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3 Tips That’ll Make Your E-Commerce Business Successful

The digital world has made it possible for businesses to make even more money than they would if they relied on just their brick- and-mortar stores. Allowing customers to make purchases on companies’ websites gives them greater access to products and services, as well as convenience in finding the time to buy what they want. However, new and experienced companies and entrepreneurs can learn other ways to take advantage of all the benefits that e-commerce businesses have to offer. They allow ...
Tags: Startups, Online Business, E-commerce, Customers, Others, Online Commerce


Global Markets: Asian shares inch up to four-month highs, NZ$ takes a dive

Asian share markets edged up to four-month highs on Thursday with Australian equities the star performer while the New Zealand dollar sank after disappointing jobs data prompted investors to narrow the odds of a future rate cut.
Tags: Money, businessNews, New Zealand, Nz, Global Markets


What's ahead of new Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah after move from DP World Australia

New Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah joins the airline as it swings towards more consistent underlying profits, but still faces a tough fight on the Tasman.Scurrah, with 28 years in transport and tourism, has previous airline... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Virgin Australia, Paul Scurrah, New Virgin Australia


Fiat Chrysler, Bosch agree to pay $66M in diesel legal fees: filing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Robert Bosch have agreed to pay lawyers representing owners of U.S. diesel vehicles $66 million in fees and costs, according to court filing on Wednesday and people briefed on the matter.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Robert Bosch, Fiat Chrysler Bosch


WestJet cools on smallest 737 MAX as CEO rethinks fleet

The budget airline is postponing its initial five deliveries of the MAX 7 by two years to 2021, casting a cloud over the jet’s scheduled debut later this year.
Tags: Business, News, Westjet


Spotify’s acquisitions are a push into podcasting

Spotify says podcast listeners spend twice as much time on the platform and that the medium has helped bring in new users. CEO Daniel Ek said he believed that eventually more than 20 percent of all time spent on Spotify would be on nonmusic content.
Tags: Spotify, Business, Technology, News, Daniel Ek


Guide dogs are teaching people to be better bosses in this training program

An executive training program at Leader Dogs for the Blind in Rochester Hills, Michigan, uses guide dogs to teach managers how to improve teamwork skills, clarify communication, build trust, do strategic planning, use creative problem solving and ultimately become better bosses.
Tags: Business, News, Pets, Rochester Hills Michigan


Aussie dollar heading for worst day in two years

The Australian dollar is on track for its worst one-day fall in nearly two years following Reserve Bank boss Philip Lowe's comments a rate cut was likely with growing concerns over the local economy.The Aussie dollar fell 1.35 US... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Reserve Bank, Philip Lowe


Investing startup Pagaya just raised $100 million in a bet that technology can reshape the consumer credit markets

Investing startup Pagaya says it's the first company to use artificial intelligence to source consumer asset-backed securities, a $244 billion market. In Pagaya's first push, the company raised money from Israeli and US institutional investors to fund $100 million of consumer ABS, focusing first on personal loans for borrowers with high credit scores.   The company, whose chief investment officer left BlackRock last year, plans to move into other types of lending, including auto loans and corp...
Tags: New York, Israel, US, Trends, Credit Suisse, Citigroup, Blackstone, Cto, Blackrock, Mallon, Cantor Fitzgerald, GSO, Pagaya, Ed Mallon, Wall Street JPMorgan, Krubiner


Aussie dollar nose-dives, heading for worst day in two years

The Australian dollar is on track for its worst one-day fall in nearly two years following Reserve Bank boss Philip Lowe's comments a rate cut was likely with growing concerns over the local economy.The Aussie dollar fell 1.35 US... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Reserve Bank, Philip Lowe


Japan's Softbank shares surge on buyback plan

Chief executive Masayoshi Son said the record buyback would prop up the tech giant's share price.
Tags: Business, Japan, Softbank, Masayoshi Son


SoftBank Group adds $14 billion to market value as shares soar on buyback, third-quarter profit

