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Report: Southeast Alaska Economy Struggling, Tourism Excels

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Southeast Alaska was hit hard in 2016 by government job losses and a lull in fishing production, but the tourism industry continues to grow, a state economy expert said. Economic development officials with the Southeast Conference found that the region lost 750 state jobs throughout the past three years, a nearly 15 percent drop, CoastAlaska News reported (http://bit.ly/2g2blP1 ... Read More »

Lenovo’s struggling mobile business sets sight on high-end market

FILE PHOTO: Lenovo tablets and mobile phones are displayed during a news conference on the company’s annual results in Hong Kong May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo After a bruising fall from its spot as the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China’s Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK) is counting on a push upmarket ... Read More »

UK firms struggling to recruit staff

UK firms want to recruit more workers but cannot find or afford the right staff, a survey has found. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) spoke to 7,300 businesses in the manufacturing and services sectors, and found the percentage seeking to hire had grown by up to 9% in the last quarter. But most also experienced “high levels of recruitment ... Read More »

UK firms struggling to recruit staff

UK firms want to recruit more workers but cannot find or afford the right staff, a survey has found. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) spoke to 7,300 businesses in the manufacturing and services sectors, and found the percentage seeking to hire had grown by up to 9% in the last quarter. But most also experienced “high levels of recruitment ... Read More »

Britain’s struggling Co-operative Bank puts itself up for sale

Britain’s Co-operative Bank, rescued from the brink of collapse by a group of hedge funds in 2013, has put itself up for sale after struggling to meet regulatory capital requirements. The bank said on Monday that it had made considerable progress implementing a turnaround plan, cutting its cost base by a fifth since 2014, but it still expects to make ... Read More »