Category: Business

The tiny start-up challenging the big FedEx machine

Gibbon, 31, eventually put his engineering background to use to find a solution (he had previously developed the price-comparison iPhone app called ShopAround, which...

Adriene Mishler on how to cultivate a strong following

At the end of the day, “it’s a commitment” when seeing something through to completion, Mishler explains, offering examples such as work tasks, being a...

A New Director for International Association of Culinary Professionals

Tanya Steel, 54, an editor and writer who has worked for decades in the food media, is the new executive director of the International Association of Culinary...

Businesses push back against regulations

In one state, you can end up in jail for up to six months for selling baked goods. Inside the world of small business regulations. Source link

Best start-ups to work for in the UK in 2018

Monzo has won over an increasing number of plaudits, and customers, since setting up business in 2015. And now the start-up challenger bank has topped LinkedIn’s...

Sears C.E.O. Lampert Sounds Alarm on Bankruptcy Risk

Time is running out for Sears, the retailer’s largest investor and chief executive warned on Monday. With the company facing a large loan payment due next month,...

Daily Table sells healthy food at a deep discount

Food waste is a growing problem in the U.S. According to the National Resources Defense Council, 40 percent of the food we grow in this country is never consumed. In...

How the Lehman Brothers collapse led to a wave of fintech banks

The collapse of Lehman Brothers 10 years ago wasn’t just a reckoning for the financial system — it was an epiphany for coders and entrepreneurs who thought they...

Alibaba’s Chairman, Jack Ma, Plans to Step Down

It hasn’t stopped there. Alibaba’s sprawling businesses also include brick-and-mortar stores, online video, movies and other enterprises, and it has sought to expand...

Are start-up prices falling faster than we thought?

The start-up downturn kicked in late last year, after a stock market correction in August. Venture investing in the U.S. dropped 28 percent in the fourth quarter from a...