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.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant and up-to-date business news
from around the globe.
- Carillion plan dubbed 'sticking plaster'
The FSB small business organisation rejects government claims that banks' support will provide a lifeline.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:54:12 GMT.
- Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb
Short-term lets, like Airbnb, are big business in the UK - but neighbours are increasingly fed up.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:12:22 GMT.
- This Week in UFC Biz: Threatened Lawsuits, Sick Babies, Conor McGregor's History-Making KO
Some interesting happenings this past week in the UFC business, from threats of a lawsuit from UFC President Dana White to the final numbers from the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match.
By Trent Reinsmith, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500.
- ABB and HPE Forge Partnership to Blend OT/IT
ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have created a partnership that combines ABB’s digital manufacturing system ABB Ability with HPE’s information technology (IT) solutions. ...
Rob Spiegel. Design News. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:53:55 -0500.
- 2018 Subaru WRX STI First Test Review: Old Dog, Same Tricks
Ten years ago I scored my first gig in the automotive media business as an intern for ex-TEN publication Sport Compact Car. One of my main duties was shuttling cars all across Southern California. ...
Alex Nishimoto. Motor Trend. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:40:55 +0000.
- EC Project Aims at Creating and Commercializing Cyber-Physical-System Solutions
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech and coordinator of the pan-European consortium FED4SAE, today announced that the 14 project partners have launched a three-year European Commission program to ...
- Avant Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Shakopee Energy Park
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avant Energy announces commercial operation of Shakopee Energy Park natural gas generating facility.
Business Wire. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:35:00 UTC.
- NEA Venture Partner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Nominated To Be Commissioner Of U.S. Food And Drug Administration
CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 11, 2017 -- New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) Venture Partner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to serve as Commissioner of the U.S. ...
PR Newswire. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:34:00 EST.
- Iraqi Forces Use Drones to Attack IS in Western Mosul
Iraqi federal police are weaponizing commercial models of drones to attack Islamic State (IS) positions in western Mosul, Iraqi military sources told VOA. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:31:40 -0500.
- Supplier association seeks to meet with Pence, Ross over border tax, NAFTA
The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association wants to meet with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to raise concerns over proposed changes to border taxes and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:40:23 EST. Subscription required.
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