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Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to Retailers

Entrepreneur Blog 23:38 GMT Wednesday 16th April 2014

Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to RetailersEtsy Wholesale, which debuts in August, will enable makers to sell their creations directly to major retailers -- including Nordstrom and West Elm. Read More: ...

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The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015. Read More: ...[Published 16-04-2014 23:15:00 GMT]

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost. Read More: ...[Published 16-04-2014 22:50:00 GMT]

9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)

If your workstation doesn't fit you, you're in trouble. Here's a quick guide to setting up your workspace for optimal health and productivity. Read More: ...[Published 16-04-2014 22:45:00 GMT]

RadioShack Mired in Talks Over Store Closings

RadioShack Corp. is mired in negotiations with its lenders over plans to close up to 1,100 stores, complicating the struggling consumer electronics retailer's turnaround, people familiar with the talks said. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:34:30 GMT]

IBC SOLAR enters Japanese market

1.6 MW solar park marks first of a series of large-scale PV plants for IBC SOLAR in Japan Read More: ...[Published 16-04-2014 22:33:00 GMT]

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Urging the U.S. to keep up in the global skills race, President Barack Obama on Wednesday highlighted $600 million in new job-training grants that he said could help people land well-paying jobs. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:30:11 GMT]

Tesco Earnings Decline

Tesco wrote down the value of its European business by $1.23 billion and reported the U.K.-based supermarket chain's second consecutive drop in annual earnings. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:26:24 GMT]

Global shares rally on China growth relief; dollar slips

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets advanced broadly on Wednesday after China reported growth that beat expectations, providing relief to investors worried about the Chinese economy, while the dollar eased on the growing view t...[Published 16-04-2014 22:19:07 GMT]

Sonic to Add 1,000 Restaurants in Decade

Sonic Corp. is regaining its appetite for expansion, with ambitious plans to grow its 1950s-style carhop restaurants in new parts of the country as it seeks to narrow the gap with rival burger chains. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:14:36 GMT]

Auto Makers Hunt for Gains in China

Beijing auto show exhibits will be heavy with new, low-priced cars aimed at young, professional Chinese with an eye on the high life. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:13:45 GMT]

DealBook: Lacking Revival Plan, Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated

In a statement posted on its website, the Tokyo-based company said a local court had dismissed its request that it be allowed to try to rehabilitate its business. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:13:18 GMT]

Google Shares Slide After Disappointing Results

Google shares fall after the company posted a smaller-than-expected increase in first-quarter earnings amid a continuing decline in how much advertisers pay per click, as users shift to mobile devices. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:12:29 GMT]

IBM's Profit Slides on Hardware Sales Drop

IBM reported a fall in first-quarter profit as the computing giant's revenue continued to be stung by a sharp decline in hardware sales. Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:12:17 GMT]

U.S. SEC releases cyber security examination blueprint

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators have unveiled a road map that lays out how they plan to make sure Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and preven... Read More:[Published 16-04-2014 22:10:21 GMT]

IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

NEW YORK (AP) — IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exasperated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets. Read More: http://news...[Published 16-04-2014 22:09:56 GMT]

Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

NEW YORK (AP) — With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday. R...[Published 16-04-2014 22:09:37 GMT]

Loud in a crowd: Nissan range gets grille makeover

By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) - Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co is going for a facelift to stand out from the crowd. In an increasingly competitive global market - in China alone there are some 80 automakers battling for sales - Nissan pla...[Published 16-04-2014 22:03:36 GMT]

Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal

Partnering with the wrong corporation can spell disaster for a growing social enterprise. Here’s what to consider before getting wed to a new initiative. Read More: ...[Published 16-04-2014 22:00:00 GMT]

Google first-quarter revenue misses Wall Street targets

Google Inc's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, pushing its shares sharply lower. Shares of Google were down 5.7 percent at $525 in after-hours trading o...[Published 16-04-2014 21:54:13 GMT]

AmEx profit tops estimates on higher user spending, lower expenses

(Reuters) - American Express Co's first-quarter profit beat analysts' average estimate as its credit-card customers spent more in a recovering U.S. economy and the company kept expenses in check. The world's biggest credit card issuer&...[Published 16-04-2014 21:52:07 GMT]

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