Entries by Robert Seymour

Dubai firm’s initiative aims to support 100 women entrepreneurs

5 businesswomen awarded half a million dirham to launch their start-ups Five women entrepreneurs have been awarded half a million dirham as capital to launch their start-ups in the UAE as part of an initiative launched by a local company to support women entrepreneurs. The five business dreamers Abhilasha Poddar, Sandra Tippets, Faryal Imran, Ann […]

China Screams for Imported American Ice Cream

By Bloomberg News June 09, 2014 When Michael Strange, president of Bassetts Ice Cream, attended a food-marketing seminar for Philadelphia-area executives seven years ago, he didn’t expect to do more than exchange a few business cards. But one of his new contacts, an international food broker, had ties to China and asked that Bassetts to send some ice cream samples […]