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    1. In the age of Amazon, an entrepreneur explains what will make us want to go to the store

      In the age of Amazon, an entrepreneur explains what will make us want to go to the store

      Rachel Shechtman has retail in her blood. Her mother was in the gourmet food business and her grandparents and great grandparents owned a fabric store. In 2011, Shechtman launched her own rotating shop in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. STORY, her business, is entirely reinvented every three to eight weeks like a gallery, has a point of view like a magazine and sells things like a store. When we visited, the theme was Fresh STORY, a collaboration with Jet.com to promote fresh food. We spoke to Shechtman for our Making Sen$e segment about how shifting consumer habits are forcing stores to either transform or perish.

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    2. How GOP health bill could dramatically change lives of small business employees, Medicaid recipients

      How GOP health bill could dramatically change lives of small business employees, Medicaid recipients

      How will the Republican health care plan affect insurance coverage and costs if the Affordable Care Act replacement becomes law? We share stories of Americans likely to be affected, beginning with a small business owner and her employees, as well as an ...

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    3. Presidential campaigns likely to shift focus to small business owners

      Presidential campaigns likely to shift focus to small business owners

      Expect more talk about small business issues like taxes and regulations as the post-convention presidential campaigns intensify, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton trying to woo entrepreneurs and show they know what company owners need.

      It’s a perennial issue the way education and jobs are – part of the rhetoric designed to appeal to voters’ emotions, says David Primo, a professor of political science and business administration at the University of Rochester.

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    4. Small businesses increasingly turn to online lenders when banks bail

      Small businesses increasingly turn to online lenders when banks bail

      Soon after opening DJ’s Delights, a deli in the New Jersey shore town of Asbury Park, co-owners Ron Wendolowski and DJ Presto realized they needed to upgrade kitchen equipment. And they figured they could easily get a small business loan of about $6,000 dollars to do that.

      But when Wendolowski – who manages the books – tried going to a bank in 2010, he quickly found out it was going to be anything but easy.

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    5. Entrepreneur Offers India's Aboriginal Children Opportunity to Attend School - Pbs NewsHour

      Entrepreneur Offers India's Aboriginal Children Opportunity to Attend School - Pbs NewsHour
      Entrepreneur Offers India's Aboriginal Children Opportunity to Attend SchoolPBS NewsHourIn eastern India, 18,000 extremely poor children from tribal communities attend a school that offers an opportunity to transform their lives. In partnership with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports ...and more »
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    6. Bank of America Adds Monthly Debit Card Fee, Risking Public Ire

      Listen to the Audio JEFFREY BROWN: Big banks and the question of their profits have been the source of plenty of public anger since the beginning of the financial crisis. Now new fees for consumers are putting them in the spotlight again. Swiping a debit card is about to get more expensive for tens of millions of Americans. The biggest bank in the country, Bank of America, says it will tack on a ...
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