New Retail Industry Podcast Launches

The first episode of The Retail Exchange, a new retail podcast series that throws a spotlight on key issues affecting instore performance, with insight and opinion from senior figures from within the industry, is now available to download. Hosted by former-BBC journalist and broadcaster Declan Curry, episode one of The Retail Exchange is titled ‘Stores […]

Immigration Industry Association and Morneau Shepell form alliance to launch expat assistance program

A long-term partnership focusing on the welfare, guidance and support of expats and migrants around the worldTORONTO, March 23, 2017 – Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, and the Immigration Industry Association (IIA), announced today the launch of an expat assistance program that provides welfare, guidance and support services to […]

Chesapeake Bay’s Booming Oyster Industry Is Alarmed By Trump’s EPA Budget Cuts

Ryan Coxton resurrected his family’s oyster business in 2001 from the same muddy swath of Virginia river bottom his great-grandfather leased 102 years earlier. The slippery, jagged-shelled bivalves became so popular in the decades after the Civil War that a gold rush ensued in the Chesapeake Bay and its teeming estuaries, at times spurring violent […]

U.S. Consumer Agency Unveils Plan To Toughen Regulations On Debt Collection Industry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. watchdog for consumer finances unveiled on Thursday a major proposal to toughen regulation of the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry, with a focus on keeping agencies from pushing people to pay debts they do not owe, informing borrowers of their rights and cutting down on calls to debtors. “Today we are […]

How This Approach To Mining Is Dividing The West Virginia Coal Industry

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China’s Entertainment Industry: Ready to Boom

I was skeptical about the media and entertainment sector’s ability to achieve healthy – profitable – growth. I have changed my tune. Recently, I had the privilege of moderating a panel on China’s media and entertainment scene at JP Morgan’s Global China Summit that takes places every year in Beijing. The discussion was optimistic, fueled […]