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McDonald’s announced on Wednesday that the company’s 51-year-old spokesperson is getting a makeover which will transform the burger-chain’s famous clown in to a modern day mascot. Not only is Ronald getting a new look, but the notable spokesclown will also take an active role in McDonald’s social media for the first time, using the hashtag […]
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One year after hundreds of Bangladesh textile workers died in the Rana Plaza disaster, a ‘Fashion Revolution’ wants consumers to restyle their clothes and shopping habits to ensure fairness for those employed in a multi-billion dollar industry. Joanna Partridge reports. “Fashion on trial after Rana disaster” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from […]
Fixya , the site that gives do-it-yourselfers tips for fixing broken stuff, is launching a new service aimed at connecting local repair shops and service providers with people in need of assistance. “We created this program as more of a funnel. So here’s a way for a small business to generate traffic for themselves and […]
Harley-Davidson ‘s stock jumped 7.8% after the announcement of the quarterly results on April 22, underscoring the solid performance of the company’s motorcycle division. Despite disruptive cold weather conditions in the U.S., motorcycle revenues rose over 13% year-on-year to $1.3 billion through March. This growth was mainly fueled by stabilizing European markets, rising sales in […]
In the past several quarters, balancing the business mix between developed and emerging markets has helped Colgate-Palmolive to achieve above market growth and experience only a moderate impact on net sales from currency devaluations. The oral care giant is slated to release its results for the first quarter of the fiscal year on Friday. Analysts […]
Last week, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group was cleared by law firm Clifford Chance over allegations that the U.K.-based banking group deliberately put failing small and medium enterprise customers out of business to profit from the proceedings. RBS hired the law firm after a report by an adviser to the Department for Business, Innovation […]
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold said Thursday that first-quarter income fell from a year ago on lower copper prices and because restrictions on concentrate exports from Indonesia meant lower metals sales from operations in the country. Officials said they are in talks with representatives of the government and feel progress is being made toward resolution of […]
Jens Kratholm, an ophthalmologist who lives in the town of Narvik, some 136 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The average temperature there is 39 degrees Fahrenheit. If electric car batteries fare poorly in chilly temps, Narvik would be a bad place to own a Tesla. And yet, Kratholm owns a Tesla Model S. He […]
South Africa’s mining strike is hurting some of the industry’s biggest names. Anglo American says its platinum output has slumped, and there’s speculation it could pull out altogether. Ivor Bennett reports. “SA strike batters Anglo American” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab […]
April 24 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson reports on today’s top headlines on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” “South Korean Ferry Probe Focuses on Shifting Cargo” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Intuitive Surgica, a company focusing on robotic-assisted and minimally invasive surgery, was on a tear for the first four months of 2014, posting a whopping 30% year-to-date return by the end of the first week in April. However, that gain has been slashed by more than half as bad first quarter earnings news like a […]
Delta Air Lines surprised shareholders Wednesday it delivered first quarter profit growth despite canceling 17,000 flights losing $90 million in revenue to severe winter weather. Shares closed at $37.09, a new high. When many of the airline’s big competitors released earnings results Thursday it became clear that sailing was not smooth fr the whole industry. […]
Solar power has been growing like crazy. Last year the solar industry installed a record amount of solar capacity. The impact can be seen in the data. According to the Energy Information Administration, in 2012 there were 3.5 million megawatthours of electricity generated by solar photovoltaic panels. In 2013 that more than doubled to 8.3 […]
General Motors managed to eke out a profit and boost revenue despite writing off $1.3 billion to cover the costs of its massive recall. Fred Katayama reports. “Recall costs dent GM’s profit” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of […]