Economy

Dozens injured as Turkish Airlines plane hits turbulence before landing at JFK

Dozens injured as Turkish Airlines plane hits turbulence before landing at JFK Turkish Airlines Flight 1 encountered the turbulence about 45 minutes before landing at JFK, Coleman added. The majority of the people injured were treated and released at the scene, a Port Authority spokesman said, but a few were being transported to area hospitals. [Full Article...]

European Central Bank Cuts Europe’s Growth Forecast; Announces More Stimulus

European Central Bank Cuts Europe’s Growth Forecast; Announces More Stimulus The ECB launched a new round of cheap bank financing and said it would fully reinvest its maturing bond holdings. The data showed Chinese exports plummeted 20.7% in February from a year earlier, reflecting weaker demand and distortions from the Lunar New Year holiday. [Full Article...]

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise Japanese media then devoted news programmes to dissecting Ghosn's disguise, with some stations even dressing up doubles in similar garb to discuss the outfit. Mr. Ghosn was released on Wednesday from the Tokyo Detention Centre, where he had been held since his November 19 arrest. Though he was released after posting bail of 1bn yen (£6.8m; $8.9m), Mr Ghosn but must adhere to strict bail condit... [Full Article...]

Disabled employee anxious as Walmart says goodbye to greeters

Disabled employee anxious as Walmart says goodbye to greeters Combs was devastated and then angered by his impending job loss. On Friday afternoon, the Walmart manager at Combs' store, 430 S.E. 192nd Ave., met with Combs, Wasser, her husband Josh Wasser and Combs' job coach at an employment agency. Many of these front-door workers remain in limbo as the company plans to eliminate its trademark greeter position in about 1,000 stores in coming months. [Full Article...]

Airbnb to buy HotelTonight in its biggest acquisition yet

Airbnb to buy HotelTonight in its biggest acquisition yet San Francisco-based Airbnb began its life as a startup back in 2008, but now employs 4,000 people and expects to hit 500 million guest arrivals by the end of 1Q19. Early past year, it made changes to its site to make it easier for boutique hotels and bed-and-breakfasts to list their rooms . The company has said it was profitable since 2016. [Full Article...]

LK Bennett goes into administration

LK Bennett goes into administration The business said last week it was having difficulties and was eyeing EY as a possible administrator if it could not secure new financing. Department store BHS went bust in 2016, while House of Fraser was bought out of administration a year ago by Mike Ashley's Sports Direct and Debenhams has issued a raft of profit warnings and is closing stores. [Full Article...]

Business Voice: Managing misconceptions to make the apprenticeship levy work for businesses

Business Voice: Managing misconceptions to make the apprenticeship levy work for businesses But the Audit Office, in a report published on March 6, 2019, said since funding reforms were introduced, apprenticeship starts had fallen substantially following a spike in starts in April 2017. The programme's budget for 2018-19 is £2.2bn. Furthermore, assessment arrangements are often incomplete - some newer standards may only have one assessment organisation in place, for example, which le... [Full Article...]

OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty

OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty The country's official fourth quarter results for 2018 won't be issued until March 21 by the national statistics institute INDEC. "The trade restrictions introduced a year ago are a drag on growth, investment and living standards, particularly for low-income households", the report said . [Full Article...]

Gerry Butts just showed Canadians his two greatest gifts-sincerity and spin

Gerry Butts just showed Canadians his two greatest gifts-sincerity and spin Wilkinson made his remarks in West Vancouver Wednesday morning as Justin Trudeau's former principle secretary Gerald Butts was testifying before the House of Commons justice committee in Ottawa . The two senior bureaucrats testified two weeks ago, but that was before Wilson-Raybould accused Wernick , clerk of the Privy Council, of issuing veiled threats that she would lose her post as justice ... [Full Article...]

Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Plan To Break Up Amazon, Google And Facebook

Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Plan To Break Up Amazon, Google And Facebook She draws similarities to the trust-busting of Microsoft in the late 1990s with her emphasis on busting up the tech companies that have become so large they are inescapable in modern life. "Instead of nationalizing these industries-as other countries did-Americans in the Progressive Era chose to ensure that these networks would not abuse their power by charging higher prices, offering worse qualit... [Full Article...]

