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  • August 1, 2022

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK

Embedded finance has become a popular topic in the banking and retail industries. What is it? Embedded finance is the:

“The integration of financial services into non-financial companies’ websites, mobile apps, and business processes.”

The theoretical value of embedded finance rests on the assumption that consumers will choose financial products from their favorite brands if the brands offer them.

A new report from

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  • July 30, 2022

A Georgia couple gave up a 2,000-square-foot home for an 860-square-foot Home Depot shed.

Nick Lucido and his wife, Meghan, found themselves in financial trouble, which forced them to sell their home in the town of Cumming.

“We never missed a mortgage payment,” Nick told The Post. “We were both just really young — young professionals. And we had two brand new cars, brand new house, and we were just over our head in debt.”

In March 2020, at the stateside onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lucidos purchased a plot of land spanning 8.46 acres for $40,000.

“We

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  • July 29, 2022

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Loadsmart teams up with The Home Depot Foundation to support veterans, Ruan aids a community after celebrating its 90th anniversary, and Walmart donates to nonprofits at the grand opening of a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Pennsylvania.

Loadsmart, Home Depot Foundation help veterans

On-demand freight marketplace Loadsmart teamed up this week with its customer’s non-profit arm, The Home Depot Foundation, to give back to veterans in an annual foundation event in Asheville, North Carolina.

During the three-day event, supply chain partners of Home

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  • July 29, 2022

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Summer is in full swing, which means enjoying the warm weather in the yard every second you can get. However, if you don’t have anything to lounge on, it can be a bit difficult to relax outside after a long day. That’s why patio furniture is essential to anyone wanting to take advantage of their outdoor space—and now you can get some at a seriously good discount during Amazon Prime Day.

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  • July 29, 2022

If home improvement is your passion, you may feel tempted to snap up “the worst house in the best street” at a bargain basement price and fix it up yourself. While you could “flip” a fixer-upper house to sell at an auction, you could also transform it into an investment property to rent out, or a home you’d be happy to live in.

But there’s more to fixing up a fixer upper than what you see on renovation TV shows. Before you roll up your sleeves, you may want to consider some of the potential pros and cons, as well

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  • July 28, 2022

You heard it here first: The Home Depot is officially bringing back their best-selling 12-foot skeletonand he’s not alone.

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12 ft Giant-Sized Skeleton

The skeleton, nicknamed Skelly, has sold out the past two years, and we don’t expect this year to be any different. Though the retailer has said that they’ve ramped up production on the decoration this year, there’s still an expectation that they’ll be completely out of stock by Halloween.

But that’s not all. This year, The Home Depot decided to give Skelly a few friends,

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  • July 27, 2022

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this biweekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

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Emerald Holding adds wholesale marketplace Bulletin Inc. to its portfolio

Emerald Holding, parent company of NY NOW, acquired Bulletin Inc. this week. Founded by Alana Branston and Ali Kriegsman, who will join the Emerald fold as group vice president of gift and home and vice president of strategy, gift and home, respectively, Bulletin is a curated wholesale marketplace that connects more than 26,000 online-only and brick -and-mortar retailers with

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  • July 27, 2022

With inflation at a 40-year high and mortgage rates more than 2% points higher than they were six months ago (and continuing to climb), you might find that now is not the right time to buy a new home. Instead, it might be time to love the one you already own.

Need a little help feeling good about staying put for the time being? Then perhaps, it’s time for a remodel project to turn your house into the home you’ve always dreamed about.

Before you run away screaming at the thought of renovating, hear us out.

A remodeling could increase

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  • July 26, 2022
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Plants have the ability to transform even the most mundane spaces into something magical with their color, life, and whimsy. And when combined with architecture, fountains, sculpture, and other elements to create a garden, plants can transform our way of thinking too. Whether you’ve been designing for a decade or a lifetime, a visit to an imaginative and well-designed outdoor space can be a source of inspiration for future projects and can help enhance your own skills and

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  • July 26, 2022

Photo: The Home Depot

Forget “Christmas in July”—The Home Depot is ready to help you prep for Halloween this month by bringing one of its fan-favorite items back in stock early for a very limited time. The iconic 12-foot Skeleton came back in stock today, July 15, and the viral Halloween hit (#12footskeleton) crashed its product page within the early morning hours. Here’s why “Skelly” is such a big deal.

Get the Original 12-Foot Skeleton for $299 at The Home Depot.

Who Is Skelly?

Skelly is a larger-than-life Halloween decoration that can’t seem to stay in stock. The

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