The NFL’s unfinished offseason business: Top free agents, biggest questions, more

Can the Browns really make the leap? Where will Gerald McCoy land? With 100 days until the regular season kicks off, here’s what’s left to settle.
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Packers’ Rashan Gary: First-round pick, aspiring sports business mogul

There’s the football side to the NFL and the business side. Rashan Gary is merging the two with his own agency specializing in marketing pro athletes.
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China Works to Look Open to Foreign Business as G-20 Summit Nears

In its latest move in recent weeks to show it’s a friend of foreign businesses, China paved the way for German insurer Allianz SE to establish the country’s first wholly foreign-owned insurance holding company.
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After Decades In The Business, Mary Kay Place Is Finally A Leading Lady

We talked to the beloved character actress about Martians, partying with Penny Marshall and the affecting new movie “Diane.”
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Apple’s strongest business faces one major problem

Apple’s strongest business faces one major problemApple's services business is supposed to help pick up as iPhone sales flatten, but some analysts say it could be in danger.



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How gaming could be huge for Apple's business

How gaming could be huge for Apple's businessApple is reportedly working on a subscription video game service similar to Netflix.



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Rihanna sues father over use of Fenty name for business

R&B star Rihanna is suing her father for using their surname for his business venture.
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Hostile Bid for Gannett Rattles Some in the Newspaper Business

The hostile takeover bid for Gannett Co. by MNG Enterprises Inc., a newspaper group backed by a hedge fund, has stoked fears that an industry already reeling from years of cutbacks could be in for even more severe cost-cutting.
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China’s Wanda Grows Film Business Despite Year of Turbulence

Dalian Wanda, the company that did most to thrust China into the midst of Hollywood, before being forced to pull back two years ago, reported mixed financial results for 2018. Group asset values were down for the second year, but its film business revenues grew. Holding its annual corporate meeting in Qingdao over the weekend, […]

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Cranston: My film role as a disabled billionaire is a business decision

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has defended playing a disabled character in his new film, saying it is an actor’s job to play different people.
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John Varvatos Business on a Growth Path as Sale Rumors Silence

NEW YORK — In 2020, John Varvatos will mark a major milestone — the 20th anniversary of showing his first men’s wear collection.
Like any fashion label, Varvatos has experienced his share of ups and downs over the past two decades — ownership changes, painful reductions in staff, department store consolidation and changing shifts in fashion.
But after a couple of years of flux, the John Varvatos business is once again in expansion mode. The brand just entered the Middle East with its first retail store in Dubai and there are others in the wings. New product categories such as accessories, jewelry and swimwear are being added.
Star USA, the more-casual, younger and lower-priced line, has been completely revamped and will be unveiled at the Pitti Uomo show in Florence in January.
The architect steering these changes is Mark Brashear, who joined John Varvatos Enterprises as chief executive officer three years ago. Brashear has a long history in the men’s industry that includes Nordstrom, Façonnable, Hugo Boss and Michael Kors.
He’s also seen as a straight shooter and, as such, doesn’t duck questions regarding the uncertainty that surrounded the brand just two years ago when rumors were rampant that its majority owner, the private equity group, Lion

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Books of The Times: A Look at Competition in Business Urges Us to Think Small

In “The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age,” Tim Wu argues for busting up big businesses into smaller parts, and shows how it was once a veritable American tradition.
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Verizon Takes $4.5 Billion Charge Related to Digital Media Business

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Apple Investigated Possible Business Misconduct in Its Supply Chain

Apple conducted an investigation earlier this year into possible business misconduct within its supply chain—including possible kickbacks and bribes—rattling some of the tech giant’s suppliers and staff in China.
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The friends who giggled their way to an incontinence business

Friends Judith and Anne turned insecurity after surgery into an environmentally friendly business.
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WARHOL’S LEGACY: Andy Warhol Inc.: How He Made Business His Art

His decision to turn the spreadsheet and the publicity machine into artistic mediums has touched artists from Damien Hirst to Banksy.
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X Factor hopefuls ‘sent back to economy’ from business class

The final 24 contestants were seen in business class on a flight to LA – but then went back to economy.
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JD.com Founder Gets Back to Business in Beijing Days After Arrest in U.S.

Liu Qiangdong’s appearance to announce a partnership with the Chinese company that owns Swiss luxury brand Bally—as Minneapolis police investigate an allegation of sexual misconduct—underscores what business observers describe as his extraordinary confidence.
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Microsoft's earnings beat expectations as cloud business booms

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Campbell Soup to Sell International Business and Fresh Unit

Campbell Soup plans to sell its international operations and refrigerated-foods business, abandoning efforts to play up fresh food and leaving the door open to a full sale.
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Slow broadband needs switch-off date, say business leaders

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InStitchu Acquires George & King Business

InStitchu, the Australian made-to-measure men’s brand, has made its first acquisition.
On Wednesday, the company said that it had purchased George & King, a Sydney-based, custom, tailored men’s wear company with a similar operating model. Terms were not disclosed but the acquisition is expected to add 4.5 million Australian dollars to the brand’s sales.
In February, InStitchu received a $ 3 million strategic investment from Dayang, the world’s largest suit manufacturer, which was earmarked to expand its showrooms around the world while also elevating the in-store and online experience. Since the acquisition, InStitchu has grown to nine showroom in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. It declined to provide a revenue figure.
“We have been actively looking for acquisitions in the custom men’s wear category globally as part of our growth strategy,” said James Wakefield, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of InStitchu. “Both InStitchu and George & King are passionate about making high-quality, made-to-measure men’s wear more accessible and affordable. We’re striving toward the same goal and strategically, are stronger as one.”
His cofounder and coceo Robin McGowan, added that the George & King team has done “a fantastic job penetrating the corporate partnerships market and we’re excited to continue building on the success that

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GE to Spin Off Health-Care Business in Latest Revamp

