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Posts Tagged ‘Fox Business’

CBS Puts the Skids on Times Square Weedmaps.com Ad

Southern California start-up Weedmaps is gunning for the New York market. Although marijuana is not yet legalized in The Empire State, company founder Justin Hartfield explains to Fox Business Web reporter Gabrielle Karol that he is aiming to establish his brand locally now, so as to most effectively reap the dividends later.

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But this Weedmaps preemptive campaign has not come without bumps. From the Fox Business piece:

Hartfield says earlier this week, CBS “pulled for review” a Weedmaps commercial scheduled to run on the network’s 520-square-foot Super Screen in Times Square. The eight-second ad, previously scheduled to run from April 1 to July 1, came with a price tag of $50,000.

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Jason Fell Promoted to Managing Editor of Entrepreneur.com

JasonFellHeadshotAlthough entrepreneur.com and Entrepreneur magazine are headquartered in Irvine, California, there is a growing presence on the east coast. The company has sales, administrative, print design and online editorial people in New York City, with plans to hire more. Currently, there are 13 entrepreneur.com editorial staffers here.

Among them is Jason Fell, who was promoted last week from technology editor to managing editor. Talking Biz News had the internal memo from editorial director Ray Hennessey:

Jason has been a key part of Entrepreneur Media’s growth, helping to build and lead our technology coverage since 2010. Before that, he was at FOLIO: for several years…

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Financial Journalists Give Shopping Tips In Cosmo

jenna1.jpgThe October issue of Cosmopolitan features some financial tips on shopping during a recession featuring Fox Business‘s Jenna Lee (right), CNBC‘s Rebecca Jarvis, ABC NewsBianna Golodryga and finance journalist Farnoosh Torabi.

The tips from the pros are pretty standard, but here they are, in case you’re interested:

- Jarvis suggests making purchases on a credit card that earns cash back or perks and splurging on a suit while picking up tank tops at H&M or Old Navy and accessories from J. Crew.

- Says Lee: “If it takes too long to rationalize buying an item, that’s an instant sign you shouldn’t have it.”

- Torabi advises not to splurge on sunglasses and suggests using cash to buy things under $100.

- Golodryga says she invests in black and neutral clothing and shops off season. She also wears flip flops and switches into designer shoes for events, in order to make her good shoes last longer.

More pictures of the financial fashion plates after the jump

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