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What’s the Difference Between Buying ‘Made in the USA’ and Buying From Local Businesses? You wouldn’t be alone if you thought that buying from local stores was synonymous with supporting American-made goods — but that’s not always the case. Though being conscious of supporting small businesses is important, here’s how you can tell the difference
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The capsicum season in Poland has kicked off, which means the green peppers are now available for export. According to one exporter, they’ll have to wait a little while longer for the red and yellow colored peppers to arrive on the market. Prices are slightly higher than last year, but still competitive compared to the
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This is the seventh in a series created by a partnership between Baptist News Global and the Campbell University Center for Church and Community. Each month’s columns explore one of the seven types of capital described in the Community Capitals Framework developed by Flora, Flora and Gasteyer. A painting by Bernardo Strozzi (circa 1625) titled “St. Lawrence Distributing
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CHICAGO, July 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported its Q2 and June 2021 market statistics, showing it reached average daily volume (ADV) of 18.4 million contracts for both the second quarter and the month of June. Market statistics are available in greater detail at https://cmegroupinc.gcs-web.com/monthly-volume. Q2
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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process. Curved treadmills are an alternative to standard treadmills and provide an aerobic workout. These treadmills do not need electricity to work. Curved treadmills are nonmotorized devices featuring a
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A woman checks her phone as passengers arrive at the Beijing Railway Station in central Beijing, China February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo BEIJING, July 2 (Reuters) – China’s market regulator issued draft rules on Friday to punish illegal pricing activities, including heavy subsidies and the practice by online platforms of charging different prices based
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Key Takeaways: Brands have continued to tap C-pop power by appointing more Chinese idols as ambassadors. While China’s fandom culture can create tremendous business value for luxury brands, it could also lead to erratic fan behavior that hampers brand PR agendas. To navigate China’s unpredictable C-pop fan economy, brands must practice due diligence, understand C-pop’s
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Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is working to hire a new company under an even pricier contract to take over its contact tracing program
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If you suffer from anxiety, feel extra stressed (who doesn’t lately?) or you’re simply looking for a better night’s sleep, a weighted blanket could be a good place to start. Weighted blankets aren’t just cozy, they’re functional too. The best weighted blankets put the right amount of extra weight on your body to simulate light
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The UK pension system wastes billions of pounds each year and pays poorly performing asset managers, according to a study highlighting the low value of money offered to retirement savers. .. UK asset managers have been commissioned since 2019 after the city’s regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, found inadequate data transparency standards hindering the accurate
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A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate on Thursday would attempt to address cybersecurity threats to the federal government stemming from the use of potentially insecure third party services. The Supply Chain Security Training Act, introduced by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Gary PetersGary PetersHillicon Valley: Tech antitrust bills create strange bedfellows
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1 INTRODUCTION Ethiopia has a huge potential to become the hub for solar energy technologies market, considering its suitability for off-grid energy systems. More than 75% of the Ethiopian population lives in the countryside, creating major challenges to fulfill their power needs through the national grid. The dispersed nature of rural populations is one of
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Mintable’s Series A funding round raises $13 million, with participation by Ripple Labs and Metapurse among others. Singapore-based non-fungible token (NFT) platform Mintable has successfully raised $13 million in Series A funding. The platform, which is one of Mark Cuban’s many crypto-related investments, is designed for the minting and trading of NFTs. Mintable is built
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July 1, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. These days, hundreds of brands, companies and organizations are focused on sustainability. That’s great news in many respects, to be sure. However, the term’s seeming iniquitousness also leads to confusion and questions about what makes something truly sustainable. In fashion, for
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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has hailed the decision by the Bank of Ghana to implement a Gold Purchase Programme designed to purchase locally-produced gold. According to Dr. Bawumia, the programme is a master stroke in the quest for stronger macroeconomic management and in providing a bulwark for the cedi. Addressing participants at the
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