Month: May 2018

Brexit: Time is running out, big business warns May – BBC News


BBC News

Brexit: Time is running out, big business warns May
BBC News
A group of major European companies has warned the Prime Minister they may cut investment without more clarity over the terms of Britain’s EU exit. Business leaders, including from BP, BMW, Nestle, and Vodafone, told Theresa May that “time is running
Post-Brexit trade: business leaders tell May time is running outThe Guardian

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Polaris Industries CEO calls new acquisition Boat Holdings ‘a great business’ – CNBC


CNBC

Polaris Industries CEO calls new acquisition Boat Holdings ‘a great business
CNBC
Polaris Industries is moving into the boating market with the acquisition of Boat Holdings, a company Polaris CEO and Chairman Scott Wine referred to as a “great business.” “They’ve managed their capital so well that even in a downturn this thing
Polaris gets into pontoon and boating businessKARE11.com

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Syracuse taxi drivers demand level playing field as Uber cripples their business – Syracuse.com


Syracuse.com

Syracuse taxi drivers demand level playing field as Uber cripples their business
Syracuse.com
“We don’t have a personal preference, we’re not in the Uber business or the cab business,” Bey said. “We’re here to make a fair decision. But the conversation has to be equal and fair.” Driscoll said he plans to discuss the taxi owners’ concerns with

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The smartphone industry is slumping — and it may drag Apple and the iPhone down with it – Business Insider


Business Insider

The smartphone industry is slumping — and it may drag Apple and the iPhone down with it
Business Insider
But the company has been struggling for years to grow the business, a task made all the more important by the stagnation of its computer and iPad businesses and its inability to develop another hit product able to boost its revenue in a meaningful way.

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Generation Z is already moving away from Facebook, and 8 more industries could be next – Business Insider


Business Insider

Generation Z is already moving away from Facebook, and 8 more industries could be next
Business Insider
“People aren’t wanting to post stuff consistently,” Goel told Business Insider. People in Generation Z were born between roughly 1995 and 2010. This cohort of current teens is on track to kill Facebook, Business Insider’s Mark Abadi reported earlier

A secret government report uncovered China’s attempts to influence all levels of politics in Australia – Business Insider


Business Insider

A secret government report uncovered China’s attempts to influence all levels of politics in Australia
Business Insider
A secret report commissioned by Australia’s prime minister found attempts by the Chinese Communist Party to influence all levels of government. The report found the CCP’s interference attempts have been going on for a decade, and described China as the …

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Ellicott City residents, business owners wonder what’s next after floods – WBAL Baltimore


WBAL Baltimore

Ellicott City residents, business owners wonder what’s next after floods
WBAL Baltimore
Residents and business owners in historic Ellicott City are trying to wrap their minds around a second devastating flood in less than two years, and they’re wondering what’s next. “It’s devastating today. It’s like a nightmare all over again, Groundhog
‘HUNKERED DOWN’ | Ellicott City business owner describes devastating floodFox Baltimore
Videos show devastating flash flood in Baltimore suburbBusiness Insider
‘This is worse’: Ellicott City devastated by another flood as heavy rain drenches Baltimore regionBaltimore Sun
WBAL Baltimore
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Ivanka Trump’s brand expands business interests in China and Philippines – PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Ivanka Trump’s brand expands business interests in China and Philippines
PBS NewsHour
“Ivanka Trump’s refusal to divest from her business is especially troubling as the Ivanka brand continues to expand its business in foreign countries,” Noah Bookbinder, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in
Ivanka Trump Wins China Trademarks, Then Her Father Vows to Save ZTENew York Times

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What Business Leaders Should Learn From Starbucks’ Shut Down Day – Entrepreneur


Entrepreneur

What Business Leaders Should Learn From Starbucks’ Shut Down Day
Entrepreneur
One commentator said, “However moral companies may appear, at the bottom they’re always responding to the market.” This statement is flat-out wrong. It implies that all businesses reactively respond to the market. Starbucks made a strategic decision to
A preview of the May 29 curriculum for Starbucks partners | Starbucks NewsroomStarbucks Newsroom
Starbucks racial bias training will include rapper Common, lots of dialogueUSA TODAY
Starbucks victims speak out, express hope their arrests inspire changeUSA TODAY
USA TODAY
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‘Solo’ bombs at the box office taking in only $83 million over the weekend and $101 million by Memorial Day – Business Insider


