Snap, chatter and pop goes the share price

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Snap, chatter and pop goes the share price
KYLIE JENNER, a model and reality TV star best known for being the, er, second most famous Kylie in the world, managed to cause a stir on Wall Street. With this idiosyncratic tweet sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat any more? Or is it just me…ugh this is so sad she knocked back the […]
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A pharmaceutical firm bets big on a cancer drug

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A pharmaceutical firm bets big on a cancer drug
WHEN Ken Frazier, chief executive of Merck, an American pharmaceutical giant, started his job in 2011, he had a hard decision to make. The firm had promising new drugs—such as Januvia, for diabetes, and Gardasil, a vaccine against cervical cancer. But the pharma industry was struggling with dismal returns on R&D and investors were questioning […]
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Latvia’s top banking official has been accused of taking a bribe

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Latvia’s top banking official has been accused of taking a bribe
ILMARS RIMSEVICS, governor of Latvia’s central bank for the past 17 years, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing calls to resign. On February 17th he was detained by Latvia’s anti-corruption authority on suspicion of taking a bribe of at least €100,000 ($123,000). The prime minister, Maris Kucinskis, says the allegations […]
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Indian teaching startups make work for idle thumbs

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Indian teaching startups make work for idle thumbs
TO ANY outsider it looks as if the children have been hypnotised by yet another smartphone game. As the spying elders in a TV ad try to break the spell, the sprogs flash a grin at their screens. “It’s maths, dad,” giggles a fifth-grader to her father. The company behind the ad, Byju’s, sells an […]
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Top 10 Best Project Management Scripts for 2018

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Top 10 Best Project Management Scripts for 2018
Whether you are a small business owner or a freelancer, it can be useful to use efficient project management scripts that can keep all the data arranged, organized and tracked. It can consolidate all Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Going out need no longer be a headache for teetotallers

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Going out need no longer be a headache for teetotallers
BARS and pubs have not usually been the non-drinker’s friend. Knocking back pint after pint of juice or fizzy drink quickly gets boring. But beverage manufacturers are now showing more sympathy for their plight. Many companies regard non-alcoholic drinks as the “biggest opportunity in the market”, says Frank Lampen, who runs Distill Ventures, which helps […]
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The best—and worst—places to be a working woman

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The best—and worst—places to be a working woman
“PRESS for progress” is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8th. As our sixth glass-ceiling index shows, disparity between countries remains wide. But women have made some progress towards equality in the workplace in the past year. The index ranks the best and worst countries to be a working woman. Each […]
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7 Reasons Why WordPress Is the Best Platform for SEO

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7 Reasons Why WordPress Is the Best Platform for SEO
WordPress is a popular content management system. Nowadays, users from all over the world build WordPress sites, from small business owners, who want to expand their businesses online to authorities Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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A hamster is the latest victim in the row over emotional-support animals

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A hamster is the latest victim in the row over emotional-support animals
THE roster of emotional-support animals that are and are not allowed onto flights in America can sound, at times, like a retelling of the story of Noah’s Ark. Although the number allowed on for nothing has grown in recent years, airlines—which believe that the loophole is being abused by those not wanting to pay to […]
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How a brothel owner created the world’s biggest industrial park

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How a brothel owner created the world’s biggest industrial park
Lance Gilman, tech-titan whisperer PAST the neon lights of Reno and the cookie-cutter homes of neighbouring Sparks, the I-80 highway winds through a thinly populated expanse of arid hills and lunar valleys in Storey County. On one side of the road flows the Truckee River; on the other bands of wild horses forage for parched […]
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Financial markets abhor an equilibrium

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Financial markets abhor an equilibrium
THE recent volatility in the stockmarket has come as a shock in part because equities have been performing well for an extended period. Share prices have been on a broadly upward trend ever since the spring of 2009. That follows the long bull market of 1982 to 2000. As the chart shows (on a log […]
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VEEDA, EPOS partner to boost business operations

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VEEDA, EPOS partner to boost business operations
By Peter Egwuatu Two players in the Nigerian retail and hospitality industry, VEEDA Nigeria and EPOS Solutions have entered into partnership to deliver superior inventory management solutions to small Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Mobile Marketing Tool for Small Businesses

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Mobile Marketing Tool for Small Businesses
They realized the many benefits and conveniences mobile apps provided their customers and,with proper management fro business & marketing. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Jacob Haar: Financing the financiers expanding small-business lending in America

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Jacob Haar: Financing the financiers expanding small-business lending in America
Community Investment Management is boosting lending to underserved entrepreneurs by using data and technology to better price risk Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Telegram’s initial coin offering is sought-after but controversial

