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Americans Gain Easier & Expanded Access to Premium Dutch Cheeses

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Cheese-loving turophiles and wine-loving oenophiles can rejoice amid the recent announcement that global dairy giant Dutch Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., among the largest dairy companies in the world, has acquired U.S. based importer and marketer Jana Foods. While this development is certainly a boon for both companies and represents forward momentum of FrieslandCampina’s reported investment growth […]

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Original Soupman Reinforces NYC Roots, Delighting Locals, Travelers

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New York, N.Y. Ever since the phrase “No Soup For You!” was coined on the NBC sitcom “Seinfeld” back in the mid 90’s, The Original Soupman has endured not only as a cultural icon, but a culinary one as well. Over two decades later, this New York City-born food brand has again turned its attentions […]

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Garden Lites Celebrates Fresh Culinary Approach with New Line

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New York, N.Y. Amid the imminent New Year as throngs will collectively commit to eating more nutritiously, whether as part of a weight-loss resolution endeavor or to enjoy a healthier lifestyle overall, one company—Garden Lites—has set its sights on helping folks achieve those goals—one tasty veggie at a time. This decidedly plant-forward firm is downright […]

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Inspired Innovations Exemplifying Hot Tech Trends

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A fresh New Year is upon us, and with it comes an array of innovations across multiple consumer product categories and sectors—from audio to beauty, fashion and self-care to security-minded hardware to killer kitchenware—and much in between. With reports citing that 2019 will be a pivotal year for consumer technology, here’s a look at some […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts, Gets & Getaways

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As much as holiday shopping is a thrill-filled function, it can also overwhelm amid the glut of retail marketing messages asserting deals, steals and grand gifting opportunities galore. With so much to choose from, here’s a short list of a few tried-and-true gifts, gets and getaways that are well-suited for a holiday spending spree. ***** […]

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Five Must-Visit Southwest Vacation Destinations

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Whether for a stress-relieving holiday getaway or vacation in the New Year, or for experiential gift-giving targeted to those on your “nice list,” travel is top of mind for many this time of year. With that in mind, I wanted to share a collection of my top travel picks of late in the American southwest […]

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Autobiography Turned Film: Defying the Odds, Forgotten Boy Triumphs

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::: Hope for the Holidays: December 1st digital release of the USA Today Best Selling Memoir, “A Chance in the World,” reveals how lauded global executive Steve Pemberton’s disturbing, tremendously moving and highly inspirational story of persistence and perseverance has resulted in a legendary corporate executive career and ‘paying it forward’ advocacy work for kids […]

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Surprising Way Customer-Centric Antifragility Helps Companies Safeguard Against Inevitable Future Uncertainties

::: How supply chains—and other organizational systems—can move beyond resiliency and achieve true ‘antifragility’ in order to meet modern challenges and expectations ::: The convergence of social and demographic trends, consumer behavior and new technologies like the blockchain, mobility and various facets of “the cloud” are continually re-shaping mission-critical business areas across industries, and the […]

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At the U.N.: ‘As a Young Global Leader; I am Servant of My People’

Filmmaker On Why Young Global Leadership is Critical Today 

Son of Immigrants Pursues American Dream as well as Education Equity

Chicago Furniture Bank Founder on Young Global Leadership

First “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards Winners Announced for Soirée

As World Continues to Divide, Young Global Leadership Critical