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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- Letter: Regulating Food Vendors in New York City
Representatives of grocery stores and bodegas are concerned about how lifting the cap on the number of food vendors will affect their businesses.
New York Times. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:13:40 GMT.
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- Letter: Donald Trump’s Atlantic City
A small-business owner asks, How can we make someone like Donald Trump president when he insults my neighbors and customers?
New York Times. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:47:27 GMT.
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- Over 3,700 startups launched in Turkey in one month
More than 3,700 new businesses were established in September, according to a report released by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) on Oct. 21.
Hurriyet. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:00 +0200.
- First Half 2016 Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Reveal Increases For Many But Not All Metropolitan Areas
A ranking of the top U.S. metropolitan areas by the dollar amount of construction starts for commercial and multifamily buildings shows that the New York NY metropolitan area continued to lead the nation during the first half of 2016.
Construction.com. Thr, 18 Aug 2016 23:30:00 EST.
- Enterprise Truck Rental Opens First Hawaii Location
HONOLULU, Oct. 21 2016 -- Enterprise Truck Rental opened its first location in Hawaii this month. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:00:00 EDT.
- How Donald Trump Accidentally Created The Nasty Woman Economy
Since Trump called Hillary Clinton a nasty woman in the final presidential debate, women and businesses have embraced the term to celebrate feminine ambition, intelligence, power and action -- and sell loads of merchandise.
By Madeline Berg, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:04:00 -0400.
- At Mars, ExoMars Science Mission Goes on Despite Missing Lander
The ExoMars 2016 mission is in business despite the apparent failure of its lander to touch down softly on the Red Planet Wednesday (Oct. 19), European Space Agency (ESA) officials stressed. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:00:00 -0400.
- Africa: Continent's No-Regret Route to Industrialisation
[African Arguments] A business-as-usual approach to industrialisation is not only damaging and costly. But the alternative is actually a much better business proposition.
All Africa. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:16:28 GMT.
- Petrobras boss says oil firm can find its 'best days' again
Pedro Parente, chief executive of Petrobras, says the Brazilian oil giant will return to its best days in five years' time - once he implements new governance and business measures.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:28 GMT.
- Move over, solar: The next big renewable energy source could be at our feet
Flooring can be made from any number of sustainable materials, making it, generally, an eco-friendly feature in homes and businesses alike.
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