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How Did Adidas Get So Big?

Aug 10, 2018 No Comments by

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

Aug 06, 2018 No Comments by

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 by

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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Arizona – Switching Industries

Jul 05, 2018 No Comments

Arizona started as a small beer distributor and today are a leader in the iced tea market. This video talks about their beginnings, the transition, and where they stand today.      

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Fresno Grizzlies broke ground Tuesday

Jul 03, 2018 No Comments

The Fresno Grizzlies  recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new social space at Chukchansi Park, a major step for the upcoming amenity. Upon being introduced in February as the team’s new owner, Fresno Sports and Events announced that it was planning a variety of initiatives for the Grizzlies and Chukchansi Park, including the addition of a ballpark social space. Located [...]

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The Fidget Spinner Fad – Looking Back

Jul 03, 2018 No Comments

Earlier this year fidget spinners seemingly took over the world. Only now that it’s well past its height, we can take a look back and fully understand what was happening. This video is an overview of the fidget spinner fad.        

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MADDEN LIBRARY RECEIVES GRANT TO DIGITIZE 20,000 MAPS

Jul 02, 2018 No Comments

The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State was awarded an $84,700 grant to digitize 20,000 maps of the California State Lands Commission and make them available to the public. The grant comes from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, which is affiliated with the National Archives. “The Madden Library is honored to be awarded this grant in [...]

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Krispy Kreme – The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again

Jun 29, 2018 No Comments

Everyone seems to love Krispy Kreme doughnuts, yet they’ve still had their struggles. A quick rise in the early 2000′s was followed by a quick fall. A fall so significant, it could have easily ended the company all together. Although they’ve yet to return to their former heights, they have made an impressive recovery. This [...]

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