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Acumen’s Goal: To Own the Southern Lifestyle Marketplace

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 12:00 am

In December, Acumen Brands of Fayetteville announced objectives for 2014 that one company executive called “insane.” The leadership wanted five new programs to keep the company vibrant and growing, among those programs “flash sales” and “Marketplace.”

Kids & Chores: To Pay or Not To Pay?

by Lela Davidson 6/1/2012 12:00 am

Should parents pay kids for doing chores? On one hand, what better way to teach kids the value of a dollar than by compensating them for the jobs they do? On the other, we’d like to raise responsible adults who don't expect to be paid for the simple tasks of everyday life. When it comes to kids and money, things can get complicated.