Halfords Hopes That the Olympic Effect Will Increase UK Bicycle Sales

Halfords is now hoping for a good rise from the exploits of Laura Trott and Bradley Wiggins at the Rio 2016 Olympics, after the slowing bike sales showed by the retailer’s annual results. The bikes, car parts and accessories retailer said pre-tax profit before one off items reached up to 81.5 million pounds from 81.1 million pounds in the year. C…

Disappointing US Corporate Earnings Keep Markets Subdued

Financial markets were seen starting off on a flat note after yet another series of pretty disappointing corporate earnings in US and before the final presidential debate for an election, which is expected to be a tight one. With lack of data related to economy in the week and without any sign of any major event related to debt crisis in Europe, in…

Fracking fuels $6 billion worth William-Access deal

A merger between the ACMP (Access Midstream Partners LP) and WPZ (Williams Partners LP is being proposed after a purchase of $6 billion worth of shares, which may make one of the biggest ever U.S. fuel transporters during a period when there is an exploration of increased natural-gas. In an official statement, Williams Partners revealed that the c…

Facebook Sales Office at China to Face Legal Complexities

Facebook Inc is planning its operations in China with a new sales office to coordinate with the local market for advertising. For the first time, FB officials will be working at China if the operation is approved. As per a source, FB would establish their office in China within a year so as to provide service to the soaring potential local custome…