General Electric will spin off its health-care business and unload its ownership in oil-services company Baker Hughes, betting that the once-sprawling conglomerate can reverse a painful slump by further shrinking.
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InStitchu Acquires George & King Business

InStitchu, the Australian made-to-measure men’s brand, has made its first acquisition.
On Wednesday, the company said that it had purchased George & King, a Sydney-based, custom, tailored men’s wear company with a similar operating model. Terms were not disclosed but the acquisition is expected to add 4.5 million Australian dollars to the brand’s sales.
In February, InStitchu received a $ 3 million strategic investment from Dayang, the world’s largest suit manufacturer, which was earmarked to expand its showrooms around the world while also elevating the in-store and online experience. Since the acquisition, InStitchu has grown to nine showroom in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. It declined to provide a revenue figure.
“We have been actively looking for acquisitions in the custom men’s wear category globally as part of our growth strategy,” said James Wakefield, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of InStitchu. “Both InStitchu and George & King are passionate about making high-quality, made-to-measure men’s wear more accessible and affordable. We’re striving toward the same goal and strategically, are stronger as one.”
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British MPs to Probe Fast Fashion Business with New Inquiry

LONDON – Fast fashion will be thrust under the spotlight in a new inquiry that was revealed and launched here Friday. The U.K.’s environmental audit committee is looking to reveal the damage done by fast fashion and clean up its environmental footprint.
Investigations will be conducted on fast fashion’s impact, such as its life cycle and carbon and water footprint. It will also focus on providing solutions for waste and pollution reduction. The committee is seeking submissions and contributions to their inquiry by September 3 to inform their first hearing.
“Fashion shouldn’t cost the earth, but the way we design, make and discard clothes has a huge environmental impact. Producing clothes requires toxic chemicals and climate-changing emissions,” said Mary Creagh, chairwoman of the environmental audit committee.
According to a report conducted by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, by 2050 fashion will have consumed over a quarter of the world’s annual carbon budget if it continues to grow at the same rate. Fast fashion encourages a throwaway culture – mass production to capture current trends shortens the lifespan of clothing – and clothes that have been disposed into landfills have contributed to methane emissions.
In an interview with WWD last month, Stella McCartney said “the industry basically

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Apple Looks to Expand Advertising Business With New Network for Apps

Apple has met with Snap, Pinterest and others about participating in an Apple network that would distribute ads across apps.
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A New Level of Security on Your Business Trip

Companies are placing more emphasis on tracking employees on the road as a safety measure, in a practice called duty of care.
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Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants

The European Union’s tough new data-protection law demands costly changes for many companies and opens rich business opportunities for others.
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A+E Networks Will Guarantee Commercials Spark Business Results

Count A+E Networks among the TV companies that will offer advertisers something other than the usual audience measures in exchange for purchases of TV ad time. The owner of the A&E, Lifetime and History cable networks plans to guarantee a select group of “outcome-based guarantees” to advertisers as part of negotiations in this year’s annual […]

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Sanjay Garg on a Decade in Business and Expansion Plans

NEW DELHI — Sanjay Garg, a designer known for his commitment to traditional Indian textiles, began celebrating 10 years of his label last month with a small get-together in New Delhi.
But the main part of the celebration is to come later this year with the opening of two stores, one in New Delhi, and the other in Bengaluru.
“That will be a big expansion for us,” Garg told WWD, as he discussed his growth over the last decade and his status as a leader of a wave of Indian designers who favor simplicity, sustainable apparel and design that is fabric-driven.
His concepts are reflected in his existing retail office and showroom in the Chhatarpur area, where the sun shines through an open courtyard, bringing out the variety of the shades displayed, and the fine weaves of his fabrics.
This year will also mark a range of new colors and patterns, said Garg. “We have not worked with chikankari before, launching this year. Although we will continue with chanderi and mashru, which I absolutely love,” he said of his use of traditional textiles.
Here, Garg talks with WWD about his business, how hand looms can be considered luxury, and the pleasures of sustainability.
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Fashion Business Students Hop to London City Island

CREATIVE WORKS: London College of Fashion, part of the University of the Arts London, has mounted an installation in London that’s all about business.
Held at Arebyte’s gallery space on London City Island, a man-made island near Canary Wharf on the eastern end of town, #FashionMeansBusiness showcases the work of Fashion Business School students, with displays that take in animation, films and interactive displays.
Work from more than 150 students is on display, with projects including supply chain and cooperative formation, the effect of subcultures on high street retail brands, sensory shopping experiences and the luxury market, CSR and sustainability within U.K. retailers’ strategies and supply chain responsiveness.
There are also projects with brands including Hyundai, Asos.com, Harry Hall and Bally Switzerland.
“This was an exciting opportunity to showcase an important area of the fashion industry and how LCF Fashion Business Schools students, graduates and alumni are transforming this exciting global industry from the inside out,” said curator Rob Lakin.
The exhibition, held in association with EcoWorld Ballymore, will run from Wednesday to April 29.

