Macy’s taps senior eBay exec as president in e-commerce push – Financial Times

Macy's taps senior eBay exec as president in e-commerce pushFinancial Timesincluding merchandising, marketing, stores, operations, technology, and consumer insights and analytics.” “Hal Lawton has deep expertise at the intersection of retail and technology, a diverse set of business experiences that give him a unique …and more »

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The Big Picture on Cities

While other societies often took a couple of centuries to transition from rural to urban, China is doing it in three or four decades – with problems including congestion, pollution and garbage. Zhang Jianyu, Chief Representative of the Environmental Defense Fund, explains why the planned new city at Xiongan is an opportunity to put planning ideas into practice. http://www.weforum.org/

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US readies to cash in on solar eclipse – Financial Times – Financial Times

Financial TimesUS readies to cash in on solar eclipse – Financial TimesFinancial TimesTowns and businesses prepare for a once in a generation economic jolt.and more »

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Pershing Square stung by Herbalife with 1.7% loss – Financial Times

Pershing Square stung by Herbalife with 1.7% lossFinancial TimesBill Ackman's Pershing Square holdings has reported lacklustre performance in its first set of financial results since it floated on the London Stock Exchange. The closed end fund that well known activist investor Mr Ackman took public in the UK in May …and more »

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A Thirst for Empire by Erika Rappaport — for the love of tea – Financial Times

Financial TimesA Thirst for Empire by Erika Rappaport — for the love of teaFinancial TimesThe label alludes to many virtues: the water is purified, living, certified and premium-grade, bottled by a family firm at an ancient spring in Maine; the bottle itself is BPA-free and 100 per cent recyclable. It is the genius of marketing to imbue a …

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Trump disbands business councils after CEO resignations – Financial Times

Financial TimesTrump disbands business councils after CEO resignationsFinancial Times“The downside [of leaving] is you don't get a photo [opportunity] with the president,” said Scott Galloway, marketing professor at New York University, who has served on the boards of fashion retailers Urban Outfitters and Eddie Bauer. “But those …and more »

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