SoftBank Group Corp shares jumped 17 percent on Thursday, adding $14 billion to the Japanese tech investment giant's market value, after it unveiled a record share buyback and a surge in quarterly operating profit.
Tags: Money, businessNews, SoftBank Group Corp, SoftBank Group


Gold falls to 1-week low on stronger dollar, but holds above $1,300 level

Gold fell to a more than one-week low on Thursday, pressured by a stronger dollar, but worries over slowing global economic growth and the spectre of another U.S. government shutdown kept the safe-haven metal above the key $1,300 level.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Where Should You Base Your Ecommerce Business Operations?

When starting an ecommerce business, there are a number of considerations, and if you’ve never been part of an ecommerce company, then you might be wondering where to start. There… Read more » The post Where Should You Base Your Ecommerce Business Operations? appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Management, Ecommerce Business, Virtual Headquarters


Oil falls as U.S. maintains record output, inventories climb

Oil prices fell on Thursday after U.S. crude inventories rose and as production levels in the country held at record levels, but OPEC-led supply cuts and Washington's sanctions against Venezuela supported markets.
Tags: Money, Washington, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela


Seeking A Job – Do’s And Don’ts For The Modern Worker

Looking for a job can be a difficult and sometimes disappointing task. Between all that is said about the process, it can get confusing to know what to do and what to avoid. But the dos and don’ts of job seeking in this article will help simplify the job search. These apply to everyone, from those simply beginning to experienced applicants who wish to switch to a different company. Do: Determine your requirements. Before starting the job hunt, reflect on your qualities and shortcomings and th...
Tags: Startups, India, Job Search, Career Advice, Advice For The Young At Heart


Spotify

Spotify says podcast listeners spend twice as much time on the platform and that the medium has helped bring in new users. CEO Daniel Ek said he believed that eventually more than 20 percent of all time spent on Spotify would be on nonmusic content.
Tags: Spotify, Business, News, Daniel Ek


Researchers fear 400 scientific studies used organs illegally harvested from Chinese prisoners

A new study suggests hundreds of published scientific papers involving organ transplants in China violated ethical standards.International professional standards say studies involving organ transplants shouldn't be published if the organs came from executed prisoners, or donors don't provide consent.China has long been accused of facilitating a shady network of organ harvesting and trafficking, though it's been difficult to prove. None Hundreds of studies involving research on organ transplant r...
Tags: Asia, Corruption, Science, Crime, China, Medical Research, Innovation, Newsweek, Falun Gong, Wendy Rogers, Matthew Robertson, Independent Tribunal


Continuous disclosure: Chinese invests more in Airwork, IAG creams NZ, Power generators cash in

Continuous Disclosure is a market news column, including analysis and opinion. Edited by Duncan Bridgeman, Tamsyn Parker and Jamie Gray. Chinese firm throws more money at Airwork China's Zhejiang Rifa has injected more equity... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Jamie Gray, Zhejiang Rifa, Duncan Bridgeman Tamsyn Parker, Airwork IAG, NZ Power, Airwork China


Why Managers Should Learn to Be Better Coaches

Coaching is more than a buzzword, and the misuse of the word has created significant confusion as to what it means. But at its core, coaching is about knowing how to unlock the full potential of your employees.
Tags: Jobs, Coaches, Discover Career Opportunities, Better Coaches


The State of Selling

What's the state of the selling profession today? In brief, it fluctuates significantly based on economic circumstances and a company's position in a category lifecycle. At the start of a category lifecycle, when vendors really need people who can educate and explain what a disruptive innovation actually does, salespeople are in demand and life is very good indeed. In a down economy, most selling suffers; in a recovery selling can be fun. Of course, life is even more difficult when the econo...
Tags: Ecommerce


