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Liu Qiangdong Brings Smart Delivery Vehicles to JD Health

As chairman and CEO of JD Health, Liu Qiangdong uses his business savvy and entrepreneurial spirit to push innovations to the next level. In his most recent success, he rolled out smart delivery vehicles that solve key problems and streamline their processes. With that move, he adds even more accolades to his resume while benefiting […]

A Look Back at OSI Group’s Advances in Sustainability
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A Look Back at OSI Group’s Advances in Sustainability

The first meat substitutes made for vegetarians were unsuccessful in imitating the flavor and mouthfeel of beef. However, that began to change in 2011 when former Stanford biochemistry professor Dr. Patrick O. Brown founded Impossible Foods, a company that went on to produce a sustainable, plant-based burger that accurately mimics beef, including the taste, texture, […]

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Samsung Biologics Launches Virtual Showroom, Giving Audiences An Insider View Into Plant 4

Samsung Biologics recently amped up its digitization efforts with the launch of its Plant 4 Virtual Showroom, demonstrating the company’s push towards innovation and giving visitors an inside look into its new manufacturing facility. Accessible to anyone around the world at any time—the Virtual Showroom will provide real-time construction updates of the new facility as […]

Kevin Plank Transitions Sagamore Farms to Whiskey Production, Horse Racing Ceases
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Kevin Plank Transitions Sagamore Farm to Whiskey Production, Horse Racing Ceases

Sagamore Farm has been known for decades as place where many champion horses had their start.   Now, it’s going to be known as a place where championship whiskey has its start. Owner Kevin Plank, who purchased the historic farm outside of Glyndon, Md., in 2007, recently announced plans to discontinue the Thoroughbred training, breeding […]

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SCAD Shares Love and Learning with Savannah Students

This fall, as the new school year began for Savannah and Chatham County students and their families, SCAD President Paula Wallace and other university leaders joined with Mayor Van R. Johnson and the Savannah River Presbytery’s John Ruehl to announce the university’s donation of 160 computers for use by area K-12 students in virtual learning […]

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Smile Direct Club Continues to Expand SmileShops Around the World

The newest SmileShops provide consumers with access to affordable clear aligner therapy in the U.S., Austria, Singapore, China, and New Zealand. In recent months, the world-leading aligner therapy provider Smile Direct Club has continued its international expansion, opening SmileShops in Austria, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and even more locally in Texas. Smile Direct Club […]

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How Jack Plotkin, Formerly of Goldman Sachs, Sees Retail Investing

As the stock market continued its unlikely positive march through the summer and the COVID-19 pandemic, many have attributed that trend, and the circumstances of the pandemic, to an increase in retail trading. As opposed to institutional traders, retail investors are known to be less cautious, more impulsive, and speculative in nature. Jack Plotkin, a […]

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JD.com Takes E-Commerce a Step Higher with its Smart Customer Service Robot

Richard Qiangdong Liu officially founded JD.com in 2004 although his online retail business traced its roots to June 1998. He opened it as Jingdong, a storefront that dealt in the distribution of magneto-optical merchandise. The company’s fast expansion saw it open 12 more branches within its first five years of operation. In 2003, the company […]

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5 Inspiring Kevin Plank Quotes To Help You Run Your Business

When you think of sports apparel, there are basically two brands that immediately come to mind: Nike and Under Armour, the latter of which is the brainchild of entrepreneur Kevin Plank. A consummate athlete, Plank played for the Maryland Terrapins football team and was, in his own word, “the sweatiest guy on the football field.” […]