Is Amazon Launching a New Grocery Chain?

Is Amazon Launching a New Grocery Chain? However, new reports have revealed that the company plans to expand its reach through the creation of a new grocery brand to compete with large retail supermarkets. At the moment, Amazon's physical grocery business doesn't hold a candle to those chains, but it stands to evolve given the right moves. The stores started offering some new services, including curbside pickup and delivery, but groc... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan opposition leader vows to increase pressure on Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader vows to increase pressure on Nicolas Maduro The fact that Guaido was not immediately detained was seen as reflecting the global pressure Maduro is facing, with US Vice President Mike Pence warning on Monday that any action against the opposition leader would be met with a 'swift response. [Full Article...]

Nearly 400 Family Dollar stores set to close nationwide

Nearly 400 Family Dollar stores set to close nationwide Visits to a Dollar Tree are not always made out of necessity. Chief Executive Officer Gary Philbin said in Wednesday's statement: 'We are confident we are taking the appropriate steps to reposition our Family Dollar brand for increasing profitability as business initiatives gain traction in the back half of fiscal 2019'. [Full Article...]

Charlotte Russe to close all stores, begin liquidation sales

Charlotte Russe to close all stores, begin liquidation sales Dollar Tree, its parent company, is trying to revive the struggling brand. The stores are located primarily in malls and outlet centers. A spokesperson for the retailer confirmed it plans to liquidate. The business had 8,700 employees, with only 1,400 being full-time, at the time they filed for bankruptcy. Wednesday night, the company posted on its website that its online store had closed. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg Vows "Privacy-Focused" Future At Facebook

Zuckerberg Vows Zuckerberg is essentially previewing his end-goals for Facebook and his company's other messaging platforms, like Messenger, Instagram , and WhatsApp , as well as social networking in general. "I think it's important for the future of the internet and privacy that our industry continues to hold firm against storing people's data in places where it won't be secure", said Zuckerberg. [Full Article...]

Lost something in September? Chances are it's in your Uber

Lost something in September? Chances are it's in your Uber But that's not all. Cookeville ranked third on Uber's list of cities where riders are more prone to leave items behind. There are thousands from phones and cameras to keys and wallets every week, it said. Watch the video to see how to access Uber lost and found, or follow the below steps. Indians left behind a variety of items in the Uber cabs past year, from mobile phones to a bunch of... [Full Article...]

Asbestos found in Claire's makeup products, FDA warns

Asbestos found in Claire's makeup products, FDA warns Claire's, which sells makeup, jewelry and accessories aimed at teens, tweens and kids , said that it has removed the three cosmetic items and any talc-based products from stores. The FDA said it does not have the authority to mandate a recall, so it issued the safety alert. In a statement on Tuesday, Justice said it "quickly and responsibly issued a voluntary recall in 2017 out of an abund... [Full Article...]

Tesla announces it will build more powerful Superchargers

Tesla announces it will build more powerful Superchargers Looking at average charging times for a Long Range Model 3 , the V3 chargers will cut the time required to charge by 50%. In more practical terms, Tesla says this will add up to 75 miles of range in just 5 minutes, more than enough for an average day's commuting in less time than it would take you to run in and use the restroom. [Full Article...]

BMW and Toyota warn of no-deal Brexit threat to United Kingdom plants

He also told the Reuters news agency at the Geneva auto show that some engine manufacturing, at Hams Hall in Birmingham, could be lost to Austria. "We would need to make some adjustments toward Steyr". Johan van Zyl told the BBC that if the Brexit "hurdles" were too high it would undermine Toyota's competitiveness, which he said constantly needed to be improved. [Full Article...]

Number of world billionaires shrunk in 2018

Number of world billionaires shrunk in 2018 Coming in third among Singaporeans is Mr Zhang Yong, the founder of popular Sichuan-style hotpot chain Haidilao. Mr Adelson ranked 24th among billionaires worldwide in the Forbes 2019 World's Billionaires list with an estimated net worth of US$35.1 billion. [Full Article...]


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