Businesses provide the means by which goods and services are exchanged
and the basis for the economy on a local, national, and global
scale. They may provide consumer products, consumer services,
durable goods such as refrigerators and televisions, capital goods such
as machinery and commercial vehicles, raw materials such as wheat and
corn, semi-finished goods such as computer components, finished goods
such as cars and trucks, or business services such as insurance and
banking. Business has always been strongly influenced by the
economic climate and world events. In turn, the health of the
business sector greatly influences the economy.
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- Why Qualcomm Has Ruled Against The Spin-Off Of Its Chip Business In The Offing?
Qualcomm has been on the defensive in recent months, uncharacteristically so. March-period earnings were strong, though the company lowered full year guidance, as we noted at the time. ...
By Trefis Team. Forbes. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:48:00 GMT.
- ING ‘emerges as top bidder for HSBC’s Turkish unit’
Dutch lender ING Group has emerged as the leading bidder for HSBC’s Turkish business, a person familiar with the matter said on July 2
Hurriyet. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:17:00 +0200.
- Trump hotels examine card breach claim
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.
BBC News. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:07:51 GMT.
- Single-Use Virtual Accounts Gaining Popularity Among Business Travelers
About 20 percent of American businesses today pay for travel using cardless single-use 'virtual' accounts, up from 13 percent last year, according to a new study by the GBTA Foundation.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:18:06 EST.
- Africa: Caribbean Alliance Eyes New Era for Youth Entrepreneurship
[Commonwealth] Young people hoping to transform their business ideas into successful enterprises are set to benefit from the creation of a new Commonwealth alliance to promote youth entrepreneurship across the Caribbean and Americas.
All Africa. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:41:49 GMT.
- Bites: Restaurant Report: Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Institute in Cleveland
A restaurant staffed by former prisoners being trained in the restaurant business does not take it easy with the menu, or the prices.
Ron Lieber. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:00:02 GMT.
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- South Korean Ex-Premier Indicted on Charge of Taking Illegal Donation
Former Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo and a provincial governor have denied taking illegal campaign donations from a businessman who committed suicide.
Choe Sang-hun. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:37:06 GMT.
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- Digital India nets $70bn investment
India's business leaders pledge 4,500tn rupees (over $70bn) to the "digital India" initiative.
BBC News. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:15:56 GMT.
- GM sales dented by pullback in fleet business
A steep drop in sales to rental companies in June magnified General Motors' weak car sales, which sank 15 percent through the first half of the year.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:00:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest
Industrial-scale mining is causing devastation to swathes of forest in western Ukraine. The country's interior ministry says the business is controlled by criminal gangs that make up to $500 million a year. ...
Radio Liberty. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:26:00 +0000.
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