Small business are cautiously optimistic 100 days into Trump administration

Almost 70% of small and medium business (SMB) owners are optimistic they’ll see business growth,expansion or increased revenue over the next 12 months, despite their unease over political uncertainty in Washington, according to a new survey released today by marketplace and small business platform Purch, owner of The current administration’s plans for deregulation pleased 61% of small business owners ... Read More »

How Trump’s tax proposal could impact his own business empire

The Trump administration unveiled their proposal to overhaul the tax code on April 26, outlining sharply lower tax rates but fewer tax breaks. (Video: Jenny Starrs/Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump’s massive tax-cut proposal would slash taxes on hundreds of businesses he and his family own. The White House on Wednesday unveiled a proposal that would cut the top ... Read More »

JLL India sells residential brokerage business to former India head Anuj Puri

Mumbai: Property advisory firm JLL India on Tuesday said it is selling its residential services business to the company’s former India head Anuj Puri, who recently left the organization to start his own venture, for an undisclosed sum. JLL’s residential business employs around 200 brokers and 250 support staff in eight cities. “It’s a profitable business and handles both primary ... Read More »

Global I-banks beef up Asia transaction business

  With dealmaking in Asia sluggish and Chinese investment banks taking market share from global rivals, some foreign banks are ploughing resources into transaction banking, the workaday business of financing trade, managing cash and facilitating payments. At a time of growing intra-regional trade in Asia, the largest trading region in the world, and expansion of supply-chain networks beyond China, transaction ... Read More »

Chesterfield companies merge to create £75m-turnover business

STOCK PICTURE. Two companies with factories in Chesterfield borough have merged to create a £75million-turnover firm with 570 staff. AVK has acquired a majority share in Fusion Group Ltd for an undisclosed sum. The companies – which make components for the water and gas industry – will continue to operate as separate businesses. Part of AVK is the well-known Donkin ... Read More »

The American economy isn’t actually becoming more concentrated

Donald Trump’s election win, many speculated, must be due to geographic inequality and the increasing concentration of economic activity in a handful of big coastal cities. It was tough to escape the woeful tales of small-town and Rust Belt voters in the final months of 2016. But as Jed Kolko, chief economist at, pointed out last September, the economy ... Read More »

2017 State Of Cloud Business Intelligence

TWEET THIS Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the preferred cloud platform by 73% of companies deploying Cloud BI apps. 40% plan to increase spending on private cloud and 34% are increasing budgets for public cloud platforms. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the preferred cloud platform by 73% of companies deploying Cloud BI apps. 40% plan to increase spending on private ... Read More »

3 limiting beliefs sabotaging your business growth

Every entrepreneur has their moments of self-doubt and frustration while running their current business or launching a new one. On one hand, entrepreneurship provides opportunities to businessmen to try out new ideas and reach new levels of success, and on the other hand, it fills you with a belief that you cannot do certain things. If you’ve found yourself in ... Read More »

Optimize Business Productivity And Profitability With These Techniques

Many business owners spend a substantive amount of time thinking about what they can do to make their organizations more productive and profitable. If this is one of your primary concerns, this article is for you. Below you’ll find three of many strategies you can implement to keep your organization on the road to growth: 1. Utilize Time Tracking Software. ... Read More »

FCC to vote to reform $45 billion business data market

Ajit Pai, Chairman of U.S Federal Communications Commission, delivers his keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others. ... Read More »