Earlier this month, online auction veteran eBay decided to pull out of Flipkart. Flipkart, an Indian online retailer, had been the former company’s way in to the country. Ebay had sold its operations in the country to Flipkart, and taken a minority stake in ...
Aptiv, the self-driving, connected car, and related tech company that used to be Delphi Automotive, reported a strong first quarter at the beginning of May, sending its share price higher.
The company is perfectly positioned to be a key player in the trend towards ...
Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise ship operator, has partnered with a developer (Dubai-based Meraas holding company) to create a new cruise terminal in Dubai. The company is looking to offer more Dubai cruise departures, and bring in travellers from ...
Glaxosmithkline (GSK) is set to see yet more change at the top. The pharmaceutical giant is still evolving as CEO Emma Walmsley – who took the reigns just over a year ago, in April 2017 – looks to shuffle her senior team and poach new talent from ...
If you were wondering whether talk about a luxury resurgence over the past year was overblown, you may want to take a look at France’s CAC 40 Index. It’s the second-best performer among its peers, and is currently trading at pre-2007 levels – and ...
Alexander Wang is no stranger to high fashion, and he’s no stranger to cool sporting brand Adidas, for whom he designed his third Originals collection. This time round, Wang’s work will focus on “production errors and factory ...
Earlier this year, Dominic Blakemore, the new chief executive at the world’s biggest catering firm, Compass Group, got a nasty shock: his predecessor had been killed in a plane accident, and he had to step up to the role early. It was a tragic event that left ...
Delivery giant FedEx thinks it might have found the next big thing when it comes to package deliveries: blockchain. The technology uses computer code to create a permanent digital record of every step in a transaction. This provides unparalleled transparency, and ...
It seems like traditional TV has something new to worry about every month. This month, it’s the age of its audiences, and it adds yet more proof that Streaming Video On Demand (SVOD) services are primed to usurp TV as viewers (and, therefore, advertisers) mode ...
Ecommerce giant Amazon’s most powerful feature is its incredibly sticky ecosystem. You subscribe to Prime for the free postage and quick delivery, which incentivises you to shop there even more – after all, free postage means the value of Prime is scaled ...
Richemont, the luxury giant known for its watch and jewelry brands, like Cartier, Baume & Mercier, and Van Cleef & Arpels, is branching out into “affordable” luxury – with a distinctly Millennial flavour. A few days ago, the company ...
Global water technology company Xylem Inc. is quietly seeing its products installed in cities all over the globe, the latest of which is Grand Forks in North Dakota. As the world faces a water crisis – the inevitable convergence of trends towards global ...
World leader in luxury luggage Samsonite reported earnings for its first quarter in May, demonstrating results that the company’s CEO Ramesh Tainwala describes as “very satisfying”. Tainwala noted that there had been “growth across all ...
One thing that was readily apparent at the posting of Silicon Valley giant Google’s last quarterly earnings results was this: the company wants to start taking its cloud hosting business more seriously, and recapture lose ground to competitors like Amazon Web ...
If you happen to be at the iconic Silverstone racing circuit tomorrow, you might just be able to pick up a Ferrari at a bargain. In a strong display of the most luxurious of luxury supercar brand’s popularity, Friday 18 May will see the United Kingdom’s ...
Ecommerce giant Alibaba wants Chinese online travel agents to do a better job. That’s why its opening a “New Tourism Academy” to help the players in this hypercompetitive industry to excel. The course content will focus on the online elements of ...
Earlier this month, we discussed Amazon’s most recent, and incredibly strong, quarterly earnings. Now, we’d like – very briefly – to revisit one element of them: the Ecommerce giant’s immense gross profit figure. The company added $7 ...
Cloud software company Dropbox reported earnings earlier this month that demonstrated incredible strength: the company beat on revenue, earnings, and offered a higher guidance than analysts had been hoping to see. It gained more users than the consensus estimates ...
Market-leading video game developer and publisher Activision Blizzard published first quarter results recently that demonstrated a robust underlying business – even when there aren’t any hyped-up games being released. The first quarter is a seasonally ...
Elon Musk, the technocrat founder and CEO of innovative electric carmaker Tesla, sent a memo to employees on Monday. In it, Musk wrote that the company would “flatten” its structure, improve communication, and cut back on activities “that are not ...
Ecommerce giant Amazon has stopped buying a “popular type of Google ad” according to an anonymous source that Bloomberg cites as being “familiar with the decision.” The ad space in question is the one right at the top of search results, where ...
