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Turner Broadcasting entices NCAA fans with live streaming

BIZMOLOGY — Video may have killed the radio star, but it’s live sporting events that could save cable TV. Case in point: Turner Broadcasting is using “March Madness Live,” a […]

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New Olympic events reflect freeskiing trend

BIZMOLOGY — You will be seeing brand new events during the Winter Olympics in Sochi this year. Freestyle halfpipe and slopestyle skiing are dangerous but exciting new snow sports that […]

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Check it out: Five new industry profiles on First Research

BIZMOLOGY — Electric vehicle sales doubled in the first half of 2013 and the growth is also driving another industry: electric utilities. Electric utilities benefit from higher demand since electric vehicles are […]

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Technology transforming the restaurant industry

BIZMOLOGY — More and more restaurant servers are carrying wireless devices to enter orders and close out tabs. But the day is rapidly approaching when restaurant guests cut out the […]

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Twitter’s data business might be its secret sauce

BIZMOLOGY — Twitter took advantage of new SEC rules to keep its IPO plans and its finances secret for as long as possible. After the big S-1 reveal last week, […]

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Starbucks works to boost food sales with new pastries

BIZMOLOGY — This week coffee shop king Starbucks rolled out a new menu featuring French-style pastries from La Boulange Cafe and Bakery of San Francisco. The Seattle-based coffee giant sees […]

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Hair color powers salon industry

BIZMOLOGY — What can that ‘do do for you? Turns out, quite a lot. According to the 2012 Professional Salon Hair Color Study, color accounts for more than $750 million […]

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Texas Roadhouse rolls in the dough with value marketing

BIZMOLOGY — The Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain has been rockin’ and rollin’ up some revenue. The full-service chain, with more than 400 company-owned and franchised locations in 48 states, saw […]

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Six Flags theme parks bring in billions

BIZMOLOGY — For millions of people, Six Flags is a go-to for summer fun in the sun. The company is the #2 amusement park operator in the world (behind Walt Disney), […]

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Digital and mobile ads boost advertising industry revenues

BIZMOLOGY — Successful digital and mobile advertising programs are giving the traditional advertising industry a lift. The industry has also seen innovative startups and boutique firms get acquired by big […]