Archive | April, 2013

Dispatches From the Foxholes of Business Travel – New York Times

Posted on 30 April 2013 by admin


Dispatches From the Foxholes of Business Travel
New York Times
Ask Ron Goltsch, an electrical engineer from West Caldwell, N.J., about the roughly 1,000 business trips he's made since 1988, and he pulls his finger from a dike of dammed memories. There was the time his boss sent him to visit a client in a Tennessee ...

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Into The Fold: 5 Steps For Aligning Business And IT Strategies – Forbes

Posted on 30 April 2013 by admin


Into The Fold: 5 Steps For Aligning Business And IT Strategies
Forbes
We've seen a dramatic shift in the business expectations for IT. Business leaders realize technology can speed time-to-market. They've seen it transform customer service. They sense opportunity in its new and improved business models. And they want in.

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Best Buy leaving Europe to streamline business – Los Angeles Times

Posted on 30 April 2013 by admin


BBC News

Best Buy leaving Europe to streamline business
Los Angeles Times
“Each international market is different and the sale of our European operations should not suggest any similar action in our other international businesses,” Joly said in the statement. ALSO: Can Amy Poehler save Best Buy? Founder Richard Schulze ...
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Time to Sell? Setting a Price for Your Cash Business – Businessweek

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Time to Sell? Setting a Price for Your Cash Business
Businessweek
Answer: Small businesses typically sell based not on sales revenue but on a multiple of something called “seller's discretionary earnings” (SDE), which is a calculation of the total financial benefit that the owner derives from the business each year.

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Consumer Confidence Rebounds in April – Fox Business

Posted on 30 April 2013 by admin


Consumer Confidence Rebounds in April
Fox Business
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April as Americans felt better about the outlook for the economy and their income prospects, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of ...

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Best Buy Sells Europe Business Back to Carphone Warehouse – Wall Street Journal

Posted on 30 April 2013 by admin


Wall Street Journal

Best Buy Sells Europe Business Back to Carphone Warehouse
Wall Street Journal
"Ever since we parted company in the U.S. and the big box strategy ended a year ago we anticipated Best Buy would probably want to go their own way and we would end up at some point owning the business back," Carphone Warehouse's Chief Executive ...

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Economic Mood in Euro Zone Sours Again in April – Fox Business

Posted on 29 April 2013 by admin


Economic Mood in Euro Zone Sours Again in April
Fox Business
BRUSSELS, April 29 (Reuters) - Confidence in the euro zone's economy fell further in April, data showed, strengthening the case for a cut in interest rates this week by the European Central Bank. The euro zone is facing a difficult road out of ...

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Bayer to Acquire Conceptus to Bolster Contraceptive Business – Fox Business

Posted on 29 April 2013 by admin


AFP

Bayer to Acquire Conceptus to Bolster Contraceptive Business
Fox Business
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Bayer AG (BAYN.SE) said Monday it will acquire California-based Conceptus Inc. (CPTS) in a deal that values the company at $1.1 billion, to bolster its flagging contraceptives business. Conceptus's flagship ...
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This Week in Small Business: 6297 Chinese Restaurants – New York Times (blog)

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This Week in Small Business: 6297 Chinese Restaurants
New York Times (blog)
A weekly roundup of small-business developments. What's affecting me, my clients and other small-business owners this week. Must Reads. Mark Suster shares a favorite story about an entrepreneur. Jason Zweig maintains there are five compelling reasons ...

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Samsung Is Spanking Apple in Earnings, Sales – Wired

Posted on 29 April 2013 by admin


Samsung Is Spanking Apple in Earnings, Sales
Wired
Michael V. Copeland is a senior editor at WIRED, where he focuses on all things related to the business of technology, but especially making sense of data analytics, where social is going next, and the collision between computer science and biological ...

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