Small business: Kiwi skincare company Anihana on the global stage

Sophie Cooper, founder of Anihana. After almost a decade in business in Aotearoa, skincare company Kiwi Anihana was launched in the United States and Australia last year. Founder Sophie Cooper says US big box store Target is keeping the company The New Zealand-based production team is busy keeping up with American demand. What does Anihana … Read more

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

CNN — With the announcement of the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards this week, we are firmly entering awards season. Buckle up! The the scent of a new debate is in the air, over who should win and who shouldn’t, which nomination was the biggest surprise and, of course, which omission was the biggest … Read more

Gautam Adani’s firm loses $50 billion in market value after report on short sellers

New Delhi CNN — The value of Gautam Adani’s business empire has plummeted by more than $50 billion this week since Hindenburg Research, a US firm that makes money from short selling, released a scathing report l accusing of fraud. India’s Adani Group has denounced Hindenburg’s allegations as “baseless” and “malicious”, and is considering legal … Read more

Gautam Adani eyes legal action over Hindenburg’s ‘baseless’ fraud allegations

New Delhi CNN — The Indian group Adani has denounced the fraud allegations made by Hindenburg Research as “baseless” and a “malicious combination of selective misinformation”, and is considering legal action against the US-based short seller. Hindenburg Research released an investigation into billionaire Gautam Adani’s sprawling conglomerate on Tuesday, accusing it of “brazen stock manipulation … Read more

Gautam Adani eyes legal action over Hindenburg’s ‘baseless’ fraud allegations

New Delhi CNN — The Indian group Adani has denounced the fraud allegations made by Hindenburg Research as “baseless” and a “malicious combination of selective misinformation”, and is considering legal action against the US-based short seller. Hindenburg Research released an investigation into billionaire Gautam Adani’s sprawling conglomerate on Tuesday, accusing it of “brazen stock manipulation … Read more

The sport of kings: how polo lives on in the United States

Prince Harry at Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup in August. Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale Text size On the sidelines of the annual Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup in August, crowds of well-dressed people gathered to watch the Duke of Sussex play on the grounds of the Aspen Valley Polo Club. The tournament … Read more

Celebrities charged with manslaughter

CNN — Actor and producer Alec Baldwin isn’t the only public figure to face charges in connection with a death resulting from a tragic event. Baldwin and a movie gunsmith will each be charged with two counts of manslaughter by prosecutors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchinson on … Read more

In a Tokyo supermarket, signs of struggle for Japanese companies

TOKYO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Japanese supermarket owner Hiromichi Akiba has built his bustling business on close ties to his neighborhood – the reason he says he can’t make the price hikes on his merchandise that would allow him to give his employees a pay raise. Sharp price increases linked to soaring raw material costs … Read more

SLB wins business in Russia as oil rivals pull out after Ukraine invasion

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, the world’s largest oil company SLB (SLB.N) has boosted its business in Russia by selecting service and equipment contracts for rivals who are gone, according to company documents and people familiar with its operations. While SLB’s continued embrace of Russia has drawn heavy criticism, interviews with … Read more

Analysis: Small and medium-sized enterprises are expected to drive the rebound in business travel in 2023

Jan 18 (Reuters) – New York excavation contractor Brian Dietz does not see higher airfares as a deciding factor for flying and airlines are increasingly seeing small and medium-sized businesses as the hers to fuel a rebound in business travel in 2023. Family business co-owner Bob Dietz & Sons isn’t thrilled with the higher fares, … Read more