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Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

UK retailers 'need EU workers after Brexit'

Prices may rise and home deliveries could be slower unless the retail sector retains access to all EU workers after Brexit, a trade body has warned. EU citizens account for just 6% of the industry’s 170,000 workforce, the British Retail Consortium said. However, they are concentrated in warehouse and distribution jobs, its annual workforce survey showed. More than half of ...

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Why Is Apple Inc. Reporting Its Fourth-Quarter Results So Late?

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)  recently announced that it plans to report its financial results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 on Nov. 2. This, as some have pointed out, is late compared to when Apple has reported fourth-quarter results in previous fiscal years. During fiscal year 2016, Apple reported its fourth-quarter results on Oct. 25. In the year ...

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Britain's May to consult business leaders on Brexit

© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave church in her constituency near Reading LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May will meet GlaxoSmithKline (L:), Vodafone (L:) and HSBC (L:) and other major companies on Monday to hear what they want from talks on Britain’s relationship with the EU after Brexit. … Stock Market News

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Salad-making robot can kill germs – and kill jobs, too

New York SALAD bars are magnets for bacteria and viruses. Even if the sprouts and ranch dressing aren’t tainted, the serving utensils could be. The Silicon Valley startup Chowbotics has devised what it says is a partial solution. Its device, which it calls Sally the Salad Robot, is Let’s block ads! (Why?) … The Business Times

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1 Chart That Should Scare Cable Companies

It’s no secret that cord-cutting is a thorn in the side of the cable industry. As more media companies launch stand-alone streaming video-on-demand services, the convenience of streaming is drawing more and more subscribers away from cable. Those streaming services have also ushered in a whole group of cord-nevers, young adults that never subscribed to cable or satellite in the ...

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Bombardier's new Global 7000 makes trade show debut

© Reuters. Bombardier Inc’s Global 7000 is pictured during its first test flight over Toronto By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – Bombardier Inc’s (TO:) largest business jet is making its debut on Sunday in Las Vegas, giving a glimpse of the ultra long-range plane the Canadian company is counting on for growth at a time of sluggish industry sales and ...

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