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How two NFL players’ sweet tooths made them hands-on business owners

Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo and former safety Michael Griffin hope their cupcakes venture will encourage more NFL players to become entrepreneurs.
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How the DOJ’s Face-Off With AT&T Could Alter American Business

Next week, a federal judge will begin trying an antitrust case that has broad ramifications for media, technology and other industries, and could affect the government’s powers to deter large-scale corporate consolidation.
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How Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business

The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries. The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions. But there have been hundreds of narrower steps as well. Here is a sampling of the major changes.
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Google Heads Underwater to Boost Its Cloud Business

Google is expanding its sprawling network of undersea cables to plug into new regions around the world, in a bid to speed up its cloud-computing business and catch up to rivals Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.
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SoftBank Explores $18 Billion Listing of Telecoms Business

The Japanese conglomerate is considering listing roughly 30% of its cellphone unit on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as well as a separate listing overseas, possibly in London.
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Aaron Levant Retires From the Trade Show Business

Aaron Levant is ready for a new challenge. Levant, who founded the Agenda trade show when he was 19, is retiring from the business.
“There wasn’t an exit plan. It wasn’t something that I’ve contemplated for a long time. It’s something I’ve been thinking about for the past two or three months,” said Levant as he was arriving at the final Agenda Long Beach trade show that he will manage in California. “For me, it’s all about continuing to learn new stuff and take on new challenges, and as far as events and trade shows, I’ve learned everything that I can.”
Levant started Agenda, which is dedicated to the skate, surf and streetwear categories, in the back of a Thai restaurant in Long Beach in 2003. In 2013, Reed Exhibitions acquired the show for an undisclosed sum and Levant stayed on to help grow Agenda, oversee other shows and launch new ones.
For the past few years, Levant, who has said he believes the trade show category is dead, has transitioned Agenda from a business-to-business show to a more consumer-facing event. He introduced Agenda Festival last year, which included a two-day trade show followed by a one-day festival that was open to the

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Uber to Sell U.S. Auto-Leasing Business to Startup Fair.com

Uber is selling its U.S. subprime auto-leasing business to startup-car marketplace Fair.com, ending a bid to attract drivers who lack regular access to vehicles.
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Griffith Business & Tax Service Receive Tribute & Medication Help By Charles Myrick Of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx
http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

American Consultants Rx is working diligently to assist as many people and organizations as possible. It should be noted that while many other organizations and companies place a cost on their money saving cards, American Consultants Rx does not believe a cost should be applied, just to assist our fellow Americans. American Consultants Rx states that it will continue to strive to assist those in need.

Thom Browne Grows Collection, Business and Retail Footprint

MILAN — “It was time to bring it all home,” said Thom Browne of his focus on and the development of his namesake brand.
During a walk-through of his men’s pre-collection in Milan, which clearly showed how extensive his line has become, with every category expanding significantly, the designer explained how he is looking forward to the future as the company is expected to close 2017 with sales gain of 20 to 25 percent.
“I made a conscious decision a year ago to spend all of my time on my own brand, which is really coming together,” said Browne, adding that he had been “really happy” with his past collaborations. These include the Moncler Gamme Bleu line, whose last season was presented for spring 2018. As reported earlier this month, Remo Ruffini, chairman and chief executive officer of Moncler, said the company was also closing the Gamme Rouge collection, designed by Giambattista Valli, in line with a new strategy that is expected to be presented in February.
“I am evolving my brand, but making sure it’s my own way, so that you can see the Thom Browne sensibility. I am staying true to the label but reaching out to a bigger audience,” the designer explained.

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The Family Business! Miley Cyrus Joins Sister Noah and Dad Billy Ray to Sing His Classic ‘Achy Breaky Heart’

Noah Cyrus had a big night Friday opening for Katy Perry on her Witness World Tour at Madison Square Garden in front of the Cyrus clan.

The “Make Me” singer, 17, brought her father, Billy Ray Cyrus onstage with her to perform his hit “Achy Breaky Heart,” the audience got an even bigger surprise when older sister Miley, 24, joined the duo soon after.

The two sisters showed while they may have grown up in Hollywood, they still have some serious country moves, with the duo dancing around as their dad did a guitar solo.

“I’m so excited,” Noah told the audience. “You don’t get your family onstage every day.”

Mom Tish, 50, and sister Brandi, 30, were in the audience watching the performance — this was the family’s first time seeing Noah perform on tour.

“Miley, Dad, Mom, I love you guys,” Noah said from the stage. “Brandi, I love you.”

This was Billy Ray’s, 56, first time performing at Madison Square Garden. Shortly before performing with her father, Noah covered Lady Gaga’s “Million Reasons” and brought out producer Labrinth for a performance of her hit single, “Make Me (Cry).”

In June, Noah opened up to PEOPLE about receiving career advice from her big sister.

“Miley says, ‘Just have fun with it,’” Noah said. “Because I worry too much, and Miley is like, ‘You gotta just have fun with it.’”

Later in the show, Perry took a moment to speak from her heart about Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

“My wish is for some freakin’ peace! Don’t ya think?” the singer, 32, told the audience.

Before performing her 2012 hit “Part of Me,” Perry said, “This is one of my favorite songs to sing — I want to dedicate it to you guys. You chose to come out and overcome this dumb fear. You chose to come into the community of music and to be together… and be inspired.”

 

 


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Bain Signs Letter of Intent to Buy Toshiba’s Chip Business

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What the Google Controversy Misses: The Business Case for Diversity

The memo written by a Google employee about gender diversity hit a raw nerve in an industry already beset by accusations of sexism and discrimination. Research, meanwhile, has established the business case for diversity.
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China targets foreign business’ internet use

Beijing is targeting foreign businesses’ use of the internet in a move which companies are concerned may disrupt their operations and jeopardise trade secrets.
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From Music to Maps, How Apple’s iPhone Changed Business

Apple’s iPhone, and the smartphone boom that followed, gave rise to whole new industries, laid waste to others and forced new business models. As the device turns 10, we take stock of its impact.
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Tom Cruise Apparently Juggled ‘Bible Study And Blow Jobs’ Filming ‘Risky Business’

If “Risky Business” is about a loss of innocence (sexual or otherwise) among a group of college-bound teenagers, then Tom Cruise apparently went full-tilt method behind the scenes, according to an excerpt from a new memoir by co-star Curtis Armstrong.

He wasn’t sending the cast condoms or a live rat (for the last time, Jared Leto needs to chill). But despite his reputation as a straight-laced, Bible-reading and generally upstanding guy on set, Cruise was allegedly engaging in some extracurricular activities with a host of young women.

