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BT drops PwC following Italian accounts scandal
BBC News
BT has replaced its auditor for the first time in 33 years after an accounting scandal at its Italian business cost it 530m. The former state-owned phone giant has dropped PwC and will replace them with rival accounting firm KPMG. In January, BT ...

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Business Insider

Verizon will slash more than 2000 jobs from Yahoo-AOL when the deal closes this month
Business Insider
Verizon is planning to slash about 2,100 jobs from AOL and Yahoo ? 15% of the combined entity "Oath" ? after the Yahoo deal closes, according to TechCrunch. Verizon announced in July that it would acquire Yahoo's core internet business for about $4.5 ...

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The Guardian

Gordon Ramsay's Brexit nightmare: chef hires team to halt rising costs
The Guardian
?The business model is aimed at avoiding regular and reactionary price changes to customers [to avoid] passing on inflationary and currency pressures,? she said. ?For example, the biggest currency exposure is on buying wine so we are working on our ...

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Charlotte Observer

Luke Kuechly wants you to be his business partner
Charlotte Observer
Luke Kuechly is notorious for keeping a low profile off the field. But one of his sponsors ? Charlotte-based nutrition supplement maker Eat the Bear ? has launched a funding round that would make it possible for fans to become business partners with ...

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The Globe and Mail

Report on Small Business Newsletter: Minimum wage hikes, rising property taxes squeeze businesses
The Globe and Mail
The owner of Whistler's Grille &The McNeil Room in Toronto says the increase in the Ontario minimum wage announced last Tuesday has forced him to rethink how he staffs his restaurant and events business. He's also pondering how his business will adapt ...



Chicago Tribune

Newcomer Jaye Howard getting down to business for Bears at defensive end
Chicago Tribune
What Howard is looking to do after signing a one-year contract early last month is get down to business with the Bears. If he has a strong season at 28, he believes he can position himself to get back to the bargaining table and receive another ...

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Markets Insider

JPMorgan is heading to Vegas
Markets Insider
As part of its continued expansion to America's regional markets, the largest US bank by assets will open its first commercial-banking outpost in Nevada, the company announced Thursday. It will offer banking services to local businesses with more than ...

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The Straits Times

Bubble tea firm Gong Cha promises bigger, better comeback in Singapore
The Straits Times
Whatever the business model, he added, the brand will be focused on what customers want. "First, we'll bring back what Singaporean customers loved about Gong Cha. On top of our Singapore experience we are also operating in Korea, Taiwan and Japan, ...

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CBC.ca

Explosions at Saint John scrap metal business concern neighbours
CBC.ca
Residents on Saint John's west side are growing more concerned over a scrap metal business after explosions have been heard coming from its operation at the city's port. Noise complaints have been common since American Iron and Metal expanded its ...



Bloomberg

Amazon's Lending Business for Online Merchants Gains Momentum
Bloomberg
Amazon.com Inc.'s lending business is accelerating, highlighting one more way the online retailer is making money from e-commerce beyond simply selling products in its web store. The company issued $1 billion in loans in the past year to merchants ...

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