Proposals to open a “world-class” whisky tourist destination in one of Edinburgh's most prominent empty buildings is set to go ahead. Drinks giant Diageo's plans for the former House of Fraser building at the west end of Princes Street are expected to be passed next week. They have been recommended for approval by council planning officers.
Business spending on sports sponsorship is set to grow by 4% to £35bn globally in 2019, according to a new report. But rights-holders, such as leagues, teams or tournaments, are under-exploiting sponsorship deals, according to research from agency Two Circles.
The Argentine Chamber of Mining Entrepreneurs issued a report this week stating that it expects mining industry investments to reach US$ 29 billion and employ about 80,000 people in 2019.
Amazon has promised to cut delivery times worldwide for customers of its Prime service. Amazon Prime is a subscription service offering free delivery and access to Amazon's TV shows.
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera kicked off an investment forum in Beijing this week with an invitation for China to use Chile as a jumping off point to do business in Latin America, even as Washington has warned Chile to proceed with caution.
The foundation created by the late creator of U.S. clothing brands Esprit and The North Face turned over 407,000 hectares (1 million acres) of forest, mountain, lakes and glaciers in Patagonia to the government of Chile on Friday, the Tompkins Conservation Foundation said.
Argentine bonds and the country’s embattled peso currency fell for a second day on Thursday, cranking up the challenge facing President Mauricio Macri as his drop in the polls ahead of knife-edge elections later this year unnerves investors.
Robots and computers threaten 14% of existing jobs over the next 20 years, so countries must retrain workers for a transformed labour market, the OECD warned on Thursday.
China and Chile should connect their development strategies and promote interconnectivity between Chile and other Latin American countries, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
Drone home delivery company Wing has been approved as an airline by the US Federal Aviation Authority. It means the company will start delivering goods in rural Virginia within months. Wing, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, says the drones will carry food and medicine from local shops.