Norwood Hosts Norwood Day 2020 to Support Local Businesses

NORWOOD, MA — Norwood released video of its successful new rendition of Norwood Day 2020, which tied into Small Business Saturday.

Norwood Day is usually held annually in September and features family activities such as live local entertainment, games, prizes, sidewalk sales and more. As the traditional Norwood Day event usually brings more than 10,000 people to the town, the event was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

It was decided to tie Norwood Day 2020 in with “Small Business Saturday,” which the Friends of Norwood Center group has been organizing for nearly a decade.

“We knew we just couldn’t bring that many people together like we normally do,” General Manager Tony Mazzucco said. “There was definitely a sense of loss here in the community among the town staff and volunteers. We decided on an alternative that would tie in with ‘Small Business Saturday’ as a way to encourage

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New York Giants vs. Seattle Seahawks picks, predictions NFL Week 13

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The New York Giants  (4-7) and Seattle Seahawks (8-3) face off on Sunday in a Week 13 NFL game.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these Week 13 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 2:05 p.m. Arizona time on Fox.

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CBS Sports: Seahawks a 9-point favorite in the game

John Breech writes: “The Giants have somehow turned into one of the safest bets in the NFL over the past few weeks, going 6-2 ATS in their past eight games (4-4 straight-up). Amazingly, they’ve actually been even better on the road, going 8-1 ATS in their past nine road games (3-6 straight-up).

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Traveling Less? Here Are 6 Amex Platinum Card Benefits You Can Use From Home

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With some travel benefits unusable during the pandemic, American Express responded earlier this year with significant additions and bonuses for several cards in its lineup.

Those benefit updates affected one of the most travel-heavy cards in the industry: The Platinum Card® from American Express. With limited-time perks and existing benefits, there is potential to still extract value from this card — even while traveling less. Let’s take a look at some

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Strong start to December as S&P 500 index sets another high

Wall Street kicked off December with more milestones Tuesday after a broad rally for stocks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite to new highs.

The S&P 500 gained 1.1%, with Big Tech companies and banks driving a big part of the rally. The strong opening to December follows a 10.8% surge for the broad index in November, marking its best month since April. The tech-heavy Nasdaq climbed 1.3%. Both indexes beat the record highs they set on Friday. Treasury yields also rose in another sign of optimism from investors.

Stocks have been ramping higher in recent weeks as investors focus on the possibility that coronavirus vaccines could soon help usher in a fuller global economic recovery. Meanwhile, lawmakers in Washington are debating once more whether to deliver another round of coronavirus relief to the economy before President Donald Trump leaves office.

“It seems like both the House and the

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Best New Online Retailer May be Facebook

(Award-winning tech columnist Jon Markman publishes of Strategic Advantage, a popular daily newsletter about the digital transformation of business, entertainment and society — and how to invest in it. Click here for a free two-week trial.)

The growth of online shopping is probably peaking right now and that is bad news for shareholders of many ecommerce companies. Investors should switch out to Facebook ((FB) -Get Report).

Adobe Systems ((ADBE) -Get Report) released on Saturday the first look at online Black Friday sales. Shoppers spent $9 billion, up 21.6% from a year ago. Unfortunately the comparisons will get more difficult moving forward.

It’s time for investors to look for sales growth in unconventional places.

To be clear, the current state of ecommerce is robust. The global pandemic pushed millions of new consumers online. By all accounts they became comfortable quickly.

The Adobe Digital Insights survey revealed

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Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphins picks, predictions NFL Week 13

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The Cincinnati Bengals (2-8-1) and Miami Dolphins (7-4) face off on Sunday in a Week 13 NFL game.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these Week 13 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 11 a.m. Arizona time on CBS.

MORE: NFL playoff odds: Arizona Cardinals’ postseason chances take hit vs. New England Patriots

CBS Sports: Dolphins an 11.5-point favorite in the game

John Breech writes: “You probably don’t want to bet on an upset in this game and that’s because the Bengals are winless in their last 19 games away from Cincinnati (0-18-1 straight-up). That being said, they have done a good job of covering during that streak, going 11-8 ATS. As for the Dolphins,

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Peterson Manufacturing names new Director of Marketing, Business Development

GRANDVIEW, Mo., Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peterson Manufacturing, world-leading innovator in the engineering and production of a complete line of vehicle safety lighting, custom wiring harnesses, and many other safety-related products, has named Jeff Geoffroy as Director of Marketing and Business Development.

In his new role, Geoffroy will be responsible for increasing brand awareness, expanding customer engagement as well as leading all go-to-market activities. Under his Business Development title, Geoffroy will work with larger OEM customers, providing strategies to expand Peterson solutions to help solve industry lighting and harness issues.

Geoffroy’s position as Senior Global Product Marketing Manager for IBM’s Watson Commerce Group allowed him to resolve problems by enhancing and improving customer engagement through digital marketing solutions. More recently, he was Director, Product Marketing for ZoomInfo, where he led product marketing for a pre-IPO go-to-market data company.

Prior to joining IBM, Geoffroy spent 15 years at Bose

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Quantum5 Welcomes Training Industry Leaders Susan Landgraf and Nancy Martini to Board of Directors

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Quantum5, the first social advocacy platform to transform dealership training through their lifetime value model, announced today two forward thinking leaders to its board of directors, Nancy Martini and Susan Landgraf.

Landgraf and Martini bring a combined 60 years of learning expertise to their board roles coming from impressive corporations the likes of Predictive Index, Mindwire, and Massage Envy. Their expertise will help guide Quantum5’s mission of providing an advocacy-based learning platform in automotive to help dealer teams ask the right questions and lead customers down the path to sale while engaging in digital retailing.

“We are thrilled and humbled to have the skillset, vision, and tenure of Susan and Nancy on our board as we move forward with this new phase of advocacy learning in automotive,” said Quantum5 Co-Founder and CEO, David O’Brien. “These women immediately understood the value

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Global Computer Aided Detection System Market 2020 Ecosystem Player Profiles, Value Chain and Industry Strategies to 2025

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Dec 01, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Computer Aided Detection System Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 published on MarketQuest.biz provides an in-depth analysis of industry- and economy-wide database for businesses that could offer profitable development for players in this market. The report gives a detailed study of global Computer Aided Detection System market size, share, and dynamics. In this research, analysts have illustrated market trends. The report has covered major key players of the market which are also profiled on the basis of business strategies, financial weaknesses, and strengths, and recent development. The report analyzes rapidly changing market scenarios and initial and future assessment of the market. The document offers a special assessment of collaboration, partnership, acquisition, and new product launch of the major key players.

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Councillors give green light to Halifax Convention Centre business plan, $11.1 million in the red – Halifax

Halifax Regional Council has approved an updated business plan for the Halifax Convention Centre that includes nearly $11.1 million in losses — roughly double what was projected before the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2020-2021 Events East Business Plan passed unanimously on Tuesday, meaning the municipality will split that tab with the provincial government. The HRM will fork out $5.4 million and the province will pay just under $5.6 million.

The municipality’s portion will come from its Halifax Convention Centre Reserve, a coffer Coun. Sam Austin said he’s concerned about.

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“It wasn’t balancing how we’d hoped to have it from the get go, so it might be time to really rethink the whole approach to that reserve,” he told fellow councillors on Tuesday.

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“I don’t know what we can do with it,

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