Starting An e-Commerce Business

In the last few years and for the years to come, the e-commerce industry is projected to continue its rising trajectory and fast growth. As a business person, this gives you a thrilling and promising opportunity for success and sustainability. With thousands of predicated buyers spending millions online every year, venturing into the e-commerce industry can be a lucrative idea.   If you intend to start an e-commerce store and sell offbeat products such as this  crucifix necklace , this ar...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Research, E-commerce, Selling Online, Irs, Others, Corporation, LLC, Business Advice, Online Commerce, Facebook Insights, Commerce Business, Corporation LLC Partnership Sole, Employer Identification Number EIN

China's top security agency is accused of directing a wave of cyberattacks against Australia

Australian companies have been the target of a fresh wave of China-originated cyberattacks this year as part of a "constant, significant effort" to plunder corporate assets and intellectual property, according to a report released Tuesday. Beijing has rejected the claims that China's top security agency planned and directed a surge in cyber attacks on Australian companies. The report alleges the coordinated attacks also broke a personal agreement struck between China's Premier Li Keqiang and t...
Tags: UK, Congress, Australia, Navy, North Korea, China, US, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Middle East, New Zealand, Li Keqiang, Scott Morrison, Malcolm Turnbull, Sony Pictures

Sneaky way you're getting ripped off at work

If you feel like one of those hard-done-by office heroes who stays behind to finish the day's work at no additional renumeration, today could be the first day of the rest of your life.That's because today is the tenth annual "go... [Author: [email protected]]
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Executive Director – Association of Writers & Writing Programs

The Executive Director (ED) of AWP will serve as the chief executive officer, responsible for supervising all aspects of the organization’s operations, finances, publications, membership, conference, and strategic partnerships. Organization The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) fosters literary achievement, advances the art of writing as essential to a good education, and serves the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing. Established in 1967, the organizati...
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Saudi Arabia launches project to boost sustainable tourism-related jobs

Saudi Arabia has launched the Wadi Al Disah Development project, which could help boost sustainable tourism-related job opportunities, Saudi Public Investment Fund said in a statement late Tuesday.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, businessNews, Saudi Public Investment Fund, Wadi Al Disah Development

Renault keeps Ghosn as CEO despite arrest in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — France’s Renault says it has decided to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and misreported his income. Renault’s board of directors announced late Tuesday that the No. 2 at the company, Thierry Bollore, would temporarily fill […]
Tags: Business, Japan, News, France, Ap, Tokyo, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Thierry Bollore, Nissan Motor Co, Nation & World

Oil claws back some losses after 6-pct plunge, but outlook weak

Oil prices on Wednesday recovered some of the previous day's over 6 percent plunge, lifted by a report of an unexpected decline in U.S. commercial crude inventories as well as record Indian crude imports.
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India debt, forex markets closed on Wednesday

India's foreign exchange and debt markets are closed on Wednesday for a holiday but equity markets will remain open.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews

Fibre-optic cable cut takes out broadband and Vodafone mobile service around Rodney

Broadband and Vodafone mobile phone customers in many areas of Rodney District have experienced service disruptions for two days after a Chorus fibre-optic cable was cut.According to a Chorus outage notification sighted by the ... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Vodafone, Rodney, Rodney District

Air New Zealand loyalty head Mark Street leaving airline after 15 years

Air New Zealand loyalty head Mark Street is on the move after 15 years at the airline, during which time he oversaw the near trebling of the Airpoints programme to more than three million members.The scheme has grown rapidly since... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Mark Street

Commonwealth Bank grilled over 'inappropriate' payout for former CEO

The banking royal commission has got off to a fiery start today, with chair Catherine Livingstone copping a grilling over the former CEO's pay.Senior counsel assisting the commission Rowena Orr QC questioned Livingstone about the... [Author: [email protected].nz]
Tags: Business, Livingstone, Commonwealth Bank, Catherine Livingstone, Rowena Orr

$2.5 billion takeover offer for Trade Me 'a good starting point'

Apax Partners' $2.54 billion bid for Trade Me has already been good news for investors.Could it get better? One analyst spoken to by the Herald sees potential for more cash on the table, another says it already represents a high... [Author: [email protected]]
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$2.5b takeover offer for Trade Me 'a good starting point'

Apax Partners' $2.54b bid for Trade Me has already been good news for investors.Could it get better? One analyst spoken to by the Herald s ees potential for more cash on the tabl, another says it already represents a high offer.Earlier... [Author: [email protected]]
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Japan prosecutors weigh bringing case against Nissan after Ghosn arrest -Asahi

Japanese prosecutors are considering bringing a case against Nissan Motor Co after Chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest on suspicion of financial misconduct, the Asahi Shimbun daily said on Wednesday.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Asahi Shimbun, Asahi, Nissan Motor Co

Cooking the Books podcast: How to successfully make money from your hobbies

Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's the things you need to know before monetising a hobby. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to "Cooking the Books: How... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Entrepreneurial Resume: Everything You Need To Make It In Business

Business success doesn’t just happen, it has to be strived for, and worked at, sometimes over years before you see a return. Although ensuring that you have the right skills and experience, just like you would have on your resume if you are applying for a job can help your chances of success. To that end, check out the most crucial high-level skills needed for entrepreneurial success in the post below. Tech-savvy. Entrepreneurs need to, not just be able to embrace new technology in the...
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When Do You Give Up on a Prospect

The person asking the question I have been asked dozens of times before. The question he asked was, “When do you give up on a prospect? When do you cut your losses and move on.” Whenever someone asks me this question, I am reminded of two stories. The first story is from the great Harvey MacKay from Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive, where an experienced veteran responds to that same question with, “They die, or you die.” That statement takes persistence to another level, doesn’t it...
Tags: Sales, Sharks, Prospect, Harvey Mackay, Sales 3.0

