Chase axes perk from its Sapphire Reserve card—why your issuer could do the same

Issuers are quietly scaling back some of their perks after the fanfare surrounding their cards’ release Price protection can help consumers save big, especially on pricey items. Price protection can help consumers save big, especially on pricey items. Chase’s Sapphire Reserve card just got a little less generous. Chase JPM+1.94% is no longer offering price […]

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‘We’re in a bind’: Ad agencies see freelancer rates rise quickly

California agencies are starting to feel stifled by a new ruling that makes it harder to classify a freelancer as a freelancer, but there’s another issue ad agencies face: rising freelancer rates. Agencies are finding that freelancers are becoming costlier as project-based work becomes the cornerstone of agency work. The rising freelancer costs can be seen across […]

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Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR

On the first day of GDPR enforcement, Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of coercing users into sharing personal data. The lawsuits, which seek to fine Facebook 3.9 billion and Google 3.7 billion euro (roughly $8.8 billion in dollars), were filed by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, […]

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Why It Makes Perfect Sense for Netflix and Amazon to Buy Up Movie Theaters

It’s time for some M&A in the theater space. Netflix (NFLX – Get Report) reportedly has shown interest in buying movie theaters. It makes perfect sense. Netflix, or Action Alerts Plus holdingAmazon (AMZN – Get Report) , will buy a national chain of movie theaters, busting the entire tickets, concessions, new movie release paradigm. The theater is not dead, it […]

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6 Cannabis Industry Trends Shaping the Future of Pot

One trend the cannabis industry should anticipate is the arrival of large-scale traditional agriculture in the growing scene. Photo Claire Benjamin ECONOMICS 6 Cannabis Industry Trends Shaping the Future of Pot Cannabis industry trends aren’t always easy to pin down in the fast-changing climate of legalized cannabis. These six trends, however, are supported by a […]

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How Blockchain Will Disrupt the Future of Social Media Influencers

Opinion: Consumers will be rewarded with transparency and genuine content By Segun Onibalusi Blockchain will put an end to the problematic advertising revenue issues for influencers ikachan999/iStock Are you ready to find out how blockchain, the emerging digital currency, is set to rock the world of social media influencers? Before we go any further, consider this: Influencers […]

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25 Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Small Business More Profitable

Small businesses can struggle with profitability for a number of different reasons. They keep prices too low. They focus more on big picture ideas than real consumers. They have way, way too many expenses. The list goes on and on. But even if your business doesn’t make a lot of money early on, the goal […]

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10 Expert Secrets to Small Business Success

There is no secret to running a successful business. It takes hard work, intelligence and plenty of smart strategies. However, getting input from experts can certainly help. Here are some secrets and tips from members of the online small business community to help you start and grow a successful business. Run a Successful Ecommerce Business […]

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Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

Some potential buyers of Tesla’s long-delayed Model 3 sedan are concerned that they will miss out on big federal tax breaks and are looking for alternatives, including General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Chevrolet Bolt, according to postings by would-be Tesla buyers on websites and interviews with GM dealers. Last week Tesla told some holders of Model […]

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