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Marketing guru Kawasaki preaches the art of evangelism

PHOENIX -- If Nike can make two pieces of cotton, rubber and leather mean something, so can you. People like you can change the world. So said former Apple Computers marketing evangelist Guy Kawasaki in his closing remarks to attendees of Outlook Leadership 2006. Kawasaki, who today heads venture-...

No, not George W.; George H.W. shares importance of values, friendships

PHOENIX -- I didn't come here to lecture anybody, began George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president and father of the current president. Remember the great philosopher Socrates? Well, they poisoned him. The hearty laugh from the packed ballroom at the 2006 Outlook Leadership Conference at the...

Acquisitions diversified single-refinery risk

DALLAS -- Excluding special items, Alon USA Energy Inc. has reported net income for third-quarter 2006 of $46.5 million, or $1 per share, compared to $19.4 million, or 45 cents per share, for the same period last year. Including special items, net income for third-quarter 2006 was $38.1 million, or...

Company president Rick Mikesell said Cummings Oil Co., Albany, Ore., has been sold, according to The Albany Democrat-Herald.
C-store facing double-digit fall in pretax profits, Meyer says
Retailer provides update on recent acquisitions, store development activity
Dutch retail giant Royal Ahold NV has put its U.S. Foodservice unit and Tops Markets LLC supermarket chain up for sale.
As part of its push into central and northern New Jersey, Wawa has opened its newest store in Aberdeen Township, reported The Asbury Park Press.
Trustreet to be acquired by GE Capital Solutions, Franchise Finance
What can the nation learn from Oregon's example?.