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US Elections 2016

Donald Trump has been named as the 45th president of the United States this morning. You will find all the details about what Americans voted in presidential elections on Tuesday 8 November on the following News web pages: BBC. US Election 2016 Bloomberg. Election 2016 Center FT.com – US Election 2016 NY Times. Presidential Election …
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GEM Report: The Entrepreneurial Challenge

Anglo-Saxon countries outperform all other countries in all entrepreneurial dimensions – entrepreneurship rate, new business ownership, women’s entrepreneurship and future potential entrepreneurs, according to the new report “The entrepreneurial challenge – A comparative study of entrepreneurial dynamics in China, Europe and the US” launched last week by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. To accelerate growth and close …
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The Most Attractive Employers For Business Students In 2016

Each year, Universum takes a look at the employers by which students on the cusp of joining the workforce are most intrigued. To determine the companies currently providing the most coveted jobs to students at American universities, Universum surveyed nearly 72,223 undergraduates at 359 universities in 165 areas of study, including 20,930 business majors. Professional services companies and fashion-oriented retailers enjoy …
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Sportswear Stores in 2015: Battle of the sexes

Passport by Euromonitor has just published “Sportswear Stores in 2015: Battle of the Sexes”, an analyst’s opinion that provides data on women and the sportswear stores industry. As with every pocket of opportunity in apparel, the competition has intensified, and the category’s major players are constantly revising their strategies to keep consumers coming back for more. For example, the closing …
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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity 1996 – 2013

The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity is a leading indicator of new business creation in the United States. Capturing new business owners in their first month of significant business activity, this measure provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the country. As the nation’s employment rate continued to improve, America’s overall business creation …
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OECD Economic Survey of the US

The OECD has just published the latest “Economic Survey of the United States”. According to the study, the United States should do more to foster innovation and provide more equitable access to high-quality education in order to maintain its status as the world’s most vibrant and productive economy. Data from the Survey suggest the United …
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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity 1996 – 2011

The Kauffman Foundation has released its 2011 Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The report, a leading indicator of new business activity, provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the United States. New 2011 data allow for an update to previous reports, with consideration of trends in the rates of entrepreneurial activity over the sixteen-year …
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German American Renewable Energy Outlook 2011

A new study by consultancy firm Roland Berger and the German American Chambers of Commerce shows US renewable energy companies expect strong growth in their revenues and staff in the coming years. The rapid growth of the US renewable energy sector means excellent business opportunities for German companies, which have a strong position in the …
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America’s 100 Best Small Companies

Medifast heads this year’s edition of Forbes magazine’s list of “America’s 100 Best Small Companies.” InterDigital and American Public Education follow up in second and third place, respectively. Candidates for the list had to be publicly traded for at least a year, pull in annual revenue between $5 million and $1 billion, and boast a …
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The Forbes 400 List of the Richest People in America 2010

Who cares whether somebody is worth $2 billion or $6 billion? Forbes does. That personal stash is a critical barometer of how well the U.S.–and, to a degree, the world–is doing. By creating wealth, the people on Forbes list help shape epic financial trends, as well as shifts in leadership and policy, often providing the …
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