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Telegram’s initial coin offering is sought-after but controversial
IN A few years, millions of people will use a messaging app to make instant payments to friends across the globe or in a digital marketplace. But instead of state-backed money, they will use a cryptocurrency, the Gram, denoted by a gemstone emoji. They will be able to pay to store data—and perhaps to view […]
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What a takeover of Dr Pepper says about a secretive family’s plans

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What a takeover of Dr Pepper says about a secretive family’s plans
EUROPE is home to some extraordinary wealth creators who often try to hide their success. Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish farmer’s son, constructed IKEA, a seller of flat-pack furniture that became a global giant with annual revenues of €38bn ($47bn). He died at the age of 91 on January 27th, after a famously frugal life. Amancio […]
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What a takeover of Dr Pepper says about a secretive family’s plans

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What a takeover of Dr Pepper says about a secretive family’s plans
EUROPE is home to some extraordinary wealth creators who often try to hide their success. Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish farmer’s son, constructed IKEA, a seller of flat-pack furniture that became a global giant with annual revenues of €38bn ($47bn). He died at the age of 91 on January 27th, after a famously frugal life. Amancio […]
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A travel agent is trying to charge fees for sunbeds

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A travel agent is trying to charge fees for sunbeds
IN KEEPING with the trend for charging for things travellers used to get free, it should perhaps come as no surprise that sunbeds are the latest feature of a standard holiday on which travel agents are slapping extra fees. Thomas Cook, a British package-holiday firm, has announced that it will allow holidaymakers to pre-book poolside […]
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Financial regulators too often think “this time is different”

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Financial regulators too often think “this time is different”
FOR a phenomenon with such predictably bad outcomes, a financial boom is strangely seductive. Not a decade after the most serious financial crisis since the Depression, the world watches soaring markets with a mixture of serenity and glee. Natural impulses make finance a neck-snappingly volatile affair. Governments, though, deserve heaps of blame for policies that […]
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Morgan Stanley’s unexciting model takes the prize on Wall Street

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Morgan Stanley’s unexciting model takes the prize on Wall Street
MORGAN STANLEY emerged in 1935 out of a global financial disaster, as one of Wall Street’s leading firms. In a rare shred of consistency in America’s turbulent markets, history has repeated itself. But it was a close call. An ill-timed infatuation with debt ahead of the 2007-08 financial crisis threatened to add it to the […]
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Bring civility back to the workplace

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Bring civility back to the workplace
Dr. Jia Wang, associate professor of human resource development at Texas A&M University, calls workplace incivility a full-blown epidemic. What can you do to rein in incivility and foster a culture of Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Droughts, storms and global demand tests America’s love affair with avocado

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Droughts, storms and global demand tests America’s love affair with avocado
Looking for the last avocado ALTHOUGH New Yorkers are not renowned for their patience, they do not seem to mind waiting their turn for a fresh serving of avocado. At Avocaderia, which claims to be the world’s first avocado bar, in Brooklyn, long queues stretch from the counter outward into a large food hall. The […]
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Small Business Management Courses

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Small Business Management Courses
Being in business means that you’re constantly learning. From small beginnings, to now an employer of many, the one constant throughout my life has been my curiosity and my interest to learn more. I … Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Richemont, the world’s second-biggest luxury firm, bets on digital

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Richemont, the world’s second-biggest luxury firm, bets on digital
Clickbait for plutocrats A YOUTUBE video featuring a woman sporting a gold watch and driving a convertible, which has been viewed online nearly 5m times. A social-media “influencer” with more than 11m followers on Instagram posting photos of herself wearing the same timepiece. A limited flash sale of the watch on Net-a-Porter, a website. Purveyors […]
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Why drones could pose a greater risk to aircraft than birds

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Why drones could pose a greater risk to aircraft than birds
THE “Miracle on the Hudson”—the successful ditching of a US Airways jetliner into New York’s Hudson River in 2009 after it hit a flock of geese—taught frequent flyers two things. First, it really is possible to land an aircraft on water, just as is shown on seat-back safety cards. Second, and more worryingly, the incident […]
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Masayoshi Son may raise yet more cash to pump into tech

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Masayoshi Son may raise yet more cash to pump into tech
AT AN investor briefing in 2015, Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank, flashed up a picture of a goose. The company is like the bird of legend that produces golden eggs, he explained. In his quest to encourage more laying, Mr Son has taken SoftBank well beyond its telecoms business. The firm also manages the […]
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