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U.S. airlines turn eyes to expected new House coronavirus relief proposal

By David Shepardson and Tracy Rucinski

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Sept 24 (Reuters)U.S. airline unions expressed hope on Thursday that Congress could strike a deal in the coming days that would provide $25 billion to prevent tens of thousands of furloughs on Oct. 1 after the U.S. Treasury chief said he could not act unilaterally to save airline jobs.

A new Democratic-proposed House bill is expected to provide$2.4 trillion in coronavirus relief that would include funds for airlines and restaurants, a congressional aide said, down from $3.4 trillion approved in May. That figure is still far above the $300 billion Senate Republicans backed earlier this month.

While the White House has repeatedly said it would seek executive action to help airlines if Congress failed to pass a deal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress on Thursday he cannot tap unused coronavirus lending authority to provide cash grants to airlines.

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GameStop surges 28% after co-founder of Chewy.com pitches plan to turn it into Amazon rival, report says

The GameStop store sign is seen at its shop in Westminster
  • GameStop surged 28% on Tuesday after a report from Bloomberg detailed a yet-to-be-revealed investment plan for the retailer to expand into ecommerce and rival Amazon.
  • Ryan Cohen, a co-founder of pet supplies ecommerce company Chewy.com, has acquired a near 10% stake in the video-game retailer and is holding talks with the board and several directors, according to Bloomberg.
  • Cohen’s plan is for GameStop to begin selling and quickly shipping “a wide range of merchandise” to its customers, inline with one of Amazon’s core strength.
  • Cohen is willing “to become more involved” in GameStop in order to “produce the best results for all shareholders,” according to a regulatory filing.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

GameStop surged on Tuesday after a report from Bloomberg detailed an investor’s yet to be seen plan to turn the video-game retailer into

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Business booms for Shropshire-based brand designer after good turn

G Sabini-Roberts runs brand design agency Gina.Design, based in Oswestry, and earlier this year offered businesses a free online group challenge to adapt their brand during lockdown, followed by individual video calls at no cost. Around 80 people got involved in the challenge and 30 business owners took up the chance to discuss their brand over a video call.

G also runs a Facebook group to support business owners and entrepreneurs. The Brand Hacks group is a space for questions, conversation and sharing on all things branding where Gina and her co-host, Sarah Raanan, regularly post tips, ideas and other free content.

After a spring and early summer supporting others in such ways, and despite the challenges of the year, Gina.Design has emerged to be more successful than ever. Wife Ruth joined the business a year ago to manage the admin and finance – and seven freelancers and consultants are

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This Deal Helped Turn Google Into an Ad Powerhouse. Is That a Problem?

Google owns the world’s leading search engine, it operates the largest video-hosting service in YouTube, and its popular web browser, email, map and meeting software is used by billions of people.

But its financial heft — the source of nearly all its enormous profits — is advertising. And perhaps no day was more pivotal in transforming Google into a powerhouse across the entire digital advertising industry than April 13, 2007, when the company clinched a deal to buy DoubleClick for $3.1 billion.

The deal turned out to be “a total game changer, a crucial piece in the larger jigsaw puzzle Google put together,” said Timothy Armstrong, a former Google executive who championed the acquisition.

It has also turned out to be a classic example of why a growing number of antitrust experts say lawmakers need to broadly rethink how mergers are regulated when the buyer is a tech company with

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With Plans to Turn Around Fashion Business, Walmart Debuts ‘Elevated’ Men’s and Women’s Brand

Over the past few years, Walmart has ramped up its arsenal of fashion brands in a bid to compete more heavily in the style space and nab a larger share of consumers’ wallets. Today, the big-box giant is doubling down on that goal with the launch of a new men’s and women’s label — developed by an in-house team of designers led by former Bonobox exec Dwight Fenton.

In a statement, the Bentonville, Ark.-based company announced the debut of Free Assembly, touted as a “modern fashion brand that offers elevated style essentials at an incredible value.” The fall line includes more than 30 items for women and 25 pieces for men, each priced between $9 and $45.

