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The Decline of Kmart

Sep 07, 2018 No Comments

The future of Kmart doesn’t look bright. This video tells how Kmart got where they are today, their current situation, and my predictions for the future of the company.        

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FLAG TRIBUTE TO HONOR SEN. JOHN MCCAIN

Aug 28, 2018 No Comments

Per a proclamation signed by President Donald J. Trump, Fresno State’s national and state flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, Sept. 2, the day of funeral services for Sen. John McCain, who died from brain cancer on Aug. 25 at 81 years old. McCain — a two-time presidential candidate, six-term senator and [...]

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Checkers and Rally’s – Why Two Different Names?

Aug 27, 2018 No Comments

Ever since I released a video about why Carls Jr. and Hardee’s go by two different names, I’ve been receiving an overwhelming number of people suggesting I make a similar video for Checkers and Rally’s, so here it is. It’s another set of restaurants that use the same branding and seem identical, and this video [...]

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John McCain, Senator And Former Republican Presidential Nominee, Dead At 81

Aug 25, 2018 No Comments

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., passed away at age 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. He has served in the Senate since 1986 and was the Republican nominee for president in 2008.

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How Did Adidas Get So Big?

Aug 10, 2018 No Comments

Behind only Nike, Adidas is the second largest business of their kind. This video attempts to answer the question of how they got so big by highlighting three things greatly contributed to their success.      

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The Decline of General Electric

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

General Electric has helped shape the society we have today. 126 years of invention and innovation that all started with Thomas Edison, yet today they’re struggling. This video takes a look their decline and attempts to convey why it’s significant. It also explains a popular belief concerning the for this decline. It’s been a sad [...]

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FLOOR SEATS AVAILABLE FOR WILLIE NELSON, ALISON KRAUSS CONCERT AUG. 7

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

Floor seat tickets to see Willie Nelson and Family and Alison Krauss have been made available for their show at7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Save Mart Center. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800.745.3000 or at the Save Mart Center Box Office. INFO: 559.278.3400.

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VALLEY BUSINESS INDEX FALLS FOR JULY; TARIFFS HAVING IMPACTS

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments

The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index fell in July, but remains above growth neutral for the 23nd consecutive month — pointing to healthy growth in the next three to six months. The July index was at 57.5, falling from June’s 58.6. An index greater than 50 indicates an expansionary economy. The index is a [...]

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Nestle – Bigger Than You Know

Aug 03, 2018 No Comments

We all know Nestle for their chocolate but you may be surprised that they make much more than that. This, combined with the fact that they are one of the largest companies in existence, leads me to believe that they are likely much bigger than you know.      

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City of Fresno Announces New Director of Public Utilities

Aug 01, 2018 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that Michael Carbajal has been named the City of Fresno’s new Director of Public Utilities, effective August 6, 2018. He replaces Thomas Esqueda, who left the City earlier this year to join California State University, Fresno as its first associate vice president [...]

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WRITER WILLIAM SAROYAN’S LONGTIME FRESNO HOME OPENS AS MUSEUM

Jul 27, 2018 No Comments

The Fresno house where famed writer William Saroyan spent the last two decades of his life will open as a museum on Aug. 31, the 110th anniversary of his birth, with a private reception. Beginning in September, the William Saroyan House-Museum will be open for tours by appointment online. A grand opening celebration for the [...]

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Pillsbury – The Overlooked History Company Man

Jul 27, 2018 No Comments

Pillsbury has an interesting history that I think we tend to overlook. They used to own Burger King, along with many other brands we wouldn’t typically associate with them. This video takes a look at how the company began, the size it once was, as well as where it stands today.      

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Newly Named California Food Expo Connects Food and Beverage Companies with Top Buyers and Public

Jul 27, 2018 No Comments

Fresno, California – July 26, 2018…The California Food Expo has officially emerged. Formerly known as the Fresno Food Expo, the name change and brand unveil kicked off a new era for the nation’s largest geographically-focused food industry tradeshow. Over 135 exhibitors from the state’s finest food and beverage growers and manufacturers touted their high-quality products [...]

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Hallmark – Bigger Than You Know

Jul 16, 2018 No Comments

We all know Hallmark for their greeting cards but there’s so much more to this company. Even when it comes to that greeting card segment, people tend to overlook it. This video takes a look at Hallmark from the beginning to where they stand today.      

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Fresno Grizzlies reduce food prices

Jul 13, 2018 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Grizzlies and their concessions partner, Pro Sports Catering, have “F-Slashed” food prices at Chukchansi Park, lowering prices on eight of the most popular and highest-selling items. The price reductions are already in effect for home games. Hot dogs have been reduced from $5.25 to $4.50, kids dogs from $4 to [...]

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Weird Yet AMAZING Products That Only Exist In Other Countries

Jul 11, 2018 No Comments

Be Amazed at these incredible but weird products only in other countries. These products are amazing and definitely worth trying out!      

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KEN RAMOS ELECTED AG ONE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT

Jul 11, 2018 No Comments

Ken Ramos, Wells Fargo’s president for Central California business banking, began his one-year term on July 1 as the new president of the Ag One Foundation at Fresno State. Ramos, of Fresno, previously served as vice president for Ag One — a development organization for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Fresno [...]

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The Decline of Gibson

Jul 10, 2018 No Comments

One of the most successful guitar companies of all time may be filing for bankruptcy. This theorizes where they went wrong and why they find themselves in this position.        

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NEW FUNDING TO ADDRESS EQUITY AND ACHIEVEMENT GAPS

Jul 10, 2018 No Comments

Fresno State received $75,000 in funding from the Education Credit Management Corporation Foundation to help address student retention on campus. To be eligible for the grant, teams of at least three campuses were encouraged to develop proposals to address persistence and graduation gaps among low-income, first-generation college students and students of color. The proposal, titled, [...]

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Best Buy No Longer Carrying CDs

Jul 06, 2018 No Comments

In this episode, we take a look at Best Buy and talk about their decision to no longer carry music CDs. They will, however, continue to carry vinyl records.      

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