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Why The American Leather Industry Is Having A Tough Time

7 hours ago   |   NPR

The leather industry hit a peak in 2014. Retailers were forced to find cheaper, artificial alternatives. Now, leather is struggling to regain the market share it lost. The...
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Recycling robots raise millions from top venture firms to rescue an industry in turmoil

Recycling robots raise millions from top venture firms to rescue an industry in turmoil

7 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

The problem of how to find the potential treasure trove hidden in millions of pounds of trash is getting a high-tech answer as investors funnel $16 million into the recycling...
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Lyft is ceasing scooter operations in six cities and laying off 20 employees

8 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

In an industry where unit economics and rider utilization are key to running a profitable business, perhaps it's better to cut your losses early on. Lyft notified employees...
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John L. Scott Real Estate Names New Vice President of Operations

8 hours ago   |   RIS Media

John L. Scott Real Estate has brought on Duane Giglia as the company's vice president of Operations. Giglia brings more than 30 years of experience to the role, which oversees...
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Allied Title & Escrow Partners With Earnnest to Digitize Earnest Money Deposits

8 hours ago   |   RIS Media

Allied Title & Escrow has partnered with Earnnest to be the first title company in the region offering digital transfers of earnest money deposits through Earnnest's innovative...
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NAR Talks to the C-Suite: How Are Brokerages Tackling Disruption?

NAR Talks to the C-Suite: How Are Brokerages Tackling Disruption?

8 hours ago   |   RIS Media

It's no secret: The industry is changing, and it's changing quickly. The word disruption is tossed around on a daily basis. But what does it actually mean for those practicing...
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Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® Continues Growth and Innovation

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® Continues Growth and Innovation

8 hours ago   |   RIS Media

To say it's been a busy year for Pillar To Post Home Inspectors is to understate the year 2019 for the Tampa-based company. Aside from celebrating its 25th anniversary in...
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It's time to lean out: An open letter to men in leadership

8 hours ago   |   Inman

After attending the California Association of Realtors' WomanUp! conference, luxury real estate specialist Chris Pollinger calls on the industry to focus on better recognizing...
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The worst retail fails and controversies of 2019, so far

The worst retail fails and controversies of 2019, so far

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Since the start of 2019, numerous brands have faced fails and controversies . Online retailer Boohoo , for example, was accused by shoppers of having models wear fake baby...
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Prosper, a pioneer in consumer lending, has held talks to sound out potential buyers

Prosper, a pioneer in consumer lending, has held talks to sound out potential buyers

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

San Francisco-based Prosper Marketplace, the first peer-to-peer lender in what later became an entirely new industry, has been exploring a sale, according to people familiar...
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Baker Mayfield rips teammate Myles Garrett for hitting Mason Rudolph in head...

Baker Mayfield rips teammate Myles Garrett for hitting Mason Rudolph in head with his helmet

Thursday night's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns ended in a brutal brawl when Myles Garrett struck Mason Rudolph with his own helmet. After the game... Read more ...

Consumer Reports puts Tesla Model 3, Model S back on its recommended list...

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Amazon just made its first official challenge to Microsoft's $10 billion...

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Google's regulatory headaches just got worse as the probe by 48 states...

Google's regulatory headaches just got worse as the probe by 48 states expands to include Android and search

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Michael Bloomberg's past comments about women and rape will likely haunt him on the 2020 campaign trail

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York Mayor who is poised to enter the presidential race, has made offensive comments about women in the past. Bloomberg has long... Read more ...

One service allows investors to buy and sell shares of classic cars. These...

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Brokerage firm Rally is among the new crop of businesses splitting collectibles into tradable shares , and most of its top-performing car "stocks" boast greater returns than... Read more ...

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Trade wars have big impacts on tech companies. Here's why you should follow the relationship closely

By Jim Iuorio for CME Group Over the past two years, the Unites States trading relationship with China has been a major market risk. What began as a discussion quickly... Read more ...

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You can change your Apple Watch to military time in the Watch app on your iPhone . Only digital-style watch faces will show the 24-hour clock for military time on an Apple... Read more ...