The world’s largest watchmaker, Swatch Group, eyes sales growth of between 5% and 10% in 2012 after reporting record sales in 2011.
Vilia Valentine Named Inspirato's New Chief Financial OfficerMarketWatch (press release)… the Caribbean, Colorado, France, Hawaii, Italy, London, Mexico, New York City and more. By leasing vacation properties (rather than owning), Inspirato is ab…
Tiffany Reports Holiday Sales ResultsMarketWatch (press release)In the Americas region, which includes the United States, Canada and Latin America, sales rose 4% to $503 million. On a constant-exchange-rate basis, total sales increased 4% and comparable store sales rose 2% (comparable Americas' branch store sales … and more »
Is Rihanna's crotch-grabbing really so gross?The Guardian (blog)It's not often that Twitter really causes me to despair, but on Monday, a woman I usually consider an intelligent, open-minded, articulate feminist, did just that with this demand:…
French industrial output rose by a greater-then-expected 1.1% in November, lifted by production of electronic equipment and refinery output.
The Nation, Pakistan Is Iran finding new friends in Latin America?Aljazeera.comThe country has already been forced to prop up its currency just days after the US made it difficult for foreign firms to do business with the country's central bank. And a European oil embargo, which now looks likely, would […]
School fuelled MBE DJ's love of musicThe Oxford TimesA REGGAE DJ who was made an MBE in the New Year's Honours said last night that he developed his passion for music while at school in Kidlington. David Rodigan, above, who now lives in London,…
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Apple chief executive Tim Cook is awarded a pay package worth $378m (£244m) in 2011, most of it to be paid in shares over the coming years.
Syria’s embattled president Bashar al-Assad has hit out at the Arab League over the organisation’s widely criticised observer mission aimed at ending the country’s months-long deadly unrest in a rare address on state television. Speaking on Tuesday, Assad asked what right other Arab governments, including the absolute monarchies of the […]