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Cosmetics Startup Spotlights “Right-Size” Beauty Products

by Catherine Colbert

April 23, 2015


Bucking the tradition that bulky cosmetics are intended for a boudoir and just too large to be used by their expiration ...

Interoperability: When Electronic Health Records Can’t Talk

by Anne Law

April 23, 2015


For years, medical professionals have complained that electronic health records (EHRs) are difficult to implement and ...

Why India Is the New Hot Market for Pharmaceuticals

by Diane Ramirez

April 22, 2015

Pills 2

For sales and marketing professionals looking for prospects or serving customers in the pharmaceutical industry, think ...

Why It’s the Right Time for Nokia to Buy Alcatel-Lucent

by Tim Green

April 21, 2015


Alcatel-Lucent had been in the midst of a corporate restructuring it called the Shift Plan. It was designed to narrow ...

Why Casinos Are Struggling to Contain Costs

by Michael McLellan

April 21, 2015


Most gamblers and casual observers assume casinos make money hand over fist. But even with billions in revenue, some ...

Health Care M&A Activity Explodes in 2015

by Diane Ramirez

April 21, 2015

Business Deal

The number of health care mergers and acquisitions so far this year, not to mention the size of the companies involved, ...

Record Profits Ahead As US Credit Card Debt Soars Past $890 Billion

by Christian Hudspeth

April 20, 2015

Credit Card Debt

While nearly everyone seems to know about the $1.3 trillion in student loan debt that plagues graduates (and awaits ...

Medical Tourism: Growing in Asia and Latin America

by Michelle Campbell

April 20, 2015

Medical Tourism

Imagine recuperating in one of the most picturesque places on the planet after undergoing dental, knee, or cosmetic ...

Buffett’s Latest Buy to Fuel Auto Dealership M&A

by Catherine Colbert

April 17, 2015

Auto Dealers

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor behind Berkshire Hathaway, has been making his own news in the auto-retailing ...

Renewable-Energy Growth Now Outpaces Fossil-Fuel Growth

by Stuart Hampton

April 15, 2015

Solar Power

I was not around when the oil lamps of Europe and North America shifted from using the traditional fuel of spermaceti ...

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