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Small business tax: Who will be affected by changes?
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With proposals on the table to change the way that small businesses are taxed, it's worth looking at how different kinds of businesses would be impacted. More

Government Affairs

NAMA Government Affairs

NAMA's Government Affairs team focuses on federal and state legislative news that impacts your company's growth and profitability. Required reading for all members! Click here for the most recent Legislative Alert.

Coffee & Water

Coffee's effects against cancer
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Jeremy Hubbard on study of coffee and prostate cancer. Harvard researchers, with backing from the National Cancer Institute, discovered men who drink six or more cups of coffee daily, had a 60 percent lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer.

Soaring coffee prices can't quench global thirst
Financial Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Global demand for coffee is set to keep climbing and even a doubling in the cost of the commodity over the last 12 months has failed to quench consumers' thirst for the beverage. The International Coffee Organization estimates that global coffee consumption rose 2.4 percent to a record 134 million 60-kilogram bags in 2010 and it sees the upward trend continuing despite the rise in prices. More

Fresh Cup raises the Standard

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Bottled water offers health, environmental advantages
Hartford Courant    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
These days, 70 percent of U.S. households drink bottled water — and two-thirds of those households also drink tap water. Not only is there harmony in how Americans drink water, but in safety standards, as well, because federal law requires regulations on bottled water to be at least as protective as those imposed for municipal drinking water. More

Business / Industry

Bananas in a vending machine? Vend Natural expands healthy snacking into Virginia market
Benzinga    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Fresh-cut fruits and vegetables will soon be available in vending machines across the Richmond, Va., market. The area will benefit from the wide array of healthy on-the-go snacks and beverage options, which will help to combat rising rates of childhood obesity. More

Facebook, Twitter increasingly popular among small businesses
eWeek    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A survey from Constant Contact found that social media marketing has surged to be a top contender in small businesses' marketing tool kit; 73 percent of small businesses report using social media to market their business, and this appears to be a growing trend. Of those who are not currently using social media marketing, 62 percent expect to begin using social media marketing in the coming year. Further, 81 percent of those currently using social media marketing expect to increase their efforts this year. More

Corporate Social Responsibility

The rising tide of corporate responsibility
Financial News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It appears that shareholders do care about polar bears - and here are the numbers. According to Ernst & Young, 2010 was the busiest year ever in the U.S. for shareholder resolutions on the environment and other "corporate responsibility" topics - 191 filed, up from 150 the year before. More



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