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Peloton loses $1.5bn in value over ‘dystopian, sexist’ exercise bike ad

Almost $1.5bn (£1.1bn) has been wiped off the value of the exercise bike firm Peloton after a backlash against a Christmas advert widely derided as “sexist and dystopian”. The advert, which has been viewed almost 2m times on YouTube, shows a woman receiving an exercise bike from her partner on Christmas morning. The gift inspires…
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7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan? SBA.gov recommends that a business plan include: Executive summary — a snapshot of your business Company description — describes what…
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International Finance Invest

With the new year is coming, our comitment to serve you with excellent quality and dedication for your business will never fade. There will be lots of new opportunity this year as we grow bigger and better than ever before. All of us in International Finance Invest give you a Happy New Year 2020! Work…
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How Financial Institutions Can Maximize Their Holiday Promotional Campaigns

The holiday season keeps growing more complicated for financial marketers. A swirl of new factors impacting retailing offers more ways than ever to promote credit services. Two key questions must be addressed: Should financial marketers spend earlier in the season to beat the crowd and actually connect with consumers before they tune out? Is there…
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China says no ‘time limit’ on trade deal

China echoed comments from President Donald Trump Wednesday (Dec 4), saying there was no deadline for signing a US-China trade deal, as tensions spiked between the two countries over human rights issues. On Tuesday, Trump warned that efforts to resolve the spat between the world’s top two economies could continue until after next November’s US…
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F&N building S$80 million food and drinks facility in Tuas

Fraser and Neave is investing more than S$80 million to build a food and drinks facility in Tuas, in a move that will consolidate most of its non-alcoholic beverage operations in Singapore under one roof. The 375,000 sq ft F&N Foods facility is to be the innovation centre of the F&N Group, and help the…
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Hong Kong’s Festival Walk mall working towards 2020 reopening

Hong Kong’s Festival Walk shopping mall is working towards either a partial or full opening by March next year, after it suffered extensive damage during protests last month. “All efforts are being made to re-open the mall as soon as possible,” said the manager of Singapore-listed Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) on Wednesday (Dec…
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Jamie Dimon says Sen. Elizabeth Warren ‘vilifies successful people’

Jamie Dimon is wading into the ongoing feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and American billionaires including money manager Leon Cooperman. Dimon, himself a billionaire thanks to his decades running some of the biggest U.S. lenders, was asked by CNBC’s Wilfred Frost if Democratic presidential hopeful Warren was anti-business. “You really have to ask her what…
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China agreed with the US to cancel existing trade tariffs in phases

China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday that Beijing had agreed with Washington to lift existing trade tariffs between the two nations in phases. Gao Feng, a spokesperson for China’s Commerce Ministry, said that both sides had agreed to simultaneously cancel some existing tariffs on one another’s goods, according to the country’s state broadcaster. The ministry spokesperson…
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Payments just got a lot easier in China

A few months ago, I got out of a taxi upon arriving at my hotel in Beijing. As mainstream credit cards are uncommon and rarely accepted here, I handed the driver cash. I couldn’t speak Chinese and he couldn’t speak English. He shook his head fiercely refusing the payment and pointed to his phone. He…
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