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Latest update : 2018-01-29

Death of a businessman: Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad has passed away at the age of 91. The creator of the iconic furniture retailer was dogged by controversy but is remembered as one of the 20th century's great entrepreneurs. Also today: the fallout continues from a massive cryptocoin theft in Japan, and Volkswagen is under fire for diesel exhaust animal testing.

By Bryan QUINN


2018-02-22 Ford

Ford executive ousted over misconduct

Ford's top executive in North America has been ousted from his job over misconduct at the carmaker. Raj Nair was found to have acted in a way that was "inconsistent with the...

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2018-02-21 Venezuela

Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency

Venezuela has launched its own version of Bitcoin, called the petro. Caracas claims it will help ease spiralling inflation, but critics say the move is a desperate bid to raise...

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2018-02-20 China

Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

A new outlet village for Chinese textile wholesalers has opened in Marseille, with the hope of attracting retailers from across southern Europe. The project is also looking to...

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2018-02-19 Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr.'s India visit raises eyebrows

Donald Trump Jr. heads to India in a visit that places business front and centre. He'll be attempting to sell more than $1 billion worth of luxury apartments. But while the...

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2018-02-16 auto industry

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as CEO

Renault has asked CEO Carlos Ghosn to stay on for another four years. The decision by the company's board comes after Ghosn agreed to take a 30% pay cut, in line with the French...

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