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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from around the globe.
- Chinese Premier Warns of Economic Barriers to Private Enterprise
Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday in his annual speech to the nation that China would have to overcome inefficiencies to maintain healthy growth.
By Andrew Jacobs and Neil Gough. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:59:43 GMT.
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- China's JD.com Ventures Into The Smart-Home Market
Chinese e-commerce billionaire Richard Liu is following his peers in seeking a slice of the smart-home market.
By Yue Wang. Forbes. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:21:00 GMT.
- Hillary Clinton: 'I Want the Public to See My Email'
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, under fire for using her personal email address to conduct official business during her tenure as America's top diplomat, said she has asked the State Department to release her emails. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:53:51 -0500.
- A City Where Policing, Discrimination and Raising Revenue Went Hand in Hand
Ferguson, a report finds, acts less like a municipality and more like a business, extracting money from poor blacks that it uses as revenues to sustain the city’s budget.
By Campbell Robertson. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:50:04 GMT.
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- 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Commercial Van First Look
On Sale October 2015, Starts at $29,945
Motor Trend. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:45:00 -0700.
- Africa: Zazoo Partners With Uber in South Africa for Effortless Payment
[CIO] ZAZOO, a business unit of Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. ...
All Africa. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:38:15 GMT.
- ITV delivers 'strong performance'
Commercial broadcaster ITV, home of Downton Abbey, reports a big rise in pre-tax profits for 2014.
BBC News. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:40:01 GMT.
- Ford boss urges UK to remain in EU
Ford "really hopes" that the UK will not leave the EU, according to Jim Farley, president of its Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
BBC News. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:24:14 GMT.
- Hillary Clinton Draws Fire Over Personal Emails
Likely 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used a personal email account to conduct official business as secretary of state, according to the State Department. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:23:37 -0500.
- Groupize Selected As Preferred Online Group Booking Solution for GCommerce Hotel Clients
Industry trailblazers announce strategic partnership to help hotels attract more direct group business and increase conversions while reducing costs with automated website bookings for small groups and meetings.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:33:44 EST.
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