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Insight: 'Speed money' puts the brakes on India's retail growth | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Hong-Kong entrepreneur Ramesh Tainwala spent 18 months operating branded clothing retail stores in India before deciding it was impossible to succeed without paying bribes.<p>Customers exit a V-Mart retail store in New Delhi April 6, 2013. Picture taken April 6, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan …

BP puts U.S. wind farm arm up for sale | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - BP (BP.L) has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments while oil and gas projects offer them better returns.<p>A British Petroleum (BP) logo is seen at a …

Downtown Project Buys 100 Teslas To Launch Project 100, A Car-Sharing Service In Las Vegas

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project just announced a new venture called Project 100, a complete transportation system for Las Vegas. For a monthly subscription fee, users will be able to borrow a car, get a driver thanks to an app or take a bike for a ride. But the key feature is that you’ll …

Shenzhen Manufacturer Coconut Workshop Gives Back To The Earth With Cases For A Cause

Long-time Shenzhen-based electronics manufacturer Ben Dolgin-Gardner took a look around at what he was building and decided to make a bit of a difference. His idea, Coconut Cases, isn’t particularly unique – (RED) did it before him – but he’s in the right place at the right time to pull it off.<p>They …

Panasonic unit in U.S. bribery investigation: WSJ | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A unit of Japan’s Panasonic Corp is under investigation by U.S. authorities looking at whether the company paid bribes overseas to airline employees or government officials to help land business, the Wall Street Journal reported.<p>A logo of Panasonic Corp is pictured at its …

First NYC Shipping Container Home Receives Final Certificate of Occupancy

After more than two years in construction and red tape, the shipping container home that David Boyle and his wife, Michele Bertomen, who is an …

Stubbed out

TOBACCO, as generations of schoolchildren have been taught, was brought to Europe from the Americas along with potatoes and piles of gold. Latin …

Public Health

Shell faces new probe over Alaska drill program | Reuters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A fourth government probe is under way into Royal Dutch Shell’s mishap-prone 2012 Alaska drilling season, this time for possible violations of international marine environmental rules, a U.S. Coast Guard official said on Wednesday.<p>A Shell logo is seen at a petrol …

FedEx Express Launches Zero-Emission All-Electric Vehicle Fleet - Logistics Insight Asia

FedEx Express has announced the expansion of its alternative-energy vehicle fleet with the introduction of 10 new all-electric commercial vehicles …

GM to produce next-generation electric car in South Korea: executive | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM) (GM.N) will produce its next-generation electric cars in South Korea, the head of its South Korean unit told Reuters on Thursday, as the U.S. carmaker tries to revive momentum for the stalling vehicle technology.<p>A General Motors logo is seen on a vehicle for …

Pictures: Green Walls May Cut Pollution in Cities

Oklahoma earthquake linked to oil extraction wastewater

The quake's cause was hotly debated from the day that it struck Oklahoma<p><b>Scientists have linked the underground injection of oil-drilling wastewater to a magnitude-5.7 earthquake in 2011 that struck the US state of Oklahoma.</b><p>Wastewater injection from drilling operations has been linked to seismic …

Oil & Gas Industry

Management and Supply Chain Consulting Services

Supply Chain Consulting - optimising your supply chain<p>EBI Consultancy’s Supply Chain consulting services enable companies to significantly increase …