Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Honestbee, the online grocery delivery service in Asia, is nearly out of money and trying to offload its business. The company has held early conversations with a number of suitors in Asia, including ride-hailing giants Grab and Go-Jek, over the potential acquisition of part, or all, of its business, according to two industry sources with knowledge of the talks. Founded in 2015, Honestbee works with supermarkets and retailers to deliver goods to customers using its store pickers, delive...
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China’s Xi promotes building initiative amid debt worries

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has promised to promote high financial standards for China’s Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative as Beijing tries to dispel complaints the multibillion-dollar project leaves developing countries with too much debt. Xi avoided mentioning debt complaints in a speech Friday at the opening of a forum to celebrate his signature […]
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Global Markets: Asia shares doze off, dollar perky on GDP hopes

Asian shares drifted off in sleepy trade on Friday, while the dollar held around two-year highs on speculation that figures later in the day will show the U.S. economy outperforming the rest of the developed world.
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The Latest: Malaysia's Mahathir vows support for Belt & Road

The Latest on China's Belt and Road infrastructure building conference.
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Japan's March factory output decline flags risk of GDP contraction

Japan's industrial output fell in January-March at the fastest pace in almost five years, suggesting the economy may post a mild contraction in the first quarter as manufacturers struggle with the U.S.-Sino trade war.
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Medicinal cannabis firm Pure Cann New Zealand gets $6 million investment

Pure Cann New Zealand, which counts former Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe as its executive chair, has secured $6 million from Australia's Cann Group for a 20 per cent stake in the local medicinal cannabis company.The investment will... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rate of workplace tragedies in NZ soars

Worries the sudden doubling of the rate of workplace deaths in New Zealand are expected to feature in Workers Memorial Day commemorations in Napier and the rest of the country in the next few days.According to WorkSafe NZ's online... [Author: [email protected]]
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Battle for Hong Kong Airlines pulls complex HNA holdings into daylight

Shareholders summoned by Hong Kong Airlines this month for a meeting were greeted with some shocking news: the airline needed at least HK$2 billion in fresh funds or it would lose its operating license.
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Oil dips on hope OPEC will raise output, but market remains tense

Oil prices dipped on Friday on hopes that producer club OPEC will soon raise output to make up for a decline in exports from Iran following a tightening of sanctions on Tehran by the United States.
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SAS cancels many flights as pilots in Sweden go on strike

SAS said on Friday many of its domestic, European and long-haul flights have been cancelled as Swedish pilots at the airline went on a strike after rejecting mediators' bid, affecting thousands of travellers.
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Xerox (XRX) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

XRX earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019
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Amazon raises stakes for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profit surge Inc plans to deliver packages to members of its loyalty club Prime in just one day, instead of two days, part of a spending ramp-up that may curb near-term profits and will up the ante for retail rivals such as Walmart Inc.
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First Merchants Corp (FRME) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

FRME earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

WEC earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Know your Customers before you start your Lead Generation Campaign

Understanding your existing customers is imperative to the success of your business. Giving utmost priority to your customers’ needs and to finding solutions for their pain points or business challenges can provide fillip to the B2B relationship and thereby increase leads. It is five times more expensive to get a fresh customer than to retain an existing one. Ideal Customer Profile (ICP)– Targeted Lead Generation from Knowing your Best Customers  The Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) is a fairly re...
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An Introduction To The Blue Ocean Strategy

Strategy is the basis for everything your company does as it generates a context for all operating decisions.
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How Mobile Messaging Can Help Small Businesses Prosper

95% of Americans now own a mobile phone, and 77% own a smartphone. What’s more is that the average smartphone user checks their device 52 times a day. This creates… Read more » The post How Mobile Messaging Can Help Small Businesses Prosper appeared first on
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2019 Medicare Trustees Report: The 5 Things You Need to Know

Find out what's changed with the healthcare program since last year.
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Illumina Hits a Lull in the First Quarter

The gene-sequencing leader's revenue and earnings growth rates slowed down in the first quarter, but stronger growth is likely on the way.
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7 tax record keeping FAQ

Tax season is over for another year. Now all that's left cleaning up after the filing crunch. I know many of y'all are tempted to simply toss everything in the trash. Don't. You don't have to the tax version of television's Hoarders, but there are some tax-related documents you need to hang onto, at least for a while. These 7 frequently asked questions and answers can help you get a better handle on your tax record keeping. 1. Why should I keep records? Well-organized records make it easier to...
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The CIA wants you to believe it traded assassinations and espionage for likes and shares

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has a bit of a reputation. Depending on what side you’re on, it’s either a necessary cog in the intelligence machine, or an evil organization used to spy on citizens both foreign and domestic. But whatever you believe, it’s become increasingly clear that the CIA isn’t what you think it is. And that’s by design. For decades, whenever someone mentioned the CIA it was typically under the guise of a favorable outcome or an explosive new allegation. It was a spy ...
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Mad Butcher Albany placed into liquidation

Mad Butcher Albany in Auckland has closed its doors for good.The butcher business, operated by Soncan Limited, closed on Wednesday and was placed into liquidation. Notices have since been put up on the doors of the store. Peter... [Author: [email protected]]
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One Thing All Small Business Owners Must Do To Protect Their Data

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Testing Linkedin

Testing Linkedin The post Testing Linkedin appeared first on SmallBizDaily.
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Amazon Prime to get faster deliveries with one-day shipping pledge

In a bid to attract more Prime members and increase orders, Amazon is planning to cut in half its two-day delivery pledge for Prime customers worldwide, getting ordered goods to the doorstep in just one day. The post Amazon Prime to get faster deliveries with one-day shipping pledge appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Comcast Is Squeezing Synergies Out of the Sky Deal

The cable company boosted sales by 18% and its earnings per share were 17% higher year over year, thanks to the recently closed buyout of a European peer.
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Huge Order Flows Give TechnipFMC Hope

The energy-services company's first-quarter results were terrible, but it's looking to focus on its strongest opportunities.
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Facebook files lawsuit against New Zealand company, three people

U.S. social media giant Facebook Inc on Thursday said it has filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal court, against a company and three people in New Zealand, alleging the sale of fake engagement services on its Instagram photo-sharing platform.
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Does Brexit Make Investing in National Grid a No Deal?

National Grid faces several challenges in its near future, but Brexit may not be the biggest source of uncertainty.
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