Drink Starbucks? Wake Up And Smell The Chemicals!

By Food Babe Last week, I posted a new investigation into the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latte and exposed how Starbucks makes it difficult for its customers to know what they are drinking. This is because: Starbucks doesn’t publish the ingredients online. Starbucks doesn’t publish the allergen information online. Starbucks is inconsistent. We were given slightly different ingredients depending on who we spoke to at Starbucks. I also broke down the complete list of ingredients Read more [...]

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Updates: Black Friday from start to finish

Black Friday is underway across America. Millions of people left their dinner tables early on Thanksgiving in an attempt to cash in on great savings at major retail stores and malls. Do you take part in Black Friday shopping? By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Before some people opened their eyes, Black Friday was already well underway. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey Read more [...]

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6 smart productivity strategies for business travelers

Just because business travelers are out of office, doesn't mean they're not at work. According to Expedia, 39% of business travelers say they spend more time working on the road than they do in the office. That statistic was likely much smaller a decade ago, when Wi-Fi was less prevalent and smartphones were in their infancy. See also: Travel Tips: How to Work and Relax While You Fly Today, however, business travelers have become adept at setting up mobile offices on the fly — whether Read more [...]

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Small businesses share holiday optimism

Small businesses are more optimistic this holiday season, according a survey from American Express, and many of them plan to pass the success onto their employees.

The survey found 47 percent of small businesses surveyed expect strong holiday sales this year, up from 30 percent last year.

Forty-two percent of owners say they plan to give their staff year-end bonuses, up from 27 percent last year. And 44 percent will throw a holiday party, up from 32 percent last year.

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