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Ex-wife hits 'Yogurt King' with lawsuit Add to ...

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Sour news for the Chobani CEO. Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of the popular Greek-style yogurt brand Chobani is being sued by his former wife Ayse Giray. The doctor is accusing her ex of cheating her out of a majority share of the Norwich, N.Y., dairy empire. In 2011, the company's revenues topped $600-million and its three-year growth rate was a whopping 2,662 per cent. New York Post and Inc.com

Be like Seth. Some eye-opening lessons on life and productivity from Seth MacFarlane, the incredibly successful creator of Family Guy. Bloomberg Businessweek.

Are you a tech junkie? Here are some warning signs, and what you can do to fight the addiction. American Express Open Forum.


JA Tech Camp

Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region is launching a Tech Camp next week at the Communitech Hub in partnership with Christie and Google. From August 20 to 20th, 20 local youth will learn how to create apps, corporate videos and websites from leaders in the local tech industry.

Small Business Summit

Vancouver is also the venue for the next Small Business Summit, to take place on Oct. 4. Presented by The Globe and Mail’s Report on Small Business, the one-day event will include keynotes, panel discussions, mentor programs and other offerings. Save more than 40 per cent with the “kick-off rate” by registering before Aug. 31. For more information, click here.


In the rough seas of social media, will your brand sink or swim?

@LisaOstrikoff on how to survive the 'brave' new world of social media


How an upscale grocer repaired its reputation

Toronto-based Pusateri's hires a quality assurance chief after a health inspection gone bad

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