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Retailers: Go rogue, be mobile-savvy this holiday season

Rogue retailing and holiday promotions are two ways that businesses can capture extra sales this holiday season. Of course, e-commerce, including mobile, also will dominate the playing field.

On another note, an American sports hero is coming to town

'Twas an email from a nonprofit that stirred memories of a different time in America, when 20 young men unified our nation – something that's needed now after our tumultuous presidential election.

All football, all the time

If big-time football had its way, games would be televised eight days a week.

Working from home hurts efficiency back at the office

Everywhere they turn, baby boomer bosses are bombarded with the notion that they must acquiesce to what millennials want in terms of work-life balance.

First-half report card for Penn State: Not bad

Penn State is one play away from being 5-1 and possibly in the Top 25.

Final act for the Phillies' tower of power

The second-best home run hitter in Phillies’ history will play his last game for the team this weekend.

The best-ever shows on television

A MacGyver reboot premieres tonight on CBS, and critics are saying the new show compares to the original like a Kia stacks up to a Ferrari.

One invention they had better get right

There’s been plenty of publicity lately for driverless cars. But I can’t imagine that the government will approve them for public roads for at least a decade.

Eagles as division champions?

As most fans know, the NFC East is about as special as a dry hamburger on a stale bun.

Summer ends, football begins, how will Penn State fare?

Summer unofficially ends after this Labor Day weekend, but the loss is mitigated by the return of football – specifically Penn State football.

The end of incessant, boring meetings?

Only 41 percent of items on a to-do list are done, says entrepreneur and author Kevin Kruse.

Top 10 tips for hosting a fantasy football draft party

Some advice for hosting a fantasy football draft party at your house. As for actually drafting a team, you're on your own.

More riots, more pizza deliveries?

There are business opportunities and then there are surreal business opportunities.

When you're smiling ...

Consistent. Genuine. Strong first impression.

All he did was coach great defenses; meanwhile, a former doper gets into the dope business

Legendary defensive coach Buddy Ryan, who died today, never won a playoff game as a head coach.

The Answer is the answer

The question: Who is the best little-guy in the history of basketball?

The best things about summer

Most people define the beginning of summer as the Memorial Day Weekend.

No longer cracked in Philly?

The Phillies are winning, the Sixers won the top draft pick, the Flyers made the playoffs and the Eagles have a new coach and possible franchise quarterback.

'Your call wait time is less than two hours'

“Hello. I have to put you on hold. Sorry.”

12 traits of truly confident people

-- They listen more than they speak.

Lehigh Valley Business moving to new office in same building

It's been a busy third of the year for Lehigh Valley Business, which is being sold, along with its parent company, to GateHouse Media of Pittsford, N.Y.

WE CAN DREAM: Philly's best pro sports seasons

Philadelphia and much of southeastern Pennsylvania rallied behind Villanova as it surprisingly claimed the NCAA basketball championship this month.

The second-best time of the year for a sports fan

NCAA basketball playoffs (with the inimitable Charles Barkley).

Time to outlaw football?

A quarter-century ago, yours truly wrote an editorial for a daily newspaper about how one could make a good case to outlaw the sport of football.

4,331 emails and counting

“Hi and thank you for your email.

Where's my NCAA bracket?

If the Super Bowl were held on a Monday afternoon, very little work would get done in America's offices, factories and other workplaces – restaurants and bars excluded, of course.

National security vs. the right of privacy

Never been a fan of obtrusive government and always have been a fan of privacy rights.

Strange but probably not true Super Bowl bets this weekend

Just in from Vegas: The odds on Super Bowl prop bets that you might not have heard about:

Of love and money

Money and love.

Winter survival guide: Think summer

With the year's first big snowstorm on its way, here are 10 ways to survive winter:

How to look like a million bucks

There's a scene in “Office Space,” one of the greatest-ever movies, in which Lawrence, played by Diedrich Bader, says something to the effect:

The 12 best things about the holidays

Except for the celebration of faith, these are the best things about the holiday season:

Little known but with a big idea and bigger heart

Most everyone knows of big-name entrepreneurs-turned-philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.

A time to give

“You will never go hungry when you feed others. Have a heart that helps, a soul that is selfless and the vision to see the beauty in everyone.”

Just like that, the savior could be gone

Penn State fans, tip your cap to Christian Hackenberg.

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