Date archive forSeptember, 2015
Consumer Confidence
By Joseph Holloway On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

US Consumer Confidence Up Higher In September Than Expected

Consumer confidence in September was at it’s highest since January. US consumer confidence surprisingly grew in September with many Americans feeling positive about current economic conditions despite recent More...

Dilma Rousseff
By Joseph Holloway On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Brazil’s Recession Could Be Worse Than Previously Expected

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s president has been struggling to maintain power over the country after a vast corruption scandal. New lows have been reached for Brazil’s currency, the real, it was revealed on Thursday More...

By James Li On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Groupon Leaves 7 Emerging Markets And Cuts 1,100 Jobs

Last month Groupon closed offices in Greece and Turkey. Groupon, the deal offering application is making 1,100 people redundant, roughly 10% of its workforce as it shuts down operations in seven countries. The company’s More...

BlaBlaCar Founders
By Joseph Holloway On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

BlaBlaCar Joins European Billionaire Startup Club

Left to right, Frédéric Mazzella, CEO, Francis Nappez, CTO, Nicolas Brusson, COO. Paris based ride-sharing firm BlaBlaCar has just closed a new round of venture-capital funding valuing the company at $1.5 billion. The More...

Syrian Refugees
By Michael Burns On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Saudi Arabia Says It Has Taken In 2.5 Million Syrians

Saudi Arabia highlighted that it has contributed $700 million to support refugees. Saudi Arabia has defended its stance on Syrian refugees and said it has taken in around 2.5 million Syrians on religious and humanitarian More...

Quiksilver Store
By Sylvia Delisle On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Quiksilver Files For US Brankruptcy Whilst Billabong Stakeholder Swoops

The company in June blamed performance in US markets on “poor deliveries and an evolving distribution channel strategy”. poor deliveries and an evolving distribution channel strategy. Quicksilver, the More...