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Soaring pound wipes £1.5bn off UK plc profits

Pound has soared 10pc against the US dollar and the euro over the last year, wreaking havoc at companies exposed to foreign markets<p>The soaring pound is savaging corporate Britain, with more than £1.5bn wiped off the year-to-date profits of a string of top multinationals in recent days.<p>The number of …

Investing
Housing

McDonald's CEO Reveals The Brand's 4 Biggest Problems

The fast food giant has lost market share to fast-casual brands like Chipotle and better-burger restaurants like Five Guys.<p>In a recent call with investors and analysts, CEO Don Thompson revealed the four biggest issues facing the brand — and how he planned to fix them.<p><b>1. Offering the best value.</b> …

McDonald's

10 Secrets to Building Trust and Credibility With Your Customers

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>If you want to build trust and credibility with your customers and hold on to them for life, follow these 10 important tips:<p><b>1. Avoid selling a solution that isn’t in the customer’s best interest.</b> Sometimes you just don’t have the right solution at the …

Customers

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The ape of things to come

The prequel to the 1968 classic uses groundbreaking technology to ensure its simian stars have as much emotional depth as any regular human actor<p>It’s all about the eyes. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes features some of the saddest simian eyes you’ve ever seen, belonging to crestfallen chimps, …

According To Game Theory, Germany And The US Should Collude To Get A Draw In Their Next World Cup Match

How World Cup Points Work<p>In the World Cup tournament, the first round consists of eight groups of four teams each. Each team plays all the other teams in its group.<p>If a team wins a game, they get three points and the losing team gets nothing. If the teams tie, they both get one point.<p>The two teams …

Rabbits
Brazil
Customers

Growth in China's service sector picks up

<b>China's service sector grew at its fastest pace in six months in May, helping allay fears of a sharp slowdown in its economy.</b><p>The non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 55.5 in May from 54.8 in April.<p>It comes just days after China reported that the manufacturing sector grew at …

China

Luggage Maker Samsonite Buys Apple Case Maker Speck for $85 Million

It's the company's first move outside its core suitcase business.<p>In its first acquisition outside the luggage space, Samsonite is buying Speck Products, a maker of cases for iPhones, Macs and other digital gear, in a deal valued at $85 million.<p>“The acquisition offers Samsonite the opportunity to …

Emerging-market shocks could rattle West, IMF says

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — With worries growing over the health of emerging markets, a new International Monetary Fund analysis says a shock there …

Economics

Stunning Air France Ads are Ready for Take Off - The Fox Is Black

This week, Air France unveils its new campaign, “Air France, France is in the air.” The French agency behind it all, BETC, has slowly but surely been …

Britain to have just one remaining coal pit after UK Coal announces closures

Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire, which employs 700 people, and Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire, which employs 600 people, will close within 18 months at the latest<p>Just one deep coal mine will be left in Britain by the end of next year after the UK’s largest coal producer announced plans to …

It’s official: Disney buys Maker Studios for $500 million

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / sushiina<p>Disney (s DIS) has acquired Maker Studios for $500 million, with an additional $450 million waiting …

Rolls-Royce Analyzing Business Case for SUV

Traditional British luxury as we once knew it is in a state of flux. As the 2016 arrival date for the long-gestating Bentley SUV looms, word comes that Rolls-Royce, too, may be pondering a genuine SUV of its own. Peter Schwarzenbauer, the BMW board member in charge of Rolls-Royce recently told Top …

Automotive Design

Porsche to Replace Engines in all 2014 911 GT3s

Owners of the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 finally have an answer to the engine fire issue that surfaced almost a month ago. Porsche announced today that it will replace the engines in all sold and unsold model year 2014 911 GT3 vehicles. A total of 785 GT3s are affected.<p>Last month the engine in two 911 …

Engines

David Moyes takes Manchester United training - but what went on behind the scenes? - Telegraph

Porsche Beats Hedge Funds in German Court

A profound sigh of relief must have resonated in from Stuttgart via Wolfsburg to Salzburg after a regional court in Stuttgart announced its decision: The claim for damages against Porsche SE, calculated at €1.36 billion ($1.89 billion), has been roundly and categorically dismissed.<p>Nearly two-dozen …

Judiciary

Zaha Hadid's Sleek New Sports Stadium in Tokyo

With her trademark modern style, smooth lines, and bright white open layout, it's no surprise that UK firm Zaha Hadid beat out 10 other finalists to win a contract to design and build a new national stadium for Japan. The 80,000-seat stadium is a key part of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympic …

Architecture

Caribbean states demand reparations from European powers for slave trade

Most of the Caribbean nations have adopted a single plan to solicit from former slaving nations an apology, more aid and damages for 300 years of slavery, which they say have hobbled their economies and public health<p>A coalition of Caribbean countries has unveiled its demands for reparations from …

Adidas agreed on Tuesday to stop selling two raunchy T-shirts months ahead of the World Cup in Brazil after the government complained that they associated the country with sexual tourism. (Photo: Adidas) http://gu.com/p/3n4a3/fb