The war between Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and brands across the globe continues, with counterfeit goods increasingly being found on the Chinese retailer's platforms. But assigning the blame to everyone else seems to be taking its toll on the entrepreneur.
There’s a lot of talk in retail at the moment about making shopping faster and more convenient, and the importance of providing a modern and mobile-led experience for the new generation of consumers. But we’re jumping the gun a little here.
Jason Vale, otherwise known as the Juice Master, has admitted he never needs to work again – a luxury that’s been achieved as an “unconventional businessman”. Providing a lifestyle service spanning nutrition and books to hundreds of thousands of consumers, including celebrities, Vale said his passion is what keeps him on the job.
The grand finale of VOOM 2016 will take place on 28 June, where Richard Branson will be present to help decide how the £1m prize will be handed out, and the six SME finalists in the running to compete for the winnings have been declared.
For the many British businesses that currently trade within the EU, a vote to leave the European Union could have a devastating impact due to the currency exposure it would entail.
The Apprenticeship Levy – which comes into force in April 2017 – is part of the government’s plans to tackle the UK’s skills shortage and create 3m apprenticeships by 2020. However, with less than a year to go, a few hurdles have been made evident.
Currently planning to purchase a spot in the US that can accommodate your business class lifestyle? Perhaps you want to channel your inner pop star? Well, it just so happens that Robbie Williams has listed his Beverly Hills abode for sale – you might want to, ahem, take that.
Rafael Cortes, Foehn head of marketing, explains why voice and human interaction still play essential roles in the world of multi-channel business communications.
Britain has earnt its place as the recognised world capital for fintech, with more than half of 2015's European venture capital investments in fintech going to London firms – amounting to a record £343m. But that could change on 23 June.
With RIT Capital Partners announcing it has walked away from a potential £5bn merger with UK rival Alliance Trust, it now joins a long line of M&A deals before it, both public and private, which have collapsed late in the day.
Growing a company to sell for profit is one of the most guaranteed ways to achieving wealth. However, the time will eventually come when a business owner will decide it’s time for them to shut up shop and move on from the business they helped shape.