Posted by MiriamEllis St. Valentine’s Day is on the way, and I’ve been thinking about love and loyalty as they apply in the local business world. It’s been estimated that it costs 7x more to acquire a customer than to retain one; in my city, most of the major chains offer some type of traditional customer loyalty program. Show More Summary
A head-on collision of two passenger trains occurred in southeastern Germany on Tuesday, with several people killed and at least 150 sustaining injuries, local police said.
A cabinet-sponsored legislation that would require local NGOs to declare funding they receive from abroad passed the first reading in the Israeli parliament, local media reported Tuesday.
We need to start this with a note or sorts; this video post was scheduled on our editorial ‘to do’ list. As fate would have it, we’ve been lucky enough, at around the same time, to have received some blog posts from Rei of Takurei’s Room - a resource on all things LGBT in Japan. Show More Summary
Local unit more than half a cent lower in late trade, punished by resurgent yen.
Former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs is in jail for taking two young girls as spiritual bridesand the sordid practice has continued after his arrest, according to local police.
Humana is the latest local employer to join AIR Louisville, a new approach to improving asthma that leverages sensors, big data, and community collaboration. AIR Louisville is a grant-funded program designed to reduce the burden of asthma inLouisville, Kentucky, a city consistently ranked as one of the most challenging in the US for people with asthma.... Read More
I can't seem to be able to find any mention of local fiction winners, but in the Theran Times they report Asghar Farhadi's collection wins Iran's Book of the Year Award (that would be in the screenplay category), where they also mention...Show More Summary
At least 48 law enforcement officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in mainland Hong Kong amid a crackdown on illegal street food hawkers, local media reported Tuesday, citing police.
Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies. The violence is the worst in Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests rocked the city in 2014, leaving a growing trust...
People living near Tainan’s Wei-Guan Golden Dragon complex say that locals avoided buying condominiums there and that its 17 stories far exceed what would be allowed today.
Local currency falls as equity markets in Asia follow trans-Atlantic peers downwards.
Matt Remle, a local Native American activist, displays his message against disenrollment in Lakota: át?a?i? šni, which means "to make invisible, to vanish." stopdisenrollment.com A group of indigenous activists based in Seattle launched...Show More Summary
Comedian Kevin Hart is chilling with his mate Ice Cube in Australia, but he ain't chill about the local lizards and snakes. Hart appeared alongside the legendary rapper on Australian breakfast show Today Tuesday morning, where the duo...Show More Summary
Portsmouth, N.H. – The latest batch of New Hampshire polling, released by Emerson College just after 6 p.m. local time, had Jeb Bush’s campaign bus blasting the school’s fight song on its way here for tonight’s rally, according to communications...Show More Summary
Local market declines in early trade amid renewed concerns over global economic growth.
The prime minister says Canada will stop its airstrikes within two weeks, and will step up training for local security forces fighting ISIS militants.
On Saturday, a luckless bus driver died in a mysterious explosion in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. His death took on added significance when local officials declared that the man was killed by a meteorite. Read more...
Estonian scientists expressed hope to develop a vaccine to treat the Zika virus in two to three months, local media reported.
The new Babette is a dining destination for both museum-goers and locals alike.