9 hrs ago
Berkeley Daily Planet
The Corporate Robber Barons
More and more companies are establishing corporate headquarters overseas in counties offering significantly lower tax rates, a process called tax inversion.
19 hrs ago
Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital skills
Media, marketing, business and internet captains will next week be called in front of a House of Lords committee as part of its investigation into the UK's digital competitiveness.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Burger King-Tim Horton: Scrap the Corporation Tax Completely
Most people are surprised that I used to be a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
'You come in as someone that wants to save the world'
Seeking a career with a conscience lead Valerio Parisi onto a one-way flight to Tanzania, where cultural and business differences challenge his leadership As a corporate consultant, Valerio Parisi found his work challenging and engaging, but he felt it lacked a higher level of meaning.
Institute for Public Accuracy
Burger King Deal a Tax Dodge for Brazilian Billionaire, Hurts both U.S. and Canada
CBS News reports : "As Burger King eyes moving its headquarters to Canada to lower its tax bill, a Democratic senator is recommending a boycott of the burger joint."
New York Times: Digital Subscription Growth Slowing, Business No Longer Sustainable As Is
High pension costs will continue to weigh on the company as it tries different ways to alleviate the costs, such as offering lump payouts to certain former employees.
Environmental Executive Moves: TSC, Meredian, LanzaTech, Proterra
The Sustainability Consortium: The consumer product sustainability organization has appointed Sheila Bonini as CEO.
UPDATE 1-China further loosens foreign ownership of hospitals
China will allow foreign investors to wholly own hospitals in seven cities and provinces, further opening up the country's fast-growing private hospital sector.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Innovation isn't About Replacement
"In 1980, McKinsey & Company was commissioned by AT&T to forecast cell phone penetration in the U.S. by 2000.
Hatchbuck Partner Program Allows Marketing Agencies to Increase Sales for Small Business Clients
Hatchbuck is partnering with marketing agencies to enable them to link campaigns to ROI by using Hatchbuck's software that combines email marketing, CRM tools, and marketing automation.
Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users.
New York Times's Digital Subscription Growth Story May Be Ending
The New York Times has bet on digital subscriptions to play a central role in its long-term future.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Don't politicize education standards
The U.S. education system recently received a report card from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a think tank for developed countries.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Does Your Company Have A Culture Of Testing?
I'm the CEO of Survata. We run consumer surveys for business clients. I founded Survata in 2012 to make consumer research simple for all organizations.
mCube Forms Indoor Navigation Subsidiary
Fabless chip company mCube Inc., of San Jose, Calif., has formed Ten Degrees Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary to focus on business related to indoor navigation.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Highly Publicized Acquisition Strategy Is Biting Back
Valeant Pharmaceuticals might be the largest $8 billion a year specialty pharmaceutical company that people have never heard of.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
South China Morning Post
Hysan's Lau Siu-chuen remains optimistic despite challenges
Lau Siu-chuen hopes to create a different Hysan by enhancing the attractiveness of its retail premises and tapping the opportunities arising from the relocation trend in the office sector It was a familiar environment for Lau Siu-chuen when he took up the post of deputy chairman and chief executive of Hysan Development in 2012.
Contract Leasing Corp. (CLC) Prepares For Next Phase Of Growth With Latest Executive Hire
Mr. Tarmy brings extensive leadership experience to CLC, having held executive managerial positions at several Fortune 500 and Inc. 500 companies.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Press Digest- New York Times business news - Aug 19
The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.