Business Insider

‘Solo’ bombs at the box office taking in only $83 million over the weekend and $101 million by Memorial Day
Business Insider
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” earned an estimated $83 million over three days, $101 million by Memorial Day. That’s $29 million under original industry low-end projections for the movie. This marks the lowest opening for a “Star Wars” movie since 2002’s

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A booming California coffee chain says it knows the key to one of Starbucks’ biggest customer problems – Business Insider


Business Insider

A booming California coffee chain says it knows the key to one of Starbucks’ biggest customer problems
Business Insider
“Until Starbucks makes some deep structural changes to reverse its legacy of racial bias — which is also built into American society — they’ll continue to have incidents,” he told Business Insider. “The only way you can reverse corporate culture is

Ireland’s abortion referendum could open a huge fault line in Theresa May’s fragile government – Business Insider


Business Insider

Ireland’s abortion referendum could open a huge fault line in Theresa May’s fragile government
Business Insider
Ireland’s abortion vote could be an earthquake for Theresa May’s government. Senior women in May’s party now want abortion legalised in Northern Ireland, but siding with them risks angering the DUP, whom she relies on for support on key parliamentary …

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The 19 coolest, most overlooked places for a summer holiday in Europe – Business Insider


Business Insider

The 19 coolest, most overlooked places for a summer holiday in Europe
Business Insider
Globetrotters are always looking for new, under-the-radar travel destinations that provide a chance to escape the crowds and sea of selfie sticks. As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the world’s top travel

Thousands protest “pro-business” politics of French president Emmanuel Macron – CBS News


CBS News

Thousands protest “pro-business” politics of French president Emmanuel Macron
CBS News
PARIS — Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for “floods of people” to oppose the pro-business policies of President

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Apple rejects Valve’s Steam Link game streaming app over ‘business conflicts’ – The Verge


The Verge

Apple rejects Valve’s Steam Link game streaming app over ‘business conflicts’
The Verge
Valve’s game streaming service Steam Link won’t be coming to iOS today, despite a successful Android beta launch earlier this month. According to the official Steam Database Twitter account, Apple rejected the Steam Link app over apparent “business …
Apple Rejects Valve’s Steam Link App Due to ‘Business Conflicts’Mac Rumors

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Another major Mexican company is shutting down some of its operations amid record levels of violence – Business Insider


Business Insider

Another major Mexican company is shutting down some of its operations amid record levels of violence
Business Insider
“Mexican businesses cannot be competitive or generate more jobs if we do not have minimum safety guarantees,” the president of Mexico’s Business Coordinating Council said in March. The American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico said in 2016 that …

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Experts say Trump’s decision to pull out of the Kim Jong Un summit was right, but North Korea may still benefit – Business Insider


Business Insider

Experts say Trump’s decision to pull out of the Kim Jong Un summit was right, but North Korea may still benefit
Business Insider
Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group, told Business Insider that Trump was “pushing South Korea into China’s arms.” “Both in the way the meeting was announced and organized and now in the way it was canceled, Trump has made very …

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Experts say Trump’s decision to pull out of the Kim Jong Un summit was right, but North Korea may still benefit – Business Insider


Business Insider

Experts say Trump’s decision to pull out of the Kim Jong Un summit was right, but North Korea may still benefit
Business Insider
Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group, told Business Insider that Trump was “pushing South Korea into China’s arms.” “Both in the way the meeting was announced and organized and now in the way it was canceled, Trump has made very …

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Trump’s company wouldn’t say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Trump’s company wouldn’t say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down
USA TODAY
The company’s business registration activity matches the launch of TrumpStore.com, a new store selling goods emblazoned with the president’s last name which announced its launch in early November 2017. The store collects sales tax in the same four …

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Trump’s company wouldn’t say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Trump’s company wouldn’t say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down
USA TODAY
The company’s business registration activity matches the launch of TrumpStore.com, a new store selling goods emblazoned with the president’s last name which announced its launch in early November 2017. The store collects sales tax in the same four …

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Samsonite shares plunge after investment firm questions its business practices – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

Samsonite shares plunge after investment firm questions its business practices
CNNMoney
Trading in Samsonite shares was suspended after the world’s largest luggage maker was accused by an investment firm of questionable business practices. The stock plunged by 10% in Hong Kong before trading was halted after it came under attack by short …

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Samsonite shares plunge after investment firm questions its business practices – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

Samsonite shares plunge after investment firm questions its business practices
CNNMoney
Trading in Samsonite shares was suspended after the world’s largest luggage maker was accused by an investment firm of questionable business practices. The stock plunged by 10% in Hong Kong before trading was halted after it came under attack by short …

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