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TODD SMITH: Band-Aid, Amazon, Google top brand index

Band-Aid, Amazon and Google are the strongest brands according to the latest YouGov 2017 BrandIndex. Craftsman and Dawn rounded out the Top 5. Johnson & Johnson fell out of the Top 10 this year, from number 6 to number 11. Quaker replaced it in the Top 10. The Top 20 Brands With Best Ad Awareness chart reveals that this year, ...

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Kroger to test Uber delivery in Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY Some Kroger stores in Mississippi will soon be teaming with Uber, the ride-sharing firm, to deliver groceries. The pilot program is expected for the chain’s Delta Division, which includes much of Mississippi, including metro Jackson, “sometime before the end of the year,” said spokeswoman Teresa Dickerson. “Our customers are changing and we want to keep up with ...

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TODD SMITH — Band-Aid, Amazon, Dawn, Google top brands among women

Band-Aid, Amazon, Dawn, Google and M&M’s are the five best-perceived brands by women, according to YouGov BrandIndex. In conjunction with International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, consumer perception research firm YouGov BrandIndex released a ranking of the best-perceived brands by women, as well as the ones that have improved the most in perception in the last year. Women were ...

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JACK WEATHERLY: Train to New Orleans: a travelogue with a bit of news

ON THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS – This is a story of contrasts, from a very low-cost train ride to dining on the best cuisine we’ve ever tasted. Not to mention the latest and cheapest personal city transportation mode with a funny-sounding name, Uber. The Amtrak station’s waiting room in Jackson is a red-brick redo with ancient blond benches wearing brass boots. ...

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Ocean Springs looking at bringing Uber to the city

OCEAN SPRINGS — Ocean Springs officials are looking at bringing Uber to their city. Even a member of the city’s Economic Development Council says he can’t get a taxi in under 30 minutes. The Sun Herald reports the council meeting Monday afternoon will work on how the city can get Uber in town. The focus: How city taxi laws might ...

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Public meeting to be held on Uber regulations

GULFPORT — The Motor Vehicle for Hire Authority will hold a public hearing on proposed regulations for companies such as Uber. The regulations would apply to all so-called “transportation network companies,” but Uber, a ride-hailing service that has boomed in popularity across the country while irking traditional taxi companies, is the only one operating on the Gulf Coast. The company ...

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VIDEO — Is business as we know it going to go the way of the Dodo?

Vivek Wadhwa of Singularity University returns talks to The Big Think as part of today’s featured video interview. The topic isdisruption: the phenomenon that occurs when radical innovations ignite revolutionary or evolutionary change in an industry. A simple example of this is what services like Lyft and Uber have done to disrupt the taxi industry. On a larger scale, cell phone technology has ...

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