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Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump shakes hands with Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council, during a retreat with Republican lawmakers and members of his Cabinet at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, January 6, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and [...]

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Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Getty Images Tim Cook Apple announced a big iPhone update, iOS 11.3, is coming later this spring with plenty of new features including Business Chat. It’s a big deal. Imagine a day where you can quickly schedule a doctor’s appointment, buy new shoes or book a plane ticket, all from iMessage. Business Chat has the fundamentals [...]

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WhatsApp Business: How normal users will be affected

WhatsApp Business: How normal users will be affected

Last year in September, WhatsApp came up with a new pilot application built specifically for Businesses. Few popular names in India like BookMyShow had participated in the pilot phase. Now, the company has finally started launching the service for more countries and users. The instant messaging application made it to Android’s Play Store in India [...]

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London stock market hits record high; world’s richest get even richer – business live

London stock market hits record high; world’s richest get even richer – business live

A small toy figure is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters Over in New York, the US stock market has opened very slightly higher as traders return to work after the Christmas break. The Dow Jones industrial average rose by 16 points, or 0.07%, with the S&P 500 and the [...]

December 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on London stock market hits record high; world’s richest get even richer – business live

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

Victoria Treyger is Chief Revenue Officer of Kabbage Shutterstock The freedom to chase your entrepreneurial dream is one of the great foundations of America. Owning a business is a freedom the U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics records 29.6 million Americans pursue today, supporting local communities with products and services while contributing millions of dollars and jobs [...]

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Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Apart from announcing a new revival plan to reduce the company’s debt problem, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday said the telecom had become a “money guzzler”, a business where only those with “deep pockets” could remain in the game. As per the debt-restructuring plan, the company will raise about Rs 25, 000 crore [...]

December 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

A direct marketing platform already very popular among U.S. small businesses is expanding its business domestically with a huge new investment. GetResponse, the European-based online marketing platform, is increasing its U.S. operations with a big investment and a new Boston office to better serve American small businesses. GetResponse Opens an Office in Boston, First in US [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashing a victory sign outside parliament on Monday. Trends from Himachal and Gujarat election results show that the BJP is set to form the government in both the states. Photo: ANI/Twitter Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) victory in Gujarat is being seen as a vindication of the centre’s policies such as [...]

December 19, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

The financial services giant is selling its single strategy asset management business for around £600m Old Mutual is to sell its single strategy asset management business to private equity firm TA Associates and the unit’s management team, which includes star fund manager Richard Buxton, for an expected £600m. The FTSE 100 finance giant has reportedly been exploring a [...]

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Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Beverage major’s business climbs ₹1,507.4 crore over a year Good volume growth in the branded business segment and improved performance in some of its associates has boosted the prospects of Tata Global Beverages (TGB) during the second quarter of 2017-18. TGB has interests in tea, coffee and water. The company’s branded business comprises packet tea, [...]

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Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

A quick reminder of the result of September’s election shows why Angela Merkel is in a bind.  Photograph: Bloomberg Having only won 246 out of the 706 seats in the Bundestag, the CDU/CSU needs coalition partners to form a stable government. However, the maths is tricky, as the SPD isn’t willing to join another grand coalition. That [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine is now available for download. Get your copy right now by clicking here. This month, we’re tackling the cloud. Sounds like an impossible task — tackling a cloud, that is. For a lot of small businesses, it sounds like a lot more difficult than it actually is. In [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today