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  • Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Providing exposure to world-changing growth trends Offering a straightforward equity investment vehicle to benefit from structural global growth was the mandate upon which the Dominion Global Trends Managed Fund was created half a decade ago. Five years later the ...
  • Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter EUR

    Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter EUR

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Providing exposure to world-changing growth trends Offering a straightforward equity investment vehicle to benefit from structural global growth was the mandate upon which the Dominion Global Trends Managed Fund was created half a decade ago. Five years later the ...
  • Fire HD 10 re-launched to acclaim, can Amazon get back into tablets?

    Fire HD 10 re-launched to acclaim, can Amazon get back into tablets?

    All News, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Online retail giant Amazon hasn’t always had the best luck when it comes to tablets and smartphones. But the company’s new Fire HD 10 looks like it’s a big step in the right direction – can Amazon use it to turn their fortunes in the area ...
  • Kering retains spot as most sustainable luxury company in the world

    Kering retains spot as most sustainable luxury company in the world

    Luxury, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    For the third time, international luxury giant Kering has been named the world’s most sustainable luxury company. The rankings, put together by DJSI, are the gold standard for corporate sustainability. Kering took top spot in the “Textiles, Apparel & ...
  • Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

    Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    As the tech world counts down the days until October 4, when Google will hold its annual product launch event, some eager beavers are not content to wait for the revelations. Consumer publication DroidLife has received a series of photos displaying Google’s ...
  • Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

    Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Pizza house market leader Domino’s Pizza is giving away 20,000 of its new “premium” pizzas to lucky lunchers that check its Facebook page looking for an offer. The only catch? You have to be in Australia or New Zealand! Domino’s will give ...
  • Mandarin Oriental share price soars +30% on news of Excelsior proposal

    Mandarin Oriental share price soars +30% on news of Excelsior proposal

    Luxury, Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    Mandarin Oriental International Ltd., an international hotel investment and management group, has seen its share price appreciate dramatically over the past nine months. These gains have largely been driven by investors’ speculation over the value of the ...
  • Alibaba set to invest $150 million in Best Inc.

    Alibaba set to invest $150 million in Best Inc.

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    Chinese logistics provider Best Inc. has redrawn the scope of its IPO, cutting the deal nearly in half as it reduced the price range of shares on offer and existing shareholders decided not to sell. One company that’s hoping to pick up a sizeable portion of ...
  • Expedia sets sights on new global ambitions

    Expedia sets sights on new global ambitions

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    Online travel king Expedia is already a global force. The company has websites in over 35 languages and makes 40% of its revenue outside of the U.S. But new CEO Mark Okerstrom wants to ramp up the company’s global face again, and convince European and Asian ...
  • Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

    Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    Cognizant Technology Solutions, a multinational provider of IT services including digital, technology, consulting and operational services, is looking to pursue M&A activity in a bid for growth. The company has said it is looking for “5-10” ...
  • Three drivers of Electronic Arts’ growth – and why they bode well for its future

    Three drivers of Electronic Arts’ growth – and why they bode well for its future

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    Electronic Arts (EA) is a top performing stock this year – but that’s nothing new. Over the past five years, the company’s share price has appreciated by a dramatic 740%. What’s driving those gains? Three things: the digitization of video ...
  • New boss at Zenith says evolution is a must in Swiss watches

    New boss at Zenith says evolution is a must in Swiss watches

    Luxury, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    Zenith, LVMH’s 152-year old Swiss watch brand, has a new CEO: Julien Tornare. And he has big plans for the brand and the industry. He’s in a good position to know what he’s talking about, having spent 17 years at Richemont’s Vacheron ...
  • Facebook is into cars but has no plans to build one

    Facebook is into cars but has no plans to build one

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    Facebook wants to work with automakers on techy subjects like artificial intelligence (AI), bringing them “up to speed.” The company’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, recently spoke at the Frankfurt car show, saying: “We come with ...
  • A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

    A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    Earlier this month, we reported that Novartis’ CEO Joe Jimenez was standing down, to be replaced by the company’s global head of drug development, Vas Narasimhan. He won’t begin in his new role until February next year, but Narasimhan’s ...
  • Does Amazon’s search for Chinese talent mean it’s fight time with Alibaba?

    Does Amazon’s search for Chinese talent mean it’s fight time with Alibaba?

    Ecommerce, Monday, 18 September 2017

    Recently, we’ve written about an emerging Ecommerce showdown between the two undisputed heavyweight champions of the sector: Amazon and Alibaba. This showdown is in the Indian online grocery market – but it could finally be spilling out into the wider ...
  • Activision’s Destiny 2 is a huge improvement – will that translate into sales?

    Activision’s Destiny 2 is a huge improvement – will that translate into sales?

