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Can China rescue economies of Russia, Brazil?

May 20, 2015

As Russia remains marooned in the West and Brazil’s economy enters intensifying turbulence, China is lending a hand, further flexing its diplomatic might.

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Britain’s conservative victory promises clear skies for development community

May 13, 2015

Pre-election polls forecasted a government of coalitions and compromises in Britain, but the Conservative Party beat back opponents and now has room to set its own agenda.

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Mercedes-Benz fined following Chinese anti-trust investigation

April 23, 2015

Mercedes-Benz has been fined $56.49 million by a Chinese pricing regulator for fixing prices at local dealerships.

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Ritz-Carlton spearheads global initiative to extend impact

December 9, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is the first founding partner of Impact 2030, a global project for corporate volunteering that will combine the joint efforts of many brands to tackle otherwise unattainable goals.

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LVMH joins board of directors at French biodiversity foundation

November 20, 2014

LVMH has been selected to join the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Research on Biodiversity to encourage research and awareness of sustainable actions that can be taken in France, Europe and the rest of the world.

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Hong Kong consumers spend 4x more on apparel than US counterparts: report

October 20, 2014

Hong Kong is seeing a rise in ecommerce trends due to low government restrictions and because the city’s consumers are becoming more familiar with Western brands through travel, according to a report by Borderfree.

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Hong Kong protests flare, set up showdown

September 29, 2014

The protests in Hong Kong that began late last week and have grown more contentious may upend the city’s stability.

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What impact will Russian politics have on the fashion industry?

September 19, 2014

Even with tense relations between Russia and Western countries, a complete ban on clothing and textile imports from the United States and the European Union is highly unlikely, according to a new report by Fashionbi.

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Scotland’s independence referendum stokes economic concerns

August 28, 2014

Scottish business owners fret that independence from Britain could result in widespread economic uncertainty since fundamental issues would need to be hammered out, and uncertainty is hardly a boon for business.

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How will stricter sanctions on Russia affect countries involved?

July 30, 2014

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has spurred the European Union to take a harsher approach to Russia’s escalating role in the Ukrainian conflict.

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