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How to write off casualty losses
Fox Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Casualty losses are allowed as a deduction on your tax return and are considered business or non-business losses. Because the IRS treats them differently, this article discusses non-business losses and saves business losses for another segment. More

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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


It's pricey, but coffee's on the 'essential' list
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In the past year, coffee prices have skyrocketed. In April, a pound of coffee was 40 percent more expensive than a year before. That outpaced even gasoline, the liquid fuel about which we gnash our teeth the most. The price increases are testing allegiance to the brew; so far, it seems unshaken. More

Green coffee: What's driving the increase?
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The recent increase in green coffee has its roots in many factors. This article looks at a few of the issues surrounding the price of coffee beans. More



Business / Industry


Why branding is a luxury for small businesses
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Many small businesses tend to try to mimic the branding efforts of large corporations, and it's simply not possible. There are different blueprints for each. Small businesses should focus on intimately knowing their target audience and communicating with them in a meaningful way. Branding is the icing on the cake; it's what comes after you've successfully mastered the product and sales formula, and want to move forward to further establish recognition of your brand's name. More

Boulder, Colo., gets fresh take on vending
Boulder Weekly    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While the ease and convenience of these traditional vending machines is what many find so tempting, not to mention the landscape of sugary treats, a niche has recently emerged in the snacking world — one that provides natural and organic snacks in vending machines. More

Fresh Cup raises the Standard

Fresh Cup always brews your coffee to perfection. Match your coffee POD with a brewer that allows you to adjust pre-infusion, brew volume, and water contact time. Take control of your coffee profile and make your coffee taste even better. Newco, everything you need to get brewing.
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Corporate Social Responsibility


Shifting consumer behavior: The new performance indicators for being green
Fast Company    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This platform is used to bring forward stories of companies - and the men and women who represent them - committed to positive change. Lately, that interest has expanded into the role of how a company (and the products and services it provides) is able to change not only it's own behavior, but that of a greater community of stakeholders. The many ways in which we citizens of the planet are called to evolve our behavior to meet the a growing list of environmental and social needs, it can become quite staggering. That is why I believe a company who actively contributes to such shifts in human behavior is one that acts in a more socially and environmentally responsible way. More



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