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Amusement Business no longer a business

Just a week after CBS announced it was getting out of the amusement park business, the 112 year old Amusement Business announced it was getting out of the covering-amusement-parks-business.

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Hmm. Coincidence?

Not really.

“Industry consolidation in the core festival, fair, carnival and theme park markets continued to put the brand in a challenged position over the last several years,” said Tony Uphoff, president of the film & performing arts group at VNU Business Media, in a statement.

Personally, we think that after HBO cancelled “Carnivale,” the writing was on the wall. Or to use a turn of phrase carnies would understand, “Management isn’t going to like it.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.