Weedmaps promises to axe illegal pot shops

Weedmaps, a directory of medical marijuana dispensaries and stores selling cannabis products for recreational use, announced it would no longer accept advertising from unlicensed businesses. The company has faced pressure from licensed businesses and state regulators to ban unlawful operators from advertising on the platform. “That is a huge win,” Ryan Kunkel, whose Have A…

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How to Get Actionable Feedback and Find Out What Clients Really Think

Everyone knows that clients can offer priceless insight into your business. Your clients have a fresh perspective. They notice things that you don’t. They can tell you if you’re successfully meeting their needs. Or not. And some businesses – like design, marketing, or branding agencies; interior design firms, freelancers, and contractors; among many others –…

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Target posts traffic and sales gains

Customer traffic to Target stores rose 2.4 percent in the second quarter as more customers took advantage of its in-store and curbside pickup programs. The retailer posted a 3.4 percent gain in same-store sales with an assist from the chain’s digital business, which was up 34 percent for the period.

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ThredUP bags $175M in funding

ThredUP is having a couple of good weeks. The company, which sells second-hand clothing, announced pilot programs to sell its goods in J.C. Penney and Macy’s last week. Now, it’s reporting that it picked up 175 million in funding for its future expansion efforts, which include more partnerships like those announced last week.

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