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Liqueur sales boom thanks to social media cocktail craze | Business

Liqueurs enjoyed a revival in 2018, with British people consuming 42m bottles at home or in pubs, bars and restaurants in an attempt to keep up with the social media cocktail craze. UK shops recorded a bumper year for bottle sales over the 12

The business year ahead: MIT experts on what to expect in 2019

open share links close share links Part of what makes MIT Sloan professors and lecturers leaders in their fields is their ability to scan the horizon and make sense of what’s ahead. Here’s what seven experts advise businesses to keep an eye on in

Storage business bursting at the seams | Local

When you hear “self-storage,” you might picture row after row of nondescript metal buildings; like garages, but less fancy. The latest generation of self-storage is about heated walkways and Bluetooth-controlled units, according to Bob Moser, owner of Prime Storage. “It’s gotten more sophisticated. It’s

Canada arrests Huawei CFO on request of US authorities: report

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech and telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada at the request of US authorities and faces extradition to the United States. The Canadian Justice Department arrested Wanzhou Meng in Vancouver on Saturday and US officials want

Letting agent ‘demanding money to view properties’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMagdiele, Mariely and a friend said they were told they had to pay £300 each before they could see a property. A letting agency has been demanding hundreds of pounds in payment before prospective tenants are

Cards Against Humanity launches ridiculous 99% off Black Friday sale

“Holy f— have we got some deals,” a new website from the makers of Cards Against Humanity reads. “Don’t be frightened by the deals. Just click and let the savings wash over you.” While many of the items sold on 99percentoffsale.com could be seen

Arlene Foster ‘annoyed’ at business leaders support for May’s Brexit d…

Arlene Foster ‘annoyed’ at business leaders support for May’s Brexit deal BelfastTelegraph.co.uk DUP leader Arlene Foster is said to be “annoyed” that Northern Ireland’s business leaders have come out in support of Prime Minister Theresa May’s draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/arlene-foster-annoyed-at-business-leaders-support-for-mays-brexit-deal-37538904.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37537426.ece/c3634/AUTOCROP/h342/S–_87_-_Read-Only_.jpg Email DUP

With Fortune snapped up by Thai buyer, the business press moves east -…

Thai businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon has acquired Fortune magazine for $150 million, in just the latest example of a U.S. business publication ending up in the hands of an East Asian buyer. Be smart: The day might not be that far off when there are

Amazon to split HQ2 in 2 cities: report

Amazon is reportedly planning on crowning two winners of the company’s search for a second headquarters, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The e-commerce giant “plans to split its second headquarters evenly between two locations rather than picking one city for

Coke Will Not Yet Enter Cannabis Business

Atlanta, GA-based beverage giant Coca Cola Co. (KO) currently has no plans to enter the cannabis industry with marijuana-infused beverages, the company announced during its recent quarterly earnings call on Tuesday morning.  Investors Fear Overheated Cannabis Market  Earlier this year, cannabis investors bulked up on