You are here
Business Christmas David Ljunggren Economy Top News U.S. 

Canada, Mexico urge quick NAFTA talks to end uncertainty

July 20, 2017 By Lesley Wroughton and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Top Canadian and Mexican diplomats expressed optimism on Thursday that a NAFTA deal could be reached early next year and cautioned that widespread uncertainty over the future of the three-way trade agreement had slowed business investment. Mexican sources say the plan is to hold seven rounds of talks at three-week intervals, a schedule that trade experts warned was aggressive and not easily attainable. Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, Geronimo Gutierrez, said his country wanted to get the…

Read More

Cannes festival opens with genre-bending French drama sheltered from ‘brutal’ critics

May 17, 2017 By Robin Pomeroy CANNES, France (Reuters) – A movie starring two of France’s best known actresses opened the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, with its director expressing hope it would not be torn apart by the event’s famously hostile pack of critics. It is a genre mix of spying, passion and humor that one review said was a “thrilling”, “freewheeling” watch. Marion Cotillard and Charlotte Gainsbourg star with Mathieu Amalric – the villain in the 2008 James Bond movie “Quantum of Solace” – in “Ismael’s Ghosts”, about…

Read More

Aristocracy aside, India Hicks has designs on business

March 21, 2017 By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan NEW YORK (REUTERS) – India Hicks – goddaughter to the Prince of Wales, granddaughter of Britain’s last viceroy in India and bridesmaid of the late Princess Diana – may have been born into aristocracy, but she has not rested on her laurels. Hicks, whose late father was celebrated interior designer David Hicks, lives in the Bahamas with her partner and five children, and has written three books on island life and style. In 2015, she started a self-branded direct sales lifestyle company that…

Read More

Adidas takes the sweat out of sweater shopping with in-store machine

March 20, 2017 By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Adidas has been testing a store where shoppers can design a sweater, have a body scan to determine fit and get it knitted by a state-of-the-art machine within hours, as the German company looks at ways to respond more quickly to customer demands. The sportswear group is working on several initiatives to cut the time it takes to get new designs to stores from the 12 to 18 months now standard in the sneaker industry, including opening factories mainly operated by…

Read More

Adidas takes the sweat out of sweater shopping with in-store machine

March 20, 2017 By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Adidas has been testing a store where shoppers can design a sweater, have a body scan to determine fit and get it knitted by a state-of-the-art machine within hours, as the German company looks at ways to respond more quickly to customer demands. The sportswear group is working on several initiatives to cut the time it takes to get new designs to stores from the 12 to 18 months now standard in the sneaker industry, including opening factories mainly operated by…

Read More

Adidas takes the sweat out of sweater shopping with in-store machine

March 20, 2017 By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Adidas has been testing a store where shoppers can design a sweater, have a body scan to determine fit and get it knitted by a state-of-the-art machine within hours, as the German company looks at ways to respond more quickly to customer demands. The sportswear group is working on several initiatives to cut the time it takes to get new designs to stores from the 12 to 18 months now standard in the sneaker industry, including opening factories mainly operated by…

Read More
Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com