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The 50-year rise of Starbucks, from a single Seattle location selling roasted beans to one of the most recognizable brands in the world

Summary List PlacementThe first Starbucks opened in Pike Place Market in Seattle in March of 1971. Source: Insider, Starbucks Initially, the storefront only sold coffee beans and equipment, a far cry from the extensive menus available today. Source: Starbucks In 1981, future CEO Howard Schultz first visited Starbucks. The... go to Article >

Why avocados are so expensive

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFollowing is a transcript of the video. Narrator: Avocado has become one of the world's trendiest foods. As the poster child of millennial healthy eating, this superfood is now a mainstay for foodies everywhere. But have you... read more

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

21 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

12 of the best affordable hotels in New York City, according to our first-hand stays

9 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

  Summary List Placement Though New York is known for being pricey, especially when it comes to hotels, there are plenty of affordable spots to be found with a little digging. While I firmly believe that you get what you pay for in life, some... read more

The 50-year rise of Starbucks, from a single Seattle location selling roasted beans to one of the most recognizable brands in the world

47 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The international chain started selling roasted beans in Seattle in 1971, and now sells thousands of possible drink combinations. read more

14 top private-equity firms that are pouring billions into the advertising industry

38 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementPrivate equity firms are pouring money into advertising after avoiding the sector for decades. In 2019, private equity invested an estimated $57 billion in marketing and tech companies, and the percentage of  marketing,... read more

Edible worms and crickets are becoming big business. Here are 10 companies hoping to cash in on a growing trend.

64 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementEating a bag of worms or fried crickets may be unsettling. But the numbers suggest many people are going to change their minds in the next few years. In 2019, Barclays predicted that insects would become an $8 billion... read more

Inside the rise of Andy Jassy, who built Amazon Web Services into a $40 billion business and sits 'almost side-by-side' with Jeff Bezos (AMZN)

96 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhen Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy has a big decision to make, it usually comes at the Chop. Originally the name of a physical conference room next to his office at Amazon's Seattle headquarters — short for... read more

45 enterprise startups that will soar in 2021, according to venture capitalists

134 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement2020 has reshaped the way companies across the globe do business — and those changes are will stretch into 2021 and beyond. Amid the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a crop of startups has risen in... read more

RBC says buy these 25 healthcare-tech stocks to reap the benefits of the US digital health industry, which has been accelerated by 5 years because...

170 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Another week started with positive news on the vaccine front.  Moderna announced on Monday that its vaccine was 94.5% effective in a preliminary analysis, just a week after Pfizer and BioNTech said their vaccine was over... read more

These are the 6 women leading Big Auto into a highly competitive and uncertain future (GM, F, FCAU)

116 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIt often thought that the Detroit auto industry is a man's world, but that actually isn't true. Sure, it's been mostly men running the Big Three automakers — General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — and... read more