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Karavel Shoes Donates 3D Face Masks to Schools, Famous Footwear and Coach Make Big Donations + More

Aug. 11, 2020: Fashion-comfort retailer Karavel Shoes in Austin, Texas, is doing its part in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. The family-owned business is in the process of printing 1,200 3D face shields to be donated to staff working in 15 schools located in low-income neighborhoods in Austin. The store also hired three high school students to work on the project. In addition, said Karavel owner Rick Ravel, the store will be selling additional masks to consumers with all proceeds from their sale donated to the Central Texas Food Bank.

Aug. 11, 2020: Famous Footwear has announced a new multiyear partnership with Ticket to Dream, which provides opportunities for foster children across the country. As part of the move, the brand is donating more than 12,000 new pairs of shoes this month to foster kids ahead of the back-to-school season and plans to provide supplies throughout the fall.

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This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant

This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant
This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant

TL;DR: Learn to be your own boss with this online course for $49, a 95% savings as of Aug. 11.

Things are weird in the economy right now. Whether you’re working full time but feel completely stuck in a job you hate, or you’re unfortunately recently unemployed thanks to COVID, it’s hard to know what’s the best path forward for your career.

But sometimes when things get weird, you end up taking an unexpected road that’s all the better in the end. And for some, that road may include taking your career into your own hands by becoming a consultant.

The term “consultant” can mean a lot of things — everyone from designers to coders to business development professionals to electricians can partner with companies as consultants. In short, you provide a service and bill the

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Here’s how your small business can be the next ‘Big Find’ brand on QVC

QVC and HSN — two of the biggest shopping destinations —  have helped entrepreneurs achieve their dreams for over 30 years. Now, they’re on a mission to help a new crop of hopefuls have a chance to shine through their new The Big Find initiative. Now through Wednesday, August 19, you can apply here by submitting an application with a video.

Small businesses, like the ones chosen for The Big Find, are the backbone of America. They make our world a better place. Through the initiative, the mega retailers have given these brands — ranging from beauty, apparel and footwear to accessories, jewelry and homeware  — a chance to share their stories and offerings with customers across their digital and broadcast platforms. Even more: QVC and HSN, known for fostering a culture of entrepreneurship, will continue to nurture these companies and support them in their growth. 

If you’re in the

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As decision day nears, VP hopefuls rake in big money for Biden

The Democrats vying to be Joe Biden’s running mate have made the rounds of the Sunday shows. They’ve enlisted surrogates to talk them up to the vetting committee and have been preparing for their one-on-one interviews with Biden himself.

But as the vetting process enters its final stage, there’s another lesser-noticed facet to the veepstakes: how much cash the contenders have raised for him, and their ability to juice donations if they’re chosen.

Of Biden’s prospective running mates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has brought in the most money for him, totaling more than $7.7 million combined from a high-dollar event — which she vocally swore off during her own campaign — and a grass-roots event that drew 50,000 participants. She’s also sent multiple emails to her own small-dollar list, as well as his. On Tuesday, Warren will host another event for Biden, alongside Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.), with tickets ranging from

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Millions set to see ‘big savings’ as price cap lowered

Energy bills will fall by around £84 in October for millions after the energy regulator lowered the price cap because of cheaper gas wholesale prices.

Ofgem has cut the default price cap to £1,042, its lowest level since the cap was introduced in January 2019.

The pre-payment meter cap will fall by £95 to £1,070.

Ofgem said the changes would mean “big savings” for around 11 million households on default tariffs and four million on prepayment meters.

The regulator said the reduction was due to a sharp decrease in wholesale gas prices since the cap was last updated in February.

But it warned that the cap was likely to rise in April as wholesale prices have started to recover since hitting 20-year lows in the spring.

