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15 companies that are defying the retail meltdown by opening hundreds of new stores

Dollar General is opening 900 stores in 2018. AP While many retailers are closing stores, some are rapidly building new locations, with at least one — Dollar General — adding as. Read more...

Brandyfloss has a sweet surprise for bricks and mortar retailers

Weekend takeaway: Cosy up with 10 great sci-tech reads Moral licensing in the world of design The countdown is on to Ireland’s sci-tech extravaganza, Inspirefest 2017 Time running out to get your. Read more...

Independent Lubricant Manufacturers – Opportunities in Key Application Sectors by 2025

The global independent lubricant manufacturers market is largely consolidated, as the top four vendors accounted for a combined share of almost 58.0% in 2016, finds Transparency Market Research. Read more...

There's A Great Future In Plastics...For Oil

Rami, a mechanical engineer at the plant who was also the tour guide during my visit, introduced Sadara by explaining that it is “the Mercedes of plastics,” but it is not a luxury plant. Its. Read more...

Business ideas you won't want to miss in 2018

Following the publication of our highly anticipated report What business to start in 2018, we’ve rounded up a quick summary of all of the ideas below. Startups.co.uk’s 14 best business ideas for. Read more...

Second Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum addresses geopolitical, sustainability challenges

Ahead of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Atlantic Council held its second-annual Global Energy Forum in the UAE capital yesterday. The two-day premier event gathered international and regional. Read more...

10 Clean Beauty Brands Minimalists Will Love

Photo: Studio Firma Packaging and presentation matter more in the beauty industry now than ever—for many millennial-focused products it's Instagram-friendly, but conveying a. Read more...

Who Benefits From “Craft Beverage” Tax Cuts?

The Republican tax bill includes deep cuts to alcohol excise taxes that are widely described as benefiting small craft brewers and distillers. In fact, most of the tax cuts go not to the little guys,. Read more...

Plastic Food and Beverage Packaging Market Demand Growth Analysis 2018 to 2023

Plastic Food and Beverage Packaging Market exPlastic Food and Beverage Packaging the performance of the Plastic Food and Beverage Packaging Market Size 2018. It encloses an in-depth Research of the. Read more...

Quinoa whiskey and the 'special ingredients' driving the craft beverage market

Jimmy McKeown and Tim Hoskin cheers to their first commercial scale batch of quinoa whiskey. From avocado beer and hemp beer, to chilli cider and even quandong gin — Australian brewers and. Read more...

Millennials' food habits reshaping industries

Choose the plan that’s right for you. Digital access or digital and print delivery. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where. Read more...

American oil drillers' output could top Saudi Arabia and rival Russia by 2019, US forecast shows

American drillers will pump enough oil in 2019 to potentially surpass Saudi Arabia's output and rival the world's current top producer, Russia, according to a forecast from the U.S. Department of. Read more...

Frozen Spiralized Veggies from Green Giant Are Officially Hitting Grocery Stores This Month

Home cooks, say hello to your new favorite weeknight dinner staple! Almost a year after the launch of its frozen veggie tots and riced veggie products (and just in time to kick start our healthy. Read more...

NRF 2018: The Case for Modern Workplace Learning in Retail

By looking towards a more modern learning and development paradigm, retailer's can help employees stay engaged by helping them develop the skills needed for a rapidly changing retail. Read more...

Oil demand to rise sharply in 2018: OPEC

DUBAI, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The president of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said Thursday that he expected a sharp rise in oil demand in 2018. Suhail Al-Mazrouei, the OPEC. Read more...

How A Louisville Company Helps Predict National Food Trends

But the hot sauce’s popularity had influence in ways your average consumer might not pick up on right away. Aaron Parker is the chief operating officer of Flavorman, a beverage development company. Read more...

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