“Big Business” N°80: role-playing games

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m., Update on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m. Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Strike at EDF. The Saturday visit to the Élysée. Taxonomy still in crisis. Dear subscribers, Three years ago almost to the day, I wrote a column whose title was: “What do we … Read more

The scammer Ruba Ignatova, “queen of cryptocurrencies” and enemy number 1 of the FBI

The 42-year-old Bulgarian disappeared in 2017 after defrauding her victims of nearly $4 billion. All had invested in its “revolutionary” digital currency called OneCoin. Placed on the list of the most wanted people in the United States since June 30, Ruja Ignatova has become “public enemy number 1” of the FBI. In 2017, this 42-year-old … Read more

“Big Business” No. 79: shock price

By Bertille Bayart Published on 01/20/2022 at 11:06, Update on 01/20/2022 at 11:08 Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Inflation causes great excitement. Unheard of since Lyndon Johnson in 1966 damaged the reputation of eggs to drive down demand. Dear subscribers, These last few days have been marked – until the “Ibiza-gate” in … Read more

On Amazon, the worrying business of counterfeit books

By Claudia Cohen Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Many authors found that the e-commerce giant was selling counterfeit versions of their book. Gorodenkoff Productions/stock.adobe.com INVESTIGATION – Many books are pirated, printed at low cost and then resold online at steep discounts. One fine morning in July, David Flanagan, a Tesla engineer in … Read more

panic and energy mess

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 09/21/2021 at 6:15 p.m., Update on 09/25/2021 at 09:48 “Big Business”, by Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Soaring prices are shaking politicians and throwing statistics into a panic. Dear subscribers, Feverish atmosphere in recent days, and I’m not talking about diplomacy and submarines. No, another subject of … Read more

Thanks to “business games”, entrepreneurs can train online before launching

By donning the costume of a business leader for a game, future entrepreneurs can, thanks to these games, immerse themselves in a sector of activity and perfect their future strategy. LUCIEN LUNG/Le Figaro For several years, simulation games have been multiplying in business schools and companies. Whether they allow a budding entrepreneur to test his … Read more

SAP digests the acquisition of Business Objects

By Valerie Collet Posted on 09/26/2008 at 11:36, Update on 09/26/2008 at 11:37 “We’re bigger in terms of revenue but also in terms of number of employees,” says John Schwarz, CEO of Business Objects. The former boss of the French software publisher is said to be leaving. Officially Business Objects and SAP have been on … Read more

happy new year to 100,000 billion dollars!

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 01/04/2022 at 09:36, Update on 02/22/2022 at 07:12 Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – The stock market, fundraising, mergers and acquisitions… 2021 was a year of records of all kinds. Dear subscribers, I send you my best wishes for this new year. A $100 trillion year. Eh yes … Read more

“Big Business” N°95: Fear over Germany

EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – The prospect of a Russian gas supply disruption is finally causing a stir in Europe. Dear subscribers, The energy crisis in Europe has taken a new step. In recent days, the possibility of a cut in the supply of Russian gas to the European Union has become more likely. The consequences … Read more

Amber Heard’s lawyers are asking for the verdict to be overturned in her lawsuit against Johnny Depp

By Chloe Friedman Posted on 04/07/2022 at 11:20, Update on 04/07/2022 at 12:02 Amber Heard leaves the court after the announcement of the verdict of her trial. (Fairfax, June 1, 2022.) Abaca The actress assures that the evidence put forward by her ex-husband “does not hold water”, and asks that the verdict of their trial … Read more