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PHIL HARDWICK: Which should a business value most: employees, stockholders, customers or products/services?

If  you, a business owner, had to choose, which of the following would you place more emphasis on: Employees, stockholders/investors, customers or products/services? It’s tempting to say that all are equally important. But what if I told you that those companies that value employees more are more successful? At least, that is what the evidence suggests. From 1997 – 2013 ...

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Whole Foods supports Women Build with 5% day today

Thousands of women volunteers across America join together annually to build a Habitat for Humanity home for a family in need. Women in the Mississippi capital area are joining hands, hearts and toolboxes in May and June to take part in Women Build 2015. Women Build 2015 will provide Effic McDonald and her three children a decent and stable place ...

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Whole Foods sets grand opening; to offer pre-opening tours

JACKSON — Whole Foods Market will open its doors Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m. at Highland Village in Jackson, according to release from the company. The 34,000-square-foot store will feature an organic salad bar, in-store smoked barbecue, fresh-made gelato, natural body care and nutritional supplements, beer growler filling station and the Yazoo Bend Coffee & Taproom with 4 beers ...

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‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village

When Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market announced earlier this year that it would build a store at Jackson’s Highland Village shopping center, it was assumed that nearby commercial and residential real estate would receive at least a small bump in value. Two studies conducted within the past six years — one by Realtors in Portland, Ore., another by Citigroup — ...

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Whole Foods set to break ground in November

By the end of fall 2013, Whole Foods Market officials hope to have a store open in Jackson at Highland Village shopping center. Ground will break on the project in November, with an opening set for some time next fall, though an exact date is not set. Whole Foods officials said in February when they announced the Jackson store that ...

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STODDER: Blooming interest in Pinterest

Once belittled as an insubstantial electronic scrapbook with narrow appeal, the 2-year-old website Pinterest is maturing into a marketing monster. Visits to the site have increased more than 4,000 percent in less than a year, vaulting it to the No. 3 spot in social-media popularity behind only Facebook and Twitter. Some big-name retailers are taking not only notice, but also ...

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