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ITC’s plan to kick the butt; FMCG business set for rapid growth, these products to drive sales

While sharing its non-cigarette strategy with fund houses earlier this month, ITC said that with its rapid growth in the FMCG sector, it is now the 3rd largest FMCG player in India

The hospitality-to-FMCG conglomerate ITC Ltd recently met fund houses to share the company’s non-cigarette strategy, drawing attention towards other segments of the company. In an effort to kick the butt away, ITC highlighted that its FMCG business has managed to grow four times in the last decade. The conglomerate enjoys a commanding position in various sectors including, FMCG, Hotels, Paperboards, Packaging and Agri-Exports, while it has been exploring and gaining market share in new business segments as well. ITC is one of the biggest players when it comes to cigarettes in India. The stock has been trading at discounted valuations despite strong fundamentals in the recent months.

While sharing its non-cigarette strategy with fund houses earlier this month,

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Dow up nearly 2% to kick off week, ahead of presidential debate and jobs report

U.S. stock indexes traded higher Monday, kicking off the week on a positive note as investors embraced hope of additional fiscal stimulus, but look for more clarity on the race for the White House and the state of the economy.

How are stock indexes performing?

The S&P 500 SPX rose 59 points, or 1.8%, to 3,357. The Nasdaq Composite COMP climbed 181 points, or 1.7%, to 11,095. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA advanced 523 points, or 1.9%, to 27,698.

Last week, the Dow finished down 1.8% and the S&P 500 index booked a 0.6% decline, both marking their longest losing streaks since August of 2019. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 1.1% for the week, ending its three-week losing skid.

What’s driving the market?

Wall Street got off to a positive start on Monday as Washington took another stab at reviving talks on stalled coronavirus stimulus aid, a hoped-for development

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Key week in EU-UK talks kick off with confidence low

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and recently departed EU member Britain are entering a crucial week of talks, hoping to salvage a rudimentary trade deal within weeks despite a negotiating climate spiked with accusations of untrustworthiness.



FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures, during a press conference at Downing Street on the government's coronavirus action plan in London. Britain botched its response to the coronavirus the first time around. Now many scientists fear it’s about to do it again.
The virus is on the rise again in the U.K., which has recorded almost 42,000 COVID-19 deaths, with confirmed infections at their highest level since May.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool, File)


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FILE – In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures, during a press conference at Downing Street on the government’s coronavirus action plan in London. Britain botched its response to the coronavirus the first time around. Now many scientists fear it’s about to do it again.
The virus is on the rise again in the U.K., which has recorded almost 42,000 COVID-19 deaths, with confirmed infections at their highest level since May. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool, File)

Monday’s talks will center on Britain’s recent threat to renege on parts of the withdrawal treaty it signed and which allowed it to officially leave

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How To Easily Kick Start Your Business

There’s that unique satisfaction waiting when that mobile food truck business idea becomes a reality, and you become your own boss – or finally, be called the boss.

You have been watching and reading various media on business forums but procrastinating on starting your own. It’s understandable how painstaking succeeding in business can be, especially if you don’t know where to start. If you are ready to take the first step and join the league of businesspeople, read on to know how to kick start your business.

Have Your Finances In A Row

After you have identified which business you want to start, you must make sure that you have the money to initialize one.

Understandably, business isn’t just about earning, it’s also about various costs, some of which include:

■ Capital – Money needed for the actual startup

■ Operating costs – The costs you’ll incur on a daily,

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San Angelo Central football to kick off 2020 at Killeen Shoemaker

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Ashton Hartsfield, center, rushes the ball for Central against Cedar Park on Friday, September 13, 2019. (Photo: Colin Murphey/ San Angelo Standard-Times)

A 2020 season that will be like no other before starts Thursday night in Killeen for the San Angelo Central High School football team.

The Bobcats will be starting nearly a month later than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic when they face Killeen Shoemaker at 7 p.m. Thursday at Leo Buckley Stadium.

Fans can visit gosanangelo.com/sports for live coverage.

More: Central Bobcats looking forward to finally getting 2020 football season started

Central went 6-5 last season and finished 4-2 in its final year in District 3-6A before getting realigned into 2-6A this past spring. The Bobcats reached the playoffs for the 10th straight year and lost in the first round.

Shoemaker is coming off a 7-4 showing a year ago, and the Grey

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Football is back, so are tips to run, pass and kick up business | Mainland

Watching all of the football during this past kick-off weekend for what looks to be an interesting season got me thinking. Actually it got me rethinking about business and the elements in business that draw parallels to the game of football. This may be a good time to take a few lessons from the gridiron and consider using them to score some points with your customers.

Using sports terms and concepts in business is something that people have been doing for as long as I can remember.

Below are a touchdown and a field goal (that’s 10 points) worth of ideas, concepts and plays to consider that could help your business run smoother and increase your profitability.

Game plan: Every coach knows without a game plan, you are not properly prepared to win. You have to plan for what you hope will go right as well as what can

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GMSDC to Kick off Minority Business Opportunity Week in Georgia

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, in partnership with the state of Georgia and area cities and counties, will commemorate the inaugural observance of Minority Business Opportunity Week (MBOW) on September 14-18, 2020. MBOW is a weeklong recognition of the rich history, achievements and contributions of the minority business community to the state’s economy.

“As Georgia’s leading small business development and supplier diversity organization, the GMSDC is excited to spearhead Minority Business Opportunity Week and pay tribute to minority businesses driving our economy,” said Stacey Key, GMSDC President and CEO. “Our primary goal at GMSDC is to facilitate business opportunities between minority business enterprises and corporations. These successful partnerships are the key to driving innovation, creating jobs and strengthening minority communities.”

Georgia has been widely recognized as a positive climate for minority business, known nationally for a business-friendly climate, significant technological

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