International Business: UK womenswear chain LK Bennett falls into administration

They are part of the worldwide operations. The failure is the latest in a string of mid-market women's fashion labels to buckle under the pressure of dwindling high street sales. With the rise of competition from online retailers offering cheap eas... More..

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Passengers evacuated by slides after emergency landing
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Passengers evacuated by slides after emergency landing

Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman told New Jersey 101.5 that an Air Transat flight from Canada to Florida radioed the Newark tower to request an emergency landing due to smoke in the Boeing 737. The emer...More..

Busy Bees seeks 300 childcare apprentices
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Busy Bees seeks 300 childcare apprentices

Since the introduction of the levy, the number of apprenticeships has fallen by more than a quarter, with many small firms giving up on schemes and larger ones failing to even claim back the money they paid in,...More..

China’s advice to India, Pakistan: ‘Turn the page, transform crisis into opportunity’
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

China’s advice to India, Pakistan: ‘Turn the page, transform crisis into opportunity’

The foreign minister met Pakistani High Commissioner to India Sohail Mehmood and discussed the relations and current situation between Islamabad and New Delhi . China will play constructive role to promote dia...More..

USA economy adds just 20,000 jobs in February, unemployment at 3.8%
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

USA economy adds just 20,000 jobs in February, unemployment at 3.8%

Average hourly earnings are anticipated to have jumped 0.3% from January and 3.3% from a year ago. The sharp slowdown in hiring, which may have been worsened by unseasonably cold weather, comes after employer...More..

SpaceX: Crew Dragon's test flight in graphics
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

SpaceX: Crew Dragon's test flight in graphics

Now, SpaceX and Crew Dragon have demonstrated their ability to safely shepherd astronauts back to Earth. "Fifty years after humans landed on the moon for the first time, America has driven a golden spike on t...More..

What Walmart Is Doing to Address Social Backlash Over Greeter Layoffs
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

What Walmart Is Doing to Address Social Backlash Over Greeter Layoffs

Walmart endured more than a week's worth of bad publicity before announcing publicly that it was making "every effort" to find a role for disabled workers who had been threatened with job loss as the retailer g...More..

Man Linked To Preethi Reddy Murder Found Dead
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Man Linked To Preethi Reddy Murder Found Dead

Around 9.30 pm on Tuesday, police found her Volkwagon Golf vehicle on south-east Sydney street and discovered her chopped up body packed in a suitcase inside the auto. "As a parent, the worst thing we can d...More..

Oil prices rise as inventory buildup less than anticipated
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Oil prices rise as inventory buildup less than anticipated

Waivers by the United States now in place allowing eight countries to purchase Iranian oil are set to expire in May, and there will be increasingly in coming weeks uncertainty regarding renewal. The waivers all...More..

Nissan’s ex-boss dons disguise as he leaves prison on £6m bail
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Nissan’s ex-boss dons disguise as he leaves prison on £6m bail

The corporate, too, has been indicted on fees of improperly reporting Mr. Ghosn's earnings - and it has promised to assessment its company governance requirements. An article in the business daily Nikkei said G...More..

Pilot gets pizza delivered to passengers stuck during snowstorm | newkerala.com #109823
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Pilot gets pizza delivered to passengers stuck during snowstorm | newkerala.com #109823

However, to pull a fun streak over the passengers' boredom, the pilot chose to treat everyone, and what could have been better than pizza! The flight, which took off Monday afternoon from Toronto , was origi...More..

Gerald Butts full statement to the Commons justice committee on SNC-Lavalin
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Gerald Butts full statement to the Commons justice committee on SNC-Lavalin

If it's convicted, SNC-Lavalin could be banned from federal contracts for 10 years. As long as she was justice minister, Wilson-Raybould made no complaints. He said that no inappropriate pressure had been app...More..

QuadrigaCX: Crypto wallets were emptied eight months before Gerald Cotten's death
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

QuadrigaCX: Crypto wallets were emptied eight months before Gerald Cotten's death

The QuadrigaCX saga is far from over, but the latest development has brought some relief for the controversial exchange. Embattled cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has received another reprieve from i...More..

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Amazon, Facebook, and Google
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Amazon, Facebook, and Google

But now those tech companies have " too much power over our economy, our society, and our democracy", Warren argued . "They've bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the pla...More..

