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Business News: Boeing Donates $3 Million to the Bush Institute’s Global Leadership Impact Center

Investment to support multiple women’s empowerment and global leadership programs ANAHEIM, CA – Boeing [NYSE: BA] Thursday awarded a $3 million grant to the George W. Bush Institute’s Global Leadership Impact Center.  The grant, part of a previously announced $10 million donation to the Institute, will support women’s empowerment and global leadership programs aimed at … Continue reading Business News: Boeing Donates $3 Million to the Bush Institute’s Global Leadership Impact Center

LONDON | London Fashion Week: Victoria Beckham brings it home

LONDON— Victoria Beckham has brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time to mark a decade in the business. The former Spice Girl celebrated the brand she built up with a glamorous catwalk show early Sunday in an elegant gallery next door to her store in London’s tony Mayfair district. … Continue reading LONDON | London Fashion Week: Victoria Beckham brings it home

Business News: Ameren Offers More Transparency of Environmental Stewardship Programs in New Report

New EEI template is the only industry-focused and investor-driven ESG reporting framework ST. LOUIS, MO – Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) Wednesday expanded its environmental stewardship commitment to its customers and investors by voluntarily participating in a new environmental, social, governance and sustainability-related (ESG/sustainability) reporting template.  The new template, coordinated by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), … Continue reading Business News: Ameren Offers More Transparency of Environmental Stewardship Programs in New Report

Texas News: Texas First Lady, Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

AUSTIN, TX – First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in the Dallas Fort-Worth area today to talk about the important role that women-owned businesses play in the success of our state’s economy.  The First Lady addressed the Governor’s Business Forum for Women hosted by the Texas Governor’s Office in partnership with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading Texas News: Texas First Lady, Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

Business News: Merrill Edge Hits $200 Billion in Assets Under Management

Earns Five-Star Rating in Both Research and User Experience from Kiplinger’s “Best Online Brokers” Survey Bank of America announced yesterday that Merrill Edge® has surpassed $200 billion in investment assets under management and more than 2.5 million accounts.  Merrill Edge’s growth represents a 54 percent increase over the past three years. Merrill Edge is a … Continue reading Business News: Merrill Edge Hits $200 Billion in Assets Under Management

NEW YORK | US stocks slip again as technology companies extend slump

NEW YORK — Technology companies suffered another day of sharp losses Thursday, although the broader market didn’t fare as badly. Chipmakers sank after an executive from KLA-Tencor said business in the fourth quarter looks weaker than the company expected. Apple also fell, and social media companies continued to sink after Congressional hearings weighed on the … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slip again as technology companies extend slump

NEW YORK | Good for business? Nike gets political with Kaepernick ad

NEW YORK — Why do it? Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football’s national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel during “The Star-Spangled Banner” to protest police brutality against blacks and hasn’t played a game since 2016. The ad … Continue reading NEW YORK | Good for business? Nike gets political with Kaepernick ad

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Lego revenue hurt by retailer bankruptcies in the US

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Lego says its revenue dipped in the first half of 2018, with business in North America hurt by changes in the retail industry such as the bankruptcy of store chain Toys’R’Us. The privately-held company says revenue fell 5 percent to 14.3 billion kroner ($2.2 billion) in January-June compared with a year earlier. Net … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Lego revenue hurt by retailer bankruptcies in the US