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Thrill-seekers looking for adventure this spring break may want to look closer before they leap.
- Coke CEO's pay drops to US$18.2M The Canadian Press - 8 hours ago
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent saw his pay drop 16 per cent last year as the world's biggest beverage maker failed to meet its own long-term growth targets.
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Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal. But maybe he should be more concerned about eBay's slowing growth.
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t seems new Blackberry chief executive John Chen can give as good as he gets, adding a breath of fresh air in era when too many corporate leaders stick to bland talking points. Asked about Apple’s popularity, …
t seems new Blackberry chief executive John Chen can give as good as he gets, adding a breath of fresh air in era when too many corporate leaders stick to bland talking points. Asked about Apple’s popularity, Chen belittled iPhone users whose batteries run down before the end of the end of the day, forcing them to search …
- G.M. chief promises to investigate how recall was handled The New York Times - Wed, 5 Mar, 2014 8:51 AM EST
Mary T. Barra, General Motors’ C.E.O., announced she was leading the company’s recall of 1.6 million vehicles to fix defective ignition switches.
- A home in Ireland could subsidize retirement US News - Tue, 4 Mar, 2014 7:44 AM EST
After a catastrophic collapse, Ireland is emerging as a leader in Europe's economy, and real estate values are moving up.
- New Microsoft CEO shapes his team The Wall Street Journal - Tue, 4 Mar, 2014 7:34 AM EST
New Microsoft Corp. chief Satya Nadella has started to put his imprint on the software giant.
- Carl Icahn gets personal against eBay TheStreet.com - Tue, 4 Mar, 2014 7:31 AM EST
Activist investor Carl Icahn has made a name for himself by making boardrooms uncomfortable.
- Samsonite trumps LVMH as China retail moves downmarket Reuters - Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 9:33 AM EST
The world's biggest luxury brands are slowing their expansion in China as more consumers shop abroad, leaving mall operators holding the bag. T
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- Insight: Abenomics struggles to deliver Japan public works boom Reuters - Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 8:42 AM EST
By Antoni Slodkowski and Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) - When Tokyo asked for bidders to build what is expected to be the world's largest fish market on the city's vacant eastern edge there were no takers. …
By Antoni Slodkowski and Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) - When Tokyo asked for bidders to build what is expected to be the world's largest fish market on the city's vacant eastern edge there were no takers. In a graphic illustration of how the hopes for "Abenomics" are falling short, the city was forced to raise by two-thirds …
- In General Motors recalls, inaction and a trail of fatal crashes The New York Times - Mon, 3 Mar, 2014 1:44 AM EST
G.M. has been sued, and now faces an investigation by the safety agency and the possibility of a criminal investigation, similar to the criminal inquiry Toyota is facing after recalls over the unintended …
- Why the Canadian government is opening up to the hackers Dashboard - Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 1:39 PM EST
When he reaches out to the hacker community, you’d think Tony Clement could have put on a hoodie and a pair of jeans. Instead, the Treasury Board president was in his usual pinstripes and tie in a short …
- Google pledges $6.8M for free transit in San Francisco The Canadian Press - Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 11:53 AM EST
SAN FRANCISCO - Google is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids.
- Andreessen vs Icahn over eBay The Wall Street Journal - Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 11:50 AM EST
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen defended the corporate-governance practices of the technology industry and said he recuses himself from boardroom discussions that could involve companies his firm is …
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen defended the corporate-governance practices of the technology industry and said he recuses himself from boardroom discussions that could involve companies his firm is backing. Mr. Andreessen's comments, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, are his first public remarks on this …
- Hidden camera investigation uncovers ‘atrocious’ investment advice CBC - Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 9:58 AM EST
As RRSP season closes and many Canadians prepare for tax time, a CBC Marketplace investigation reveals that financial advisers at some of Canada’s top banks and firms are giving consumers inaccurate, misleading …
- Netflix Is now TV's new battleground TheStreet.com - Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 9:56 AM EST
With mergers increasing cable and satellite's might, television content providers humbled by potential a la carte pricing could squeeze Netflix and other streaming services who need their shows more.
- What to expect from this year's premium smartphones The Canadian Press - Thu, 27 Feb, 2014 3:39 PM EST
SEOUL, South Korea - Expect sharper, clearer selfies this year.
- Versace sells stake to Blackstone to fund growth Reuters - Thu, 27 Feb, 2014 10:08 AM EST
Italian fashion house Versace is selling a 20 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm Blackstone (NYSE:BX - News) for 210 million euros ($287 million), aiming to fund new shops and build on a recent …
Italian fashion house Versace is selling a 20 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm Blackstone (NYSE:BX - News) for 210 million euros ($287 million), aiming to fund new shops and build on a recent recovery in sales before an eventual stock market listing. The family-controlled brand, which chose pop singer Lady Gaga …
- Target's Canadian stores loses nearly US$1 billion since opening last March The Canadian Press - Thu, 27 Feb, 2014 10:05 AM EST
A lukewarm reception to Target's first expansion outside the United States contributed to a nearly $1-billion loss for the Canadian operations of the discount retailer last year.
- Essilor to buy Coastal Contacts for C$430M in record Canadian e-commerce deal Insight - Thu, 27 Feb, 2014 6:01 AM EST
Canadian shoppers have been comparatively slow to jump onboard the e-commerce trend, stymied largely by the sheer size of our nation and the associated challenges of delivering consumer goods in a timely …
- Under 30? Prepare for confusion & depression: These are the 10 biggest bands of 2013 Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 10:02 AM EST
- How CEOs invest for their RRSPs Canadian Business - Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 9:58 AM EST
How top business leaders save up