Jerry Evarts

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Minimum wage rise is maximum idiocy | Financial Times

The hue and cry has gone up on both sides of the Atlantic among the righteous: raise the minimum wage! This ideological chant is considered an answer …

The Future of Car Retailing

Imagine this: you are driving your new Audi R8 along the Californian coastline at sunset, through the panoramic roof you admire the passing clouds – you lean deeper back into the red leather contoured sport seat, the black dashboard matching the shiny black coated hood reflecting the last rays of …

China suffers Africa image problem | Financial Times

After a decade-long resource push into Africa, the Chinese government is still struggling with an image problem.<p>The accusations come thick and fast: …

Twitter shares plunge on slowdown in tweeters and losses

Slow user growth knocks $6.5bn off micro-blogger's shares after results disappoint<p>Nearly $6.5bn was wiped off Twitter’s value in extended trading on Wednesday night, after the social media company’s first set of results as a listed company showed a dramatic slowdown in user growth.<p>The San …

Walgreens: We Still Sell Cigarettes

CVS may be kicking its cigarette habit, but one of its major competitors isn't easing up on its addiction so quickly.<p>After learning that CVS plans to stop selling all tobacco products by October, we reached out to Walgreen Co., the largest retail drug chain in the U.S., to ask if it had similar …

Acquisitions boost Nasdaq earnings | Financial Times

Nasdaq OMX struggled to expand its core transaction and listings business in the fourth quarter but recent acquisitions helped carry the exchange …

Celery Raises $2 Million To Help Makers Accept Pre-Orders And Take Payments When Ready To Ship

It’s now easier than ever for hardware manufacturers to crowdfund new products, thanks to platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. But what happens when those crowdfunding campaigns are over? Increasingly, hardware startups hope to carry forward the momentum from successful campaigns to accept …

Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new CEO: the full story

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new CEO: the full story<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Microsoft has named its third CEO in the company's 38-year history. Satya Nadella succeeds Steve Ballmer and takes over the top job at Microsoft immediately. With …