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California looks for ways to preserve environmental clout

In eliminating California’s authority to set its own emission standards for cars and trucks, the Trump administration would take away leverage the state needs to convince the world’s largest automakers to make more environmentally friendly vehicles. But one California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state’s environmental …

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Direct-to-consumer Brands Gaining Customers and Clout

Direct-to-consumer companies increasingly rely on crowdfunding for initial capital. Indiegogo, a crowdfunding portal, now offers “InDemand” to assist startups in moving from initial raises to functioning businesses. Watch out traditional retailers. Digitally native direct-to-consumer brands are stealing your thunder, and more of them are popping up. DTC companies manufacture and ship their products directly to …

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