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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:15:35 GMT
Will Burger King get burned by Canada move? - USA TODAY
The Guardian - Tax and business planning attorney Paul Gilman of Chicago-based law firm Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa expects that Burger King's U.S. tax rate won't change much "because they derive most of their income from franchisees, and (those in the U.S.) .Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-boundLos Angeles TimesBurger King faces tax controversy after $11bn Tim Hortons purchaseThe GuardianUS Senator calls for Burger King boycott amid tax-dodging accusationsRT (blog)Accountingweb.com -FRANCE 24 -Reuters Indiaall 3,204 news articles .

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:29:21 GMT
Fed up with shrinking sales, McDonald's replaces head of its US business - Fortune
USA TODAYFed up with shrinking sales, McDonald's replaces head of its US business - McDonald's MCD CEO Don Thompson has run out of patience with the burger chain's declining U.S. sales. After urging Wall Street earlier this year to give it a full year to fix that, the CEO of the world's biggest restaurant chain is turning to an .McDonald's names new US president amid sales slumpChicago TribuneMcDonald's appoints former executive Mike Andres as US headFox Businessall 158 news articles .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:51:17 GMT
US eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks - USA TODAY
US eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks - "It's kind of what the U.S. has done the last five years," says Bledsoe, now a senior fellow in climate and energy issues at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. In 2009, President Obama made an international pledge to cut U.S. emissions 17 . .

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:16:49 GMT
President Obama Speaks at the US-Africa Business Forum - The White House (blog)
The White House (blog)- - The White House (blog)This afternoon, President Obama spoke to a crowd that included 50 African leaders, at the U.S.- - in Washington, D.C. The Business Forum is part of the historic three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is the largest event any U.S .Obama's US-Africa Forum Will Catalyze $14 Billion In Business DealsForbesUS businesses falling behind China as economy expands in AfricaCTV NewsUBA GMD/CEO Urges African Banks To Use US-Africa Business Leaders .AllAfrica.comLos Angeles Times -Washington Post (blog) -Chinadaily USAall 498 news articles .

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:28:03 GMT
2011 data show US business R&D highly concentrated by state and ... - National Science Foundation (press release)
2011 data show US business R& D highly concentrated by state and . - According to a new National Science Foundation (NSF) report, nearly half of the research and development (R& D) paid for and performed by companies in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia in 2011 was performed in five states: California, . .

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:22:12 GMT
Obama's speech at US-Africa Business Forum - New Vision
New VisionObama's speech at US- - New VisionAnd most of all, I want to thank all of you -- the business leaders, the entrepreneurs both from the United States and from across Africa who are creating jobs and opportunity for our people every day. And I want to acknowledge leaders from across my .Remarks at the US- - Leaders Forum SessionUS Department of State (press release)all 11 news articles .

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:14:06 GMT
With Africa's private sector on the rise, US businesses seek to expand their ... - Washington Post
ReutersWith Africa's private sector on the rise, US businesses seek to expand their . - When officials representing about 200 U.S. and African companies and business organizations gathered in the District on Tuesday for a historic business forum, leaders in the extractive sectors — the mining, oil and gas industries for which African .Africa: The Richest Region For Young Workers And ConsumersNPR (blog)all 131 news articles .

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:19:08 GMT
15 biggest employers in the world - USA TODAY
The majority of Wal-Mart Stores' 2.2 million employees are based in the U.S. Similarly, the majority of global service provider ISS's business is located in Western Europe, where the company has more than 200,000 employees and generates 51% of its .

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:54:36 GMT
The state is trying to increase that percentage. That's why its partnership with other U.S. tourism entities via Brand USA is crucial, said Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association. Brand USA is a public-private partnership that runs .

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:43:27 GMT
Administration officials are now indicating that President Obama's forthcoming unilateral actions on immigration will be broader than initially thought. Senior Obama Administration officials have been privately meeting with business groups to discuss .