Archive | November, 2013

Business this week – The Economist

Posted on 30 November 2013 by admin


Business this week
The Economist
The NASDAQ Composite Index closed above 4,000 for the first time in 13 years. The NASDAQ had lagged other stockmarkets, though it has now risen by 34% so far this year; the S&P 500 has advanced by 27% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 23% ...

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Shrewsbury businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday – York Daily Record

Posted on 30 November 2013 by admin


Shrewsbury businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday
York Daily Record
Christy Marie's, which sells supplies to make and decorate cakes and candies, is one of several Shrewsbury businesses that expects a busy "Small Business Saturday," which is the day after Black Friday. (Chris Dunn Daily Record/Sunday News).

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How To Sell Your Business And Make And Lose Millions – TechCrunch

Posted on 30 November 2013 by admin


How To Sell Your Business And Make And Lose Millions
TechCrunch
I thought there was no way to sell my web services business. It started when I was in the offices of Loud Records, run by Steve Rifkind. My company, Reset, was doing websites for the Wu-Tang Clan and other Loud artists. It was 1997. Ol' Dirty Bastard ...

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Small Business Saturday promotes local businesses – MiamiHerald.com

Posted on 30 November 2013 by admin


MiamiHerald.com

Small Business Saturday promotes local businesses
MiamiHerald.com
Like hundreds, if not thousands of other small businesses around South Florida, Monc Boutique is participating in Small Business Saturday, a nationwide event this Saturday sponsored by American Express to encourage shoppers to spend at local ...
Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Silver CitySilver City Sun News

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Business Highlights – ABC News

Posted on 29 November 2013 by admin


Business Highlights
ABC News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the ...

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Venezuela’s Maduro vows stricter business inspections – Reuters

Posted on 29 November 2013 by admin


Venezuela's Maduro vows stricter business inspections
Reuters
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said a stricter wave of inspections for suspected price-gouging would begin on Saturday in an aggressive pre-election "economic offensive" aimed at taming the highest inflation in the Americas.

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Check The North Loop For Small Business Saturday – CBS Local

Posted on 29 November 2013 by admin


Check The North Loop For Small Business Saturday
CBS Local
It may be Black Friday today, but locally-speaking, many are looking forward to tomorrow: Small Business Saturday. Many of these small businesses can't compete with blowouts the big box retailers have. So, for the first time, North Loop retailers are ...

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Small Business Saturday: Shop small and make a big impact on black small … – The Grio

Posted on 29 November 2013 by admin


Small Business Saturday: Shop small and make a big impact on black small ...
The Grio
Now in its fourth year, Small Business Saturday (founded by American Express in 2010) has aggressively recruited and engaged black entrepreneurs to participate in the annual event in order to benefit from the holiday season sales spike. It is also an ...

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US businesses alarmed by Senate plan on corporate taxes – Washington Post

Posted on 29 November 2013 by admin


US businesses alarmed by Senate plan on corporate taxes
Washington Post
For years, American businesses have been clamoring for Congress to wipe out a profusion of special-interest tax breaks and use the proceeds to lower the 35 percent tax on corporate profits, now the highest in the developed world. Last week, the Senate ...

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Iran shakes up foundation controlled by Ayatollah’s business empire – Reuters

Posted on 28 November 2013 by admin


Iran shakes up foundation controlled by Ayatollah's business empire
Reuters
Aref Norozi was named director general of the Barakat Foundation, Iran's state news agency reported on Wednesday. The foundation is a unit of a massive business empire controlled by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that is known as Setad Ejraiye Farmane Hazrate ...

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