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Made in the USA: When the Beach Beckons

7/01/11 at 1:30 PM

For generations, entrepreneurs have found inspiration at the beach. A look at how today's business beach bums are putting their own spin on products designed to improve our annual summer exodus. Continue Reading

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AOL

27 Million and Counting: Rich Amundson, Dicks Cottons

6/15/11 at 2:00 PM

Meet Rich Amundson, the founder of Dicks Cottons, a New York-based lifestyle brand that makes sunglasses and other accessories sold around the world. His motto? "Be happy, live comfortably." Continue Reading

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Getty

Survey Says: Want Less Facebook, More Face Time? You're Not Alone

5/20/11 at 10:00 AM

Ninety-seven percent of business travelers rate face-to-face interaction as the most important factor in their relationships with clients. Continue Reading

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Getty

Business Travel Linked to Obesity

5/10/11 at 10:00 AM

Businesspeople who travel two weeks or more every month report higher rates of obesity as well as higher blood pressure and greater risk of cardiovascular disease. Continue Reading

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Richard Branson's Virgin Unite Launches Student Initiative in Space

4/06/11 at 4:30 PM

The new Galactic Unite initiative encourages students to become space entrepreneurs. Next up for Branson? Exploring not just space, but the world's oceans. Continue Reading

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Business Travelers Fly High With Virgin America's New Rewards Program, Elevate, Inc.

3/16/11 at 10:30 PM

Elevate, Inc. is Virgin America's first corporate travel program aimed specifically at small and mid-sized businesses. Continue Reading

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AP

5 Gadgets to Make Business Travel a Little Easier

3/14/11 at 10:00 PM

We all have to suffer through endless delays, security patdowns and cramped airplane seats. But the right tech toys can make your stay at the airport and time in the air a little more enjoyable. Continue Reading

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Staying Fit on the Road: 5 Things You Need to Know

1/07/11 at 8:00 PM

A busy travel schedule makes it difficult to exercise. But a few simple tricks can help you find the time and motivation. How to stay fit on the road. Continue Reading

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The Best Apps for Road Warriors

12/28/10 at 9:00 PM

From reporting an accident to finding the nearest mechanic, a host of new iPhone and Android apps help make driving a lot easier. Just keep both hands on the wheel. Continue Reading

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Kensington

9 iPad Cases with Style and Substance

12/28/10 at 4:00 PM

The iPad is a sleek, technological marvel. It's also really easy to scratch and break. A look at some of the best cases for protecting your Apple supertablet. Continue Reading

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What's on Your Holiday Wish List?

12/22/10 at 4:30 PM

From a weekend in Bermuda to a weekend on their own private island, the hardest-working entrepreneurs we know -- our Board of Directors -- reveal the things they covet most this year. Continue Reading

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AOL

27 Million and Counting: Alexi Mintz and Kate Duff, 3Floz.com

12/17/10 at 3:30 PM

Meet Alexi Mintz and Kate Duff, the co-founders of 3Floz.com, a New York-based online boutique that sells a wide range of personal care products -- in TSA-friendly 3-ounce sizes. Continue Reading

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Gilt Groupe

My First Million: Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Gilt Groupe

12/08/10 at 1:30 PM

The former Harvard classmates teamed up to help launch Gilt Groupe, a wildly popular online "sample sale" site that has expanded into fashion, accessories, home furnishings and travel. Continue Reading

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AP

What Are Your Best Travel Secrets?

11/24/10 at 12:30 AM

The members of our Board of Directors travel hundreds of thousands of miles every year. One of them -- Sir Richard Branson -- even owns his own airlines. From packing to upgrades to warding off jet lag, a look at what they've learned along the way. Continue Reading

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Confessions of a Road Warrior

11/24/10 at 12:15 AM

Investor and bestselling author Phil Town, a member of our Board of Directors, offers up his best travel tips for every aspect of your next journey. Continue Reading

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