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Small Business News
GM to invest $12 bln in China and plans more plants - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it steps up its presence to compete with aggressive rivals in the world's largest auto market.
In the driving seat: China's yuppies are new market force for global automakers - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model.
Hyundai Motor unveils small SUV concept for China, to launch this year - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor on Sunday unveiled its small sport utility vehicle (SUV) concept targeted at the Chinese market, planning to join a flurry of rivals in tapping the growing segment in the world's biggest market.
Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year.
VW has agreed budget car concept, design - manager - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long struggle to meet cost targets for the vehicle.
Small Business Blogs
“The Obstacle is the Way” Gives Unusual Advice for Success - Sun, 20 Apr 2014
How many times have you said, or thought, “This is HARD! I don’t want to!” If you’re like most entrepreneurs (and you’re honest with yourself), this conversation happens multiple times on a daily basis. Most of the time, it’s in your head and most of the time you push through it anyway. So what is ...
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Our Latest List of Events and Awards – Are you Attending? - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies. Check out the upcoming events and awards below. To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar. Featured Events, Contests and Awards ICON14 by ...
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Automate Your Business Where Possible and Boost Employee Productivity - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
It’s time again for our Small Business Trends community news and information roundup. Much of the talk lately on small business blogs and communities is about automation and improving productivity. But there’s plenty about branding and content management too. Enjoy. Should You Automate Your Accounts Payable? (Mineraltree) Automation might seem a universal good for most ...
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Meme Marketing Hits Mainstream: Grumpy Cat Wins at MTV Movie Awards - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Internet meme marketing celebrity Grumpy Cat hit the red carpet recently at the MTV Movie Awards. And she even left with her very own award, which we imagine didn’t exactly bring a smile to the feline’s face. So what award did she win, anyway? Best cat? No. Best Meme? No. Grumpiest face? Well, sort of. ...
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Got 2 Hours and a Management Challenge? Read “Managing Your Business” - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Do you know why your business isn’t growing? It’s probably because you think you know how to manage it all. But, if you find yourself thinking you have too much to do, thinking you don’t have enough time and thinking, “I should not have to deal with this,” then guess what – you are in ...
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