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OCT 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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This Is What Happens When You Don't Shop For A Year

Would you stop shopping for year? Artist Sarah Lazarovic did and the result was her new book A Bunch Of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy, which gives us the lowdown on why we need to spend our money wisely... and reconsider those impulse buys. While Lazarovic resisted window-shopping and the evil "rabbit hole" of Pinterest, the author curbed the ...

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OCT 24, 2014 - Washington Business Journal

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How Relias Learning pulled off its $549M exit

$540 million. "It's a good deal for them," laughs Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning, which was purchased this week by private equity firm Bertelsmann this week for the mammoth sum. It was Bertelsmann's biggest purchase in the United States since taking over Random House in 1998. To get that top-dollar sum, it took three years of top-notch growth, Triandiflou ...

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OCT 22, 2014 - TheStreet

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Hachette's Problems Deepen as Simon & Schuster Inks Amazon Deal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Book publisher Hachette could face problems recruiting and retaining authors if its dispute with Amazon.com continues to drag on. Amazon has been battling with Hachette over whoacontrols the price and revenue share of e-books. The conflict was brought into sharp relief this week when Amazon signed a multiyear deal with Hachette rival Simon & Schuster, a ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Independent Publisher McSweeney's To Go Nonprofit, Which Is Great For Publishing

The announcement on Thursday that independent publisher McSweeney’s plans to become a nonprofit inevitably carried a note of gloom. Though described as “very good news,” it’s clear that financial struggles played a large part in the decision; Buzzfeed highlighted founder Dave Eggers’ remark that “every year it gets just a little harder to be an independent publisher.” Such a public ...

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OCT 15, 2014 - Zero Hedge

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This Time 'Is' Different - For The First Time In 25-Years The Wall Street Gamblers Are Home Alone

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The last time the stock market reached a fevered peak and began to wobble unexpectedly was August 2007. The proximate catalyst back then was the sudden recognition that the subprime mortgage problem was not contained at all, as Bernanke had proclaimed six months earlier. The evidence was the surprise announcement by the monster of ...

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