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On business: Owner of South Carolina mills recounts sale details, on paper | Business

A family reunion of sorts in the paper industry is coming together, without the requisite tears and hugs. It involves the ownership change of a business with extensive ties to the South Carolina economy. The seller is KapStone Paper. Headquartered outside Chicago, it owns mills in North Charleston and Cowpens, as well as a packaging center in Greenville and six assorted forestry businesses around the state. The buyer is WestRock Co., a distant relative of KapStone that’s paying nearly $5…

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Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka LIVE UPDATES

Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka LIVE UPDATES: The Congress president toured the southern Karnataka districts of Kolar and Chikaballapur on Saturday. (File) With campaigning heating up in poll-bound Karnataka, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday is making attempts to reach out to the voters of Bengaluru. He started his campaign by meeting a group of sanitary workers at Jakkarayana Kere. He also had an interaction with industrialists in the capital city Bengaluru. In the noon, Gandhi met a group of women entrepreneurs under…

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 8/4 – News VietNamNet

Vietnamese fresh coconut consumed in US At present, exporter Vina T&T in Ho Chi Minh City exports around 500,000 fresh coconuts to the US every week. There has been rising demand for fresh coconuts in  the global markets including South Korea, Canada, Australia especially the US. Fresh coconut water is favored by American consumers. For years, the US has bought fresh coconuts from Thailand and the Philippines. Now, the demand is risen drastically, the US importers have placed order for…

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International business leader donates $13.5 million for research facility

An Australian international business leader has donated $13.5 million towards an 11-storey research facility in Brisbane west for the city’s ‘smartest young people’ and ‘finest minds’. Soon-to-retire DowDuPont boss Andrew Liveris will lead an effort to provide $40 million to support the University of Queensland’s innovation and leadership initiatives. DowDuPont chairman Andrew Liveris: Photo: Peter Braig The UQ alumnus announced his plans to retire from the multinational chemical corporation to pursue corporate and public policy work May. On Friday he and…

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Vanlifer launches business while traveling the US — Mes Amies Soaps

Business focuses on vegan + cruelty-free self care products in zero waste packaging     April 6, 2018 – PRLog — USA: Mes Amies Soaps would like to announce their line of ethical + eco-friendly self-care products made for badass babes who deserve to treat themselves after a long day of changing the world. Their products include soaps, tooth powder, face masks, face sponges, body balm, bath salts + more. They are handmade with all-natural ingredients in zero waste packaging…

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Couple underwent a 24-hour ‘hackathon’ and created a multimillion-dollar business

Husband and wife team Chris Caley and Melanie McVean gave themselves an almighty challenge. In May 2015 they staged a 24-hour “hackathon” and tasked themselves with developing a fully functional business in a single day. For the uninitiated, a hackathon usually involves a group of geeks hepped up on cold pizza and energy drinks tackling a tech problem in one intense brainstorming session. But it turns out it’s also a highly effective way for budding entrepreneurs to get a business…

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BINDRA: Why business model without good practice benefits no one

By SUNNY BINDRAMore by this Author Nairobi is a building site, wherever you look. Cranes and scaffolding everywhere, countless office blocks and apartment buildings coming up one after the other. New ground is broken every day, even though many of the properties built years ago remain largely unoccupied. The dearth of tenants does not seem to matter to the developers. But that’s a story for another day. Today, let’s discuss something different: The fact that many developers and contractors seem…

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UIU team wins HSBC-IBA business case contest

A team of students from United International University has become champion of the HSBC-IBA Business Case Competition-2018. The members of the team—Mahir Abid, Ahmed Yusuf, Khatib Mohammad Taameem and Fabia Shahzadi—will now go on to compete in the regional finale to be held in Hong Kong in June. The winning team—Arcane—was awarded with a fund of Tk 1 lakh, at a programme at the Westin Dhaka on Friday. Two other teams of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka…

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Lauren Goodger ‘has been in business with jailbird ex Joey Morrison for over a year’

Former TOWIE star Lauren Goodger has reportedly been in business with her ex boyfriend Joey Morrisson for over a year.  According to The Sun, the reality star, 31, and her convicted former flame are both listed under ‘people with significant control’ for a company called LJM Management.  Lauren and Charlotte Morrison – Joey’s sister – are also listed as company directors for the business on Companies House, which has barely traded since its inception three years ago. In business? Lauren Goodger…

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Serving the country then your business

All Bruce McCann asks of companies searching for talent is to give veterans a fair chance. McCann, a Macedonia resident, served in the U.S. Army from 1984 to 1988, harnessing the skills and discipline he learned in the military for jobs in manufacturing and later in the trucking industry. He currently drives a big rig for a company in Richmond, Va., hauling goods throughout the Akron area for nine hours each day. “Keep an open mind for veterans — they…

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How Australian Navy veteran Anthony Richardson made millions with a torsion bar business

It was a simple solution to a common problem that allowed navy veteran Anthony Richardson to hit the big time. The Australian sailor turned entrepreneur left the armed forces in 2012 and during a gap year started a fitness business that would see him noticed by militaries around the world. During his year off following nearly a decade of service, the 29-year-old from rural New South Wales started AUSFIT Outdoor Fitness and incorporated the torsion bars from his time in the…

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DBKL warn business owners to open up parking bays after operating hours | Malaysia

Cones are placed at the reserved parking bays to prevent the public from parking in those spots. — Picture by  Zuraneeza ZulkifliKUALA LUMPUR, April 7 — Those renting reserved parking bays in front of their business premises from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) have been warned to open the parking lots for public use after business hours. DBKL’s Economic Planning and Development Department director Azmi Abdul Hamid said a notice sent out early this month serves as a last warning…

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Taking Care of Mom in a Mom and Pop Business, by Tom Margenau

Q: My husband and I run a small business. We are in our early 50s. Our profits are modest, but usually enough to reach the Social Security taxable maximum. For years now, my husband has reported all the income under his name for Social Security purposes. We do this for two reasons. One: We think we will come out ahead if he has a bigger Social Security check. And two: I am a few years younger than my husband, and…

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 7/4 – News VietNamNet

Vietnam’s Q1 farming output grows at fastest rate in 13 yearsOutput of the agro-forestry and fishery sector in the first three months of 2018 grew by 4.05%, the fastest pace of the last 13 years, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has announced. Official data showed that Vietnam’s agricultural exports for the January-March period hit US$8.7 billion, up 9.6% from the same quarter of 2017. MARD Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong said that the agricultural picture in the first…

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Oxnard business owner pleads guilty to workers’ compensation fraud

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Oxnard cleaning service owner pleads guilty to workers’ compensation fraud An Oxnard business owner plead guilty Friday to four felony insurance code violations related to workers’ compensation payments. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Staff reports Published 5:29 p.m. PT April 6, 2018 CLOSE Do you know what to…

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