According to a report from the Air Defence - Air Force, 162,567 cu.m of dioxin contaminated sludge and soil were cleaned, returning about 29 hectares of area for social-economic activities. Dioxin exposure risk for human and environment was minimised. The success of the project helped erase Da Nang airport, which is a former US air base, out of the dioxin hot spot list. Work safety was ensured throughout the implementation of the project and no incident was recorded. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 12
Unemployment rate in urban areas almost doubles that in countryside The unemployment rate among those aged 15 and above in Vietnam stood at 2.05 percent last year and the figure in urban areas is almost double that of rural areas, the 2019 population and housing census reveals. … [Read more...] about Businesses in distress, unemployment rate on the rise
LeBlanc was interim vice chancellor of finance and is a certified public accountant with 12 years of professional level accounting and financial management experience. He served as assistant vice chancellor of finance and as director of accounting and finance. Before BRCC, LeBlanc served as a senior financial auditor at the Louisiana Legislative Auditors Office and financial controller at Nunez Community College. The New Orleans native graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor's degree in accounting. … [Read more...] about Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for July 12, 2020
ET Intelligence Group Asian Paints acquired a modular kitchen business in 2013, then a bathroom fittings business in the next year. With Covid striking, the company forayed into hand and surface sanitisers in May and has now announced the launch of floor and toilet cleaners. Is India's largest decorative paints company innovating through its foray into growth-oriented consumer businesses, or allocating disproportionate resources into unrelated segments at the expense of what is considered core? The recent business forays are largely B2C – requiring retail distribution that is different from the company’s traditional paints distribution. While the first two new businesses are service-oriented, the latest ones are branded products in a new category. Even after six years of acquiring and ramping them up, the home improvement business - comprising of the Sleek kitchen and Ess Ess bathroom businesses - contribute just over 2% to the total revenues and are loss-making. … [Read more...] about ET Analysis: Is Asian Paints innovating or piling on non-core businesses?
“Self-discipline is the key and you also need to have passion for what you do. Passion is the basic thing in running a business. If there is no passion, the moment any challenge comes, you would just want to give up. But when you have passion there is always the determination to succeed. … [Read more...] about My love for good skin drove me into skincare business – Susan Chanel
Walmart Inc has partnered with Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify Inc, as the world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer ramps up its efforts to capture a bigger slice of the coronavirus-driven surge in online shopping. U.S.- and TSX-listed shares of Shopify, which have doubled in value this year and briefly made the company the most valuable Canadian company in May, were up about 7% in morning trading on Monday. Online sales at retailers, from cosmetics makers to pizza chains, have boomed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced customers to stay indoors. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart said it expected to add 1,200 Shopify sellers to its marketplace this year and that the partnership was focused on adding small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses to its platform, Walmart.com. Last month, Walmart reported a 74% surge in quarterly e-commerce sales and discontinued operations at e-commerce start-up Jet.com, which it had acquired for $3.3 billion in 2016. Shopify … [Read more...] about Walmart teams up with Shopify to expand online marketplace business