All posts by Marti Trewe

Marti Trewe reports on business and technology news, chasing his passion for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stay well informed in the fast paced 140-character world. Marti rarely sleeps and thrives on reader news tips, especially about startups and big moves in leadership.

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Corner Bakery forbids photography inside th...

Mar 14, 20156 Comments

(Social Media) Try pulling out your phone in a Corner Bakery today and you'll get aggressive employees yelling at you to stop. Is this rule

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The 7 things you are probably screwing up i...

Jan 18, 2015No Comments

(Marketing) Branding is an exact science, and we all have room for improvement, so what does this expert know that you might not? Read on

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Apple granted patent for device that is fle...

Jan 12, 20152 Comments

(Tech News) Apple has been granted a patent for a device that is flexible, pulling together various patents they've already been granted. Is a bendy


Macy’s cutting 1,300+ jobs, closing 1...

Jan 12, 2015No Comments

(Business News) Macy's is restructuring by closing stores and cutting jobs, but the brand isn't in trouble - this plan is relatively standard for large


5 business needs that will be more expensiv...

Jan 08, 20151 Comment

(Business Finance) 2015 is going to be an expensive year for certain types of companies, and for the rest of us, we'll lament the price

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Why Starbucks will no longer be partnered w...

Dec 19, 20141 Comment

(Tech News) Starbucks and Square are parting ways, but it doesn't seem to be because of bad blood. Why then, are they breaking up?


6 fresh ways to motivate the Millennials at...

Dec 18, 20141 Comment

(Business News) Millennials as a generation are now becoming better understood, and as they enter the workforce and climb the ladder, employers can attract and


Kmart’s “inadvertent” can...

Dec 17, 2014No Comments

(Business News) Kmart ruins Christmas for online shoppers who began paying or already paid off many layaway items, and their apology fails to smooth things


5 ways the digital age has impacted recruit...

Dec 16, 2014No Comments

(Business) Recruiting has shifted in recent years due to technologies, so what must employers and talent do to evolve?

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This year, consumers will check online revi...

Dec 09, 2014No Comments

(Business News) When shoppers hit stores, before they swipe their cards, they'll be looking at online reviews in hoards - brands that want to win

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Beyond the Bay: comparing other cities̵...

Dec 08, 20142 Comments

(Tech News) The startup world is often synonymous with San Francisco, but what opportunities exist for startups, investors, and developers outside of the Bay area?

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Gas prices are down, so are gas taxes about...

Dec 08, 2014No Comments

Do low gas prices mean higher gas taxes are on the way? Budgeting for 2015 just got a bit more complicated, if some politicians have