FT European Business Schools Ranking 2022: tough times

HEC Paris heads the FT’s 2022 European Business Schools Ranking, one of four institutions based in France to make the top 10.

The French school is number one for the fourth consecutive year, and for a record 11th time overall. London Business School retains second place, ahead of ESCP, which has six campuses across Europe, followed by SDA Bocconi in Italy and the University of St Gallen in Switzerland.

This composite ranking is based on European institutions’ performance in the 2022 FT global rankings of MBAs, executive MBAs, Masters in Management and custom and open-enrolment non-degree executive education courses. Among

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Introducing the Vogue Business 100 Innovators

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The fashion, beauty and luxury industries are entering a new era, where purpose is becoming as important as profit, consumer expectations are rising, Web3 presents opportunities and challenges, and the climate crisis is at the fore. 

The inaugural Vogue Business 100 Innovators list spotlights the people around the world who are fostering new ideas, pushing forward innovation, and changing the way we view the future of these industries. It champions those working behind the scenes to create the projects and companies that are driving new ways of thinking and doing

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Biden admin’s Commerce appointee was longtime business partner of Hunter Biden, emails reveal

FIRST ON FOX: A business executive who was tapped earlier this year to serve another term on President Biden’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) previously worked as a senior adviser to Hunter Biden’s now-defunct investment firm and strategized with the younger Biden on brokering business deals in Western Africa years prior to his appointment in the current administration, Fox News Digital has learned.

On July 14, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo reappointed John Nevergole, co-founder and CEO of the Philadelphia-based project development firm ABD Group, and 23 others to serve a two-year term on the PAC-DBIA

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Vena Maintains Strong Business Momentum in Q3 2022

Customer trust, corporate culture and a new employees milestone propel continued growth amid economic headwinds 

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2022 /CNW/ — Vena, the Complete Planning platform loved by finance and trusted by business, approaches 2023 following a strong performance in its third quarter. The company continued to grow its employee base and engagements with global customers, introduced new product innovation, drove customer growth buoyed by consistently exceptional satisfaction scores and was lauded for its product and corporate culture.

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In November, Vena Solutions launched Vena with Microsoft Power BI Embedded. The integration enriches Vena’s Insights

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The new winners and losers in business

WHICH firms have emerged as the winners from the chaos of the past three years? Perhaps the most unusual period for business in a generation began in the spring of 2020, when lockdowns brought parts of production to a standstill. A deep but brief recession was followed by a frantic recovery. Then came inflation. A world economy already in the grip of a high-speed cycle is now experiencing the fastest increase in interest rates since the 1980s. Graham Secker of Morgan Stanley, a bank, argues that the policy response to covid-19 has shocked the economy out of secular stagnation—the

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California’s illegal pot business is booming

From the street, it looks like a goat farm. From above, Riverside County, California sheriff’s deputies saw something else. Four massive white tents, known as hoop houses, containing $1.5 million in illegal marijuana plants.

“The illegal industry is competing with the legal industry and essentially putting them out of business,” says Sgt. James Roy, head of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s 12-person marijuana eradication team.

“This place is no different than thousands of others we hit this year confiscating about a half-million plants in Riverside County alone,” Roy said.

California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996,

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Shopify president: Small businesses in America are the backbone of the economy

The president of one business has his sights focused firmly on big success for small businesses in America — and his firm has a lot to do with it. 

Harley Finkelstein, who runs Shopify, told FOX Business in an interview this week, “It’s quite clear, especially post-pandemic, that small businesses are the backbone of the entire economy. They’re very, very important.”

In the past few years, Finkelstein, who is based in Canada, said that the United States and indeed the world has seen that “the only constant in commerce

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