More Ways To Get Around Your Talent Shortage

In the previous article, we discussed how the labor market is really tight right now. One of the things you can do to fill strategic positions with great talent is expanding your search for talent to those without a degree. Even then you are still competing with hundreds of other companies that are also looking for quality employees and freelancers. A talent shortage is a serious issue. It is a problem that can hamper the growth of your business, and it is certainly an issue that needs to be so...
Tags: Startups, Human Resources, Others, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Manpower Planning, Guerrilla Agency

Apple's App Store and Apple Music went down for 32 minutes, just days before Black Friday (AAPL)

The Apple App Store and Apple Music went down for many users on Tuesday night. Apple says that everything should be fixed, and it was only down for 32 minutes. The Apple App Store went down for iPhone users on Tuesday night, just days before the Black Friday shopping event. Apple Music was also impacted by the problems.  On its system status dashboard, Apple acknowledged the problem, saying that the issues began at 5:20 P.M. PST and were fixed at 5:52 P.M. PST.  It's not clear what caused t...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, NFL, Trends, App Store, Apple Music

5 Tiny Tech Tools You Need For Your At-Home Business

It’s not easy running an at-home business. With the entirety of your business operations happening from a room or two, it’s easy to get disorganized and for you to lose track of what you need to be doing at a given time. Wires and boxes and all sorts of clutter can reduce efficiency and prevent your company from gaining an edge. This is where helpful, tiny tech can come in. Tiny, portable tech reduces the tangible bulk of your business. While most business operations take place online, it’s st...
Tags: Startups, Technology, Anker, Others, Home Business, Aeifond

Internal Facebook memo sees outgoing head of policy Schrage take blame for hiring Definers

TechCrunch has attained an internal memo published by Facebook’s outgoing head of public policy Elliot Schrage in which he blames himself for hiring PR firm Definers. He admits to having the company push negative narratives about competitors, but says Facebook did not ask or pay Definers to publish fake news. Schrage announced in June that he’d be stepping down in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but would stay on to help find a replacement. COO Sheryl Sandberg left a comment on the ...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Davos, Nick Clegg, New York Times, Communications, Sheryl Sandberg, Mark, Elliot, George Soros, Soros, Sheryl, Cambridge Analytica, Elliot Schrage

Noble Group hit by regulatory probe, days before closing $3.5 billion restructuring deal

Singapore authorities are investigating Noble Group Ltd for suspected false and misleading statements, just days before the Singapore-listed company was to complete its $3.5 billion debt restructuring deal to prevent its collapse.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews, Noble Group, Noble Group Ltd

Zuckerberg won’t step down as Facebook chairman

In a short but amply-hyped interview with CNN, Facebook’s founder and chief executive again responded to criticism over the company’s most recent crisis. The interview, excerpted from a longer Q&A for a CNN series called “Human Code,” hit most of the main questions that critics have raised about Facebook’s failings and Zuckerberg’s unilateral control over the company. While we didn’t learn much new, we do know the company’s latest posture about a few leadership issues, the first of which bein...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cnn, Gop, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Will Zuckerberg, CNN Facebook, COO Sheryl

Dairy farm prosecutions for unlawful effluent discharges expected to rise

The Waikato Regional Council manager of investigations and incidents Patrick Lynch says he expects a 300 – 400 per cent increase in prosecutions of dairy farms this year.Earlier this month, H & S Chisholm Farms Limited in Putaruru... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Patrick Lynch, Putaruru, Waikato Regional Council, Chisholm Farms Limited

Trump again uses arms sales to justify Saudi ties, dragging US defense contractors into an unwelcome debate

President Donald Trump has continued to shine an unwelcome spotlight on U.S. weapons manufacturers, including Boeing, as he seeks to justify an increasingly controversial U.S.-Saudi military alliance.
Tags: Business, News, US, World, Nation, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Boeing & Aerospace

Honda recalls minivans because doors can open unexpectedly

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling 122,000 minivans worldwide because the sliding doors can open while the vans are moving.The recall covers Odyssey vans from 2018 and 2019.Honda says some parts in the power door rear latches can... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Honda, Detroit

New building to bring affordable housing, arts spaces to Seattle’s Uptown neighborhood

The city announced it would fund $6.9 million to help bring up to 91 units of housing for tenants who are previously homeless.
Tags: Real Estate, News, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Uptown

US Homeland Security reportedly infiltrating WhatsApp groups and using paid undercover informants to monitor migrant caravan

The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly using paid undercover informants to gather intelligence on the migrant caravan nearing the US-Mexico border. Homeland Security officials were said to be monitoring the migrants through the WhatsApp text messaging app, which is being used as a communication tool for the roughly 4,000 migrants. The exact cost of the program was unclear, but one Defense Department source estimated the cost of paying informants and analyzing their intelligence to b...
Tags: California, White House, Homeland, Nbc News, US, Trends, United States, San Diego, Homeland Security, Honduras, Customs, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Border Protection, Newsweek

Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S. on Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end.Wet and frigid forecasts threaten to made driving more challenging in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business

California, the CDTFA and the Wayfair Decision

On October 24, 2018, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) held an information session on the Wayfair decision's application in California. California's statute says we interpret the commerce clause as is done at the federal level. So that interpretation changed with the US Supreme Court's decision on June 21, 2018 when they found that the longstanding physical presence nexus rule of Quill (1992) is incorrect and unsound. I attended the hearing.  It was short and ...
Tags: Amazon, Taxes, Supreme Court, Etsy, California, Ebay, Court, United States, North Dakota, South Dakota, Sales Tax, US supreme court, U S Supreme Court, Wayfair, Amazon FBA, United States Supreme Court

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