TWENTY YEARS ago Patrick Bitature, a Ugandan tycoon, took his mobile-phone business to Nigeria. At first the cash was piling up so fast that it would not fit in the safe. But he found the business culture more cut-throat and less trusting than back home. Money started going missing. Eventually he retreated to the east […]
World’s Ugliest Dog Contest: Why Chinese Crested Win Often | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. This post was originally posted at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/topstories/~3/MT_Q-3NUazU/.
On Summer Solstice at Stonehenge, Tunnel Will Be on Minds | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. This post was originally posted at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/topstories/~3/ofpjUI3kG6k/.
Police have identified the remains discovered at a property in Wakefield, Massachusetts as a Dracut man, according to police. The remains of 54-year-old Clifford Bates were found at a home on Lakeshore Drive at 10:24 a.m. Monday, according to police. A landscaper working on the property found the bones, shoes and clothing under brush behind […]
When Armoire first emerged from MIT’s accelerator program back in 2016, the company’s vision was already fully formed — combine StitchFix and Rent the Runway to give women a low-cost, sustainable way to get a high-fashion, high-functioning wardrobe for every day. Ambika Singh, the Seattle-based company’s chief executive set out to solve two problems, the […]
Supreme Court Allows Cross Honoring WWI Vets on Public Land | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. This post was originally posted at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/topstories/~3/InHaOULm2YI/.
Sully: Boeing 737 MAX Crashes ‘Should Never Have Happened’ | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. This post was originally posted at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/topstories/~3/cLRGNCUl2ao/.
Frugal founders and savvy shoppers take heed. Disrupt San Francisco 2019, which takes place October 2-4, can be a serious boon to your business. But our super-early-bird pricing disappears in a cloud of ruffled feathers on June 21 at 11:59 p.m. (PT). That’s just 48 hours left to save. Whether you’re on a shoestring budget […]
The Tory leadership raceThe Boris bubble that threatens Britain’s Conservatives Accusing the absentInvestigators indict the suspected killers of 298 people on flight MH17 China’s chanceTo restore calm in Hong Kong, try democracy This post was originally posted at https://www.economist.com/business/2019/06/22/boeings-boss-wins-a-reprieve-not-redemption.
FOR THE 0.1%, building a legacy long involved amassing million-dollar artworks and bankrolling those who create them. Today billionaires also buy auction houses where such pieces are sold—especially if said billionaires are French. François Pinault of Kering, a luxury-goods group, bought Christie��s in 1998. Bernard Arnault of LVMH, a rival, owned Phillips for a bit […]