Archive for December, 2013

High peaks, lofty prices: Skiing increasingly pricing out middle class

December 30, 2013

Dec. 7, 2013 at 9:51 PM ET “©2009 Scott Markewitz Photography / Courtesy Aspen Skiing Company Lift tickets in Aspen, Colo., now cost more than $100 during peak periods. Skiers and snowboarders searching for “the steep and deep” this winter may find that the concept has taken on a much less appealing connotation: The price […]

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Six Audiobooks for Entrepreneurs to Listen to in 2014

December 29, 2013

“I love audiobooks. They allow me to go through 10 times more books in a year than I normally could and it saves trees, time and money at the same time. They are the perfect solution for the time-starved who are eager to keep learning. My personal favorite is to listen to my audiobooks on […]

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APO and White Doctor with North Face in Paris

December 28, 2013

THE NORTH FACE STORE 84 Boulevard Beaumarchais 75011 Paris France

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Big Ideas 2014: A Tipping Point for the Internet of Things

December 27, 2013

  “This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here. In 1999, Business Week did a series predicting the 21 ideas that would define the new century. Number 14 on their list was the notion that “planet earth will don an electronic skin.” […]

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Outdoor RetailTRAK™ November 2013 – Retail Sales

December 26, 2013

“November Outdoor Sales Surge 11% in Dollars Boulder, CO (December 24, 2013) — November outdoor sales jumped 11% over the same month last year, to $599M, according to the Outdoor RetailTRAK™ from Leisure Trends, an NPD Group Company. In a hopeful sign for a strong December finish, the industry soared to its best November ever, beating […]

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