Armstrong, who plays Cruise’s character’s poker buddy, Miles Dalby, kept detailed notes about his experience working with the rising star while filming the comedy during the summer of 1982. 

Apparently, one night Cruise declined to go out drinking with Armstrong and other co-stars in order to prepare for the next day and bone up on the Bible. Armstrong describes the actor as a self-identified born-again Christian who “made straight arrows look like corkscrews.” That is, until he discovered what Cruise was actually up to during his nights alone. 

“Returning late one night, I found three or four young girls — late teens, I suspect — lined up in the hall outside of Tom’s room,” Armstrong writes in his memoir, Revenge of the Nerd. “I remember thinking, ‘Tom’s going to be really upset if these hot girls interfere with his Bible reading.’ So I asked them, with all the stern gravitas of my 28 years, if there was something I could do to help them.”

“They just stared at me, and at that moment, Tom’s door opened and another girl came out, adjusting her hair and taking off down the hall, while the first girl in line slipped into Tom’s room,” he continued. “This was a young man who knew something about time management and understood how to successfully juggle Bible study and blow jobs. I went to bed alone that night thinking it served me right for not being religious.”

Instead of the “Risky Business” reboot Hollywood is sure to screw up any day now, let’s just adapt this memoir for the screen right now, because nothing in the film could ever be, well, so risky. 

To read the full excerpt from Armstrong’s memoir, head over to The Hollywood Reporter

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Nokia and Apple Move From Courtroom Foes to Business Partners

Apple and Nokia settled dueling lawsuits over what Apple should pay for intellectual property used in its iPhone, a surprisingly quick end to what analysts had said could have been years of litigation.
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Hassan Rouhani’s Victory Reassures Business Leaders

Iranian business leaders were relieved after moderate President Hassan Rouhani, a proponent of foreign investment and engagement with the world, had secured another four years in office.
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SK Hynix, Bain to Join in Bid for Toshiba Chip Business

South Korean chip maker SK Hynix and U.S. private-equity firm Bain Capital plan to bid between $ 9 billion and $ 13.5 billion for more than half of Toshiba’s memory-chip business.
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A Business Professor’s Fitness Secret: Qigong

At the University of Michigan or on the road, a negotiation expert uses the Chinese practice as the linchpin of his routine.
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Celebrity Second Acts: When Hollywood Takes a Backseat to a Multimillion-Dollar Business Empire and Real Power

Stars' Second ActsWinning an Oscar used to be the end-all and be-all of an actor’s career. Nowadays, Hollywood may just be the launching pad to something much, much bigger.
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Trump’s Reversals Reflect Business Influence

President Donald Trump’s reliance on former corporate executives in his White House—and business leaders outside of it—helped shape this week’s reversals on several hard-line positions that defined his campaign, according to officials.
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Nikki Bella Is Furious After Brie Misses a Major Business Call on Total Divas: “I Don’t Know What’s Going on With Her”

Nikki Bella, Total Divas, Total Divas 612Brie Bella is in trouble with Nikki Bella on Wednesday’s Total Divas!
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Thanks to the “Magic Mike” movie franchise, male stripping is hot again. So what if the mostly female audience finds it more funny than titillating?
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Haggar Sees Growth From E-commerce as Department Store Business Slows

Haggar is having a moment.
The Dallas-based brand, which celebrated its 90th anniversary last year, had both the best-selling non-denim casual pant and dress pant at U.S. department stores and national chains in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the NPD Group.
But for Michael Stitt, chief executive officer, there’s more growth to be had, particularly online.
Haggar just relaunched its web site, which is the fastest-growing portion of the business, with improved functionality that is intended to enhance the shopping experience.
“Online sales on Haggar.com grew by 28 percent last year,” Stitt said. “Our digital team spent the last eight months developing, testing and perfecting our new platform. Our new site offers the most extensive selection of Haggar pants and suit separates in an easy to navigate environment.”
The site includes a new pant finder that asks consumers a number of questions to help identify the right style pant. It also offers a reorder function for the first time.
Haggar hired a chief digital officer, Eve Richey, two years ago and the company is investing in direct-to-consumer capabilities, including spending $ 5 million to modernize its distribution center, Stitt said.
Although online is seen as a major growth area, mid-tier department stores still represent 75 percent of

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Business Media Brands Battling for ‘C-Suite’ Trademark Right

Rival business brands are heading to court to determine which has the right to use the term “C-Suite.” C-Suite Media, the L.A.-based company that publishes “C-Suite Quarterly,” has filed a federal trademark infringement suit against C-Suite Network. Both pitch themselves as multi-platform media companies, with conferences and content aimed at high-level business executives. C-Suite Media,… Read more »

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The airline’s Mint service is gaining fans and forcing American and Delta to lower business fares between New York and Los Angeles, Scott McCartney writes.
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Bet on Snap Shows Luck’s Role in Venture Business

Venture capitalist Jeremy Liew found out about Snapchat from a colleague whose daughter used it, and tracked down its founder because they went to the same school. It’s a familiar story.
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Toshiba to Sell Part of Its Memory-Chip Business

Toshiba said it would put part of its semiconductor unit up for sale, seeking to stay afloat after a planned write-down of billions of dollars connected to its U.S. nuclear business.
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Bills Khakis Sold to NEJ; John Crocco to Run Business

Bills Khakis has a new owner.
The 25-year-old men’s sportswear brand has been sold to NEJ Inc., a Connecticut-based logistics firm that works with specialty retailers on inventory management.
Since 2015, Bills has been owned by Source Capital LLC, a private equity firm.
NEJ had partnered with Source Capital on the original acquisition of Bills in December 2015, but will now be the sole owner, the company said. NEJ had managed the Bills business when it was owned by Source Capital and the brand will now be operated out of NEJ’s Beacon Falls, Conn., headquarters and will fall under its Private Brands Division.
“Bills Khakis is an iconic apparel brand with a 25-year history of producing high-quality men’s wear products that are proudly cut and sewn in the U.S.,” said Ed Mascolo, founder and president of NEJ Inc. “We are excited to leverage our 26 years of retail brand expertise, disciplined operational capabilities and facilities as well as deep industry relationships to build upon the tremendous history of the brand, as we position Bills Khakis for its next chapter of growth.”
John Crocco, a men’s wear industry veteran, is joining NEJ’s Private Brands Division to lead Bills. Crocco most recently served as senior vice president of