Nike has long been the top dog when it comes to sneaker sales. In a lot of ways, the athleisure giant pretty much created the modern market that it shares with brands like Puma and Adidas. But Nike is fast becoming a kingpin in a different area: technological ...
When PayPal reported earnings earlier this year, it gave investors multiple reasons to like it (incredibly strong metrics across the board, lucrative new relationships, and more) and one reason not to – its further decoupling from former playmate, online ...
Eurofins Scientific, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical testing industry, has just extended its market share in Europe. The company has pursued growth through acquisition for some time now, and its latest purchase – PHAST Gesellschaft für ...
Last week, we wrote about online dating kingpin Match’s reaction to the announcement that Facebook is entering its space. Since then, the company has released its best quarterly results since it went public in 2015. These earnings demonstrate a robust ...
Marriott International, the world’s largest luxury hotelier, reported mixed first quarter earnings last week. Although the company missed analysts’ expectations on revenue, it delivered a strong beat on earnings – and this was enough to send its ...
Electronic Arts (EA) hasn’t had the easiest of years. The world-leading video game developer and publisher ran into difficulties with the use of microtransactions in some of its biggest titles – and in recent months, its competitor Epic’s breakout ...
GoDaddy, the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small independent ventures reported earnings this month, demonstrating a strong underlying business in the first quarter of 2018. The company is looking towards a partnership with Amazon Web Services to ...
High-end outerwear brand Moncler reported wildly positive earnings this month that benefitted from an unusually long and cold winter, and incredible growth in China during the extended Chinese New Year. The company said it saw revenues of €332 million, a 20% ...
Engineering company Tetra Tech reported second quarter results that exceeded its own guidance in May. The company said that revenue for the three months ended April 1 totaled $700 million, a 5% increase from the previous year. Earnings per share came in at $0.54, a ...
EBay pulls out of Flipkart, looks to relaunch eBay India instead
Apitv’s share price jumped in May thanks to a strong first quarter
Carnival Corp makes deal for new Dubai cruise terminal
GSK’s CFO set to retire next year
Luxury’s in full swing, now rules France’s CAC 40 index
Adidas and Wang work together to disrupt the fashion world
Compass Group gets narrowed focus under new CEO
FedEx: blockchain is logistics ‘next frontier’
TV’s drawn-out death scene continues with new demographic data
The integration of Whole Foods into Amazon’s ecosystem has begun
Richemont unveils new “affordable” watch brand: Baume
Xylem’s tech to bring low cost drinking water to yet another city
Samsonite sees “very satisfying results” in first quarter
Google is making good on its promise to revitalise its cloud business
How popular are Ferrari? Tomorrow is the UK’s first “Ferrari-only” auction!
Alibaba to bring online training to the travel industry
Understanding the extent of Amazon’s gross profit win
Dropbox beats the Street on every metric, sending the share price… down?
Activision Blizzard remains robust even in slow quarters
Tesla memo announces structural shake up, more focused strategy
Amazon’s stopped buying Google ads – what does it mean?
Nike pushes even further down tech innovation route
One clear reason for investors to love PayPal
Eurofins Scientific acquires PHAST – extends biopharmaceutical leadership in Germany
Match smashes expectations – talks down Facebook Dating
Marriott beats on earnings in first quarter
EA sees strong first quarter – despite no big releases
GoDaddy continues to outperform in first quarter
Moncler sees a 20% rise in revenue thanks to China and Hong Kong
Tetra Tech reports solid second quarter results
IDEXX Laboratories does everything right in first quarter!
Alibaba pushes further into Southeast Asia
Live Nation outperforms – share price soars
Skyworks beats the Street – despite weak iPhone demand
AerCap Holdings’ first quarter indicates continued strong demand for air travel
Hexagon sticks to targets despite difficult first quarter
Ferrari’s share price hits a record high after solid quarterly earnings
Facebook’s getting into dating? Should investors be concerned?