    Ecommerce, Monday, 18 September 2017

    Destiny, Activision Blizzard’s space exploration and adventure game, was a huge commercial success. It was the biggest selling title when it launched in September 2014, and, according to the company, the biggest launch of any game ever, selling $500 million to ...
  • Justin Beiber to team up with H&M for follow-up collection

    Justin Beiber to team up with H&M for follow-up collection

    Luxury, Monday, 18 September 2017

    True Beleibers, as fans of the 23-year old pop sensation are known, had a nasty surprise in July, when he cancelled his Purpose World Tour prematurely. But now, they have reason to cheer: they can pick up a little piece of him from H&M and keep him with them ...
  • Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

    Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

    Managed, Monday, 18 September 2017

    Global scent and flavor maker Givaudan has launched a new app under its beauty wing, Givaudan Active Beauty, to help people in the cosmetics industry understand the effect that ingredients have on skin and scalps. The company, which is making multiple efforts to ...
  • Ctrip signs “strategic cooperation” agreement with Israeli tourism bureau

    Ctrip signs “strategic cooperation” agreement with Israeli tourism bureau

    Luxury, Friday, 15 September 2017

    This month saw Yariv Levin, minister of tourism for the state of Israel, visit China for the first time. While there, he was eager to visit Ctrip – China’s leading online travel agent – and discuss the future of Chinese travel into Israel. Later ...
  • Brown-Forman launches interactive website for sole wine brand

    Brown-Forman launches interactive website for sole wine brand

    Luxury, Friday, 15 September 2017

    The Brown-Forman Corporation is best known for its high-end spirits – but the company also has a wine brand up its sleeve: Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards. Now, in an effort to push that brand further, Brown-Forman has enlisted the help of digital agency Blackstone ...
  • Live Nation’s “Verified Fan” program has blocked 90% of fake ticket buyers

    Live Nation’s “Verified Fan” program has blocked 90% of fake ticket buyers

    Ecommerce, Friday, 15 September 2017

    Event manager and ticket seller Live Nation’s CEO Michael Rapino has announced that the company’s Verified Fan program – software that stops the purchasing of tickets by bots and brokers to later sell on at extortionate prices – has achieved ...
  • TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

    TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

    Managed, Friday, 15 September 2017

    Japan is a tourist destination, but most of the tourists that go there end up seeing the same few things. Japan Airlines (JAL) and online travel kingpin TripAdvisor want to change that. In partnership, they’re creating a multimedia portal to promote inbound ...
  • Modern politics makes Facebook’s huge influence obvious

    Modern politics makes Facebook’s huge influence obvious

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 14 September 2017

    Last week, Facebook disclosed that it had discovered an operation connected to Russia that bought around $100,000 worth of advertising on its network during the 2016 U.S. electoral cycle. $100,000 might not be much in the world of political marketing spend – ...
  • Tinder’s latest ad campaign involves ‘Blunt’ putdowns

    Tinder’s latest ad campaign involves ‘Blunt’ putdowns

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 14 September 2017

    James Blunt, the UK pop star who had a hit with the single ‘You’re Beautiful’ in 2005, has become at least as famous, in recent years, for his withering Twitter put-downs. Now, the warbling former soldier has been given an opportunity to take his ...
  • Asia drives growth at Richemont, according to recent figures

    Asia drives growth at Richemont, according to recent figures

    Luxury, Thursday, 14 September 2017

    In a trading update released Wednesday, Richemont revealed that Asia remains the main driver of growth for its many brands. Those brands include Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Piaget, amongst many others, and sales across them all increased by 12% over the ...
  • Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

    Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

    Managed, Thursday, 14 September 2017

    Global measurement analytics software company Hexagon is courting the automotive and aerospace industries. The company will conduct summits for each industry in October highlighting the ways in which it can help players in those spaces optimize their performance ...
  • Last Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sells for $10 million

    Last Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sells for $10 million

    Luxury, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    The media is rife with speculation over Ferrari’s future models: will they produce an entry-level model at a lower price point? Will they produce an SUV? The manifold discussions as to whether Ferrari will branch out from supercars, and whether it will offer ...
  • Alphabet’s AI takes up troll hunting

    Alphabet’s AI takes up troll hunting

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    Recent elections in the U.S. and the UK have made one thing about the internet obvious to even the least online-savvy people in the world: trolls abound. Particularly true in the last American general election, where “alt-right” (alternative right ...
  • Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

    Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

    Managed, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    The Stockholm Junior Water Prize – sponsored by global water technology company, and Dominion holding, Xylem Inc. – has been awarded to two U.S. students, who have uncovered a powerful method to eliminate dangerous bacteria from drinking water. The prize ...
  • Just Eat has the X Factor

    Just Eat has the X Factor

    Managed, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    The X Factor – a light entertainment show where hopeful members of the public compete to win a recording contract – is now a global brand. In the UK, where the show originated, it has an average viewership of 6.8 million people per episode, making it one ...