A well-targeted policy reform does involve a process of adaptation and learning the outcomes with regard to the reform targets. Nevertheless, it is axiomatic and development experts agree that the less disruptive the change policy, the higher the possibility of its buy-in and success. Also, change policies within an industry or sector stand better chances […]
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As part of the fall-out from the financial crisis, business schools are now seen as training grounds for what FDR once called malefactors of great wealthâ€“the more prestigious the business school, the worse the malefaction obviously. Columbia Universityâ€™s Business School Dean, R. Glenn Hubbard, served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under George […]
The increase of 3,362mw of electricity generation recorded by the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) last weekend may be short-lived as Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)â€ˆhas again threatened to shut down its Sapele Gas Plant.
HONG KONGâ€”Confusion around the bidding for a 75% stake in Nigerian Telecommunications Ltd. grew as the CEO of the Nigerian company involved in the winning consortium said China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. was one of its partners.
It’s been a rough few weeks for Sam’s Club workers. First came the announcement that ten Sam’s Club stores in the United States would close and the 1,500 employees who worked there could lose their jobs. Then, yesterday, Walmart announced they would be laying off 11,200 workers. Most of those being laid off demonstrate products […]
Walmart is having second thoughts about its master plan for Canada, at least thatâ€™s what some of the analysts are saying. According to a recent industry report, the worldâ€™s largest retailer is throwing the breaks on its uber-aggressive vision for the Great White North, which involves throwing up a new Superstore behemoth every other month.
Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) — FirstRand Ltd., South Africaâ€™s second-biggest financial-services company, said it plans to start a division in Nigeria that will include commercial and retail units.
Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may be looking at entering the South African market in the next five years and has been â€œsniffing aroundâ€ for opportunities in Africaâ€™s largest economy, Pick n Pay Stores Ltd.
Instead of fighting a price war it can’t possibly win, the online retailer should back off and cede the low ground.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22 (Codewit) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said on Thursday it will keep its conservative approach to U.S. expansion as it pours resources into renovating stores or exploring higher-return investments abroad.