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Archive for December, 2014

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Dec

Late Holiday Deliveries Slashed by 85 Percent This Year

Better planning, more temporary workers, and heightened restrictions on retailers limited late deliveries to under 300,000.

31
Dec

Start-Ups Rise to Close a Gap for Farmers

Small businesses are stepping in to help farmers connect with their local markets with marketing, transportation, logistics and other services.



31
Dec

China markets mixed on factory data

Chinese shares traded mixed in thin holiday trade on manufacturing data that painted an even weaker picture of the world’s second largest economy.

31
Dec

DealBook: Gathering Bedfellows, Odd and Otherwise, for Auld Lang Syne

Toasting and roasting the guests we’d like to invite for our annual DealBook “Closing Dinner.”



31
Dec

Sony Attack, First a Nuisance, Swiftly Grew Into a Firestorm

Interviews suggest that Sony — slow to realize the depths of its peril — let its troubles deepen by mounting a public defense only after enormous damage had been done.



31
Dec

Obama’s Trade Chief, Undaunted by Odds, Pushes for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Michael Froman, the United States trade representative, is confident he can persuade Congress to approve a long-pending agreement that encompasses 12 countries.



31
Dec

Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble…for the Lord, your God is the one who goes w …

Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble…for the Lord, your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. “Bible, Deuteronomy 31:6 NAS”

31
Dec

Wind-up radio inventor honoured

Inventor Trevor Baylis – who designed the wind-up Baygen radio – has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list.