Commercial Vehicle Financing & Vehicle Title Loans

Commercial vehicles are necessary for the smooth operations of many businesses. Examples of companies that may need business vehicle loans are limousine businesses, taxi companies, caterers, auto rental companies, construction companies, HVAC repair companies, pest control organizations and the like. Such companies like to have uniform fleets of vehicles that they can provide to their most… Continue reading Commercial Vehicle Financing & Vehicle Title Loans

United Airlines changes its policy on bumping passengers

UNITED AIRLINES is making amends. After an unconscionable incident earlier this month, in which a passenger who refused to be bumped from a flight was forcibly dragged off the plane, on 27th April the airline announced 10 policy changes aimed at preventing such indignities in the future. Chief among them are increasing the maximum compensation… Continue reading United Airlines changes its policy on bumping passengers

Patanjali, an Indian consumer-goods giant

EXECUTIVES at firms selling consumer staples like to think of themselves as “marketing gurus”. But how many could actually contort themselves into the lotus position, let alone attempt a headstand? Such feats are nothing for the top brass at Patanjali, an Indian purveyor of toothpaste, cooking oil, herbal concoctions and much else. Fronted by a… Continue reading Patanjali, an Indian consumer-goods giant

The boss of LafargeHolcim resigns over a scandal in Syria

KEEPING cool in the heat of war is not easy. That might help explain why LafargeHolcim, a French-Swiss cement-maker, blundered so badly while running operations in Syria as fighting raged. On April 24th the firm said that its chief executive, Eric Olsen, will go, a casualty of a growing scandal over its activities in the… Continue reading The boss of LafargeHolcim resigns over a scandal in Syria

French business relishes the prospect of President Macron

THE likely election of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president, in a run-off vote on May 7th, has corporate leaders in a state of high anticipation. French politicians with business experience rarely prosper. It is nearly half a century since Georges Pompidou won office in 1969 on the back of a private-sector career partly at Rothschild,… Continue reading French business relishes the prospect of President Macron