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Technology projects at the center of this year’s business model competition

After a two-year hiatus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) and the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) are preparing to host the seventh edition of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC). The competition will see new entrants, the University of the Caribbean Commonwealth (UCC) and the College of […]

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Waitr appoints CIO ahead of business model expansion

Diving Brief: Waitr named restaurant industry veteran Matthew Coy as CIO on Monday. Coy most recently served as VP of Technology at Donatos Pizza. Prior to that, Coy was the CIO of Chipotle. The executive helped transition Donatos and Chipotle’s businesses to the cloud. His work has cut costs, added functionality and reduced risk at […]

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Waitr adds chief information officer as it expands its business model

Diving brief: Waitr named restaurant industry veteran Matthew Coy as chief information officer on Monday. Coy most recently served as VP of Technology at Donatos Pizza. Prior to that, Coy was the CIO of Chipotle. It looks like Coy will be the first to serve as CIO at Waitr. Coy’s experience includes transitioning the businesses […]

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International Women’s Day: How the director of Ellesmere Port Funeral Home ‘shattered prejudice’

A FUNERAL company manager in Ellesmere Port is being recognized by her employer for ‘breaking down the stigma’ in the funeral industry on this International Women’s Day (March 8). Laura Southby, who started working at W Williams & Son Funeral Directors in Little Sutton, part of Dignity, at the age of 16 and has since […]

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Vision 2022 | “New Business Model”: Small Businesses Adapt During the Pandemic | News

JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania – Drawing on her knowledge of community development work, Mary Lee Stotler designed a five-year business plan before opening Mayapple Marketplace in March 2017. Stotler knew the start would be “difficult”, but the company “was on the right track each of these years”. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic – the closures, the loss […]

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Coventry Mall considers options as business model evolves

Work currently underway at Coventry Mall shows new designs for outdoor stores. (Evan Brandt — MediaNews Group) This artist’s rendering shows a possible rearrangement of stores in Coventry Mall, now with an outward orientation. (Image courtesy of Pennmark Management Co,) This map, provided by Pennmark Management Co., shows a reconfiguration of stores at Coventry Mall. […]

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Double-digit growth reflects the strength of Mazars’ integrated business model and strategy

Mazars, an international audit, tax and advisory firm, today announces fee income of €2.1 billion for its 2020/2021 financial year (September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021), an increase of 12 .3% (excluding currency effect of -1.6%) compared to the previous year. The increase in commissions is made up of strong organic growth (9.4%), supplemented […]

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How ChargeItSpot’s retail-focused pandemic pivot led to a new business model

Decade ChargeItSpotthe maker of retail charging stations, has learned to rethink its business value at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stock ExchangeThe venture capital-based company was previously known only for its phone charging towers placed in retail stores across the country. A shopper could lock their phone to save battery life while browsing […]

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WeWork co-founder faces new business venture as apartment owner

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. Adam Neumann, who founded coworking giant WeWork before stepping down as CEO when his fortune embittered, has a new business in progress: owner of an apartment. Entities linked to Mr. Neumann quietly acquired controlling stakes in more than 4,000 apartments valued at over $ 1 billion in Miami, Atlanta, […]

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Business model innovation meets hybrid work

Many industries are changing. At the same time, new forms of work and hybrid work must be organized. As part of my series on business transformation and operational excellence trend map, I take a closer look at the synergies of business model innovation and new work initiatives. You can download your copy of the ebook […]

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Post COVID-19 business model for data science companies

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected millions of professionals working in data and analytics – everything from consumer behavior to supply chains has been disrupted, and the economic fallout is compounding the damage. However, this crisis has also exposed the Achilles heel of technology. After the development of COVID-19 vaccines, the next standard emerged, allowing […]

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Reasons you might need to apply for a payday loan

There are many reasons a person may need to apply for a payday loan. Payday loans, or short-term loans, are easily accessible loans that don’t require a particularly high credit score to get. If approved, they can be paid in hours. They are a favorite among borrowers, due to their convenience. Taking out a loan […]

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The Fiji Times “Minister congratulates the youth of Naitutu for their collective enterprise

Fijian Minister of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu praised the efforts of young people from Naitutu village in Tailevu who have collectively ventured into yaqona agriculture to enable them to become independent and financially stable in long term. The Naitutu Village Transformation Youth Group is made up of 25 young men. […]

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Globe Business Digital Tools Suite Helping Creative Industry Thrive – Back End News

To help creative businesses maximize their potential, even in the face of a crisis as unprecedented as the COVID-19 pandemic, creative entrepreneurs have been advised to adopt a ‘jack of all trades’ mindset – and to abandon the usual belief that to be an artist-entrepreneur means to be an expert in a single field or […]

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Pandemic reassessment leads to Gurnee couple’s business venture in downtown Libertyville

A couple’s decision to rethink their lives during the COVID pandemic is transforming the former Starbucks store in downtown Libertyville. the Happy Gourmet, Dan and Kim Schlicksup’s first business venture, was cooked up last January on a road trip to Gurnee from Arizona. Dan, an engineer for 27 years at Motorola, has traveled extensively but […]

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BAKING COMMUNITY CONNECTION: Love for baking spawns our Big Oak business venture | News

Luke Opperman developed a love for baking at just 4 years old while helping his mother bake bread for the family. Now, as an adult, he is still as fascinated as ever by the process and the experimentation of baking, but perhaps even more so by the connection to the community that he offers. Opperman […]

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Village and business leader blame each other over US flag controversy

A dispute between a Prairie Grove business owner and the village over his temporary sign ordinance escalated into an American flag controversy. Gianelli manager Terry Trobiani said the village unfairly fined the restaurant for having American flags outside the establishment. But village officials said the problem was Trobiani’s placement of the flags on the Route […]

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Rivals cry foul over Nets owner Joe Tsai’s latest business venture

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai is looking to expand his NBA investments — and his unusual play is bringing some competitors to tears. The billionaire co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is set to take a less than 5% stake in the company behind HomeCourt Partners, a fund that won special clearance from the NBA […]

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INTEGRIM and Insum join forces to automate Oracle E-Business Suite Payables

MONTREAL, March 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Organizations with large invoice volumes that require manual entry spend inordinate amounts of time on low-value activities. Additionally, limited access to the workplace due to the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need to review and adjust internal workflow strategies, reduce human intervention, and digitize information to improve […]

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Facebook launches the Business Suite application for SMEs

Facebook is rolling out a new app for small business owners that lets them manage their business pages or profiles on Facebook and Instagram. The app is called Facebook Business Suite, and the social media giant said it would allow businesses to simultaneously post to Facebook and Instagram, and manage and receive messages, notifications and […]

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Oracle E-Business Suite support deadline triggers upgrades

Oracle E-Business Suite support for version 12.1 will expire after December 2021, and some MSPs are already advising customers to upgrade, noting that the process could take a year. Oracle E-Business Suite, or EBS, has been part of the supplier’s product portfolio since 2001. The offering provides an integrated set of applications, covering CRM, ERP […]