“Through our ongoing strategy of expanding our assortment for our customers, we’ve shown that we’re serious about establishing Walmart as a fashion destination,” said Denise Incandela, SVP of Walmart’s women’s group, elevated and

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WWE Reportedly Already Planning A Babyface Turn For Roman Reigns

WWE did the unthinkable when it turned Roman Reigns heel last month, but his stint as a villain may not last very long.

Following Reigns’ shocking move to the dark side at SummerSlam, “The Big Dog” is expected to have a much different relationship with his new manager Paul Heyman than Brock Lesnar does. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t WrestlingNews.co) shed some light on WWE’s plan for Reigns and his pairing with Heyman: “Dave Meltzer reported in this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter that the idea is that since everyone knew that Lesnar was everyone’s mercenary and was also friends with Heyman, WWE wants fans to know that there is no friendship between Reigns and Heyman…The idea for their storyline is that it is Reigns

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5 Business Ideas, You Can Turn into Business for Less Than $1,000

What Market Research Can Do For Your Business

Business ideas are born on a daily basis in our heads with many possible failure scenarios for failure. You are not the only person that has become a victim of your own brain. It does not mean that, you cannot do this, it simply means that, you are afraid to go out of your comfortable zone that you are used to. I quit my job for instance, because I believe in what I do. Thousands of people are considering starting a business every day. However, they all face the same problems. The first major problem, which I believe is the biggest dream breaker is the lack of confidence. The second major problem is that some people do not believe in themselves.

You might be sat thinking there, well that is it? Is it that easy to start a business? What about the initial investment? I want to ask you back,

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Philippines: Covid-19 cases surge past 260,000 as Filipinos turn to online businesses

MANILA, Sept 13 (Xinhua): The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 261,216 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,372 new cases on Sunday.

The DOH said that the number of recoveries also rose to 207,568 after 20,472 more patients recovered.

The DOH added that 79 more patients died, bringing the death toll to 4,371.

Metro Manila topped the five regions or provinces with the highest number of daily confirmed cases reported on Sunday at 1,307, followed by Cavite province, south of Manila, 240; Laguna province, south of Manila, 207; Negros Occidental province in the central Philippines, 199; and Bulacan province, north of Manila, 145.

According to the DOH, the country’s 121 Covid-19 laboratories have tested over 2.89 million people so far.

Meanwhile, the government announced that the social media is now a market place that caters to people that prefer shopping from the comfort of

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A Hotel Left a Card in the Bathroom Explaining How to Turn on the Shower. Why You Should Adopt this Customer Success Strategy



A Hotel Left a Card in the Bathroom Explaining How to Turn on the Shower. Why You Should Adopt this Customer Success Strategy


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A Hotel Left a Card in the Bathroom Explaining How to Turn on the Shower. Why You Should Adopt this Customer Success Strategy

Sometimes the value you provide in the supporting elements of your customer experience will be what your customers remember and appreciate most.

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Your customers’ success plays a major role in your ability to earn their loyalty. Whenever they have a good experience getting the results they desire using your products and services, they are much more likely to make repeat purchases and recommend you to their friends.

But far too many brands miss the opportunity to add elements to their customer journey that support their customers in being successful in achieving their goals. As a result, their customers are frustrated, their customer service and support costs increase, and there aren’t as many brand testimonials as there could be.

Content is a smart

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Is Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Likely To Turn Things Around?

If you’re not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an eye out for. Ideally, a business will show two trends; firstly a growing return on capital employed (ROCE) and secondly, an increasing amount of capital employed. Basically this means that a company has profitable initiatives that it can continue to reinvest in, which is a trait of a compounding machine. Having said that, from a first glance at Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) we aren’t jumping out of our chairs at how returns are trending, but let’s have a deeper look.

Return On Capital Employed (ROCE): What is it?

Just to clarify if you’re unsure, ROCE is a metric for evaluating how much pre-tax income (in percentage terms) a company earns on the capital invested in its business. To calculate this metric for Central Garden & Pet,

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