Grubhub beats the Street and gets ready for “drama”
Xylem sees “strong double-digit” growth in first quarter of 2018
Adidas looks to revolutionise U.S. sneaker production
JD.com might be based in China, but its brain is in Silicon Valley
Ctrip’s supersonic strategy
Givaudan: scent and flavor market leader sees shake up at the top
Estée Lauder looks to stay competitive with generous parental benefits
Activision Blizzard partners with Nielsen to measure eSports
Marriott puts down $4.7 billion to acquire ILG
Just Eat is FTSE 100’s top mover on Tuesday thanks to strong first quarter
Economic Outlook for May
EA shuffles senior team, names new chief design officer
Compass Group ends April with Stop Food Waste Day
Essilor and Luxottica report quarterly earnings before merger
Alphabet co-founder: Big Tech needs to be humble
A. O. Smith’s first quarter: double-digit earnings growth, record sales
YNAP adds jewelry platform as Richemont merger approaches
Amazon smashes expectations, share price hits high point
Visa beats the Street, share price rises on the news
Domino’s Pizza reports earnings beat in first quarter
Baidu’s share price surged last week thanks to earnings beat
Want to see the future of streaming vs. TV? Look to the kids
More good news for luxury as Kering’s share price hits all-time high on back of first quarter
Wynn Resorts beats expectations in first quarter
Live Nation plans summer sale to get fans to gigs
Amazon looks for new ways to innovate delivery
Google: stellar sales, significant spending
CTS Eventim takes major stake in Vivo Concerti
Wolters Kluwer highlights sustainable options for Earth Day
The unthinkable is right around the corner: an electric Ferrari
Will Amazon’s next innovation be a robot servant?
They might not be driverless, but Alibaba is already getting into cars
GSK poaches top talent for R&D – Walmsley’s mission continues
LVMH looks to grow Rimowa beyond luxury luggage
One solution to Netflix’s Cannes-woes: buy cinemas
Is Domino’s transitioning to become a delivery anywhere service?
Xylem Inc. on supplying the world’s tallest building with water
What’s next for PayPal? 55 million unbanked Brazilians
Money’s no object when it comes to Tencent’s plan to own video gaming
Silicon Valley needs to agree “AI principles” to work with military
Remy Cointreau sees “remarkable growth” in Asia Pacific for full year 2017
Bezos releases annual shareholder letter: Amazon Prime has 100 million members, high standards matter
Marriott Moments marketplace sees upgrade, becomes one-stop luxury experience shop
The next big digital company could be a luxury titan
JD.com: the robots are coming! And they want to sell you handbags
Netflix blows past the Street’s forecast in first quarter of the year
PVH Corp looks to “preserve and protect” global water resources with WWF partnership
EA Games: Anthem will be an antidote to Battlefront 2 woes
Live Nation adding Bald Hill Amphitheatre to portfolio
Marriott’s revamped loyalty program shows it’s taking its customers seriously
BAT is driving the autonomous vehicle trend in China
Carnival Corporation comes out for same-sex marriages in Bermuda
Viasat to use Wi-Fi hotspots to bring all of Mexico online
Treasury Wine Estates sees success in China
Reasons to like Activision Blizzard
Moncler making headway in digital, anticipating industry shift
Eurofins Scientific pushes further into domestic market
Chinese tech benefits from support that veers on nationalization
Inditex goes on the digital rampage
Marriott builds Millennial popularity with dedicated festival accommodation
Assa Abloy introduces “Intelligent Keys” certification program
The results are in: Nike still the most valuable brand in apparel
Alphabet’s African app will beat sub-par internet speeds
Kering looks to final spin off to become “pure play” luxury company
GoDaddy to move 75 million domains’ infrastructure to AWS
Nike invests in scan-to-fit 3D technology with latest acquisition
Remy Cointreau shakes up senior management
LVMH beats the street setting positive tone for luxury sector
Jeff Bezos does more than just talk a good game when it comes to reinvestment
Grubhub’s Stan Chia explains Ecommerce for restaurants
Givaudan sees “good start” to the year, despite slight sales miss
How Estee Lauder is bagging Millennials
Amazon looks to expand in Saudi Arabia
WeChat passes the 1 billion-user mark – but it might not monetize them through advertising
Netflix threatens to pull films from Cannes in bid for recognition
McKinsey: luxury’s future is digital
Does Wall Street “get” Tencent?
Is Adidas playing the perfect game when it comes to footwear?
Alphabet becomes biggest renewable energy buyer in U.S.
If Trump vs. Amazon were a popularity contest, the latter would win hands down
LVMH looks to Japanese market for growth
PayPal’s appeal to banks pays off with HSBC deal
An Ecommerce Review: should investors worry about negative tech headlines?
