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Browder: We've really gotten under Putin's skin

Bill Browder, a businessman behind a Russian sanctions law, says Russia's accusation that he was complicit in the murder of his lawyer, Sergey Magnitsky, is just "crazy."

The Trump administration’s trade strategy is dangerously outdated

ON THE campaign trail, Donald Trump’s trade policy was an alarming mixture of coruscating complaints and fierce threats of protectionist retaliation. …

Who will lose when globalisation retreats?

THE new nationalists are on the march in Europe and America. They argue that globalisation has benefited the elites and penalised the ordinary …

Globalization

How to Make Amazon Prime Day Last All Year

Consumer<p>Amazon Prime Day saw more profits than last Black Friday, increased worldwide order growth by 266 percent from the same day the previous year, and sold more devices in a single day than ever before. It was a success, despite what some shoppers seemed to think.<p>But just because Prime Day is …

eCommerce

Must-Watch: How Do I Develop My Own Style?

Ted Forbes — the creator behind the wonderful Web photography show The Art of Photography — is one of my all-time favorite photography educators and …

The Penny Competition Starts Today

Vote now—and vote daily—to choose your favorite among the penny projects competing to win this month's Bob Vila Thumbs Up competition!<p>They’re at the …

DIY Penny Countertops

Through trial and error, this blogger discovered that DIY counters can be harder than they look. She shared her secrets to a successful</i> …

The Secret To A Good Podcast Is To Use An Excellent Microphone

Podcasting is really cool at the moment following on from the success of Serial, a podcast that started in October 2014, made by producers of ‘This American Life’. The podcast regularly hit Number One in the podcast charts and had a loyal following of millions. Podcasts are an easy way to put …

Music Production

Swiss Watch And Silicon Valley Executives Launch Smartwatch Company

In a about a year’s time, the Swiss watch industry’s attitude toward smartwatches in general went from denial and disregard to grudging acceptance to a race to compete with these high-tech upstarts trying to “disrupt” the market for watches.<p>Peter Stas is the latest Swiss watch executive to enter …

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Are You Outgrowing QuickBooks?

Your business is growing. Like most small businesses, you rely on QuickBooks to run your business. You’ve been tracking your expenses, staying in …

25 Best Places to Get Paid WordPress Themes

When searching for the best places to get paid WordPress themes online, it quickly becomes clear that the overwhelming popularity of the blogging and …

The Dos and Don'ts of Selling Your Business

Even if you're not expecting an exit anytime soon, it's never too soon to start planning.<p>Let me begin by stating I am not currently interested in selling my shares in the company I co-founded 20 years ago. But, being an entrepreneur of a certain age, it certainly never hurts to plan ahead.<p>So I …

Catch up on two seasons of 'House of Cards' in nine minutes

The hit Netflix political drama "House of Cards" returns for its third season Friday, and scores of binge-watchers already have their weekends planned.<p>It's been a year since Season 2 landed on Netflix, so you'd be forgiven if you forgot everything that happened to President and First Lady Underwood …

9 Southern Snacks for Binge-Watching House of Cards

From juicy ribs to spicy hush puppies, here are nine Southern foods to make for a weekend with the new President of the United States.<p>South Carolina …