“Millions of households, many of whom face financial hardship due to the Covid-19 crisis, will see big savings on their energy bills this winter

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Why We Buy In to the Big Business of Sleep

In a small room without windows, I am instructed to breathe in sync with a colorful bar on a screen in front of me. Six counts in. Six counts out. Electrodes tie me to a machine whirring on the table. My hands and feet are bare, wiped clean and placed atop silver boards. My finger is pinched by an oximeter, my left arm squeezed by a blood-pressure cuff. Across from me, a woman with a high ponytail, scrublike attire and soft eyes smiles encouragingly. She is not a doctor, and this is not a lab. The air smells like lavender and another fruity scent I later learn is cassis. My chair is made of woven reeds, topped with a thick cushion and a pillow for lumbar support. The windowless room feels more cozy than claustrophobic; this is not torture but a luxury. I am, in fact, in a five-star resort

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Bayleigh Dayton, Da’Vonne Rogers and More Familiar Faces Amongst Big Brother All-Stars Cast

CBS via Getty Julie Chen

The cast of CBS’ Big Brother All-Stars has been revealed!

During Wednesday’s live two-hour season premiere, longtime host Julie Chen announced the cast — a mixture of past winners, finalists and memorable personalities.

The cast includes Christmas Abbott (season 19), David Alexander (season 21), Nicole Anthony (season 21), Dani Briones (season 8 and 13), Cody Calafiore (season 16), Kevin Campbell (season 11), Tyler Crispen (season 20 runner-up), Bayleigh Dayton (season 20), Nicole Franzel (season 16, season 18 winner), Memphis Garrett (season 10), Enzo Palumbo (season 12), Janelle Pierzina (season 6, 7 and 14), Kaysar Ridha (season 6 and 7), Da’Vonne Rogers (seasons 17 and 18), Keesha Smith (season 10) and Ian Terry (season 14 winner).

Last week, Chen, 50, opened up about the precautions being taken due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“As we speak right now, they’re quarantining by themselves in homes that we’ve rented

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Hollywood & Highland is getting a big makeover that includes turning stores into offices

Hollywood & Highland, the splashy shopping center around the theater where the Academy Awards are held, will get a $100-million makeover intended to transform the well-known Hollywood Boulevard tourist attraction into a place locals want to visit, too.

Key to the center’s renovation will be turning as much as half of its space into offices for rent, a reflection of the challenging climate for retail stores and the emergence of Hollywood as one of the city’s top office markets, where Netflix, Viacom and other media giants have expanded in recent years.

The imposing structure next to the historic TCL Chinese Theatre stands at the heart of the Los Angeles tourism industry. Before the pandemic hit, more than 25 million visitors a year stopped by to gape at the theater’s footprints of movie stars and stroll the Walk of Fame celebrating generations of show biz luminaries. Celebrity impersonators and tour bus

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Julie Chen Explains How Big Brother All-Stars Is Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

Big Brother Preparing for All Stars Season, Contestants Undergoing COVID-19 Tests: Reports

Each contestant must test negative for the coronavirus before entering the house

Ahead of the Big Brother premiere, host Julie Chen is opening up about the precautions being taken due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The hit CBS competition show returns for its second All-Stars installment on Wednesday, and potential houseguests are currently undergoing a quarantine and COVID-19 testing phase to determine who’s eligible to participate in the production.

For the first time ever, the cast will be revealed during the live two-hour season premiere.

“As we speak right now, they’re quarantining by themselves in homes that we’ve rented for them,” Chen recently told Entertainment Tonight. “They’re getting tested every few days. They will go in once they’ve been clean and clear for at least 14 days and then even once they get in the house, they’re still

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Why Big Money Is Already Pouring Into Edge Computing

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.

By Justin Spittler

Why didn’t Coronavirus sink America into a depression? The answer can be summed up in two words, and it’s not “stimulus checks.”

As you know, lockdowns have wrecked restaurants, hotels, and airlines. But millions of Americans who can do their jobs from a computer haven’t missed a day of work. They’re working from home, which would’ve been impossible not all that long ago.

We have “the cloud” to thank. Most folks are vaguely familiar with the importance of “the cloud.” But it’s no exaggeration to say it’s a top 3 tech breakthrough of the last 20 years, right up there with the smartphone.

The cloud is why we can order groceries from our smartphones and get them shipped directly to our doorsteps from Amazon (AMZN) and Walmart (WMT). It’s why we can watch Netflix (NFLX) and listen to music

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