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McDonald’s Looks to Sell Part of Stake in Japan Business

McDonald’s is inviting bids for a significant stake in its Japan unit, days after it reached a deal to sell its China and Hong Kong franchises.
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Joseph Janus Promoted to WeSC Global CEO on Growth of U.S. Business

WeSC has realigned its executive team, promoting Joseph Janus to group chief executive officer on the heels of the streetwear brand’s U.S. growth as it turns to scaling in Europe.
WeSC, which stands for We are the Superlative Conspiracy, previously had Janus in the ceo role for WeSC America based out of the New York office. Janus succeeds Tony Westler in his new role.
The change is a reflection of a few factors, beginning with the U.S. business now representing more than 40 percent of the Swedish company’s overall sales, up from about 20 percent two years ago.
“We made a decision to elevate our product three years ago,” Janus said. “WeSC started off as a skateboard clothing brand and we’ve been really focused the last three years on making it a Swedish lifestyle brand.”
That began with the build-out of full collections versus launching T-shirts and hoodies each season, which has helped it get into new doors. The strategy has recently been applied in Sweden with a contemporary offering that’s helped get the brand into doors such as Nordiska Kompaniet. Retailers such as Galeries Lafayette is another example of where Janus would like the brand to go.
“Those are the elevated accounts I want

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Female Business Owners Host Pop-up for Planned Parenthood

HOLIDAY POP-UP: Hero New York, Runway Passport, AMCONYC, Tech Style and Rossi & Rei are hosting a holiday pop-up shop today through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 168 Bowery in New York.
The pop-up features fashion tech, artisanal styles from around the world, kids’ fashion and accessories.
All participating brands are women-led companies, and each female founder is pledging 5 percent of all process to Planned Parenthood.
“In the face of challenge, our only choice is to carry courage. This holiday season, I’m honored to carry the causes that Planned Parenthood fights for alongside a group of game-changing female founders,” said Alissa Lentz, founder of Hero New York, a backpack line.

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It all began with the baseball glove.
Coach’s founders were impressed with the leather, stitching and handcraftsmanship used for the gloves that got softer and more supple with age. So with this as their inspiration, a group of leatherworkers created wallets and billfolds for men — and a brand was born.
Today, Coach is better known for its women’s leather goods, but men’s remains a sizable part of its business, accounting around $ 700 million, or 16 percent of its $ 4.2 billion in annual sales in fiscal-year 2015. That’s up from 14 percent of net sales in the 2014 fiscal year and 12 percent in 2013.
“We were originally a men’s brand,” said Diane Mahady, global head of merchandising for Coach, “and there’s no more masculine American reference than the baseball glove.”
Although she oversees all divisions, Mahady actually has a soft spot for the men’s business. She spent 12 years at Saks Fifth Avenue as a men’s divisional merchandise manager before moving on to Ermenegildo Zegna and Louis Vuitton. She joined Coach two-and-a-half years ago.
“Without question, it’s a growth area for us and we’re growing by double digits,” she said. This year, men’s will account for more than $ 700 million in sales, she said,

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Millennials Change the Complexion of the Beauty Business

The latest results from Estée Lauder and Coty exposed a shift in the beauty business: Millennials aren’t willing to invest in expensive skin creams that have been big profit drivers. They want products with more immediate results.
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Kenneth Cole Reactivates Business

Changes are afoot at Kenneth Cole Productions for fall.
The 32-year-old access­ories and apparel firm, which after an 18-year run as a public company went private in 2012, is starting to make some noise again.
Cole has redesigned its logo and Web site, will launch a multimedia ad campaign called “Courageous Class,” has elevated its women’s and men’s sportswear and accessories offerings for fall and will open a new prototype store on Bond and Bowery on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on Sept. 15, which incorporates both omnichannel strategies and social initiatives benefiting the neighborhood.
In a recent interview at the company’s headquarters, founder, executive chairman and chief creative officer Kenneth Cole and chief executive officer Marc Schneider described what prompted the rebranding of the business, which generates $ 1 billion in retail sales worldwide across all licenses and product categories.
Cole said he had an epiphany a few years ago and decided that “in an effort to revitalize and re-energize and make the company relevant again, that we needed to make some significant changes.” It became apparent, he added, that all the things the brand needed to be doing, it couldn’t do as a public company.
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Trump Excels at Business, But He Has No Business in International Politics

Listening to Donald Trump’s egotistical take, you’d think his loud business personality translates perfectly into international politics. Mexico acting up? No matter; he’ll hop on the phone and curse Mexico out. China spiffing us in trade deals? Who cares! A solution is a phone call and an immature insult away. “Your country sucks, China!” Problem solved.

Except while that might work on TV, it would backfire in reality. As several commentators have already pointed out, Trump’s “refusal to act diplomatically [would be] catastrophic for the lead diplomat of the United States.” Diplomacy requires subtlety, tact and restraint — something everyone from Sun Tzu to Henry Kissinger agrees on. But screaming insults like a petulant toddler? That sort of behavior is best left on The Apprentice.

I’m not saying business experience has no place in politics. It obviously does. Outsiders bring valuable insights into the political process, and a more realistic representation of how business works — stressing restraint and negotiation over needless offense — translates extremely well into international diplomacy.

