. Walton money to back independent school in BentonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Arkansas Times

    The Walton Family Foundation announced in a news release today that it would "support" with an undisclosed amount of money establishment of an "independent school" in Bentonville. The communications team was in a meeting when I called to confirm, but independent school traditionally means private school.

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  11. Wal-Mart, thwarted by India's retail restrictions, goes big: wholesaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Los Angeles Times

    Wal-Mart's Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Hyderabad, India. The company plans to expand to 70 such stores from 20 in India within five years.

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  12. 'The sweet spot of traffic progression' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Traffic Engineer Randy Showers is admittedly kind of stand offish when it comes to telling folks what he does for a living.

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  13. On Greece, the Troika and North DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Star Tribune

    Representatives of the "Troika" have been meeting in Brussels. From left are Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund, Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission and the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi.

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  14. Bogies Spotted: Jet Ventures Into Amazon's AirspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | E-Commerce Times

    Jet leverages its in-house pricing algorithm to help its retail partners find and reduce inefficiencies. Jet's ability to breathe life into local businesses is especially interesting, observed Rod Martin, CEO of The Martin Organization.

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  15. Residents divided on whether to sell park to expand JB CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Oakville Call

    Sixth District County Councilman Kevin O'Leary, D-Oakville, talks to a veteran Tuesday night after a public hearing on selling Sylvan Springs Park to expand Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Also pictured in the background is River City Casino General Manager Chris Plant, left.

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  16. 'Trophy' T-Shirt Puts Consumer Cross-Hairs On TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Big-box retailer Target has become the target of widespread criticism online, for marketing a T-shirt emblazoned with the word "Trophy" to its female customers. Along with angry comments on Twitter and other social media, a woman in Wisconsin has filed a petition on Change.org, calling on the company to stop selling a shirt that it says not only demeans and objectifies women, but also "shows their ignorance to their own female market."

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  17. Dollar General foes end four-year fight; hope to see stronger zoning regulations in ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Chester Telegraph

    Messages left at the office of Matt Casey, project manager of Zaremba Group, over the past seven days were not returned. The Telegraph was hoping to post at least a preliminary construction schedule for the project.

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  18. "Trophy" T-shirt puts consumer cross-hairs on TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WBNS

    CBSNEWS - Big-box retailer Target has become the target of widespread criticism online, for marketing a T-shirt emblazoned with the word "Trophy" to its female customers. Along with angry comments on Twitter and other social media, a woman in Wisconsin has filed a petition on Change.org , calling on the company to stop selling a shirt that it says not only demeans and objectifies women, but also "shows their ignorance to their own female market."

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  19. School boards approve joint resolution for SPLOST referendumRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Daily Tribune News

    Both school systems in Bartow County will be asking for the voters' help again in November. In a joint called meeting Monday night, the Bartow County and Cartersville City school systems unanimously adopted a joint resolution that calls for a referendum on the Nov. 3 election ballot to extend the 1 percent education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax a Sfor another five years.

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  20. Motorola quietly updates the Moto Hint with better battery life and improved audioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Digital Trends

    Even though we expect Motorola to reveal a slew of new smartphones during its July 28 event in New York City, Sao Paulo, and London, the company didn't forget about its Moto Hint Bluetooth earpiece. It has issued a quiet refresh.

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