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Mr. B's Takin' Care of Business NewslettersWhile I enjoy multimedia and digital resources, I still respect the power of the printed word and know from experience that the digital readers and video displays will not make paper/hardcopies entirely obsolete.  Sometimes we use printed versions of

I create a living textbook for my classes, scouring the web for the latest news that illustrates real-world ways that each concept in my classes impacts students now and/or in the future.  I publish them as a "living textbook. Please check back as I update this page frequently!

  1. Amazon Moves Into Fresh Groceries
  2. Changes Coming to Grocery Stores in 2018
  3. Charging What the Market Will Bear
  4. Cheerios’ Failed Case for Yellow
  5. Duluth Trading Posts Loss, Stock Plunges
  6. For Many Couples, Coke vs Pepsi Matters
  7. Halloween Candy
  8. [The] History of Twinkies
  9. Hot Dog! Oscar Mayer Upgrades Iconic Product
  10. How Cranberries Became a Thanksgiving Tradition
  11. iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Sales Flat
  12. Insensitive Marketing: Bakery's Sausage Roll Jesus
  13. Is Subway in a Downward Spiral?
  14. Is the Big Mac a Big Boy?
  15. KFC Founder Colonel Sanders
  16. Lasting Pop Fad:  Pop Tarts
  17. More Retailers Do Markdown Math for You
  18. Oil Rises, Gas Down, Refineries Restart
  19. Pepsi Stock vrs Coke Stock
  20. Player Salaries DO NOT Raise Prices
  21. Potatoes Sales Heat Up
  22. Premium Gas Prices
  23. Pricing During the Holiday Season
  24. Pricing Strategies
  25. Real Versus Artificial Christmas Trees
  26. Retailers Bottle Milk, Raising Pressure on Dairies
  27. Sears Stopped TV Ads This Holiday Season
  28. Stephon Marbury Reveals How Much Nike Sneakers Actually Cost To Make
  29. Target vrs WalMart:  Best Price?
  30. Teens Making Millions on Lunch Breaks
  31. Teens Making Millions II
  32. Texas Frac Sand Boom Hurts Wisconsin Mines
  33. What's a Pasty, Eh?

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