“EVERYBODY meets in Buenos Aires,” said Cecilia Malmstrom, the European Union’s trade commissioner, days before heading there for the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) biennial gathering of ministers, which opens on December 10th. Some non-governmental organisations have been blocked by the protest-averse Argentine authorities, but a meeting of people will indeed take place. One of minds […]
Time is something of which you can’t make more. Best to maximize the benefit of every second.
A new Stanford survey highlights a tough CEO talent pool and which business leaders would be nearly impossible to replace.
The co-founder of Nike discusses the business challenge that almost sank his company, and the charitable causes that make a difference.
When it comes to funding your small business, you have more options than ever before. You can go through a traditional route, such as applying for a bank loan. Or, you can finance your business using a credit card.
Four-sided bandit A DECADE ago the idea of paying real money for virtual items was strange and exotic. These days many video-game publishers build their business models around it. Some of the world’s biggest games, such as “League of Legends”, cost nothing to buy. Instead they rely for their revenue on players buying things for […]
ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) has already changed some activities, including parts of finance like fraud prevention, but not yet fund management and stock-picking. That seems odd: machine learning, a subset of AI that excels at finding patterns and making predictions using reams of data, looks like an ideal tool for the business. Yet well-established “quant” hedge […]
MCDONALD’S drew ridicule in China when it changed its registered name there to Jingongmen, or “Golden Arches”, in October, after it was sold to a Chinese consortium. Some on Weibo, a microblogging site, thought it sounded old-fashioned and awkward, others that it had connotations of furniture. The fast-food chain was quick to reassure customers that […]
The royal-in-waiting could herself be termed an ‘influencer.’
This is how you make your meeting stand out.