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Ice Cream

What makes Japanese whisky so unique?

In their excellent book Distilled, Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley have fun with the idea of a Nineties Japanese salesman trying to sell whisky from the Land of the Rising Sun in the Scottish Highlands. It’s a Monty-Python-esque vision – a neat and quietly spoken man heading out into the wilds with …

Whiskey

Desperate for decent rosé? Choose European over New World wines

I always start to think pink in April, but the current selection in our shops is in need of a serious prune.<p>First for the chop are the older wines. Rosé doesn’t keep well, so avoid any from 2013 or earlier. Ideally, buy the 2015s.<p>Then, unless you know you like the commercial sweet, syrupy styles (I …

Marks & Spencer

Asians still aren't buying luxury goods, and it is killing Burberry

On the surface, things don't actually look like they were too bad in the three months up to December 31st.<p><b>Underlying retail revenues grew by 1%.</b>• <b><br>Growth in Europe was up in the "mid-single digits" thanks to strong sales in Italy, Germany, and Spain.</b>• <b><br>Revenues grew marginally in the Americas, and</b> …

Markets

Mike Bloomberg has 6 harsh pieces of advice for people who want success

At age 73 he has become the 14th-richest man in the world, with a net worth of $40.7 billion (£26.6 billion). He is a self-made billionaire.<p>When he was in London on Thursday at a Goldman Sachs event to help small businesses, his advice was pretty harsh for anyone wanting to get ahead.<p>Appearing on …

Goldman Sachs

The inside story of why Marissa Mayer's most trusted executives have given up on Yahoo

Some even felt it was dishonest.<p>Mayer's executive bench has been bolting as Mayer struggles to grow revenue or develop new hit products. The two most recent departures were Jackie Reses and Kathy Savitt. Both were handpicked by Mayer. Reses ran mergers and acquisitions and human resources and was …

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Get Serious About Online Education

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet these days is full of cat videos, bad lip readings and hilarious memes. All good things, of course. But, believe it or not, there’s some useful stuff there, too. And that proposes a legitimate opportunity for the smart …

3 Ways to Keep Company Morale Up During High Turnover

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At one point or another, almost every company – Google-esque in size or Joe’s accounting firm headquartered in his mother’s basement – goes through a period of high turnover. Turnover is an even more prevalent plague to the startup world, …

6 Things First-Time Entrepreneurs Need to Do Next

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you had a great idea that you managed to turn into a business. You have a few partners-in-crime, your product has launched and maybe you even raised some money. But now what?<p>If you are starting your first business, you may feel a …

These Entrepreneurs Braved New Frontiers in Franchising and Found Success

This story appears in the October 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>With fast-evolving consumer technology and a broadening palate, the franchise world today looks very different from that of a decade ago. Cell-phone repairs. Hawaiian barbecue. Lobster food trucks. They’re all part of the …

The 33 most competitive countries in the world

On the one hand, countries are seeing higher unemployment and lower growth. On the other hand, some economists believe we might be on the edge of the "fourth industrial revolution," with new developments and new ways of consuming.<p>"Whether economies get trapped in the new normal or harvest the …