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  • Business5 months ago

    Car dealerships have become targets for cross-border investment

    DARREN GUIVER started out as a trainee at a Ford dealership in 1986. He moved quickly up through management, buying dealerships until he had created Spire...

  • Business5 months ago

    More misbehaving American executives get the boot

    THEY are falling like dominoes. Executives caught behaving badly might once have been slapped on the wrist. Today they are shown the door. On July 19th...

  • Business5 months ago

    The death of Sergio Marchionne leaves a big gap at FCA

    THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the chief executive of Fiat Chrysler...

  • Business5 months ago

    The death of Sergio Marchionne leaves a big gap at FCA

    THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the chief executive of Fiat Chrysler...

  • Business5 months ago

    Why Mitsubishi’s new regional jet shouldn’t be written off yet

    A VISITOR to last week’s Farnborough Air Show, held just south-west of London, could easily have been wowed by the variety of military equipment and aircraft...

  • Business5 months ago

    A welcome upgrade to apprenticeships

    THE Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in South Yorkshire, England, looks like the very model of a modern industrial site—bright, shiny, airy and clean. In June...

  • Business5 months ago

    What really happened to EgyptAir Flight 804?

    GULLIVER is not the type of person to kick up a fuss on his travels, least of all when lucky enough to be at the front...

  • Business5 months ago

    Netflix suffers a big wobble

    EVEN the most celebrated firms have their hiccups. On July 16th Netflix, an online-streaming giant, presented disappointing news to investors: it had added just 5.2m new...

  • Business5 months ago

    Vanadium is the latest beneficiary of the battery craze

    OPEN a toolbox, pull out a spanner and you may be holding a bit of the answer to global warming: vanadium, a metal named after Vanadis,...

  • Business5 months ago

    How bosses should respond to the sound of the clock ticking

    TIME is one of the most disputed and confusing subjects in business. Schumpeter is writing this column after attending a conference which began with experts describing...