After joining Facebook as vice president of marketing last year, Carolyn Everson made it her mission to win over skeptical ad executives who complained that spending on the giant social network wasn't paying off.
Tobacco Giants Fail to Stop Australia Plain-Pack Law
SYDNEY--Tobacco giants failed in their bid to overturn an Australian law forcing them to remove virtually all branding from cigarettes packets, giving a boost to other countries planning similar steps.
From BBC to the NYT: Mark Thompson named CEO of Times Co
(Reuters) - The New York Times Co has tapped BBC's Mark Thompson as its next president and chief executive, capping an eight-month search for an executive to lead the company as more people get their news through digital products.
Exclusive Romney Interview: On Humility and Tax Returns
On his way to a fundraiser in Chicago on Aug. 7, Governor Romney talked with Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Josh Tyrangiel about his father, what he learned at Bain, and why the controversy over his tax returns is a nonissue.
Man United IPO shows soccer's limited investor appeal
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United (MANU.N) makes a cut-price debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday after a flotation that has disappointed the English soccer club's American owners and enraged some of its fans.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's annual consumer inflation fell to a 30-month low in July, suggesting that the central bank has scope to ease policy further after rate cuts in June and July to keep the economy on track to meet an official 2012 growth target of 7.5 percent.
S.Korea's Hyundai Engineering wins $900 mln order in Kazakhstan
Aug 8 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Engineering said on Wednesday it had won an $895 million order to build lube base oil production facilities in Shymkent, Kazakhstan from HILL Corporation, the country's leading lube base oil manufacturer.
Key Republicans accuse top Democrat of lying on Romney tax charge
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. presidential campaign's war of words turned increasingly bitter on Sunday with two influential Republicans accusing the top Senate Democrat of lying when he said their party's presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, had not paid income taxes for 10 years.
IFC, Metro Cash & Carry Support Food Safety in Kazakhstan
Almaty, Kazakhstan -IFC, member of the World Bank Group, and grocery chain Metro Cash & Carry have launched a new program to help Kazakh food producers ensure the safety of their products while becoming more efficient and competitive.