Hold These Constant

This is an age of constant, accelerating, disruptive change, much of it providing an improvement, but as much causing damage the extent of which won’t be clear until some time later. When the world seems to be spinning ever faster, there are constants that can give you some mooring. Integrity: Be exactly who you say you are, and act in accordance therewith. No matter what changes, this must not, as it has been required of those who know success through the ages. Improvement: There aren’t too man...
Tags: Sales, Success Mindset


Certain iPhone apps are reportedly tracking their users' swipes and taps without informing them (AAPL)

Popular iPhone apps are recording their users' every tap and swipe, according to a TechCrunch report.  According to the report,  customer analytics firm Glass box allows its customers to record user activity without disclosing that they are doing so.  Glassbox customers reportedly include major companies like Abercrombie & Fitch, Expedia, and Air Canada.  Screen recording is so sensitive that historically, Apple does give third-party developers the ability to carry out the practice.  Som...
Tags: Apple, Air Canada, Trends, Singapore Airlines, Will Strafach, Glassbox, Abercrombie Fitch Expedia, Air Canada Screen, Hollister Hotels, TechCrunch Glassbox


Alector IPO Banks $176M to Test Alzheimer’s Drugs in Clinical Trials

Alector, a company taking an immunotherapy approach to Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders, has raised approximately $176 million in an initial public offering.The South San Francisco, CA, biotech sold 9.25 million shares Wednesday evening priced at $19 apiece, which was the midpoint of its targeted $18 to $20 per share range. Those shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Thursday under the stock symbol “ALEC.”Unlike the long line of failed Alzheimer’s disease drugs develop...
Tags: Deals, Drugs, Ipo, San Francisco, Trends, Investing, Alzheimer's Disease, SEC, ALEC, Fda, Parkinson's Disease, Abbvie, Biotech, Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, South San Francisco


4 Tips to Avoiding Foreclosure

Foreclosure is one of the most painful things that any homeowner can go through. Not only does it lead to mental and emotional trauma, but it can also lead to even more financial pain. That’s because, in the unfortunate event that your home doesn’t cover what you owe, the lender has the option to legally pursue you for the balance. As such, it is important to find ways of avoiding foreclosure by all means. To help homeowners avoid this painful process, here are 4 tips to avoiding foreclosure. ...
Tags: Personal Finance, Marketing, Pennsylvania, State


We may cease to exist in India if new regulations kick in: WhatsApp; CloudTail is back in new avatar

Welcome to the #BigDaily, which curates the most important news and updates from digital and tech industry. Here goes today’s edition. We may cease to exist in India if new regulations kick in: WhatsApp Of the proposed regulations, the one which concerns us the most is the emphasis on traceability of messages,” Carl Woog, WhatsApp’s Head of Communications told IANS .  “Given the end-to-end encryption we have in place, the regulations will require us to re-...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Business, India, Football, US, Tech, Ipl, Airtel, Vivek Wadhwa, Trai, Kabaddi, IANS, APAC, CRISIL, Hotstar


'An accident waiting to happen': accountants plead for Capital Gains Tax delay

New Zealand and Australian accountants want the Government to delay introducing legislation for any capital gains tax until after next year's election, saying doing so before then would be too rushed.John Cuthbertson, the New Zealand... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, John Cuthbertson


NZ exports to Asia topped $29 billion last year

Chinese New Year is among us and to the celebrate the Year of the Pig, the Herald takes a look at NZ's export figures to some of the countries enjoying the holiday. New Zealand exports to Asia were worth $28.9 billion last year,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Asia, Business, New Zealand, Herald, Nz


Simple way to keep Australia's banks honest

One of Australia's most respected regulators today warned banks might quickly forget the torrent of criticism they received from the Hayne royal commission.Former chief monitor of business competition Graeme Samuel suggested a simple,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Hayne, Graeme Samuel


Power generators set to cash in on high electricity prices

The favourable dynamic of high power prices and plenty of rain is expected to make its presence felt when the big power generators report their first half results this month.First out of the blocks next week is Contact Energy, which... [Author: [email protected]]
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