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Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers
Reuters

Major consumer companies including Unilever , Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked. more…

Hard work, creativity, vision: the essentials of outstanding home care
The Guardian (AU)

Four out of five home care agencies are rated good, but only 3% are deemed outstanding. What are inspectors looking for? “Absolutely soul-destroying” is how Cath Loates and Sandra Harris remember the day their home care business was rated inadequate. “It knoc… more…

Take Advantage of These 16 Commonly Missed Tax Deductions
Gobankingrates.com

Don't miss out on these lesser-known tax deductions. more…

Victoria Beckham: ‘You have to be quite controlling’
The Guardian (AU)

She juggles a global fashion brand, four children and one of the world’s most scrutinised marriages: how does the former Posh Spice keep the show on the road? Along an Edward Hopper -esque cobblestone street two blocks from the Hudson river, outside a Brookly… more…

How Misogyny Shapes the “No Excuses” Ideology of “Fit Moms”
Slate.com

In December, Kayla Itsines, personal trainer and founder of the fitness system Bikini Body Guide, posted a glowing photo of herself with a tiny “baby bump” at 20 weeks’ gestation. It’s the latest in a recent explosion of pictures of extremely fit pregnant and… more…

An Artist’s Life, Refracted in Film
Newyorker.com

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s new movie, inspired by Gerhard Richter, blurs the line between fiction and biography. Richter says that it goes too far, Dana Goodyear writes. more…

I can tolerate anything except the outgroup
Slatestarcodex.com

[Content warning: Politics, religion, social justice, spoilers for “The Secret of Father Brown”. This isn’t especially original to me and I don’t claim anything more than to… more…

Insurance market for football evaporating, causing major threat for NFL
Espn.in

From the NFL to rec leagues, football is facing a stark new threat: An evaporating insurance market that is fundamentally altering the sport's economics, squeezing and even killing off programs faced with higher costs and a scarcity of available coverage. more…

How Exercise Can Safe Your Life, According To 19 People Who Did It
Buzzfeednews.com

Sometimes exercise — whether it's walking, running, dance, hiking, or any other type of activity — can save your life. View Entire Post › more…

The Lucky Fool
Thesimpledollar.com

“It manifests itself in the shape of the lucky fool, defined as a person who benefited from a disproportionate share of luck but attributes his success to some other, generally very precise, reason.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Fooled by Randomness I think we’ve… more…

This K-Beauty Brand Is Bigger Than Chanel. But It’s In Trouble.
Businessoffashion.com

Amorepacific rode the K-beauty wave to become one of Asia’s most powerful cosmetics empires, surpassing beauty sales of Chanel and LVMH. But as it grapples with a patent battle and a turbulent China market, some wonder whether its heyday might be over. more…

The definition of “emotional labor” has changed. Don’t fight it
Qz.com

"If a coinage really resonates with people and it spreads, any one person loses the ability to control how the meaning of that word changes and grows and evolves." more…

This family batch-cooks 40 meals at a time
Treehugger.com

This is some serious meal-prepping. more…

Better Buy: Procter & Gamble vs. Kimberly-Clark
Fool.com

Which consumer staples giant is the better buy today? more…

9 Tax Credits You Need to Know
Fool.com

Here are the must-know details behind nine of the most popular tax credits available in the United States. more…

SXSW 2019. Lineup
Mubi.com

New films by Harmony Korine, Robert Rodriguez, and an animated series by David Fincher will premiere at this year’s edition of SXSW. more…

3 Brilliant Examples of Brand Storytelling You May Have Missed
Convinceandconvert.com

We have been sharing stories from the beginning of human civilization — for good reason. Stories captivate our attention and build communities by bringing ideas, emotions, and experiences to life in a memorable way. So much so, that companies are increasingly… more…

Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of December 2018
Pib.nic.in

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has revised the Base Year of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) from 2010=100 to 2012=100 with effect from the release of indices for the month of January 2015. more…

Ministry of Women & Child Development -Year End Review 2018
Pib.nic.in

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is one the flagship programmes of the Government. It is a tri-ministerial, convergent effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development with focus… more…

Meet Jamelia Donaldson: Founder Of Subscription Box Redefining Haircare For Black Women
Forbes.com

The story of how a successful beauty entrepreneur is changing hair care for black women, one subscription box at a time more…