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The holidays can be an incredibly busy time for small business owners and those in the retail space. A recent report by Forrester Research predicts that consumers will spend $89 billion shopping online during the holiday season this year, and Deloitte’s 2014 annual holiday survey revealed shoppers plan to spend a little more than half of their holiday budget in-store.
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Because the holidays are a busy time for employees in their personal lives, too, entrepreneurs and business owners need to help these workers get through the hectic holiday season without drudging up feelings of resent. Read more...More about Holidays, Job Search Series, Business, Jobs, and Mashable Careers
The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they're a photographer's secret weapon. Drones are a big part of our lives, whether we see them or not. Drone Beat collects the best and most important stories every week.
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Who will Katy Perry recruit, if anyone, to roar with with her during the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show on Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona?
Guest performers in recent years have included the Red Hot Chili Peppers (for Bruno Mars in 2014); Destiny's Child (for Beyoncé in 2013); Nicki Minaj, LMFAO, M.I.A. and Cee Lo Green (for Madonna in 2012); and Usher and Slash (for The Black Eyed Peas in 2011).
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Here are our predictions for which artists will create fireworks with the 30-year-old singer when she takes the stage at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Read more...More about Music, Tv, Nfl, Super Bowl, and Taylor Swift