Changes are in store for two of the Twin Towns Area’s supermarkets. Econofoods, Wahpeton, has entered into an agreement to purchase Jubilee Foods, Breckenridge, Minnesota. The purchase is expected to be complete before the end of the year, said Barry Bowar, vice president of operations for Lueken’s
Socially-Responsible Investing: Earn Better Returns From Good Companies
Sustainable investing is an opportunity to make money and make a difference in the world. Many people still feel like they have to choose between their money and their values.
They still think about the way sustainable investing used to be, and they could be missing out on
Sedentary behavior increases risk of death for frail, inactive adults
Sedentary behaviours are associated with adverse health outcomes in middle-aged and older adults, even among those who exercise. We examined whether the degree of frailty affects the association between sedentary behaviours and higher risk of mortality.
RESULTS: We found that for people with low levels of frailty (frailty
Student loan debt: Why employers may want to help pay off college loans
Employers eager to recruit and retain skilled workers in a tight labor market have about 1.34 trillion reasons to expand their benefits package to include assistance in helping employees repay their student loans.
That's the mountain of student loan debt being carried on the financial shoulders of 44
Relatively little is know about how Americans view their workplace, despite its major role in their lives. One of the most in-depth surveys ever done on the topic finds that the American workplace is physically
Silicon Valley technology has been unkind to traditional middlemen. Streaming music punished the record industry. Netflix killed video stores. Life has become harder for intermediaries such as travel agents and stockbrokers.
Changes are in store for two of the Twin Towns Area’s supermarkets. Econofoods, Wahpeton, has entered into an agreement to purchase Jubilee Foods, Breckenridge, Minnesota. The purchase is expected to be complete before the end
Modern Times Beer made a big splash on the craft beer scene when it launched in 2013. Located in San Francisco and founded by a former Stone Brewing Co. employee, the brewery’s first year was highlighted by a
For shareholders looking to exit from their companies, many challenges arise in finding the right buyer on the right terms, whilst continuing to operate the business throughout a sale process which may or may not
It is easy to dismiss social impact as the latest CSR fashion: valuable in marketing to socially aware millennials and in staff recruitment, certainly, but difficult to adopt into a business in any material way.
Drier soils and reduced water flow in rural areas but more intense rainfall that overwhelms infrastructure and causes flooding and stormwater overflow in urban centres. That’s the finding of an exhaustive global analysis of the world’s
AMHERST, Mass. – Today, banks are increasingly using software to decide who will get a loan, courts to judge who should be denied bail, and hospitals to choose treatments for patients. These uses of software
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youth spend less time in their neighborhoods if area residents have a high fear of crime, according to a new study that used smartphones to track kids’ whereabouts. Researchers found that adolescents
Sedentary behaviours are associated with adverse health outcomes in middle-aged and older adults, even among those who exercise. We examined whether the degree of frailty affects the association between sedentary behaviours and higher risk of
A father-son research partnership has found that athletic prowess could be related to the length of your fingers. Grant Tomkinson, a professor of kinesiology and public health education department at the University of North Dakota,
Sustainable investing is an opportunity to make money and make a difference in the world. Many people still feel like they have to choose between their money and their values. They still think about the
Tata Trusts, philanthropic arm of Tata group, is looking to raise funds to invest in social sector startupsin the next few months. A top executive of the agency told ET that after incubating and investing in 15
Massive venture capital investments in food make for a steady stream of splashy, dramatic headlines. Juicero raises $120 million; reporters discover you can “juice” their product without the help of the $400 machine. Hampton Creek raises $220
Financial Wellness (also on sister website PFEEF.org)
Employers eager to recruit and retain skilled workers in a tight labor market have about 1.34 trillion reasons to expand their benefits package to include assistance in helping employees repay their student loans. That's the
Workers throughout the United States are struggling with managing their finances, and that stress could spill into their company’s bottom lines. According to a recent survey by Mercer, employers could lose up to $250 billion
Employees distracted by financial pressures cost companies in several ways, and the impact on business revenue is quite severe. Heightened levels of anxiety hurt morale and prevent workers from producing at maximum efficiency. Medical expenses
As President Donald Trump's trip to Arizona is certain to demonstrate, immigration remains one of the most polarizing issues in American politics. But the central political fault line around the dispute follows a surprising path.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil on Monday floated a proposal to cede control of the country's biggest power utility, Eletrobras, in the boldest privatization yet by a government struggling to close a record budget deficit, sending Eletrobras' shares soaring in after-market trading.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Tuesday it had started an in-depth investigation of Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto , saying it was worried about competition in pesticide and seeds markets.
DETROIT/SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor plans to launch a pickup truck in the United States as part of a broader plan to catch up with a shift away from sedans in one of the Korean automaker's most important markets, a senior company executive told Reuters.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Tuesday as investors picked up beaten-down stocks following a turbulent two weeks, while awaiting the annual central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole later this week.
CHICAGO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Nestle SA , Unilever Plc , Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Ray Dalio, who has been expressing concerns about President Donald Trump in recent months, said on Monday he was cutting some of his exposure during a time of...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state's campaign to fight diabetes.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has granted Pfizer Inc a patent for its powerful pneumonia vaccine Prevenar 13, in a blow to some health groups that said this would put the treatment out of reach of thousands in poorer nations.
(Reuters) - The chief executive of Philip Morris International said he was "extremely encouraged" by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent proposal to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes and nudge smokers toward less harmful alternatives such as e-cigarettes.
(Reuters) - A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.