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Time for Plan B – News – seacoastonline.com

By Jim Carter Inspired by the success of the bicycle-sharing business, Zhao Shupeng recently founded a similar business with umbrellas — rentable for a $2.79 deposit plus 7 cents per hour — at strategic locations in 11 cities in China. Good news: The public loved the service. The bad: They failed to return nearly 300,000 umbrellas, costing the business ...

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Federal Street Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $400,000,000 Initial Public Offering

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Federal Street Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”), a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 40,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will ...

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Bentley Named a ’Best College for Business Majors’ by Money Magazine

At Bentley, “The business coursework and hands-on experience appear to translate into high salaries,” Money reported. “Recent grads report earning an average of $61,400, more than 22 percent higher than the average salary of their counterparts at similar, business-oriented schools.” Bentley was also ranked among the 43 Colleges That Add the Most Value based on its graduation rate, the earnings ...

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Tinder Meets YouTube, Harvard Swipes Right

For about four years, China’s Momo Inc. bumbled along as yet another dating app provider. Then something happened to make even the world’s biggest university endowment swipe right. Similar to Tinder, Momo offered users the chance to find people nearby, check out their pics and profiles, and make a choice whether to pass or play. It wasn’t a bad business. ...

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Woman stole £600k from her parents’ company to fund husband’s rival firm

Mrs Purchase stole money from her parents’ company (Picture: Facebook/ Aimee Purchase) A woman who stole £600,000 from her parents’ company has been jailed for fraud. Aimee Purchase, 36 and husband Rikki, 38, defrauded MI Engineering Ltd , an engineering company owned by her mum and dad Ian and Yvonne Skidmore. She stole the money from her parents, after Mr Purchase ...

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Luxury phonemaker Vertu shuts shop

Moneycontrol News Vertu, known for its high-class, jewel-embedded handsets has shut shop. Vertu, a luxury brand, was founded by Nokia in 1998. The brand provided luxury phones to celebrities. The phones were an expensive commodity, sold in boutique stores in posh neighborhoods. The phonemaker was expected to maintain its legacy for years, with its hand cut-leather and precious metals. A technology analyst, ...

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North Dakota bar fights in court to operate as a strip club

A nightclub is suing the city of Minot’s in federal court for the right to operate as a strip club. The former Envy Gentlemen’s Club, which currently operates as a lounge downtown as Roosters Nightclub, stopped offering entertainment dancing in 2011 to comply with a city ordinance, The Minot Daily News (http://bit.ly/2uisQU3 ) reported. In 2008, Minot approved an ordinance ...

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Investment manager Hargreave Hale bought by Canadian Canaccord Genuity Group – Business

Hargreave Hale’s office in Blackpool. Picture: Hargeave Hale. Hargreave Hale An investment and wealth management business with a Norwich office has been bought by a Canadian group. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Giles Hargreave, chairman of Hargreave Hale. Picture: Graham Carlow Hargreave Hale has been acquired by ...

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