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Staples Releases 2015 Second Quarter Performance
September 4, 2015

Company sales for Staples, Framingham, Mass., during the second quarter of 2015, which ended Aug. 1, dropped to $4.9 billion, 5 percent lower than the same quarter in 2014. However, when excluding the impact of store closures in North America during the past year and changes in foreign exchange rates, total company sales increased 1 percent during the second quarter.

8 Ways Practicing Patience Radically Increases Your Capacity for Success
September 4, 2015

We're told from a very early age that patience is a virtue. However, very few of us are ever really shown or taught how to be patient. Patience is not something we have; it is something we consciously do. Patience is like any other hard-earned discipline: The more we practice it, the more patient we become.

To be successful, we need patience when it comes to employee relations, business negotiations and communications, as well as achievement of the strategic goals we've set.

You Can Already Buy 'Kanye for President' Merchandise
September 3, 2015

Just hours after Kanye West announced his intentions to run for president in 2020, merchandise with his face started appearing online. Creative Etsy users found a way to cash in on his aspirations by creating Kanye 2020 merchandise.

From sweaters to shirts to buttons, West already has unsanctioned designs that fans will want to snap up. While Etsy users are hoping to rake in money on their ideas, one person is already apparently cashing in on West running.

Star Wars Merchandise Goes Global Tomorrow
September 3, 2015

The hype is growing around the newest installment in the Star Wars franchise. Tomorrow, Disney officially will launch the film’s consumer products worldwide in an event called “Force Friday.” For companies that produce licensed Star Wars items, from large retailers to small businesses, this could mean big profits.

Called the Rolly keyboard, the product will be launched at IFA 2015, Europe’s largest electronics trade show, in Berlin next week. Prices and more details of the roll-out of the Rolly will be revealed at the launch.

How Transparency Can Keep Your Company Burn Rate Under Control
September 3, 2015

Even those with plenty of investors can find themselves out of cash at some point. But businesses with high burn rates are certainly more likely to experience such a predicament. A company’s burn rate is the amount of money it spends each month.

For plenty of young startups, burn rate might even be significantly higher than the amount of money being brought in each month. The startups that have plenty of venture funding can withstand that sort of lopsided cash flow for awhile. But it can’t stay that way forever.