The vast majority of businesses fear new top level domain web addresses will allow cybersquatters to threaten their brands. Jan Corstens says his trademark clearinghouse, which launches today, will make sure legitimate companies are safe.
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Friday's upbeat jobs report changed few experts' minds about the likelihood of an economic slowdown in mid-2013, according to a USA Today survey of economists.
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More than 40 per cent of cars will fail their first MoT test next month as experts fear more motorists...
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As cyberattacks on small businesses surge, experts say companies have to fight back or risk losing businesses in the long run, according to latest industry reports.
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Unfortunately, small businesses fail at a higher rate than large businesses. While we accept this, it somewhat flies in the face of logic. After all, small businesses are run by owners who can achieve entrepreneurial returns rather than managerial bonuses, so incentive is high. Conventional wisdom is that small businesses have fewer, and closer relationships to customers...
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Fourteen Iowa City businesses successfully passed a tobacco sales law compliance check conducted Thursday at 16 Iowa City businesses that previously sold to underage people in December 2012. Two businesses failed, and employees were charged with selling tobacco to persons under 18, a simple misdemeanor.
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Government attempts to ensure that more small and medium-sized firms can get finance will fail unless banks change their attitude to business risk, experts have warned.
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FARGO - The Fargo and West Fargo police departments, with assistance from Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted tobacco compliance checks Tuesday on 57 businesses in Fargo and 12 businesses in West Fargo.
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Iowa City police conducted alcohol compliance checks last Friday at 31 businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Working with plainclothes officers, underage person entered the businesses and attempted to illegally purchase alcoholic beverages. Twenty-eight business reserved to sell to the underage patron; three businesses sold to underage buyers.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) rallied a packed Cape Cod cafe Wednesday night, calling upon constituents to "get up and fight" big businesses, the Cape Cod Times reported. "How do Fortune 500 companies pay zero in taxes while college loans go up to 6 percent?" Warren asked. "This game is rigged." Warren told attendees at the local community development meeting that...
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