Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Detroit-Windsor crossing

For Matt Marchand, the border between Canada and America never meant that much. Born and raised in Windsor, Canada’s most southern city, the lights of Detroit could be seen just across the river. Despite the two cities being in different countries and separated by half...
The restaurant chain will aim to get all items like bags, straws, wrappers and cups from recycled or renewable materials, up from half currently. McDonald's also wants 100% of its restaurants to recycle packaging by then, compared with only 10%...
The most big plane has been saved. Emirates has ordered  20 more with option for a further 16. "The A 380A has been a success for Emirates. Our customers love it and we've been able to deploy it on different...
Has the bitcoin fever broken? Bitcoin prices plunged sharply to below $11,000 on Friday, shedding a third of its value in just 24 hours, according to data from CoinDesk.com. It later rebounded slightly to around $12,000 -- but that's still a...
BP has unveiled the clearest sign yet that the oil major is  emerging from the gloom of the Deepwater horizon disaster and the global market downturn, with a $6.2bn (£4.4bn) profit boom for 2017. The FTSE 100 energy giant’s better...
Including bonuses, the average salary in New York City's securities industry jumped by 13% to $422,500 in 2017, according to a report  from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. That's the highest figure since 2008 and the third-highest on record, once...
It have been tested by its employees. Is the public ready for a cashier-less store? The concept was introduced for more than a year.  In downtown Seattle the Amazon Go store is opening its artificial intelligence-powered. The store is situated on...

First Ikea in India

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India in the southern city of Hyderabad. With a growing middle class, India could be a big opportunity for the company, but it is also a market with many quirks. Ikea's...
House prices in Britain rose a bit more quickly this month after touching a seven-month low in March but they are still expected slow this year, reflecting weak economic growth and possibly higher interest rates, mortgage lender Nationwide said. House...
Good morning. Here’s what we are watching ahead of the market open in Europe: Fri-yay! European earnings take a breather on Friday, with just four constituents of the Stoxx Europe 600 Index due to give updates. In fact, next week is...

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