NZ businesses expect inflation to creep up

New Zealand businesses see inflation creeping up over the coming year, but their longer term expectations remain anchored around the middle of the central bank's target range.Firms see the consumers price index reaching 2.09 per... [Author: [email protected]]
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China unveils stealth combat drone in development

ZHUHAI, China (AP) — A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess.The CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle also underscores China's growing competitiveness... [Author: [email protected]]
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Alibaba rival plays the long-game on technology investment

China’s  has made it clear recently that it’s venturing into artificial intelligence and automation. Every few months over the past year, the online retailer – China’s second-largest by transactions after Alibaba – has unveiled new products based on cutting-edge technology: for example drone delivery, self-driving trucks, fully automated warehouses, to name a few. Most of these technologies are still in their testing phase and JD’s ever expanding technology investment is already eati...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Ecommerce, Asia, China, Supply Chain, Tech, E-commerce, Artificial Intelligence, Beijing, Alibaba,, Tencent, WeChat, Mobile Payments, Alibaba Group

Boom spring flows threaten further milk price squeeze

Fonterra's already-squeezed milk price forecast is looking optimistic and could slide closer to $6/kg, say economists.With 80 per cent of the New Zealand raw milk market, Fonterra is the national milk price setter.Bumper spring... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Fonterra

Facebook opens pop-up stores at Macy’s, but they’re not selling the Portal

Facebook has opened pop-up stores at multiple Macy's, though they're not selling Facebook's new Portal device. Instead, they're showcasing small businesses and brands that are already popular on Facebook and Instagram. The post Facebook opens pop-up stores at Macy’s, but they’re not selling the Portal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Trends, Social Media, Macy, Macy 's, POP UP STORE

Amazon worker fired for 'disgusting' act

A UK woman has slammed a delivery man who answered the call of nature — right outside her home.Sharon Lumbard, from Bristol in England's southwest, was stunned when she saw the Amazon worker urinating in a public street last Sunday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, UK, England, Bristol, Sharon Lumbard

Asian markets rise ahead of US midterm election

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited results from the US midterm elections, which could have an impact on the global economy and trade.Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.3 per cent in morning trading... [Author: [email protected]]
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India markets closed on Wednesday & Thursday for public holiday

India's currency, debt and equities markets are closed on Wednesday and Thursday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Friday.
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Wall Street futures, Asia stocks jump back on GOP's house prospects

Wall Street stock futures and Asian shares erased losses to eke out small gains on Wednesday as early results of U.S. mid-term elections appeared to show Republicans improving their chances of retaining their grip on Congress.
Tags: Asia, Money, Wall Street, businessNews, Gop

RBI governor Urjit Patel could resign on November 19: report

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel could resign at the central bank's next board meeting on November 19, online financial publication Moneylife reported on Wednesday, citing sources in touch with the governor.
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China grants 18 trademarks in two months to Donald Trump, daughter Ivanka

The Chinese government granted 18 trademarks to companies linked to President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump over the last two months, Chinese public records show, raising concerns about conflicts of interest in the White... [Author: [email protected]]
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New Vodafone NZ boss Jason Paris puts out welcome mat for Spark Sport, names IPO date

Vodafone will list its New Zealand business in 2020, new chief executive Jason Paris says.The new boss also says his company has begun negotiations with Spark to put the Spark Sport app on Vodafone TV - a play that will confound... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Vodafone, New Zealand, Jason Paris, New Vodafone NZ

The Government reaches its unemployment target but the PM warns the number will fluctuate

The Government has reached its unemployment target, with the jobless number falling to the lowest level since 2008. But the Opposition said the unemployment numbers show growing pressures in an economy where businesses are struggling... [Author: [email protected]]
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Support grows for lifting Richland’s ban on pot

A group collected 4,500 signatures asking the city to lift its ban on marijuana retail sales and production.
Tags: Business, Crime, News, Marijuana, Retail, Northwest, Richland

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Due Diligence Checklist to Assess Risk

By Richard D. Harroch, Jennifer Martin, and Richard V. Smith Data privacy, cybersecurity, and data breach risks are important due diligence issues in mergers and acquisitions. Post-acquisition discovery of security problems, and even notifiable breaches, is a far too common scenario. According to one report, more than a third (40%) of acquiring companies engaged in a merger and acquisition proceeding said they discovered a cybersecurity problem during the post-acquisition integration of the acqu...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Europe, Post, Organization, Yahoo, California, Sales, San Francisco, Department Of Defense, Eu, ISO, Sony, SEC, Silicon Valley, Fda

Cooking the Books podcast: Can buying with a friend get you a house?

Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to make shared equity work for you. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to "Cooking the Books: Can buying with a... [Author: [email protected]]
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You Have the Watches. We Have the Time.

In Afghanistan, the locals have a saying about their strategy with soldiers from other countries. The saying is: “You have the watches, but we have the time.” The idea here is that at some point the foreign soldiers are going to leave and go home, and that they locals aren’t going anywhere. The strategy is to wait out the foreigners and, over time, it works. Giving Up Too Soon When a salesperson asks when it is time to give up on a prospective client, or their dream client, it’s because they a...
Tags: Time, Sales, Afghanistan, Sales 3.0

Underemployment: It’s On You

by Marissa Waldman, President at Brainard Strategy Unemployment is at a significantly low level in the United States. While seemingly good news, a marketplace oversaturated with underemployment across all demographics is slowly but surely beginning to negatively impact this widely publicized spike in statistics. For example, according to a report on, “around 33 percent of college graduates are underemployed.” This means there are currently thousands of young upstarts not reaching their ...
Tags: Startups, America, Unemployment, United States, Npr, Underemployment, Career Advice, Personal Development, Waldman, Thinking Aloud, Marissa Waldman, Brainard Strategy Unemployment, Brainard Strategy, Option One Mortgage Corporation

How Einstein Would Solve a Problem If He Only Had an Hour

Other Einstein quotes Our half-day workshop on this Idea Champions
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4 Tips for Launching a Successful Startup

If you didn’t yet know, we are well and truly in the era of the startup. Once upon a time, entrepreneurs were struggling to make the jump, now it is… Read more » The post 4 Tips for Launching a Successful Startup appeared first on
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Why Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian wants staff to work less

Alexis Ohanian is one of the planet's most successful tech entrepreneurs — and he worked hard to get there.But the millionaire Reddit CEO and husband of tennis star Serena Williams has just delivered some surprising advice for workers... [Author: [email protected]]
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6 Applications of Blockchain That Can Help Your Small Business

In today’s world of entrepreneurs, small businesses are more common than they ever were in the past. New ideas, the emergence of the internet and endless possibilities all contribute collectively… Read more » The post 6 Applications of Blockchain That Can Help Your Small Business appeared first on
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Looking at Franchise Opportunities? Use This Proven Shortcut

It’s quite common to feel frustrated when you’re looking at franchise opportunities. First of all, there are too darn many of them. Secondly, you have no idea how to determine if a specific franchise opportunity will be right for you. Lastly, you don’t know who to trust. As a result, your search for a franchise […] The post Looking at Franchise Opportunities? Use This Proven Shortcut appeared first on Buying A Franchise? Get Advice From The Franchise King®.
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Harcourts agents fined $10k after failure to act on $1.2m vanishing client funds

Two Auckland Harcourts real estate agents found guilty of misconduct this month have been fined a total $10,000 for their failure to tell a state authority about $1.2 million of clients funds vanishing.Joe Voordouw has been fined... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland Harcourts, Joe Voordouw

Economy Hub: At the crossroads - why the outlook is still so uncertain

COMMENT: Employment is strong, GDP growth is strong - so why is New Zealand's economic outlook still so murky?Tomorrow the Reserve Bank gives us new forecasts but it is almost certain to hedge its bets on the future direction... [Author: [email protected]]
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Pushpay expects to break-even by year-end

Digital church collection plate operator Pushpay says it expects to break-even for the first time in December this year and to post its first earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and currency adjustments in the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Types of Debt Instruments and Why Should You Invest in Them?

In a volatile world, it is the responsibility of every individual to secure himself and his family in financial terms. In the financial world, there are many instruments created for a retail investor to invest. Some instruments have high-interest rates of return, and hence such devices are riskier than the ones with a lower. But a fixed rate of interest. Depending on one’s risk appetite, one can choose from an array of investment avenues. If you are looking to deposit your money in a savings acc...
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Oil prices fall amid supplied market, Iran sanction exemptions

Oil prices fell on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session, with markets well supplied amid rising production and U.S. sanction waivers that allow Iran's biggest customers to continue buying its crude.
Tags: Money, Iran, businessNews

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