But Trump’s view of how his own bombastic business personality would play in the political realm is remarkably shortsighted. He speaks of countries as if they were individuals, and he acts like solutions to complex problems lie in three-word slogans. That pithy ideology might work for Trump’s personal life, but it would spell disaster if adopted by the president of the United States. In Trump’s worldview as presented thus far, one gets the impression that Israel-Palestine can be solved by a few stern phone calls and maybe a fancy steak dinner afterwards. If that fails, then bombs should do the trick. Yeah right.

Obviously, Trump’s oversimplification of international relations has appeal. Most people don’t have the background knowledge, the patience, or the time to truly consider the intricacies of, say, the development of ISIL. As Robert Greene writes in The 48 Laws of Power, short mantras have an intrinsic draw, a resonance that longer, more nuanced takes on things just don’t have. And that’s fine — for the average citizen. But the president of the United States, wielding a governmental branch clothed in immense executive power, should have a more thorough understanding of foreign policy.

He or she should understand that illegal immigration is not a problem the Mexican government alone can control, or that empirical evidence suggests undocumented immigrants actually commit less crime than native-born Americans. He or she should acknowledge that a disgusting phenomenon like ISIL has complex political, religious, and historical underpinnings that will not be, cannot be, dismantled by a few well-placed explosives — rhetorical or military. A responsible president should know that criticisms of China and Japan for manipulating currency should be restrained and qualified, to acknowledge (for example) Japan’s two decades of careful economic policy aimed at counteracting slumping fiscal performance. And so on.

Because in foreign policy, jabs aren’t taken lightly; and unlike in Trump’s business affairs, insulting a country ticks off a heck of a lot more people than the one person on the other side of the phone line.

Business isn’t simple; foreign policy isn’t either. If Trump wants to be taken seriously by the general electorate, he should demonstrate the nuanced understanding of foreign policy exemplified by candidates ranging from Jeb Bush to Hillary Clinton.

As things stand now, the world is far too dangerous and complex a place for Donald Trump to be at its helm, his hand hovering over the nuclear button, ready to shout “you’re fired!” at anyone who ticks him off.

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16 Dresses That Have No Business Being Called Dresses

Sheer dresses, short dresses, barely-there dresses — when it comes to red carpet attired, we’ve seen it all. Literally

But sometimes celebrities leave too little to the imagination. Below we’ve rounded up 16 dresses that have absolutely no business being called dresses.

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Ivanka Trump Discusses Fashion and Business — But No Politics, Please

With an expanding signature collection of her own, an executive role at the Trump Organization and a father who’s poking the political hornet’s nest with his decidedly non-PC style, it’s safe to say Ivanka Trump has a lot going on.
Accustomed to operating in overdrive, the Wharton grad is now suiting up 3,500 Trump Hotel staffers in uniforms she designed. Trump handles design and the creative vision for the company’s nine existing properties and four yet-to-be-opened ones in Baku, Azerbaijan; Rio de Janeiro; Vancouver, and Washington, D.C. She also serves as executive vice president of development and acquisitions at the Trump Organization. With two young children and an equally ambitious husband in Jared Kushner, the self-described “American wife, mother and entrepreneur” may represent a different sort of bold-faced paradigm in the fashion business. While that alone is something of a feat, it is not a moniker the former model acknowledged in any way during an interview last week.
Speaking about her new uniform designs, Trump very much stayed on message. While she has cheered on her father Donald’s take-no-prisoners presidential bid to her nearly 1.7 million Twitter followers and 582,000 more on Instagram, she wasn’t about to engage on political matters. “I

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Jos. A. Bank Veteran to Launch Online Men’s Business

A new player is poised to enter the men’s wear scene.
Steve Marshall, the former divisional vice president of merchandising for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., has teamed with some of his co-workers at the Hampshire, Md.-based chain to create Wilkes & Riley.
The business, which will launch in November as an online play, will offer a full collection of men’s wear, from tailored clothing and furnishings to sportswear.
“Retail has been in my blood since I was a kid,” Marshall told WWD. He started his career at Bugle Boy and moved on to Merry Go Round before joining Jos. A. Bank in 1999.
Marshall said he was offered the opportunity to remain with Bank by its new owners, Men’s Wearhouse, which purchased the business for $ 1.8 billion last year, but didn’t want to relocate to California, where the corporation is headquartered. So he opted instead to remain in Maryland and use the skills he had acquired over the years in sourcing and merchandising to open a new company.
Wilkes & Riley will be self-financed and Marshall said he has some other investors as well.
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Iowa’s Görtz Haus Learns That Refusing To Host Gay Weddings Is Bad For Business

The Christian owners of an Iowa wedding venue that turned away a gay couple in 2013 are shuttering their business.

Located in Grimes, Iowa, the Görtz Haus has been operating as an art gallery, bistro and wedding venue for 13 years, but has struggled financially in the two years since owners Betty and Richard Odgaard cited their Mennonite faith when they declined to host Lee Stafford and Jared Ellers’s wedding, USA Today and other outlets are reporting.

Stafford and Ellers quickly filed a discrimination complaint through the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, and although the Odgaards agreed to a $ 5,000 settlement, two heterosexual couples canceled their planned nuptials at the venue after the case hit the news. Although the deposits were non-refundable, both couples received their money back.

“We knew that the business was going to be in trouble almost immediately,” Richard Odgaard told The Daily Signal. “We had to get rid of the wedding business to avoid another complaint and possibly a higher penalty.”

“I would never discriminate in any area that’s not who I am. I just couldn’t celebrate their wedding because of my faith,” Betty Odgaard told KCCI.

In January, it was announced that the Görtz Haus would stop offering wedding services altogether, but the financial loss has been significant. Now the Odgaards say the business, which previously hosted between 15 to 25 weddings a year, will close, possibly as early as August.

Joking that they “didn’t get the Chick-fil-A response” from locals, the Odgaards say they think things might have turned out differently if their situation had been left to a popular vote or even an area judge.

