There's a lot of planning that goes into a business card. Just think about it: That one little card that you hand out represents the entirety of your business, and speaks volumes about it.
It is the fifth day since the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, sending a cloud of volcanic ash over the European continent, grounding airlines and shutting down airports due to safety concerns. Now, in the face of losing US$200 million per day, the airlines are calling the decision to close air space "a European mess" and IATA, the body that represents the world's airlines, have criticised Europe's governments for their decision to handicap the airline industry.
These days, big business is getting really big. Here is a look at the 10 companies with the biggest current market value—and a comparison of their last 12 months of sales to the 10 countries with the most similar gross domestic products last year.
Entrepreneurs play an important role in society, as they create jobs and innovation that improves our quality of life. Here is a look at the results of a detailed survey conducted last month that reveals everything from whether they prefer iPhone or Blackberry to their outlook for 2010.
Sex trafficking is a criminal business in which women and children are forced or coerced into providing sex services. An estimated 2.5 million people are victims of this modern-day form of slavery.
In 1951 Sam Walton opened the Walton's Five and Dime discount store in Benton, Arkansas. The small family run business enjoyed moderate success in its early years, with little hint that it would spawn the world's largest public corporation by revenue.