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The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's ...

Charles Fishman

Drawing on unprecedented interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth of staggering data--including facts such as this: Americans spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores--this text is an intimate look at a business tha...

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Published: Jan 2007

Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billi...

Adam Minter

When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday's newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the world, to people and places that clean up what you don't want and turn it into something you can't wait to b...

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Published: Apr 2015

Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a...

Ryan Holiday

You've seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What...

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Published: Jun 2013

The Tao of Twitter, Revised and Expan...

Mark Schaefer

The Definitive Guide to Twitter Success Fully Updated and ExpandedFEATURING new statistics, strategies, and case studiesYou're busy and you don't have time to decipher the confusing world of Twitter. In less than two hours, Mark Schae...

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Published: Aug 2014

Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its ...

Howard Schultz

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadershiplessons behind the global coffee company's comeback In 2008, Howard Schultz decided to return as the CEO of Starbucks to help restore its fin...

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Published: Mar 2012

Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat...

Vaclav Smil

In Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues ...

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Published: Aug 2015

Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the...

Blake J. Harris

Following the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a te...

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Published: Jun 2015

ITIL(R) Foundation Essentials ITIL 4 ...

Claire Agutter

ITIL® 4 is the latest evolution of the leading best-practice framework for ITSM (IT service management). It has been significantly updated from ITIL v3 and addresses new ITSM challenges, includes new technologies and incorporates ...

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Published: Apr 2020

The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Cont...

Joel Anderson

This is the companion workbook to Joel Anderson's main book, The Nuts and Bolts of Erecting a Contracting Empire, which has been developed to help those in the construction, contracting, and tradesman industry take their business to t...

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Published: May 2018

The Driver: Stories Behind Closed Car...

Anonymous

"The Driver: Stories Behind Closed Car Doors," by anonymous, is a great book. It is a collection of stories about the events of Johnny's life as a ride-sharing Driver. Straight out of High School, Johnny embarks on his journey of a li...

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Published: Sep 2016

Googled: The End of the World as We K...

Ken Auletta

"The fullest account yet of the rise of one of the most profitable, most powerful, and oddest businesses the world has ever seen." -San Francisco Chronicle Just eleven years old, Google has profoundly transformed the way we ...

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Published: Oct 2010

Retail Shock Therapy: A Prescription ...

Arlene Battishill Ph. D.

Do you need more sales through your online store? Retail Shock Therapy is packed with the latest insights into how you can win customers online. It provides a roadmap for you to objectively analyze your online business products and se...

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Published: May 2016

Overbooked: The Exploding Business of...

Elizabeth Becker

In this “meticulously reported and often disturbing exposé of the travel industry.\" (The New York Times Book Review), Elizabeth Becker describes the dimensions of this industry and its huge effect on the world economy, the...

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Published: Feb 2016

The Ultimate Boutique Handbook: How t...

Emily A. Benson

You want to open a fashion truck? Here's how! You want open a boutique? This is the book for you! And most importantly, are you trying to decide between a fashion truck and a boutique? Read this book and get all the information you ne...

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Published: Oct 2017

The Future of Omni-Channel Retail: Pr...

Lionel Binnie

Everyone shops online these days, but there are certain experiences and products that resist the move to e-commerce. When we can order almost anything online, what compels us to make a purchase in person?By understanding how retail ha...

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Published: May 2018

The Shape of Reality to Come

Ryan Boudinot

This visionary essay collection will teach you how to engineer a renaissance, it will provide new terms and concepts for thinking about collaboration and narrative in VR, it will show you the shape of reality to come, and how you can ...

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Published: Apr 2018

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driv...

Lawrence D. Burns

An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car—an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphoneWe stand on the brink of a tec...

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Published: Aug 2019

The Great U.S.-China Tech War

Gordon G. Chang

The United States and China are locked in a “cold tech war,” and the winner will end up dominating the twenty-first century.\r\n\r\nBeijing was not considered a tech contender a decade ago. Now, some call it a leader. Amer...

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Published: Mar 2020

Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost...

Elizabeth L. Cline

"Overdressed does for T-shirts and leggings what Fast FoodNation did for burgers and fries."-Katha Pollitt  Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target t...

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Published: Aug 2013

Retail the Second-Oldest Profession: ...

Flora Delaney

Flora Delaney, retail expert and consultant helps retailers across the globe improve their business. And she says retail success comes from just 7 Timeless Principles.Each chapter dives into real-world examples of how stores capture o...

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Published: Feb 2019

Shale Boom, Shale Bust: The Myth of S...

Dan Dicker

Just about everyone has heard something about the 'revolution' in shale oil. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of rock formations unique to the United States offers the promise of cheap and abundant energy, terrific economic growth and ...

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Published: Jun 2015

High Spirits: The Legacy Bars of San ...

J. K. Dineen

The best places to imbibe in San Francisco Community, heritage, architecture-oh yes, and stiff pours: these are the hallmarks of San Francisco's Legacy Bars. High Spirits leads readers on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood pub crawl in s...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's ...

Turney Duff

New York Times BestsellerThe Buy Side, by former Galleon Group trader Turney Duff, portrays an after-hours Wall Street culture where drugs and sex are rampant and billions in trading commissions flow to those who dangle the most entic...

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Published: Jun 2014

The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidd...

Edward Jay Epstein

A fully revised edition of the popular guide to Hollywood finances, updated to reflect even newer films and trendsIn a Freakonomics-meets-Hollywood saga, veteran investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein goes undercover to explore Hol...

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Published: Jan 2012

Faster, Higher, Farther: How One of t...

Jack Ewing

"A rich history of a company whose cars, for better and worse, have touched millions of lives, a character study of a brilliant but deeply flawed leader, and a case study in how a corporate culture can turn toxic." ―Bethan...

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Published: May 2018

Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the Ne...

Doug Fine

An in-depth look at the legal cannabis industry and how the "new green economy" is shaping our country The nation's economy is in trouble, but one cash crop has the potential to turn it around: cannabis. ABC News reports ...

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Published: Jul 2013

All Electric America: A Climate Solut...

S. Freeman

The modern day Edisons have done their job.  We need not wait any longer.  We are poised to wake up to a world running completely on renewable energy.  Waiting any longer is like saying we shouldn't have used the personal computer...

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Published: Jan 2016

The Big Picture: The Fight for the Fu...

Ben Fritz

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller Winner of the Best Non-Fiction Book Prize at the 2018 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards"Ben Fritz crafts an electrifying and essential book that carefully chronicles how Hollywood trad...

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Published: Feb 2019

Foodie's Guide to London, A

Cara Frost-Sharratt

A beautifully photographed selection of over 100 of the capital s finest food shops and experiences. A Foodie s Guide to London is the must-have addition to every food lover s bookshelf. With its comprehensive low-down on the food sho...

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Published: May 2015

Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Ra...

Antonio Garcia Martinez

The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback featuring a new chapter from the author.  An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Business Insider Top 20 Business Book of the Year • An Inc. Best Book of the Year ...

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Published: Jul 2018
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