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Almost 700 travel agents went out of business in the UK last year

OTAs give travelers convenience and value for money. But for luxury and corporate travelers, traditional agents my be the only one who can provide the tailored service they are looking for. The shift to digital continues relentlessly: almost 700 high street travel agents closed their shutters in the UK last year, due to stiff competition with online rivals, according to a new report from the Local Data Company (LDC). LDC’s retail and leisure trends report found that 679 travel agency…

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‘Risky Business’

… to riches story, his incredible business success over these past fifty … good of The Bahamas.       ‘Risky Business’ By P.J. Malone  Have … closer look at that for business interests. Entrepreneur magazine contributorLarry Alton … take risks, you have no business being an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is … Source link

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Dr M: Malaysia will continue to be business friendly – Nation

TOKYO: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reassured Japan’s top industry leaders that his administration will be business friendly. “That’s why we need your cooperation. Should you run into problems, please tell us and we will give due consideration and try to resolve these,” he said during a dialogue with some 20 Japan’s industry leaders early Tuesday (June 12) morning. He hoped that coupled with Japanese technology, Malaysia could achieve what it had originally set out under Vision 2020.…

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Iowa business owners, farmers share tale of two economies

Iowa business owners, farmers share tale of two economies Updated: 5:21 PM CDT Jun 11, 2018 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT ARE DOING WELL THE URBAN AND THE RIGHT NOW. URBAN AND THE RURAL. BUT IN IOWA, IT IS A TALE OFRURAL. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 20 YEARS. >> PUT NEW FLOORING DOWN, NEW CEILINGS UP, NEW LIGHT FIXTURES. CYNTHIA: TOM BOESEN IS REMODELING HIS BEAVERDALE BUSINESS. >> ALL STUFF THAT HAD TO BE DONE WITH OR WITHOUT THE…

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17 Steps to Creating a Best-Selling Business Book

As an expert, a book is your ultimate business card. June 11, 2018 10 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re a respected business leader and expert, but there are hundreds of people who aren’t aware of your knowledge. You’ve been thinking about how valuable your life lessons would be to others, and leaving a legacy is one of your deepest desires. There are all these things you want to accomplish; the question is, how or…

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IBM courts enterprise private cloud business with 18 new availability zones

Continuing its bid to capture a greater share of the market for enterprise hybrid clouds, IBM Corp. today announced the launch of 18 new “availability zones” for its Enterprise Cloud across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Availability zones are isolated regions within existing data centers with independent power, cooling and networking, along with built-in redundancy and a suite of application development tools and operational platforms that enable customers to build and operate software in a private cloud setting. The offerings…

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Waterford business owner named SBA Michigan Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Paul J. Gallager, Jr., president of Genesis In-Home Care, LLC of Waterford, was honored with the SBA Michigan Young Entrepreneur of the Year. The Small Business Association of Michigan, hosted an awards gala in Lansing, honoring Michigan Celebrates Small Business awardees, in May. Gallagher, 29, established his company Genesis In-Home Care, in 2012. and has developed the company, which now provides support to more than 70 individuals and employs more than 140 people. The company specializes in supporting individuals with…

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All common service centres to become business correspondents for banks: Goyal – Canindia News

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The government on Monday announced that 2.9 lakh common service centres (CSC) would be able to work as business correspondents for banks. Addressing around 3,000 village level entrepreneurs (VLE) from across the country IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “All Wi-Fi choupals will become knowledge centres in India. In the age of technology, information is power. Now, no villager should be able to go to cities for the services, as the same can be availed…

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Build the Business You Want Because Nobody Is Going to Pay Your Bills

The only critics you really need to listen to you are your customers. If they have no complaints, ignore everyone who does. June 11, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneurship is an amazing opportunity to create a business which allows you to be in control of your life. You can create financial security and not deal with the stress of living paycheck-to-paycheck. You can experience true time freedom in which you wake up…

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Never Goes Out of Style: 5 Reasons Why Business Cards are Still Important Today

Never Goes Out of Style: 5 Reasons Why Business Cards are Still Important Today Some people will probably think of business cards as merely small things. Yeah, indeed they’re small in size, but business cards can provide you several advantages in furthering your business or professional career even though almost everything we do now is digital. Business cards would never go out of style and can’t be entirely replaced by digital stuff. One of the reasons why business cards still…

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Swissport opens Aspire Business Lounge at Cork Airport

… for business, dining and relaxing. Ireland’s first Aspire airport business lounge … for premium lounge access from business travellers across the south of … range of dedicated zones for business, dining and relaxing. Facilities include … airport, whether it’s for business or leisure, the chance to … Source link

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Smart business technology for smart business security

Whether a business has two employees or 2,000, the need to keep buildings, inventory and information safe is paramount. According to a recent study by National Cyber Security Alliance, 50 percent of small businesses have experienced a cyber-attack and 60 percent of small and medium sized businesses will go out of business within six months of experiencing a cyber-attack.1 In addition, two of the largest causes of inventory shrink (or loss) are due to shoplifting/external theft and employee theft according…

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Business People: June 11, 2018

Jennifer Baus-Fleming has joined the Circle team as its new associate program manager. She studied early childhood education and psychology at Plymouth State University and completed her LNA course of study at Lakes Region Community College. Her eclectic career experiences have included teaching, caregiving, surgical nursing and much more. Eric Palson, Suzi Pegg and Nadine Salley joined the board of directors of CATCH Neighborhood Housing. Palson is principal at SMP Architects in Concord. Pegg is director of economic development for…

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Global Economy Week Ahead: Fed, ECB and BOJ Meetings; China Business Activity

June 10, 2018 3:00 p.m. ET The week ahead will be a big one for central banks, with the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of Japan all set to make monetary policy decisions. Meanwhile, China will release a round of data on business activities. TUESDAY: The Federal Reserve beings its two-day policy meeting in Washington. Fed officials are widely expected to raise their benchmark short-term interest rate by another quarter percentage point after the meeting. They also will…

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Bagg stunned by Riders release

On the cruellest of days, Rob Bagg still had time for a reporter’s inquires about his surprising release from the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Bagg apologized for not having much to say when contacted by the Regina Leader-Post on Saturday. It was painfully obvious he was hurting after being cut by the only CFL team for which he has played. After providing some comments, Bagg politely said he had to cut short the interview because Riders president-CEO Craig Reynolds was calling. The…

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