This winter may leave you reconsidering a few life choices. Perhaps you’ve parked on the side of a street in the U.S. Northeast in the past few months (or, heck, even Atlanta), and a plow has come by and left your sedan or sports car under a blanket of brown snow.
Angola Telecom, the African country’s state-run phone company, is on track to make a profit for the first time in eight years after receiving a $314 million government bailout to fund debt payments and boost sales.
Diageo Plc, the world’s biggest distiller, is targeting wealthy Chinese businessmen to boost sales at its local white-liquor unit as an austerity drive by President Xi Jinping dries up government orders.
Edward Spearman, his Atlanta-based tile import business shut down by an ice storm yesterday, did about the only thing he could do. He plopped down on a cushy sofa in front of a warm, split-wood fire with his 5-month-old son in his lap and answered e-mails -- in between tickles.
Tata Motors Ltd., India’s biggest automaker, posted profit that beat analyst estimates as sales at its Jaguar Land Rover unit jumped, even as executives predicted a slump for trucks and cars at home. The shares climbed.