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Luxury sneakers: High style and booming market…

“Matt Powell, a sports industry analyst for the NPD Group, says the actual size of the luxury sneaker market is hard to estimate, but one thing is clear — “that market has had nice growth.”” reports france24.com. The future plans of McPheters and Stadium Goods are a good indication of the luxury sneaker market’s potential and worldwide appeal.Thanks to a partnership with Britain-based online fashion platform FarFetch, Stadium Goods is hoping to soon break into the Russian market. Source: france24.com Share This:

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Bourbon, America’s native spirit, is caught in the cross hairs of Trump’s trade war with China

“In the wake of tit-for-tat tariffs, America’s beloved liquid spirit is caught in the crosshairs of Washington’s escalating trade battle” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. In a collective strategic political punch, China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union have all slapped tariffs on America’s booming bourbon industry. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Mayor Khan says booming tech sector to help London through Brexit

“LONDON (Reuters) – London’s status as Europe’s leading hub for the tech sector will help it weather Brexit despite the best efforts of Paris, Berlin and others to compete, the British capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Paris was named the most attractive city for investment, overtaking London for the first time since the survey began in 2004.While some international finance jobs have moved to Europe, Khan said investment in new technologies gave him faith for the future. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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This investment bank is quietly dominating the booming marijuana industry — but big banks are starting to muscle their way in

“Canaccord Genuity, a mid-sized Canadian investment bank that’s been around since 1950, is quietly dominating the emerging marijuana sector” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. “So there’s no bigger investment bank in the world in the cannabis sector than there is here at Canaccord.”. Canada will be the first G7 country to legalize marijuana at the federal level later this year, allowing Canadian companies to capitalize on the sector.Canaccord has charted a course for success by pursuing a flurry of deals in the cannabis sector. Source: aol.com Share This:

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In China’s booming tech scene, women battle sexism and conservative values

“China is not the only country where the tech industry has faced heat over a lack of diversity in the workplace” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. In recent years, China’s tech industry has boomed, with champions like the e-commerce titan Alibaba and Tencent, the social media-to-gaming leader, making waves on the global stage. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Keep on trucking: The industry’s booming and that’s good for Paccar

“Paccar logged more than 30 percent of the heavy-duty truck market last year in the United States and Canada, up from around 26 percent in 2016” writes Special To The for seattletimes.com. Truckers snapped up good-condition used vehicles, leaving manufacturers and retailers suffering from overcapacity. “Paccar will certainly benefit from the strong trucking market,” Gordon said. “When trucking companies feel good, they inevitably invest in new rolling stock.This ought to translate into good times for Paccar, the Bellevue-based company that makes two of the most legendary nameplates in trucking: Kenworth…

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Northern housebuilder Avant Homes eyes £1bn a year turnover on booming demand

“Northern housebuilder Avant Homes has unveiled plans to more than double its turnover in the next five years as the market for low-cost housing shows no signs of cooling” writes James Titcomb for telegraph.co.uk. Colin Lewis, Avant’s chief executive, said he planned to meet the target by expanding into new areas of the UK and focusing on building more low-cost homes, which is where demand is strongest. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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This year is shaping up to be a hot one for IPOs in the tech industry

“The bustling IPO activity in the tech market is in line with what investment bankers who work with tech companies told Business Insider they were expecting” writes Troy Wolverton for businessinsider.com. On Monday, Smartsheet filed to public, just days after fellow enterprise software startup Pivotal made the same move and after Dropbox debuted on the public markets with a bang. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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