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Ford pulls back from dashboard touchscreens in cars as it moves to restore some knobs and buttons following complaints about its MyFord Touch interface
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The University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce is tops when it comes to corporate strategy. Wake Forest follows close behind
Yodle founder Nathaniel Stevens is building a new local marketing business, using cheap credit-card processing to lure customers
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Founder and president Sarah Beatty bills Green Depot as the country's largest green building supplier, with 10 showrooms and 20 warehouses across the Northeast. She says the fast-growing business isn't expanding merely for the sake of growth, but to make sustainable building products accessible and affordable so they can be easily adopted in standard construction. Beatty, a former MTV marketing executive, is also adamant about combating "greenwashing"—dubious claims about environmental benefits. Beatty, 44, submits every product Green Depot sells to rigorous in-house assessment to ensure it provides the environmental benefits claimed by the manufacturer. The formula is paying off for the 38-person business, despite the downturn in construction and housing: Beatty says revenue was up 250 percent year-on-year. Green Depot has also begun to target consumers. In February 2009, it opened a flagship store in Manhattan's SoHo district and in March it hired a full-time employee to manage its online presence and e-commerce store.