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Marian Ilitch: The Pizza Queen Who Conquered the Taste Buds of An Entire Nation

Marian Bayoff Ilitch was born on January 7, 1933. She is an American billionaire entrepreneur who, along with her late husband, Mike Ilitch, co-founded the “Little Caesars Pizza” chain of pizza parlors. As of March 2018, Marian Ilitch was widely recognized to be one of the world’s seven richest (almost entirely) self-made women, as per Bloomberg. Mrs. I, as she’s… Read more »

Impact of Technology on Generation Z

Growing up, many millennials had computers and other electronic equipment at their homes. Despite this, it took them some getting used to for them to master the use of computers, gaming consoles, and cellphones. However, it seems like children from Generation Z can unlock smartphones before their even able to speak. Generation Z refers to… Read more »

Andrew Carnegie: The Man Who Embodied the ‘All American Dream’

Andrew Carnegie was born one evening on November 25, 1835, of Scottish heritage. He went on to becoming a towering figure of American industry and later on in life, one of the world’s greatest business magnate, who effectively dedicated his final years of life to philanthropy and world peace. Carnegie was instrumental in leading the expansion… Read more »

How Bitcoin is Giving Other Cryptocurrencies a Helping Hand and Why You Should Consider the Investment Advice of Bitcoin’s Most Intelligent Skeptics

Bitcoin’s value has increased considerably over the past couple of weeks and years. In fact, during this period, bitcoin has completely overshadowed the other cryptocoins in the market and investors should not be blamed for preferring bitcoin over the latter. After all, it is bitcoin that is giving other cryptocurrencies a helping hand and not… Read more »

How New Technology Could Revolutionize Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Providing jobs to more than 40% of the world’s population, agriculture is the world’s single largest employer. Additionally, it is the main source of income for poor, rural population, which happens to be most of Africa. While agriculture in Africa is, by and large, a successful sector, it has room for improvement, improvement which new… Read more »

Proof That Positive Cultures Are More Productive

For financial success, too many businesses today rely on cut-throat, high-pressure, zero-empathy work culture. However, research says that this is counter-productive. Not only is a cut-throat work environment harmful to productivity, but it can also hurt employers, employees, and the bottom line. Here’s why positive work cultures are more productive! The importance of a company’s… Read more »

Facebook Workplace: What Is It All About Anyway?

The Facebook Workplace is a highly collaborative platform that is run by its parent company Facebook, Inc. It had effectively been launched on October 10, 2016. The core objective of the platform is to help users communicate with different groups and engage in live chat with office colleagues and coworkers, regardless of the geographic distances involved. Basically,… Read more »

H & M Turns to Big Data, AI to Tailor Store Offerings

For ten straight quarters, H &M—the world’s largest clothing brand, suffered slumps in same-store sales and it still faces troubles with the clothing and fashion industry. In a bid to win back shoppers and reverse one of the worst slumps in its history, the company is now turning to artificial intelligence (AI).  Here’s how H… Read more »