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Consumers Plan to Spend More This Year on Holiday Gifts, Survey Finds

With consumer confidence at an 18-year high, U.S. households are approaching the holidays in good spirits, with intentions to spend about $627 on gifts this season, according to a survey by The Conference Board.

This is well above last year’s estimated $560. In keeping with the holiday…

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Employees Are Job Hunting Due to Broken Business Processes, Nintex Study Finds

Many employees are eyeing the door – job hunting out of frustration with broken business processes, a new study from intelligent process automation specialist Nintex.

Undefined paths for career advancement lead to poor annual reviews, preventing employees from reaching their full potential, and literally push American workers out the door.

The…

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Famous Guitar Maker Gibson Declares Bankruptcy

Famed guitar-maker Gibson filed for bankruptcy protection last week after years of running up debt.

Founded by Orville Gibson in 1902, the company has seen ups and downs over the years. However, its latest troubles may be difficult to overcome in the long run.

A list of famous Gibson…

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CEO Confidence Returns

CEOs greeted the New Year with renewed confidence, according to a new report from The Conference Board.

The Board’s Measure of CEO Confidence increased sharply in the fourth quarter of 2016 after declining a bit in the third quarter.

CEOs’ assessment of both current and near-term economic conditions…

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