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BIS and IMF team up on regualtory collaboration, Good rules in jeopardy, Budget bill supports fight against climate change, Truce between Google and Uber, a book recommedation that will surprise you.

Pepsi's female-focused snacks, retail news led this week's most-clicked stories

From Pepsi's plans for female-focused snacks to moves in food retail, read this week's most-clicked food and beverage stories.

While the food and beverage industry has latched onto the term, consumers approach the concept from unique perspectives.

3 ways retailers should be utilizing Instagram, according to COO Marne Levine

Following NRF's Big Show, read about three important ways Instagram's COO says retailers should be using the social media platform.

Cboe trading pit

Dow drops 1032.89 points, insider trading and the revolving door, Twitter turns a profit, Manchester United doesn't, and legends retire from CME Group

Global fusion dishes are a flexible way to serve up international cuisine
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Dishes that use international foods such as Asian rolls or dumplings as a vehicle for familiar flavors are a great way to introduce global cuisine to diners, and they can make global dishes fit into just about any foodservice concept.

Career journey

10 questions to ask yourself when you find yourself stuck, stalled or getting in your own way.


The IRS’s focus on offshore tax evasion calls for renewed dilligence from expats


How too-big-tomanage is actually too-big-to-accept, Nasdaq moves HQ to Times Square, volatility stings Cboe, and Marcus seeks Clarity


Seeking innovation in frustration is an evergreen method of creating change. And there’s one other benefit: It keeps you from feeling sorry for yourself.

Fred Ende shares advice about how school and district leaders can help teacher leaders grow.

3 ways to foster lifelong reading

A reading specialist shares tips for helping students learn to love reading.


MatchaBar CEO Graham Fortgang explains why the company is more than a business and why it's focused more on CPG than stores.

I've learned more from music than any business book and here's why

Last week's poll question: How well does your organization assess its own capabilities versus competitors?