2019-12-01 01:00:49| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
E-cigarette-related deaths in the US and a Beijing directive have Chinas manufacturing sector on tenterhooks Online e-cigarette sales looked like a promising industry for Edwin Wong when he started his venture a year ago. The 34-year-old had studied Shenzhens businesses and products since 2012, and saw a sure bet. Soon, he had developed a loyal base of more than 600 repeat customers and business was steady.But suddenly, everything changed. Overnight his 2.2m yuan (240,000) investment in a startup, called KiwiPod, disappeared. Continue reading...
2019-11-30 07:00:22| Fast Company
Food systems are going to need to be resilient to withstand climate change’s effects on agriculture. Looking at 20 factors, researchers now have a big picture about which countries are most under threat. What we choose to eat can affect climate change, and that means all the factors involved in feeding our growing population—from agriculture to fair trade to food waste to the labor force—can have an impact on how sustainable our food system is. That’s a lot of information to track, but it’s important to have that big-picture perspective. And now we’re closer to it, thanks to a map created by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) that rates food sustainability for different countries around the world.Read Full Story
2019-11-30 04:30:19| Telegraph Business
2019-11-29 15:53:04| The Economic Times
Bulk deal data on the BSE showed that 1,06,87,163 scrips were sold at an average price of Rs 375.34 apiece.
2019-11-29 15:21:54| digg
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