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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

General Atlantic Said in Talks to Buy Sanfer Stake Ahead of IPO

General Atlantic LLC is in talks to buy a minority stake in closely held drug company Laboratorios Sanfer SA in its first investment in a Mexican firm, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: Startups, General Atlantic, Greenwich, CT, Business News

7 hrs ago | The Independent

Hey, big spenders: how men are saving fashion

Laura Chesters is a business reporter and covers the consumer, food, drink and luxury goods sectors on the business desk at The London Evening Standard, i, The Independent and The Independent on Sunday From 18th-century dandies to the rise of the "metrosexual" male, there have always been men who dress well and invest huge sums on their appearance.

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Related Topix: Bain, Consulting, Fashion, Designers, Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Watches, Gucci

13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Can Companies Find Love In B2B Markets?

Passionate customers who love doing business with you: that's an aspiration that only matters to consumer-market companies, right? After all, clear-eyed buyers at manufacturing and industrial customers don't put much stock in loyalty.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Agriculture, Science, Business News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Satmetrix Introduces New Cloud-based Customer Experience Management...

London April 23, 2014 - Interested in developing customer experience management programmes based on the Net Promoter Score methodology, Satmetrix Standard expands accessibility of global business-grade measurement and analysis of customer feedback data to small and mid-sized companies that are equally committed to on-going improvement in customer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Satmetrix, San Mateo, CA

The Times-Tribune

How businesses use your SAT scores

The news about the SAT has been confusing lately. On one hand, so many colleges and universities have opted not to require it that the College Board, which administers the SAT, has announced a top-to-bottom revamp because the test is out of step with today's academic expectations.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, McKinsey & Company, Marketing

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Government Executive

Technologies Designed to Save Time Are Helping Us Waste It

Technologies like email and videoconferencing, designed to save time, end up helping people waste more of it.

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Related Topix: Bain, Consulting

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

New owners want to - build' Manischewitz

Well aware of the criticism of Bain, founded in 1988 by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and often accused of starving its companies of capital, the newly appointed interim CEO of Manischewitz said the company's 126-year-old legacy is in good hands.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Startups, Bain Capital, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Newark, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

GlobeSt.com

Burger Takes Reins at GE Real Estate

Start each day with GlobeSt.com's National AM Alert for original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the commercial real estate industry.

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BBC News

Barclays appoints new board pay boss

Barclays has appointed Crawford Gillies as chairman of its remuneration committee, to replace current chair Sir John Sunderland later this year.

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Related Topix: Business News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Reuters

Top European banks close or sell 5,300 branches in 2013

Europe's top banks shut or sold 5,300 branches last year and the closures are likely to accelerate as customers embrace speedy online banking over traditional face-to-face contact.

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Related Topix: Bain, Consulting, Banking, Financial Services, Europe, Spain, World News, Deutsche Bank AG,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

Why procurement needs an overhaul in...

Scratch an industry leader and you'll find an iron-clad procurement operation. What companies such as Apple and Walmart have learned on the way to the top of their industries is that procurement leaders are cost leaders with a clear edge over rivals.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Investopedia

This Biotech Market Could Quadruple -- 3 Stocks To Profit

In some respects, this is a golden age for pharmaceuticals. Thousands of medical researchers are making major clinical progress in the fight to treat cancer, heart disease and other afflications.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Startups, Medicine, Vaccine Company, Healthcare Industry, Merck & Co., HPV, Health, Pfizer

Fri Apr 04, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Merck & Co. Insider Unloads 145,225 Shares of Stock

Merck & Co. Insider Bruce N. Kuhlik sold 145,225 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 4th.

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Related Topix: Merck & Co., Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Vaccine Company

Business Journal

Aspect Ventures' Jennifer Scott Fonstad | Women of Influence 2014

Jennifer Scott Fonstad is considered one of the most senior women in Silicon Valley's venture world, recognized for her broad investments in early stage companies.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Mark Brown, CFA, Patrick Rigamer, and Sunil Sibal Join Global Hunter...

Mr. Brown also previously worked in consulting at Bain & Company. He received an MBA and earned the Beta Gamma Sigma distinction from the Mr. Rigamer joined GHS from Iberia Capital Partners, where he covered small- to large-cap exploration & production companies and helped build the firm from its beginning days.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Scoop

A Quality Customer Experience Now Achievable

A recent Bloomberg Businessweek survey revealed that "delivering a great customer experience" has become the new imperative: 80% of the companies polled rated customer experience as a top strategic objective.

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GlobeNewswire

Ratos: Anders Hofstedt new CEO of Hafa Bathroom Group

This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rule.

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Related Topix: Bain, Consulting

PE Hub

Oxford Capital appoints infrastructure investment director

Oxford Capital has appointed Barney Rhys Jones as infrastructure investment director.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Motley Fool

The Smartphone Revolution Is About to Change Everything

The plastic credit card is used every day by almost every American representing trillions of dollars, but it will soon be subject to revolutionary change, transforming the lives of individuals everywhere.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Bain, Consulting

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

How Businesses Use Your SATs

The news about the SAT has been confusing lately. On one hand, so many colleges and universities have opted not to require it that the College Board, which administers the SAT, has announced a top-to-bottom revamp because the test is out of step with today's academic expectations.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, McKinsey & Company, Marketing

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