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Local business is a type of business which provides goods or services to a local population. Though most often used when referring to a locally-owned business, the term may also be used to describe a franchise or corporate branch operating within a local area. It is one that sells its products and services to consumers in its own city, town, or geographic area.   Local businesses are...

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starbucks on wheels, the new go to place to get coffee.

Starbucks on wheels, yay or nay? Northeastern Dining rolled out a Starbucks bike, last fall. The bike serves 16-ounce cups of Nitro Cold Brew coffee for $4.99. It can hold nine gallons of Nitro Cold Brew (three 3-gallon kegs), which is infused with nitrogen as it pours out of the tap, giving the coffee a thick, foamy top.   Snell squad is one of the busiest places...

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Disruptive technology

Disruptive technology means the technology which sweeps away the current habits of the customers and replaces it with something completely new. We can see that everywhere these days. Amazon taking online shopping to new heights, food delivery apps revolutionising the hospitality industry, even internet and television were a disruptive technology in their time.   “Businesses are being decimated by others that are adopting disruptive technology and then...

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Empowering employees is a critical aspect of the workplace which leads to the performance of the department and even the company. Motivating your employees need to be a regular routine. People power is the most important of all the assets any organisation possesses as this contributes majorly in the profits, market value, sales figures, and consequently, the books of accounts. Employees should be taken as...

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Health care insurance

Health-care is an important sector in any economy or region. The well-being of everyone is always important. Government regulations have ensured, over time, that all have access to it whenever and wherever required. One simply cannot underestimate the importance of a sound health-care system. In most countries, health-care comes under government supervision, or at least a part of it. Ensuring access by all is one...

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The word “entrepreneur” is derived from the French verb "enterprendre", which means ‘to undertake’. This refers to those who “undertake” the risk of new enterprises. An enterprise is created by an entrepreneur. The process of creation is called “entrepreneurship”. Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching, and running a new business, which is often initially a small business. The people who create these businesses are...

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Asian Food

If you are craving Asian food at any time in your busy schedule, then Mash Pham’s elegant app will be there to rescue you. Pham is a Northeastern University graduate, who has recently launched his start-up food delivery services. It will be covering the radius of three miles of campus, delivering lunchtime to the customers. Pham went on to initiate partnerships with local Asian restaurants,...

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Ourpath helped Piekarski in finding his path

Ourpath helped Alek Piekarski find his path. He got a co-op offer from a financial technology company in Chicago and it felt like his future was set. Yet, something didn’t feel right because he belonged in Europe. While he was in Edinburgh last year for a study abroad stint, he applied to software engineering co-ops in the U.S. and throughout Europe, but London was where...

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MassChallenge award-winning start-ups

MassChallenge is a global accelerator programme for the companies that are in their early stages. And two start-up companies, Mobile Pixels and Boston Materials founded by members of the Northeastern University community have become the receivers of a total amount of $150,000.  Mobile Pixels received $100,000. They came up with a design of a second screen that can be attached to laptops. This creation aims to...

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Elderly care, or simply eldercare, is the fulfilment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens.  This broad term encompasses such services as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes (often referred to as residential care), hospice care, and home care. Because of the wide variety of elderly care found nationally, as well as differentiating cultural perspectives on...

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