October 25, 2014

Event Photos

National News

White House Will Review Auto Safety Regulator

The inquiry into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes during a record year for recalls, in which the agency’s role has been scrutinized by Congress.






E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement meant to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.

DealBook: Chiquita Will Not Buy Fyffes, Clearing the Way for Its Own Takeover

Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.






Producer of Highway Guardrails to Halt Sales

The move comes after regulators ordered more crash testing of the barriers, which have been banned in 13 states because of concerns that they can impale drivers.






Blogs

THE ART OF SELLING

Attack of the Sales Staff

I recently visited a local store that employs what I would describe as the “swarm” tactic of sales. The moment that a customer or would-be customer walks through the door, there is a group of eager salespeople waiting to accompany them throughout their shopping experience....

Comments: 1

Business Class

International Intelligence

While the adage, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do,” may still be true, business colleagues, clients, friends and associates should be treated with sensitivity whether they’re visiting this country or you’re in theirs. It’s always wise to do a little research and...

Meeting Mayhem

Meetings can be one of the most productive ways to conduct business. They also can waste valuable time and serve as a source of considerable frustration.  Whenever you bring a group of people together there’s always a good chance that at least one person in the room will cause...

Comments: 1

Calendar

October 2014

Current Month

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
28 29 30 01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 01