“I think if people in Iowa would have had a chance to vote on this, it would have never have been this way. People in Iowa are pretty conservative,” Betty told The Daily Signal. Added Richard: “This was all administrative judgement. The [gay couple] had a platform to file their case and we didn’t get our day in court with a jury of our peers.”

Still, as The Des Moines Register points out, the Odgaards have received a fair amount of support. During a recent campaign stop in Iowa, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz argued that the Odgaards were victims of “liberal fascism,” noting, “The modern Democratic Party has decided their devotion to mandatory gay marriage in all 50 states is so unforgiving that there is no longer room for defending religious liberty.”

Echoing those sentiments was Eric Baxter, senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty that represented the couple and aims “to protect the free expression of all faiths.”

“It’s shocking that the state prefers forcing Betty and Richard Odgaard to close the Görtz Haus Gallery, rather than allowing them make a living without violating their religious beliefs,” he told the Register in a statement.

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I, Spiros, G. Raftis, at age 26, started a manufacturing business because I was fired. I had no business plan, no real product, and more importantly, very little money -I was devastated. I had devoted maximum effort, abilities, and long hours as a salesman for the owners of the company; in fact, I bought shares. I was an owner and was fired. My decision to start my own business was to: PREVENT GETTING RIPPED OFF AGAIN. I was convinced I could do it. OWNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS AFFORDS THE ONLY OPPORTUNITY OF BEING DIRECTLY REWARDED – THE MAXIMUM RETURN OF ONE’S ABILTIY. I wrote this book to share practical advice with anyone starting a business. This is a no-nonsense book with non-MA-theories. More practical advise than theory. Most of the messages, lessons, and Chapters within are my experiences. I did not anticipate most of these events. I know now going into business one will have to face most of what is written in these pages. For example, I thought after one year in business, getting a loan from a bank would be easy. Instead, I got a lesson from my banker. I still remember his words: "Spiros, if something happens to you, how does the bank get back the money it loaned you for your valve business? The bank does not want to run a valve company." The pages repeat ideas that have been proven to be valuable for anyone seeking success in starting a business. It is a must-read, must-buy book.
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Art & Business

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls” ~ Pablo Picasso (Spanish Painter, Sculptor 1881-1973)

Art is important to society, any society through the ages ナ combining art and business is not new. Think of the centuries where art and business were very much part of the citizen’s world. There were the royal courts who paid for, promoted and gave the arts a grand platform or of the Medici of Italy (14th to 18th centuries) or the maligned, then beheaded royals of France (10th to 19th centuries) they all created art, luxuries and businesses never seen before, which are valued to this day.

Today we seek beauty and have great philanthropies and organizations which give the arts a platform for a broader audience, never seen in its power and influence before. We now observe the merger of art and business in an environment enjoyed by millions in all corners of the globe. Shining a spotlight on art and cultural relationships and business provides a better understanding between people of diverse nations. The quest for better communications through the arts help define businesses. By associating with the arts, businesses have discovered that their brands are enhanced and increase their reach and in the end their profitability. With the mantra of ‘behind every art-form is a great visionary leader’, this would include the business of pursuing excellence in products and service, prestigious organizations and venues report great results.

Heidi Steiger, President of Topridge Associates, expresses her perspective on the increasing importance of art and business:

“I have always thought the business and art worlds should work closely together. The arts can bring progress to the world of business – by thinking, looking and acting outside-of-the-box. After all, mankind has been communicating in pictures since the dawn of the caveman. We have an overwhelming need to document, remember, and comment on the world in which we live. My most significant experience of this was managing the art collection at Neuberger Berman while I was also leading its private wealth management business. A number of my partners and I collected contemporary art. The rule was that art was on public walls and not in our offices. Asset management is a very intellectual pursuit, but art made us more approachable and human to our clients. It said we cared about them and that we viewed the world through a different lens which provided us with insightful ideas resulting in good performance in their portfolios.”

Greg Furman, Chairman and CEO of Luxury Marketing Council, has observed the many changes in the field of luxury for more than twenty years. His expert opinion is shared by many
“As the disparity between ‘the have’ and ‘the have nots’ continues to widen, public, government and media scrutiny are increasingly critical, and all luxury brands’ involvement in the community will dramatically increase. More than ever luxury brands must be involved, and seen as being involved, as outstanding corporate citizens; not as disengaged, haughty, removed purveyors of luxury products and services to the elite one percent with no concern for the bigger picture and larger community. As never before it is imperative for luxury brands to more tastefully and aggressively promote their involvement in the arts. Creativity and bottom-line-driven understanding are essential to maintaining and enhancing
the luxury brand’s reputation.”

It is said that beautiful objects in art, in design, in furniture, in fashion, in poetry are all an extension of the human spirit’s need and search for beauty. Art takes us through the tunnel of life to lightness and joy. The patronage of the arts also fulfill the dreams on every level of life and it is significant now and for future generations. The strong reputation and joint goals of art and business have gone through periods of challenge and growth. Artistic disciplines combined with business acumen address the complex and ever-changing needs of building robust arts and business communities with ever greater success.

” I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few or freedom for a few” ~ William Morris (English artist, poet 1834-1896)

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My Business Almost Cost Me My Marriage

One Saturday afternoon while driving to the mall, I expressed concern to my husband over our relationship. Nothing was really wrong, we weren’t arguing or fighting. In fact, we weren’t really talking much at all — that was the problem. More and more, I felt as though I were living with a roommate, not a lover.

We’d sit side-by-side on our recliners each night, but never said more than five or six words to one another. There was no connection.

On this drive I looked over and said, “Babe, I’m worried that if we don’t get on the same page

“I’ve thought the same thing,” he replied.

I was stunned. I felt like someone had sucker-punched me in the stomach. He’d thought the same thing? He’d considered divorce? What? When? Why hadn’t he said anything? If I hadn’t said anything, would he have?

