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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Music lovers have been enjoying personalized playlists on other streaming sites for a long time already, and they are now a must-have feature for any competitor looking to stay in business.
By Hugh Mcintyre, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:40:00 -0400.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23 (Reuters) - Acer Inc unveiled two high-end laptops running Google's Chrome OS on Wednesday as the companies take their first big stab at getting Chromebooks into businesses after capturing the U.S. education market.
Reuters. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:28:44 -0400.
Changes to data protection laws being introduced on 25 May will give consumers greater control over businesses' right to retain their personal information
Joe Sommerlad. The Independent. Wed, 23 May 2018 17:16:05 +0000.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Critics say the risks are too great in the plan to temporarily store tons of spent fuel from U.S. commercial nuclear reactors in southeastern New Mexico. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:30:22 -0400.
To support operations and strengthen balance sheet, Weatherford (WFT) is relying on asset divestments, which is part of its business restructurings.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 23 May 2018 15:41:00 GMT.
Rwanda has signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with the English soccer club Arsenal, establishing a commercial bond with President Paul Kagame's favorite team, the Rwanda government said Wednesday. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 23 May 2018 10:41:22 -0400.
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Inman. Inman. Wed, 23 May 2018 14:06:45 +0000.
A group of fashion and textile companies, including H&M and Vaude, are collaborating on a project to produce more sustainable fibres for commercial use by using renewable feedstocks and bio-based technologies.
Just Style. Wed, 23 May 2018 10:40:00 GMT.
Growing numbers of millennials faced with precarious employment or wanting something other than a traditional nine-to-five job are turning to franchising.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 EDT.