SoftBank overseas business chief exits in latest churn

The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS / Issei Kato / Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) said on Wednesday it has appointed Alex Clavel as chief executive of … Read more

Amazon names veteran Herrington as head of consumer business

The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday named Doug Herrington as the head of its consumer business, tasking the 17-year … Read more

Southwest drought persisted as Yellowstone flooded

In the middle of a prolonged, water shortage-inducing megadrought, one area, Yellowstone, was overwhelmed by drenching rainfall and rapid snowmelt that – instead of replenishing the ground over a matter of weeks or months – created a torrent of flash flooding that ripped out roads and bridges and caused severe damage to one of the … Read more

US small-business sentiment dips in May -NFIB

A person walks past a grocery store in Manhattan, New York City, US, March 28, 2022. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – US small-business confidence edged down in May as worries about high inflation persisted, according to a survey on … Read more

Yellowstone closed for the first time in 34 years amid flooding, mudslides

CODY, Wyo., June 13 (Reuters) – Record flooding and rockslides unleashed by an unprecedented burst of heavy rains prompted the rare closure on Monday of all five entrances to Yellowstone National Park at the start of the summer tourist season, the park superintendent said. . The entire park, spanning parts of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, … Read more

US bill to rein in Big Tech backed by dozens of small and big companies

WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Dozens of companies and business organizations sent a letter to US Congress members on Monday, urging them to support a bill that would rein in the biggest tech companies such as Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google. Last week, Democratic US Senator Amy Klobuchar and lawmakers from both parties said … Read more

US to phase out single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2032

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) – The US Interior Department said on Wednesday it will phase out single-use plastic products on public lands by 2032, including in national parks, in a move aimed at tackling a major source of US plastic waste as recycling. efforts falter. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland issued a secretarial order that calls … Read more

Shell lures Texans with green power from new US retail business

Shell logo and stock graph are seen in this illustration taken May 1, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Shell launched a new green power business for homes across Texas on Tuesday, aiming to lure customers with plans including free … Read more

Exclusive: Citigroup to hire 3,000 in Asia institutional banking business in growth push

The logo of Citi bank is pictured at an exhibition hall in Bangkok, Thailand, May 12, 2016. REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 7 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (CN) plans to hire around 3,000 new staff for its Asia institutional business in … Read more