I swallowed hard and said, “You have? OK, then it’s a good thing we’re talking now. What are you feeling?”

My husband isn’t one to share his feelings or emotions, so I knew that I was making a tall request. And in a split-second, it was as if a dam had burst. He began telling me, firmly and deliberately, his perspective on our marriage.

Many of his concerns were valid. I’m not the best housewife. I’ve never enjoyed cleaning, which is why we have a housekeeper come twice a month. I do let my daughters dress themselves, which means that at times they walk out of the house looking a little crazy. I let dishes sit overnight and I’m ok with a pile of books and papers stacked at the bottom of the staircase.

And then he hit me with, “I resent your business.”

“I know this could blow up for you, I can see that. But I don’t see what your business is doing for our family,” he continued on. As he spoke, I heard his words in slow motion.

How could he be saying this to me? I thought we were making progress? Just this past year we had been accepted into a couple’s mastermind program and I thought he was finally starting to climb on board with the business — our – business.

But I said nothing. I listened. I validated. And then I shared my own concerns about our marriage.

I felt lonely. I felt like I was a single mom who happened to live with the father of her children. I wanted a partnership. I wanted to know that we were equally sharing the load of maintaining a household and raising our children.

He wanted us to establish roles. I wanted him to be more present. He wanted to see the financial impact of my business. I wanted to talk to him about the numbers. He wanted to see the numbers, but wanted nothing to do with business talk.

In talking for nearly two hours, we realized we both wanted the same things, we just wanted them in different ways.

My story isn’t unique. In fact, in speaking with many of my entrepreneurial colleagues, this story is the norm and the exceptions are those rare, unicorn-like partners who are completely supportive, 100% on board and who are interested in helping the business in any possible way.

The rest of us have to battle with a variety of scenarios ranging from not-at-all supportive to kind-of-supportive when it’s convenient and everything in between.

So how do we divorce-proof our marriages while also following our passion and confidently building the business of our dreams?

The truth is, you really can’t “divorce-proof” a marriage. There’s no set it and forget it system. It takes intentional action every single day.

Notice I used the word action and not work. Too many people say marriage is work. And that’s part of the problem. We’re treating our relationships like business transactions — scheduling, planning, creating to-do lists — rather than treating them as opportunities for loving acts of kindness.

Here are three steps you can take to ‘divorce-proof’ your marriage and keep your business:

1. Establish Roles

When my husband looked at me and said, “There are certain roles men and women have,” I literally rolled my eyes and considered slapping him in the face. What, are we back in the 1950’s? I immediately made assumptions about what “roles” he believed I should fill.

But as we began talking, I realized he didn’t necessarily mean that my role had to be the “traditional stay-at-home mom.” More so, he meant that we each needed to identify what position we were playing on our marital team.

Who was the dishwasher? Who was the checkbook balancer? Who cooked and on what days? Who made the bed? Who made the coffee? Who took the kids to school and who picked them up? Who gave them baths and who read the bedtime stories?

Once we sat down and went through our list of responsibilities and divided up the workload there was an immediate shift in our energy. We both breathed a sigh of relief.

As you consider your own relationship, ask yourself, “Do we have our roles and responsibilities defined or are we just leaving it up to chance, assuming one of us will get it done?”

If you’re each thinking the other should do it, but it’s never been clearly defined, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment and resentment. Make the change right now.

2. Have a Monthly Money Date

As an entrepreneur, you should already be having a monthly money date with yourself to make sure you know exactly how much you’re bringing in and where it’s all going. But if you’re married, then you should definitely consider sequestering your love for a desert night out with your financial statement and look over the numbers together.

Not only does this keep you accountable as the CEO of your business, but it also helps your partner see how your business is (or can) impact your financial future.

A quick note: If you’re not making money in your business yet, that’s okay. Have your money date anyway and let your spouse know your projections for the following month or explain why you invested where you did and the return you expect to get. Transparency is key.

3. Make an Excuse

The most important of all, make an excuse to spend time with your spouse and to meet their needs! The chief complaint most partners make of their entrepreneurial mates is, “She’s always on the phone or computer working.”

Your partner only feels this way because his or her needs are not being met. If your spouse has ever said to you, “You work too much,” it’s their way of saying, “You’re not giving me what I need.”

Make an excuse every single day to do something for your partner. Shutting down your laptop an hour earlier, preparing a favorite meal or just sitting next to each other, holding hands while watching some mindless show. Think of your partner and do something that would make them feel thought of, loved and more important than your business.

Take action right now: Grab a sheet of paper and make a list of 30 simple things you could do for your partner. That’s your action plan for this month! Remember, your time and attention are the most valuable gifts you can give the person you love. Be sure and add that in a few extra times.

I almost lost my marriage because I wasn’t doing these 3 simple things. Ever since we’ve made these steps common practice in Casa de Luna, it’s as though a new relationship has sprung. My husband and I are working together as a team, he’s amazing with the kids – especially the few evenings each month when I have coaching calls – and overall, our house feels like a loving, supportive, encouraging home.

The key is infusing LOVE into each step. Because after all, isn’t that what we all want most – to love and be loved?

Now over to you. Which of these steps will you implement first? Do you have your own story of how your business has threatened your relationship? Let’s chat in the comments.

And if you’re looking for more tips on how to confidently build your business and still have fulfilling relationships, be sure to sign up for my FREE Confident Entrepreneur Webinar Series. We’re covering everything from time management, leadership, decision-making and more! Click HERE to sign up.

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Rachel Luna is the best selling author of the book: “Successful People are Full of C.R.A.P. (Courage. Resilience. Authenticity. Perseverance): A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting it Together & Achieving Your Dreams” available on Amazon and the Chief Confidence Creator at RachelLuna.Biz Follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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