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Sep 13, 2010
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Sixty-two percent of small business owners report they struggle to come up with new ideas that increase revenue. However, the thirty-seven percent of business owners who are successful in innovative marketing leverage Internet technologies to build brand awareness, generate business leads, engage with customers and develop new ideas.

Sep 12, 2010
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A recent Wall Street Journal article reported that U.S. companies have been stockpiling cash and cash equivalents. According to the Federal Reserve, cash balances at nonfinancial companies are at the highest level ($1.84 trillion) since 1952. On a different measure, Cash represents 7% of all assets, the highest level since 1963. What’s causing companies to stockpile and how will this effect the economy?

Sep 10, 2010
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CEO@Smith Speaker Series

Mayo Shattuck, Constellation Energy
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740

Sep 10, 2010
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MechaiViravaidyaStudents at the University of Maryland, College Park, are invited to attend the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) Symposium on International Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. The event takes place on Sept. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Frank Auditorium in Van Munching Hall, and is hosted by CIBER and the Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA) as part of

Sep 10, 2010
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The charitable has definitely felt the effects of the financial crisis and continued recession, experiencing decreases in giving for the first time in decades. With tighter budgets to work with, nonprofit organizations need to more strategic that ever when allocating funds.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, S. “Raghu” Raghavan, professor of management science, discusses how nonprofits can be

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