Powerball results for 03/06/19; did anyone win the $382 million jackpot?
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Powerball results for 03/06/19; did anyone win the $382 million jackpot?

The winning numbers were 6, 10, 21, 35, 46 , and powerball 23. Tickets must be purchased before 10 p.m., and the live drawing it at 10:59 p.m. In Omaha, a winning Pick 5 ticket was sold, worth $136,000. Po...More..

Amazon Sets its Eyes on Becoming a Grocery Store Giant
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Amazon Sets its Eyes on Becoming a Grocery Store Giant

Amazon plans to launch its first grocery store in Los Angeles this year, with locations in San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to follow. Amazon is slow but deliberate when rolli...More..

Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk for tunnel transit system
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk for tunnel transit system

Update: In an email to Ars, Ingrid Reisman, a Senior Vice President of the Las Vegas Monorail Company, wrote: "An internal transportation system on the convention center campus will be a mobility benefit, sp...More..

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB) Stock Spotted change of 8.21% to $7.81
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB) Stock Spotted change of 8.21% to $7.81

The average true range (ATR) is a technical analysis indicator that measures volatility by decomposing the entire range of an asset price for that period. 200-day "SMA" is more helpful at telling general invest...More..

OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecasts for 2019 & 2020
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecasts for 2019 & 2020

For France to be told in both years, 1.3 percent advance. The OECD, which groups the world's top developed economies, revised growth estimates lower in nearly all of the countries in the G20 group of industri...More..

Eskom increase may dim a good inflation outlook
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Eskom increase may dim a good inflation outlook

Nersa had earlier in the day granted Eskom hikes of 9.41%, 8.1% and 5.2% for the next three financial years. The decision comes after Nersa held a number of public hearings in seven provinces that it said wer...More..

France to create a 3% tax on internet giants' revenue
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

France to create a 3% tax on internet giants' revenue

It would tax digital companies with global revenue over €750 million ($848 million) and French revenue of over €25 million ($28 million). "This tax we're making at a national level". Policymakers worldwide have...More..

Value of rare whisky rockets in Knight Frank's lucrative assets index
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Value of rare whisky rockets in Knight Frank's lucrative assets index

A record 26% of global UHNWIs will begin to plan for emigration this year, and to help them a record number of countries will offer citizenship and residency through investment schemes. The report also found th...More..

Venezuela crisis worsened by sanctions
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Venezuela crisis worsened by sanctions

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 w...More..

New one-of-a-kind Bugatti launched
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

New one-of-a-kind Bugatti launched

The company did not provide details about the buyer but only described him as a "Bugatti enthusiast" fascinated by the Atlantic, and is making the Black Car an ideal part of their collection. The third model on...More..

FDA Chief to Resign Next Month After Successful Tenure
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

FDA Chief to Resign Next Month After Successful Tenure

Under Gottlieb's leadership, the FDA approved a record number of generic medicines, new drugs and medical devices. Trump tweeted that Gottlieb "has done an absolutely terrific job", adding "he and his talen...More..

Riders in Bengaluru forget belongings the most in Uber
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Riders in Bengaluru forget belongings the most in Uber

The third edition of the index rated Bengaluru as the "most forgetful city" in India for third time in a row. The most forgettable days of the year included New Year's Day and Halloween, with riders being the...More..

Virgin Atlantic no longer requiring female cabin crew to wear makeup
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Virgin Atlantic no longer requiring female cabin crew to wear makeup

Passengers and crew on a Virgin Atlantic flight from Barbados were quarantined after landing at Gatwick airport due to widespread sickness on board. A plane has been evacuated at Gatwick Airport after a sickn...More..

FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup

Claire's refused the FDA's request to issue a mandatory recall at this time. Last year, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), a non-profit group, said it commissioned tests from a laboratory o...More..

Chick-fil-A offering fish sandwiches for Lent
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Chick-fil-A offering fish sandwiches for Lent

Cheese, lettuce and tomato slices are included on the deluxe version. The meals are served with waffle fries. The company announced that they'll be bringing back cod options to their menu throughout the relig...More..

Charlotte Russe closing all stores, liquidating
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Charlotte Russe closing all stores, liquidating

In February, the company filed for Chapter 11 and said it planned to close 94 locations. When the bankruptcy filing was announced on February 5, the company said it planned to close 100 of its 500 stores. Fas...More..