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Peeps Is Planning 365 Straight Days of Holiday Celebrations

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Those little green men that might drop from outer space at any moment? Don’t fret –- they’re as sweet as a marshmallow confection, and they come in (mini) pieces in honor of Wednesday's World UFO Day.Easter cult favorite candy Peeps is latching onto a year’s worth of obscure holidays to debut its ne

A Boffo Jobs Report, but Puzzles Linger

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So much for secular stagnation. Thanks to the headline figures and revisions for previous months contained in the Labor Department’s jobs report for June, which was released a day early because of the July 4th holiday, we know that, since the end of March, the economy has generated more than a quart

Self assurance checklist for the anxious traveler

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Travel has always meant possibility and change, and for some people, that means anxiety. Add to this non-refundable fares, tight connections and security theater courtesy of the TSA, and it's easy for the fun to turn into a literal

Lenskart has one of the lowest return rates in the industry: Peyush Bansal

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Add to My PageWe deploy our own resources to manage returns because, if not handled well, it can impact consumer experience, Peyush Bansal tells Rohit NautiyalWe stared our journey in India's e-commerce space two-and-a-half years back as an online optical shop. In a short span of time, we have evolv

How Has Technology Changed The Way We Vacation?

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Like most industries, the leisure and tourism business model has had to adapt and incorporate

How A Top Female Exec At Google Brings Poise From Ballet To Business

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It’s not often you hear a high-ranking executive at a tech company discuss the merits of classical ballet as a business metaphor, but Bonita Coleman Stewart isn’t your typical leader.Currently, she’s vice president of partner business solutions at Google, having worked her way up from a position as

Looking for a Job? Hundreds of Openings From Texas to Virginia

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Looking for a job? The Mashable Job Board is the place to search. With over 3,000 employers, we have a wide variety of top companies seeking talented people to fill job openings in different industries. Also, be sure to read our Job Search Series for career-changing tips.Every week, we highlight rec

Smartphones Controlling the Home: The Future of our (Smart) Homes.

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Our homes are one of the places where we spend most of our lives. When not at work, we sleep in

When Being "Invisible" At Work Pays Off

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Those who toot their own horn, by nature get the most attention. But maybe those working hard at their jobs rather than working hard to raise their own profiles are the people who will get ahead.When Brooklyn-based author David Zweig first wrote about “invisibles”--successful, behind-the-scenes prof

The Brick-and-Mortar Business Evolution: Storefronts Now Act Like Startups

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Whether it's a software company bootstrapping its way from a San Francisco studio or a shoe shop opening its doors somewhere on Main Street — technically speaking, every new business could be called a startup at the beginning.But certain characteristics of certain startups — in the tech-sector, in p