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PARIS (Reuters) – On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colors, Louis Vuitton’s new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused take on the brand with his first collection on Thursday. A model presents a creation by designer Virgil Abloh as part of his Spring/Summer 2019 collection for Louis Vuitton fashion house during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The...

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Chinese media says US has 'delusions' as impact of trade war spreads

Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a “symptom of paranoid delusions” that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese state media said on Friday as Beijing kept...

Dixons Carphone sees big profits fall

Image copyright Dixons Carphone Image caption Dixons Carphone employs more than 42,000 people in eight countries Dixons Carphone has reported a big fall in annual profits as the retailer...

Merkel, Macron agree on euro zone budget

Axel Schmidt | Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron attend a press conference at the Chancellery on May 15, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel...

Shares of China's ZTE sink 23% after US Senate targets company in new bill

Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images A logo of Chinese telecommunications company ZTE is seen on an office building in Shanghai, China, on May 3, 2018. Shares of ZTE sank on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate passed a defense bill that had major implications...

The Top 19 Bad Leadership Traits

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Good leaders may also exhibit bad leadership traits every now and then. But if a leader consistently exhibit bad traits, then you better do something about it because the organization may suffer because...

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Leadership Styles – Autocratic Leadership

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An autocratic leader is one who makes unilateral decisions, meaning to say, deciding based on his own judgment and does not invite opinions from others. Also known as a dictator, his words are, metaphorically speaking, law to those under his charge, to be obeyed without debate. Though not always so, an autocratic style of leadership is commonly used alongside...

Leadership – Contributing Factors That Make an Exceptional Leader

There are many contributing factors that lead to effective leadership. Every successful business owner knows that the biggest reason for their success is great leadership. While not everyone possesses the characteristics necessary to...

Leadership in Sports

Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, sports were a huge part of my life as a child, and continue to be today. Back in those days, the only Detroit sports team that could actually be considered competitive was the Detroit Red Wings. Throughout...

How to Determine Small Business Size

Among the things that an entrepreneur needs to have in mind is, the size of the small business they hope to set up. The size is important when it comes to issues like financing and management. The Small Business Administration agency...

In One Chart: And the most American-made car is…

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Years of auto industry change — with parts manufacturing and vehicle assembly scattered around the world — leave it nearly impossible to think of cars simply as “American made” or “foreign...

The Ballmers are upping the game of giving away money

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own. FILE PHOTO – Steve Ballmer of Microsoft arrives with his wife Connie for the state dinner hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for President of China Hu Jintao...

Post-MiFID II, most hedge funds make clients foot research bill

LONDON (Reuters) – The majority of hedge funds are passing on charges for investment research to investors under new European Union rules, despite years of poor average performance and as many...

People are getting loans to pay for their vacations

Denise Phillips, a military veteran and mom who has three sons in the service, wanted to book a trip to Hawaii to spend Thanksgiving with one of her children. But she didn’t want to pay for the trip...

OracleVoice: Innovative Design Tech High School Opens Its Home On Oracle Campus

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Three years, one hallway, and two makeshift buildings later, the students, faculty, and staff of Design Tech High School, or d.tech, now have a permanent home. And what a home: a purpose-built facility...

SAPVoice: Business And IT Standardization Fuel Growth At Campari

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At Campari Group, the 6th largest player worldwide in the premium spirits industry, company growth was accelerated through business process and IT standardization across its core operations. Since 1995,...

Cox BusinessVoice: "Uber For Personal Assistants" Launched By Woman Who Once Worked As One

By Heather Lee Whitley Hollywood typically portrays personal assistants as eager 20-somethings who field ridiculous demands barked in their direction by egotistical celebrities or executives. But this...

OracleVoice: Dian Fossey Organization Sends Gorillas to the Cloud

Fifty years ago, Dian Fossey climbed into the remote mountains of Rwanda to study the area’s endangered gorillas. Today, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) is using cutting-edge data...