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Scribd's Quest To Be “The Netflix Of Reading” Is Finally Paying Off - Fast Company


Fast Company

Scribd's Quest To Be “The Netflix Of Reading” Is Finally Paying Off
Fast Company
Even if Scribd's Netflix-like ambitions appeal to book lovers, they could pose future challenges, says Robbie Kellman Baxter, a business consultant and author of the 2015 book The Membership Economy. As a small player compared to Amazon, Scribd may be ...

Republican Senate candidate clients included Pritzker Group - Herald & Review


Herald & Review

Republican Senate candidate clients included Pritzker Group
Herald & Review
Nicholson is running against Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the primary, with the winner taking on Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Nicholson works as a business consultant for the Chicago firm ghSMART. He reported income from the Pritzker ...

$32K fine for ex-utilities commissioner lobbying colleagues - Beloit Daily News


Beloit Daily News

$32K fine for ex-utilities commissioner lobbying colleagues
Beloit Daily News
They paid her $201,500 as she attempted to influence commissioners and employees of the troubled California Public Utilities Commission, but she failed to register as a lobbyist or file lobbying reports from 2012 through 2014. Kennedy was Davis' deputy ...

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Alera Group acquires Spring Consulting - Business Insurance


Business Insurance

Alera Group acquires Spring Consulting
Business Insurance
Alera, which was formed in December 2016, said Spring Consulting provides strategic and technical employee benefit consulting, brokerage and actuarial services to employers; strategy and product development advice to insurance and financial ...

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Secret recordings prompt calls to investigate fairness of bidding for ... - Press Herald


Press Herald

Secret recordings prompt calls to investigate fairness of bidding for ...
Press Herald
The university system is likely to examine revelations in a Press Herald report that suggest a university official improperly influenced the competition for a deal potentially worth more than $100 million. By Tux TurkelStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter ...

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Business consultant announces plans to run against Rep. Norm Johnson - Yakima Herald-Republic


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Business consultant announces plans to run against Rep. Norm Johnson
Yakima Herald-Republic
WHITE SALMON — A White Salmon consultant has announced she will challenge State Rep. Norm Johnson in this year's election. Sasha Bentley, 30, said she filed her candidacy as a Democrat with the state Public Disclosure Commission, but not with the ...

ANNA SMITH: Female entrepeneurs find their voice - The Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian

ANNA SMITH: Female entrepeneurs find their voice
The Bakersfield Californian
10, businesses in downtown's newly dubbed Eastchester neighborhood (as this column, as well as The Californian's Steven Mayer, have previously described) will take part in the quickly growing Second Saturday gathering. (This is the fifth event.) Second ...

Iran says US jailing of consultant part of 'psychological warfare' - Business Insider


Business Insider

Iran says US jailing of consultant part of 'psychological warfare'
Business Insider
LONDON (Reuters) - The United States' jailing of a former consultant to Iran's mission to the United Nations is part of a campaign of "psychological warfare", Iran said on Monday. Ahmad Sheikhzadeh, an Iran-born U.S. citizen, was sentenced to three ...

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William Bain Jr., 80, Business Consultant and Romney Mentor, Dies - New York Times


New York Times

William Bain Jr., 80, Business Consultant and Romney Mentor, Dies
New York Times
William W. Bain Jr., who founded the business consulting firm Bain & Company and was an early mentor to Mitt Romney, died on Tuesday at his home in Naples, Fla. He was 80. His wife, Ann Dean Bain, said the cause was complications of Alzheimer's disease ...

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