Burger King announces $11B deal for Tim Hortons
MIAMI — Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world’s third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
The corporate headquarters of the new company will be in Canada. The two brands will continue to be run as stand-alone chains, with Burger King still operating out of Miami.
How to use YouTube for marketing your brand
While YouTube is not often the most talked-about marketing tactic for a brand, it can greatly complement your marketing efforts by giving your audience an additional channel to absorb your information. In fact, video marketing may become an even greater channel for your brand as online video users are expected to double to 1.5 billion in 2016, according to The Hayzlett Group. Statistics show that over 1 billion users spend more than 4 billion hours watching YouTube videos each month, which means that maybe now is the time to enhance your brand’s YouTube presentation. Here are a few ideas to get your video marketing rolling on YouTube.
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Mott joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Board
BANGOR - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is pleased to announce its newest board member, Heather Mott of Bangor. She is the branch manager of BONNEY Staffing Center of Bangor, an organization that recruits, screens and places applicants in general office as well as light industrial positions at hundreds of companies throughout Maine and Southern New Hampshire.
UMaine sociologist says age, experience influence perceptions of workplace sexual harassment
ORONO — When it comes to recognizing instances of sexual harassment in the workplace, age is a fundamental factor in shaping individuals’ perceptions of interactions, according to a University of Maine sociologist.
Amy Blackstone, an associate professor of sociology and chairwoman of UMaine’s Sociology Department, found age is important because how perceptions shift over time links to several age-related processes such as maturity and historical context.
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