Survey Says American Satisfaction With Vehicles Declines

Car prices keep going up, but so do the number of recall notices being sent to car owners. It’s not a combination designed to make customers happy. Customer satisfaction with vehicles is down for the third year in a row, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The report released last week said the sector’s score fell 3.7 percent to 79 on a 100-point scale. Americans are still buying cars. Auto website Edmunds.com last...

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Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency
Aug25

Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency

When U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., proposed in April replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a famous female from American history, she was advancing what a grass-roots group, Women On 20s, had proposed earlier in the year. Women On 20s wanted to mark the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the vote, which will occur in 2020, with a new $20 bill celebrating that milestone. The group even conducted a survey, which...

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Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency
Aug25

Women and Business: The Importance of Putting a Woman on Our Currency

When U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., proposed in April replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a famous female from American history, she was advancing what a grass-roots group, Women On 20s, had proposed earlier in the year. Women On 20s wanted to mark the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the vote, which will occur in 2020, with a new $20 bill celebrating that milestone. The group even conducted a survey, which...

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At the Hospitals: Aug. 9, 2015
Aug09

At the Hospitals: Aug. 9, 2015

Valley Regional President To Lead Health Advisory Council Claremont — Peter Wright, president and CEO of Valley Regional Healthcare, has been tapped to lead Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network’s Public Health Advisory Council. The council will help guide the network’s work to improve the region’s capacity to manage and promote community health. Wright serves on the executive committee of the New Hampshire Hospital...

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Wal-Mart Does About Face on Manufacturing

Bentonville, Ark. — The group cheer at Wal-Mart’s third annual U.S. manufacturing summit — convened to find more American-made products — was greeted with a voice from another era. “Almost anything can be made by Americans, in this country, and be done efficiently,” founder Sam Walton said in a grainy black-and-white video clip from the 1980s, explaining Wal-Mart’s mission to buy more products at home. Ultimately, Walton failed....

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