RPT-Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] RPT-Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece – reuters.com LAMIA, Greece, July 28 (Reuters) – Wild boar and power cuts were Greek cotton farmer Mimis Tsakanikas’ biggest worries until a bank shutdown last month left him stranded without cash to pay suppliers, and his customers without money to pay him. Continue Reading […]

Cleveland businesses prepare for Republican National Convention expected to draw 50K visitors

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Cleveland businesses prepare for Republican National Convention expected to draw 50K visitors – foxbusiness.com Hundreds of vendors, suppliers and business owners in northeast Ohio are strategizing on how they can cash in on the hundreds of millions of dollars expected to be spent during the Republican National Convention next summer in Cleveland. Continue Reading […]

Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish – reuters.com (Reuters) – Yum Brands Inc, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut chains, on Tuesday said business in its biggest market China is recovering from a meat scare at one of its minor suppliers and the division would finish the year strong. Continue […]

At Harley and beyond, strong dollar offers competition discount edge + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] At Harley and beyond, strong dollar offers competition discount edge – reuters.com CHICAGO (Reuters) – When iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc warned on Tuesday that discounting from foreign rivals would dent its profits, the message resonated beyond the motorcycle business. Continue Reading On reuters.com » Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end […]

Olam to become top-tier cocoa processor with $1.3 bln ADM deal

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Olam to become top-tier cocoa processor with $1.3 bln ADM deal – reuters.com NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Olam International Ltd will buy Archer Daniels Midland Co’s cocoa business for $1.3 billion, catapulting the Singapore-based commodities firm into the top tier of global suppliers to the growing chocolate business. Continue Reading On reuters.com »