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Starbucks continues Chinese expansion with huge luxury outlet in Shanghai

Starbucks continues Chinese expansion with huge luxury outlet in Shanghai

Starbucks said the flagship store provides a "multi-sensory retail experience", with consumers provided access to the roasting, packaging and brewing of coffee, while they indulge in a line of premium coffee called Reserve. China now has the second highest number of Starbucks outlets in the world (behind the US) and with extensive concerns in Japan and South Korea as well, the Asia-Pacific region is especially profitable for the company - it accounted for 15 percent of Starbucks' revenue ...


UK Service Sector Growth Moderates In November

UK Service Sector Growth Moderates In November

However, this was still above the 50 threshold for growth, which the sector has achieved for 16 consecutive months. Nonetheless, the rate of new business growth eased since October and was weaker than seen on average so far this year. Food and fuel were reported by panellists as increasing in price over the month. Consequently, employment and input buying increased marginally. As was the case with service providers, manufacturing companies were restricted in their ability to fully pass on ...


Salvation Army Christmas Assistance sign-ups continue

Salvation Army Christmas Assistance sign-ups continue

Last week, the announcement to not have the Salvation Army's bell ringers for its "Kettle Campaign" sent many in the public into an uproar. For those without a warm place to stay tonight, the cold weather can be more than uncomfortable.it can be deadly.


Apple will begin paying Ireland €13 billion in back taxes

Apple will begin paying Ireland €13 billion in back taxes

Over a year ago, as Ars reported , the EU's competition chief Margrethe Vestager said that a two-year investigation into so-called sweetheart tax deals in 1991 and 2007 had found Apple guilty of receiving illegal state aid from the Emerald Isle.



AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), Altaba Inc. (AABA) — Stocks Trend Prediction

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,975 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $154,000 after purchasing an additional 674 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp has invested 0.01% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $6.02 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $5.94 Billion and high estimates of $6.05 Billion according to the prediction of 10 analysts.