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Exclusive: U.S. Cardinal Health puts $1.5 billion China business on block – sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. drug distributor Cardinal Health has put its China business up for sale, drawing keen interest from state-backed Chinese pharmaceutical firms in a deal that may be worth up to $1.5 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Shanghai Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd, China Resources Pharmaceutical Group Ltd and Sinopharm Group Co Ltd are… Read More »

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine is now available for download. Get your copy right now by clicking here. This month, we’re tackling the cloud. Sounds like an impossible task — tackling a cloud, that is. For a lot of small businesses, it sounds like a lot more difficult than it actually is. In fact, many small… Read More »

Toshiba Suing Western Digital for $1 Billion Over Chip Business Sale Interference

Japan’s Toshiba said on Wednesday it is filing a lawsuit against joint venture partner Western Digital. Toshiba is claiming JPY 120 billion ($1.07 billion) in damages, saying in a statement that Western Digital is interfering with the sale of its memory chip division. Toshiba also said it has decided to shut out Western Digital employees based outside the… Read More »

Brexit: EU pushes ahead with plans to take control of London’s clearing business

The European Union is pushing ahead with plans to assert control over the clearing of euro-denominated derivatives, a politically charged step that could force firms to move from London to the EU after Brexit. The European Commission has drafted a law for firms deemed systemically important to the EU financial system to accept direct oversight by the bloc’s authorities, or… Read More »

Secrets Revealed: SAP Offers Powerful Software for Your Small Business

Business owners know they’re only as good as their reputation. That holds for big businesses as well. But sometimes having a good reputation is a hurdle to overcome. SAP (NYSE:SAP), a global software company, for instance, has a sterling reputation for providing some of the best software for businesses — big businesses. The truth is, however, SAP has developed several… Read More »

Chow Down on These 20 Dos and Don’ts for Business Dinner Etiquette

Despite the opportunities for networking and planning, business dinners can also be tricky if you trample basic taboos. (And this is not just about knowing which one is the salad fork!) So before you go to your next business dinner, check out these top tips for business dinner etiquette. Business Dinner Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts DO Show Up on… Read More »

How to Start and Run a Successful Web Design Business?

While listening to the stories of great web designers it seems that starting a web design business is much easy. But the process of starting your own business is not that easy as it seems; you not only need to have designing skills but along with that, a full-fledged plan and sincere efforts are also required to get… Read More »

Narendra Modi in Germany: Defence, trade and business atop PM’s agenda as 4-nation visit begins

File image of Narendra Modi. PTI After mammoth celebrations across the country to mark three years of the Narendra Modi government, the prime minister is embarking on a four-nation visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France. This European tour sojourn kicks off on Monday, with Modi setting off for Berlin.   India and Germany have been strategic partners since… Read More »

How The Automation Wave Will Help Small Business

Automation is suffocatingly ubiquitous, or it seems that way when you scan business news. In fact, it is still a new technology that is slowly integrating into everyday work. Of course, we are all familiar with the high-profile applications of automation in marketing and sales, but what about the other near-limitless applications? What about automation in industries like… Read More »

US small business borrowing stalls in March

Kathryn Scott | The Denver Post | Getty Images Donna Dickens, left, and Kathrine Lewis, prepare sandwiches together inside the Share Good Foods kitchen in Englewood, Colorado. Borrowing by small U.S. firms stalled in March, as business owners remained cautious about investing amid policy uncertainty, data released on Monday showed. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index for… Read More »