China Hires Influencers to Boost Its Image Before 2022 Winter Olympics

Chinese officials have hired a US-based media firm to help promote China and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Vippi Media signed a $300,000 deal to employ influencers to create content across TikTok, Instagram, and Twitch. The contract comes amid complicated bilateral relations between the US and China over human rights issues. Loading Something is loading. The Chinese government is turning…

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McIntire Florist to operate under new ownership after 90 years in business | Mid-Missouri News

FULTON — Since 1932, McIntire Florist has served Fulton residents in need of floral arrangements."A beautiful, mixed, colorful arrangement is Fulton's go-to bouquet," Sara Beth McIntire-Clapp said.Four generations of the McIntire family owned and operated the store, which has been located on the corner of St. Louis Ave. and Market St. off Business Highway 54 since 1946. Robert McIntire, who…

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As kashrut reform takes hold, businesses put their money where the mouths are

When the first phase of the government’s overhaul of the kosher certification industry came into effect earlier this month, restauranteur Dan Male didn’t pay much attention, as the planned changes won’t affect Angelica, the kosher chef restaurant he runs in Jerusalem. “We’ve had kosher supervision from the Jerusalem rabbinate for more than 10 years,” said Male. “We’ll stick with the…

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96th and Meridian development concerns business owners

The plan includes new apartments, a hotel, parking garage and other businesses. INDIANAPOLIS — A new development could be coming to 96th and North Meridian streets, however, business owners and neighbors have real concerns. It's been all the talk inside Daddy Jack's.  "I found out through my customers, which I wasn't too crazy about," Jim Thompson said. Thompson's loyal customers…

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Only Infrastructure May Set Back Biden

A great team building icebreaker is to divide the room into several teams and have each person say a number, and as they say a number they form a group of the same number.business insider cost of brexitBuilding critical thinking approaches, skills and processes into the structure of a business is an imperative of high performance, at both the individual…

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How to assess and strengthen the health of your business – TechCrunch

Karen Peacock Contributor Understanding the health of your business starts with customer focus: Are you providing breakthrough value to your customers? Is it value that’s so far above and beyond other solutions that it’s worth a prospective customer’s time and effort to switch to you? Is it value that’s so clearly and increasingly a step ahead that they won’t consider…

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New York Business Owners Sidestep Billions in Federal Taxes With State’s Help

New York business owners are saving billions of dollars in taxes by using a state-approved system for sidestepping the $10,000 federal cap on state and local tax deductions.Owners of closely held businesses paid the state $11 billion in pass-through entity taxes by the end of 2021, according to the state’s Department of Tax and Finance. Pass-through businesses usually don’t pay…

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