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Top 10: New Pinnacle products, change at Whole Foods, fast casual at Cracker Barrel

New products from Pinnacle Foods, Unilever resonated with SmartBrief readers this week.


The chemical industry and other stakeholders are still learning from Hurricane Harvey.


The challenge for anyone in leadership today is to challenge the veracity of what they hear by immersing themselves in a diversity of thought so they come to hear ideas other than their own.


The American Chemistry Council's GlobalChem conference showcased how environmental groups and the plastics industry are working to keep plastics out of waterways.

Cobalt Namibia

Trump exempts Mexico and Canada from tariffs, Blockchainits, airborne and floating cows, and who will get Namibia's cobalt?


Leaders can't protect against every danger, but they can help with their employees' psychological safety.

Speed is necessary when it comes to fighting fraud

Versatile ingredients allow chefs to riff on classic dishes
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Jones Dairy Farm President Philip Jones discusses how chefs can offer a fresh take on classic favorites for dishes that appeal to both adventurous eaters and diners craving comfort food classics.

How to boost in-store bakery sales

To put the spotlight on an in-store bakery, first make sure the products are ready for their close-up.


Spot the early warning signs of a sickness within your organization.

Self-driving vehicles will usher in a new era of digital marketing

Fred Ende considers how data can help educational leadership move toward equality.

Gary Cohn

Wells Fargo burned by nuns and guns, unpatriotic execs at Jack Daniel's, the beginning of another HSBC scandal, and what now for Gary Cohn?

Prepare students for work

A hands-on project teaches students about marketing and budget management.

Bank for International Settlements

Good news from the Basel Committee, Democratic senators conveniently forget what causes banks to go out of business, Citi aims for digital, and Real Madrid boots PSG