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.
- Why Start A Business In Turkey And Not In Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley and other developed regions are great if you want to find investment for your next big “Facebook idea” or start a business for your new high-tech drug. ...
By Osman Can Ozcanli. Forbes. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:36:00 GMT.
- 'Boston Strong': Tragedy on sale
What in the World: commercialisation dishonours Boston Marathon deaths, China bashes UK's human rights report "hypocrisy", and Nigeria spiralling out of control.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:06:52 GMT.
- Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area
A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy several unoccupied homes and businesses.
Miami Herald. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:22 EDT.
- Africa: African Currency Unit - an Urgent Question in the Midst of the Capitalist Crisis
[Fahamu]There is enough research to show massive capital drain from Africa and that Africa is a net creditor to Europe and North America. ...
All Africa. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:24:32 GMT.
- VIDEO: How four men can play one piano
The Piano Guys talk to BBC Breakfast about their worldwide success thanks to a viral video aimed at drumming up business for a Utah shop.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:18:42 GMT.
- Helping children one print at a time
National Geometric is a social enterprise that brings a personal touch to charitable giving. ...
Digital Photography Review. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 Z.
- LatAm News: UNE-Tigo merger approved in Colombia; TIM to bid in 700 MHz auction
The merger between Colombian state telco UNE and Millicom’s Colombian unit Tigo has received approval from the country’s regulator for industry and commerce, the SIC. ...
Roberta Prescott. RCR Wireless. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:43 +0000.
- Don’t let politics get you down, President Gül tells TÜSİAD
President Abdullah Gül has called on Turkish business leaders to remain optimistic despite political tensions in the country
Hurriyet. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 +0200.
- GE, PowerStream Team Up on Microgrid to Showcase Renewables
PowerStream is deploying the microgrid at its headquarters to demonstrate how people can generate and distribute their own energy and make their homes and businesses more sustainable through renewables.
Elizabeth Montalbano. Design News. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:30:00 EDT.
- J&J's Q1 profit up 8% on sales jump, lower costs
A turnaround in Johnson & Johnson's prescription medicine business fueled by new drugs, combined with reduced production and administration expenses, lifted first-quarter profit by 8%.
Modern Healthcare. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST.
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