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130 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales, business
"Luxury goods maker Burberry says it is accelerating efforts to control costs after revenue growth slowed to less than 1 percent in the first half, dragged down by declining sales in China and other Asia-Pacific markets. Chief Executive Christopher B..."

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140 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"singer Sting and wife Trudie Styler (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File) LONDON (AP) — Sting and his wife Trudie Styler are putting some of their extensive modern art collection — and a piano — up for sale. The auction at Christies in London will includ..."
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437 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales, business
"AP 1.McDonald's is trying to make its food look 'ugly' McDonald's adsembracing messy, imperfect ingredientsare among the most recent in a series of similar videos posted over the past couple of weeks.The intimate shots of McDonald's food being prepar..."
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262 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Despite receiving low amounts of interest, the figures also show many SMEs are regularly reviewing their surplus funds. The research found that businesses regularly think about the best home for their surplus funds with more than two-thirds (67%) rev..."
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299 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"TOYOTA, JAPAN - MAY 30: Takashi Inui of Japan is dejected after missing a goal during the Japan vs Bulgaria international friendly football match at Toyota Stadium on May 30, 2013 in Toyota, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) Sentiment le..."
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573 words • intermediate • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Workers fill an order at a Checkers Drive-In Restaurant in Milledgeville, Ga. Higher sales led the Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. to add 20 stores last year, hire hundreds of employees and raise its wages twice as fast in 2014 as in 2013. Jeff He..."
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"Digital marketing is a vague term that refers to the do with anent a wide range of digital channels subsuming website, email, at home signaling, mobile etc to promote a brand or business. It is about circumjacent new technologies and integrating thes..."
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272 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"U.K. stocks inched lower Friday, with commodity shares feeling the impact of sliding oil prices, leaving the FTSE 100 struggling to hold onto a small rise for the week. The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.71%  fell 0.5% to 5,887.81, led by losses in the mining an..."
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458 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Medbox’s Pejman Vincent Mehdizadeh with pot-dispensing machine in 2012. Photo by Ringo Chiu . On Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7:02 a.m., the price of a share of obscure West Hollywood company Medbox Inc. hit $52.50. At that moment, Los Angeles County gaine..."

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467 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"The Future of Email Marketing Software is Here with OfficialEmailMarketing.com New software is web based with nothing to download or install. Log into the software from anywhere in the world, manage, send and monitor your email marketing campaigns w..."
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428 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Microsoft's chief, Satya Nadella, with a Nokia Lumia mobile phone at a conference in 2014. Credit Robert Galbraith/Reuters Microsoft just got a $7.6 billion rude awakening related to its purchase of Nokia . The software giant is writing off most of ..."
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375 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Thomson Reuters Japans economy contracted at a slower-than-expected pace in the final quarter of 2015, declining 0.3% in real terms to leave the annualised rate at -1.1%. The annual figure, an improvement on the 1.4% contraction reported previously, ..."
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495 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and cometary for financial advisors. Buy more art to avoid taxes(Bloomberg) Stefan Edlis was looking at a tax bill of more than $20 million when he sold his Andy Warho..."

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498 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Barbara Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBRG) ("SBRG") announced today that Ted Abajian has been named chief executive officer of the Company, a position which had been vacant since June of this ye..."
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536 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales, startups, marketing, business
"Life is full of mysteries. Chief among them are the BIG existential questions like “What is the meaning of life?” and “Why am I here?” Then there are questions about why people behave the way they do, especially in our troubled and often viol..."

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554 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Growing through strategic acquisitions has been one of the key strategies of Synopsys Inc. SNPS . Keeping with this, the company recently announced the buyout of Goanna Software. However, the financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Aust..."

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889 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"TORONTO It is cool here. A welcome change from Athens, Madrid, and Paris. The markets were cool yesterday, too. The Dow rose 70 points. Nothing to get excited about. Today, we report on a new front in the Great Zombie War the U.S. health care secto..."
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1047 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Hit hard nearly a decade ago by the recession, Sacramento Regional Transit has never quite recovered financially. Now, the county’s main bus and light rail agency faces a reckoning. The board of directors on Monday will consider raising fares 20 pe..."
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923 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"What would the festive season be without splurging on gifts, and spoiling yourself? And it would appear that shoppers in the province are doing a lot of both this month. The managers and spokesmen- and women for the big shopping malls in KwaZulu-Nat..."
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792 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"It's easy to see why many Republican voters are newly taken with Carly Fiorina. She is a superb debater, with a steely gaze, a flawless delivery and a mastery of talking points. She knows what she wants to say and how to command attention. She exudes..."
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