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DTF? The Chicago Transit Authority isn’t – Marketing/media News

[ad_1] The Chicago Transit Authority is not DTF. The CTA, which runs the city’s ‘L’ trains and busses, has refused to run an ad campaign by OKCupid that has some fun with the phrase, which stands for down to, well . . . you know. Or as Wiktionary defines it, “willing to engage in casual sex without necessarily seeking that in particular.” The dating app debuted the campaign by Wieden & Kennedy New York in January. Print, online and out-of-home…

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Papa John’s Scraps Founder John Schnatter From Branding

[ad_1] July 13, 2018 5:51 p.m. ET Papa John’s will stop using John Schnatter’s image in its marketing and branding efforts, a move meant to distance the pizza chain from its founder after it was reported that he used inappropriate language. For years, the company has used Mr. Schnatter in television commercials and featured him in some of its logos. That strategy was upended this week, after Forbes reported Mr. Schnatter used a racial slur and other inflammatory language during…

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Down to Business: Making sweet music with guitars

[ad_1] Business: Fat Cat Custom Guitars & Repair Address: 57 Douglas Ave., Elgin Contact info: www.facebook.com/FatCatCustomGuitars/; 847-888-0000 Owners: Scott Bond and Kate Darling Bond Years in business: 14 What does this business do? “I create hand-built custom electric guitars, do acoustic and electric guitar repair and customization, and sell guitar supplies and accessories,” said Scott Bond. What was the impetus for starting this business? “I’ve been playing guitar since 1985 and have always been mechanically inclined. Over the years as…

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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) CEO Timothy Sloan on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

[ad_1] Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call July 13, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives John Shrewsberry – Senior EVP & CFO Timothy Sloan – CEO, President & Director John Campbell – Head, IR Analysts John McDonald – Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Betsy Graseck – Morgan Stanley Robert Siefers – Sandler O’Neill + Partners Erika Najarian – Bank of America Merrill Lynch Saul Martinez – UBS Investment Bank Brian Kleinhanzl – KBW John Pancari – Evercore…

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Finance Minister accuses former president of spreading lies about the fuel price revisions

[ad_1] * Finance Minister accuses former president of spreading lies about the fuel price revisions Sat, Jul 14, 2018, 12:25 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. July 13, Colombo: Former president and finance minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is making false allegations and spreading lies about fuel price hike to mislead the people, said Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera at a media briefing held in Colombo today (13). The Finance Minister today challenged the former…

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Retail Imports to Set New Record This Month as Consumers Spend and Tariffs Take Effect

[ad_1] United States : Retail Imports to Set New Record This Month as Consumers Spend and Tariffs Take Effect Jul 13, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) — Driven by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, imports at the nations major retail container ports are expected to set a new record this month even though new tariffs on goods from China just took effect, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation…

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Richard Elden, Innovative Hedge Fund Investor, Is Dead at 84

[ad_1] Besides his son, Mr. Elden is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gail; his daughter, Cindy Elden; and his sister, Joan Feitler. Richard Elden was born on Aug. 2, 1933, in Chicago. His father, Abe, worked in the financial division of Esquire Inc., the media company best known for its men’s magazines. His mother, Vera, was a homemaker and the sister of David Smart, Esquire’s publisher. Mr. Elden worked on the student newspaper at Northwestern University, where he…

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Radio Romania International – July 13, 2018 UPDATE

[ad_1] VENICE COMMISSION – The Venice Commission on Friday presented its preliminary report on the modifications brought to the justice laws in Romania, following notifications filed by the Romanian President and the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly Monitoring Committee. The report urges Bucharest authorities to reexamine the manner in which high-ranking prosecutors are appointed and dismissed, including by revising key provisions in the Constitution, in the sense of ensuring neutral procedures that should maintain the role of the country’s president…

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Debra Montgomery joins Union Bank Private Mortgage Division as Pacific Northwest Region Manager

[ad_1] Debra Montgomery Joins Union Bank as Managing Director SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 – Union Bank today announced that Debra Montgomery has joined the bank as Managing Director, Pacific Northwest Region Manager for the Private Mortgage Division of Union Bank Home Loans. Montgomery will manage the team of Private Mortgage consultants who specialize in offering home lending products and services to the bank’s Private Bank clients and prospects. She is based in the Bellevue office and reports to William (Bill)…

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VBS: Ernest Nesane has resigned – PIC – NEWS & ANALYSIS

[ad_1] Executive Head for Legal Counsel, Governance and Compliance had served on bank’s board PIC Executive Head resigns, forensic investigator to be appointed on VBS Bank investment PRETORIA – The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) this morning informed its Board of Directors that the Executive Head for Legal Counsel, Governance and Compliance, Mr Ernest Nesane, has resigned. His resignation takes immediate effect and has duly been accepted by the PIC. Mr Nesane testified before the forensic investigation into VBS Mutual Bank earlier…

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Grateful Bread Company Relaunches After Temporary Labor Shortage Causes Closure

[ad_1] Last month, Grateful Bread Company founder Jeff Cleary closed up shop because he was down to four employees, when his wholesale bakery normally takes close to twenty bakers to run efficiently and service the many hotel and restaurant accounts he has built up over the years. Grateful Bread’s Saturday retail shop, at 429 Violet Street in Golden, had ceased operations earlier in the spring for the same reason. But Cleary has spent the intervening weeks hiring and training a…

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Rollovers as Business Startups: Is a ROBS Your Best Funding Option?

[ad_1] ROBS: What Are Rollovers as Business Startups? Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS) let you use $50,000 or more from your 401(k) or IRA to start, acquire, or grow a business. ROBS offers debt-free business financing, but you run the risk of losing retirement savings if the business fails. The setup involves creation of a C-corp and a retirement plan which funds the C-corp by purchasing stock. You often read in the news that Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement.…

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The Life of a Social Media Editor

[ad_1] The Life of a Social Media Editor Social media jobs get a bizarre rep. Sometimes the work is perceived as fun, sometimes too easy, and sometimes downright mindless. Thanks to branded accounts like Wendy’s and MoonPie redefining the level of sass that a brand is allowed to bring to the internet, social media managers are often viewed as comical. What people often don’t consider about social media editors is the time it takes to respond to consumers who live…

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