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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Amazon has never been bigger – but now might be the perfect time for others to pounce – Econsultancy

Amazon’s online retail dominance has never been greater, sparking growing concerns about its business practices. But is it possible that the company is actually starting to falter in ways that other businesses can take advantage of?According to Jumpshot’s latest CPG eCommerce Report, while Amazon has seen its conversion rates increase in key CPG categories such…



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ECB Policymaker Looks to Hasten Crypto Rules amid Facebook’s Libra

In light of Facebook’s upcoming Libra coin, European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure is reportedly urging financial regulators to create a viable framework for crypto projects.According to Coeure in Southern France, where an economic conference is taking place, the growth of the crypto industry is exposing the flaws of the existing regulatory…




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Wall Street Isn’t Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling

Silicon Valley is pumping out giant startups with expansive visions, but Wall Street isn’t sold.It isn’t just Uber Technologies Inc. UBER 2.57% whose public performance has looked grim compared with its private fundraising. Private investments in six of the 10 best-funded U.S. tech startups to go public since 2015 have fallen from the peak levels…


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Unicorns’ Unicorns: Qualified CFOs

Silicon Valley has a problem that new technology can’t solve: not enough qualified CFOs.As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. A successful candidate must have experience dealing with investors and lenders, taking companies…


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Urban Outfitters clothing rental: Popular retailer makes foray into rental business – CBS News

Fashion industry a big source of emissions Popular retail chain Urban Outfitters Inc. is wading into the clothing rental marketIt will soon launch a service called Nuuly, charging $88 per month for six pieces of clothingNuuly will compete with services like Rent the Runway and offer clothing from Urban Outfitters and other brands, including Levi’sPhiladelphia-based…


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Uber had the worst first-day dollar loss ever of any US IPO

Uber started trading on Friday in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a share, where the company had priced on Thursday night. With a cumulative loss of $655 million, it’s the worst first-day dollar loss…


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Even as the battle over the Mueller report drags on, the investigation probably won’t hurt Trump in 2020

The special counsel Robert Mueller’s report appears unlikely to hurt President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. There’s growing evidence that voters are unmoved by the report’s findings and are more concerned with other issues. Trump’s approval rating has remained relatively steady as more details of the report have emerged over the past few weeks.…