Apple Suppliers Boost Hiring, BNP Close to Settlement, Tradeshift CEO Appears on Lou Dobbs
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Apple suppliers Foxconn and Pegatron, which assemble iPhones and iPads, are expanding their workforce significantly, suggesting an upcoming product launch.
BNP Paribas is close to settling with U.S. prosecutors for $8-9 billion for hiding $30 billion of financial transactions that violated U.S. sanctions.
Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng appeared on Lou Dobbs to talk about speeding up the payment process between larger companies and smaller suppliers.
Starbucks is introducing Fizzio Handcrafted Sodas, in part to increase afternoon business and in part to enter the $400-million global carbonated-drink market.