Unilever, Intel Risk Delays in China’s Hinterlands as Coastal Costs Rise

Unilever, Intel Risk Delays in China’s Hinterlands as Coastal Costs Rise
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Unilever was planning to expand itsShanghai cleaning products factory in 2002 when it received abetter offer from a city 450 kilometers (280 miles) inland. [Lees verder]

`Locust’ Buyout Firms Win Converts at Germany’s Besieged Family Companies
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Workers at German model-train makerMaerklin took to the streets in May to protest the refusal bythree of the company’s family owners to sell to a buyout firm.“Better sold than betrayed,” their banners read. [Lees verder]

Schlumberger, Oilfield Stocks, Surging Now, May Follow Energy Shares Down
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Schlumberger Ltd., the world’slargest provider of oilfield services, and companies that drillwells and haul pipe are beating energy producers in the stockmarket. Falling oil prices mean the trend may not last. [Lees verder]

Federal Trade Commission Hangs Up Phone on Telemarketers With New Ruling
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — The Federal Trade Commissioneffectively slammed the phone down on the U.S. telemarketingindustry earlier this month, rejecting a request to allow pre-recorded calls to consumers without their expressed consent. [Lees verder]

Michigan Workers, Pushed Out of Auto Jobs, Are Losing Their Houses, Too
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Julie Taylor fights to hold back thetears when she talks about the day in March that she lost herhome. [Lees verder]

Unilever, Intel Risk Delays in China’s Hinterlands as Coastal Costs Rise
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Unilever was planning to expand itsShanghai cleaning products factory in 2002 when it received abetter offer from a city 450 kilometers (280 miles) inland. [Lees verder]

`Locust’ Buyout Firms Win Converts at Germany’s Besieged Family Companies
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Workers at German model-train makerMaerklin took to the streets in May to protest the refusal bythree of the company’s family owners to sell to a buyout firm.“Better sold than betrayed,” their banners read. [Lees verder]

Schlumberger, Oilfield Stocks, Surging Now, May Follow Energy Shares Down
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Schlumberger Ltd., the world’slargest provider of oilfield services, and companies that drillwells and haul pipe are beating energy producers in the stockmarket. Falling oil prices mean the trend may not last. [Lees verder]

Federal Trade Commission Hangs Up Phone on Telemarketers With New Ruling
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — The Federal Trade Commissioneffectively slammed the phone down on the U.S. telemarketingindustry earlier this month, rejecting a request to allow pre-recorded calls to consumers without their expressed consent. [Lees verder]

Michigan Workers, Pushed Out of Auto Jobs, Are Losing Their Houses, Too
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Julie Taylor fights to hold back thetears when she talks about the day in March that she lost herhome. [Lees verder]