Philippines is catching up with India in the outsourcing industry

India, the dominant player in outsourcing touted as the “back office of the world”, would soon have to contend with a third world rival – the Philippines. A highly qualified English speaking workforce. A reliable telecommunications infrastructure. Low costs for qualified personnel. These are some important reasons to choose India …

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The Rise and Fall of the Loyds Merchants

What goes around comes around… Charting the rise and fall of consumer electronics retailer Loyds means unraveling a retail mystery of complex proportions. Based in North West England, the original Loyds Retailers were a subsidiary of Ada Halifax owned by Philips. Ada (Associated Domestic Alliances) was used by Philips as …

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7 reasons why indie theater rocks

If you’re anything like me, you don’t like spending your hard-earned (or pretty much stolen) money on the same old thing you can get anywhere. And I’m not sure, but I can’t afford $150 for 2 hours of theater. Even if I could, I’d probably spend the same money for …

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A model for policy advancement in cultural literacy and health inequalities

As the US emerges from a long recession, managing rising healthcare costs remains an ongoing concern. The Affordable Health Act will eventually ensure the availability of health insurance coverage for over 30 million more Americans. This landmark legislation will increase access to a previously uninsured or underinsured group of Americans. …

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How to reduce home MLM business failures with ten key lessons

ONE: EDUCATE YOURSELF. Expect failure if you start with a limited understanding of the terms and concepts that drive networkers. That’s why so many people don’t achieve the success they deserve, which in turn becomes the basis of bad public relations. You can ensure success by increasing your understanding and …

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