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U.S. Chamber urges China to accelerate purchases of 2020-06-18 08:53:29The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday underscored the importance of functional U.S.-China ties and urged Beijing to step up its purchases of U.S. g

Chanel warns virus impact will linger on luxury 2020-06-18 08:50:34The luxury industry will feel the fallout from the coronavirus crisis for the next two years if not longer, Chanel's chief financial officer said on

Oil prices tick up as drop in U.S. 2020-06-18 08:48:56Oil prices ticked up on Thursday after U.S. oil product stocks shrank, providing bulls with ammunition ahead of a meeting between OPEC producers and t

KKR buys vacation parks firm Roompot in $1.1 2020-06-18 08:47:56U.S. private equity firm KKR said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to buy Dutch vacation parks firm Roompot from French private equity firm PA

U.S. weekly jobless claims remain high as second 2020-06-18 08:38:50A second wave of layoffs amid weak demand and fractured supply chains is keeping new U.S. applications for unemployment benefits elevated, supporting

Kroger expects to top 2020 outlook, beats estimates 2020-06-18 08:27:11Kroger Co said it expects to exceed its 2020 outlook for same-store sales and profit after beating Wall Street expectations for quarterly results on

Exclusive: EU in advanced talks with Johnson & 2020-06-18 08:25:28The European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to reserve or buy up-front doses of its COVID-19 vaccine

World stocks drift lower as second wave virus 2020-06-18 08:23:27Global stocks drifted lower on Thursday as an increase in new coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a swift world economic

Wells Fargo investment adviser to sell feeder fund 2020-06-18 08:09:05Wells Fargo & Co said on Thursday its investment adviser Wells Fargo Investment Institute will sell its feeder fund platform to fintech firm iCap

Dollar and yen supported by fears of new 2020-06-18 07:52:27The U.S. dollar and Japanese yen held their positions on Thursday as concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases underpinned demand for safe-haven

Mother's Day sales uptick doesn't cover coronavirus downturn, 2020-06-18 07:32:13Mother's Day during the coronavirus pandemic meant an uptick in sales for Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington, D.C.

Exclusive: Who's in charge at Nissan? COO's allies 2020-06-18 07:27:30Nissan's chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta helped engineer the troubled automaker's latest turnaround plan. Now his allies are pressing the boar

BBC News - Business

Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak to unveil 'kickstart jobs scheme' 2020-07-07 23:33:41The £2bn pledge for the young unemployed will be part of the chancellor's proposals outlined on Wednesday.

‘Our gyms abroad are helping us through lockdown’ 2020-07-07 19:08:13Gym operator PureGym says its foreign fitness centres "are helping us to survive the UK’s lockdown”.

'Rishi Sunak: We need help with rent, money 2020-07-07 19:04:31Under-30s have been hardest hit by the lockdown, what do they want from the chancellor's summer update?

Coronavirus: How are other economies dealing with the 2020-07-07 19:03:59As the UK chancellor gives his latest update, how are other economies tackling the coronavirus slowdown?

Levi's cuts 700 jobs due to falling sales 2020-07-07 18:07:34The firm warned economic damage from the pandemic was likely to continue to the end of the year.

Coronavirus: Moguls and lobbyists get millions in government 2020-07-07 16:07:32Kanye West's apparel brand, Jared Kushner's family and Donald Trump's lawyer were among the recipients.

Citizens advice takes redundancy calls every two minutes 2020-07-07 14:58:01Millions of people are now calling the charity's national hotline seeking redundancy advice.

Boohoo dropped by Next, Asos and Zalando over 2020-07-07 14:27:21Three major online retailers have dropped Boohoo over allegations of low pay and unsafe conditions.

DHL to cut 2,200 jobs at Jaguar Land 2020-07-07 13:06:18DHL Supply Chain will cut about 40% of its workforce at car plants in the Midlands and North West.

Deutsche Bank faces $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein 2020-07-07 10:51:56New York regulators cited "significant compliance failures" at the German bank.

Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data 'pause' 2020-07-07 07:49:53Firms join others in saying they are not currently complying with government requests for user data.

Eurozone recession 'will be deeper than forecast' 2020-07-07 07:29:32France, Italy and Spain will be hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, the EC says

Business

Slackers and Stakhanovites 2020-07-10 20:00:00How the lockdown has affected a classic dictum about work

Why SMIC is surging 2020-07-10 20:00:00China’s leading chipmaker looks unfazed by Uncle Sam’s semiconductor sabre-rattling

Meituan-Dianping and Pinduoduo embody the excitement over digital 2020-07-10 20:00:00Investors cannot get enough of two booming internet companies

Elon, Masa and Boris in low-Earth orbit 2020-07-10 20:00:00What could possibly go wrong?

How CEO pay in America got out whack 2020-07-10 20:00:00Bosses claim that their firms’ superior returns justify their own hefty pay cheques. Really?

Airlines blame covid-19 for rowing back climate commitments 2020-07-03 20:00:00The industry defangs an already mostly toothless carbon-offsetting scheme

How Chesapeake Energy changed the world 2020-07-03 20:00:00In times like these, business needs a bit of hubris

The pandemic is giving unmanned deliveries a fillip 2020-07-03 20:00:00Demand is surging for contactless provision of meals, medical supplies and other products

FedEx tries to think beyond the pandemic 2020-07-03 20:00:00Lockdowns have been less of a bonanza for parcel-handlers than you might expect

India Inc’s inward turn 2020-07-03 20:00:00Foreign investors are rediscovering that the road to riches in India runs through powerful local partners

Keeping stakeholderism practical 2020-07-03 20:00:00The rights and wrongs of management books on social issues

Food-delivery wars heat up 2020-07-03 20:00:00Will winning the battle for locked-down Western stomachs ever translate into profits?


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