Stella McCartney buys back brand from Kering
Alibaba advances Indian Ecommerce position with additional $45 million investment
Delphi looks to capitalize on new technology with increased specialisation
Economic Outlook for April
Google shakes up management in effort to extend leadership in AI and search
Vuitton brings in Virgil Abloh to reinvent menswear
Domino’s looks to innovate pizza buying with… video games?
Trump takes aim at Amazon – but should Jeff Bezos be worried?
SVOD continues to strike telling blows against TV
PVH beats the Street in fourth quarter
Beijing Enterprises Water Group reports 22% rise in revenue for 2017
GSK buys out Novartis for $13 billion
Ferrari: our SUV will NOT be an SUV
MasterCard isn’t ruling out cryptocurrencies
Amazon secures foothold in French grocery market with Monoprix deal
Treasury Wine Estates and Baron Philippe de Rothschild embark on Ecommerce collaboration with Tmall
Electronic Arts’ latest player is an artificial intelligence
Just Eat puts planet first with plastic-cutting initiative
Carnival Corporation sees record first quarter
Netflix and Amazon making gains in Japanese SVOD market
Samsonite wants to focus on women with a handbag brand
In the event of a U.S.-China trade war, Dominion’s Funds are “low risk”
Nike share price rises on strong Chinese sales
Tencent income almost doubles – but costly investments weigh on share price
CTS Eventim breaks €1 billion full-year revenue ceiling in new record
YouTube to borrow Spotify tactic: “frustrate” some users with ads to sell streaming music subscriptions
First pedestrian fatality highlights danger of self-driving vehicles
Could a merger between Kering and Richemont be on the cards?
Xylem: world needs more water info!
Watches can be smart or high end. But can they be smart and high end?
Amazon becomes second-largest company in the world by market cap
GrubHub looks to capitalize on economy of scale with Yelp partnership
Ctrip sees “over 70%” of bookings made online, looks to international market
Alibaba bets on $4 billion investment to conquer Southeast Asia
Dior names new menswear chief: Kim Jones, formerly of Vuitton
“Spurned” Match moves to Bumble lawsuit
GlaxoSmithKline and CVS sign deal to bring Shingles vaccine to “thousands of pharmacies”
Pew Research Center: Millennials more diverse, better educated, more women in workforce
Nike takes steps toward more inclusive workplace with two exec resignations
Facebook insistent: Cambridge Analytica fiasco not a breach
Dufry sees massive surge in revenue for 2017
Kering hosts Ethical Fashion Event in Paris
Facebook bans Britain First – sends strong message over hate speech
Tencent’s media ambitions are on full display
Hexagon moves to capture civil construction industry with AGTEK acquisition
Adidas share price surges on back of strong fourth quarter
Google joins Facebook and bans cryptocurrency ads
Is the Ferrari 250 GTO ripe for a comeback?
Wolters Kluwer Health announces Firecracker acquisition
Amazon and Facebook set to become “major disruptive force” in fight for live sports rights
Adidas commits to 3 billion Euro buyback by 2021
GoDaddy takes home “exceptional customer service” award seven years in a row!
Richemont in talks to sell Lancel
Facebook’s musical ambitions come into greater focus
Moncler shows its “genius” on Instagram
Alibaba wants to see eSports at the Olympics
Givaudan brings food to fragrances
Amazon’s Alexa develops “funny” new skill
Las Vegas Sands sells Pennsylvania casino - $1.3 billion price tag
Baird see Domino’s Pizza outperforming in 2018
Xylem expands Indian operations with new tech center in Bengaluru
Facebook, YouTube, dominate U.S. social media scene
Brown Forman reports strong third quarter
Netflix goes slow on virtual reality
GlaxoSmithKline scores a hit in the battle against HIV, tuberculosis
Just Eat commits to increased spending: investors don’t like it, but we do
Facebook blocks “Whites vs. Migrants” video from Hungarian MP
Super rich increase worldwide – with a handful of exceptions
Grubhub takes aim at gender gap in March
Amazon uses charity to kill two birds with one stone: great PR, and a cunning expansion strategy
Eurofins beats own target, continues on impressive trajectory
Lindt looks to emerging markets for further growth
YNAP makes progress on 5-year plan and says mobile is the future
Live Nation wants you to know it has an in-road to Millennials, Gen-Z
Amazon gets into the smart home market with doorbell startup
Are luxury giants planning a spending spree?
Compass Group UK launches barista academy to increase coffee quality
Amazon: the world’s first $1 trillion company?
Marriott expects $2 billion investment in Saudi Arabia