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  • Amazon’s latest toe-dip into the brick-and-mortar pool: Landmark Theatres?

    Amazon’s latest toe-dip into the brick-and-mortar pool: Landmark Theatres?

  • Domino’s Pizza uses hotspots to “fortress” against unnecessary innovation

    Domino’s Pizza uses hotspots to “fortress” against unnecessary innovation

  • Polypipe shares surge on back of “resilient” first half

    Polypipe shares surge on back of “resilient” first half

  • Chinese entrepreneurs fly to the top on BAT wings

    Chinese entrepreneurs fly to the top on BAT wings

  • Xylem gets an unexpected global partner: Manchester City

    Xylem gets an unexpected global partner: Manchester City

  • Eurofins Scientific pushes into materials and engineering science with Nanolab Technologies acquisition

    Eurofins Scientific pushes into materials and engineering science with Nanolab Technologies acquisition

  • GoDaddy beats the Street on earnings and revenue

    GoDaddy beats the Street on earnings and revenue

  • Tetra Tech beats the street in third quarter, share price surges

    Tetra Tech beats the street in third quarter, share price surges

  • Google is working on a censored Chinese search app

    Google is working on a censored Chinese search app

  • Aptiv flies past analysts’ expectations to deliver strong results and optimistic outlook

    Aptiv flies past analysts’ expectations to deliver strong results and optimistic outlook

  • Hexagon share price hits an all-time high thanks to marine unit recovery

    Hexagon share price hits an all-time high thanks to marine unit recovery

  • Cognex reports solid results thanks to Chinese car companies

    Cognex reports solid results thanks to Chinese car companies

  • Xylem Inc. sees share price surge on the back of excellent second quarter

    Xylem Inc. sees share price surge on the back of excellent second quarter

  • Aercap Holdings reports strong second quarter

    Aercap Holdings reports strong second quarter

  • GlaxoSmithKline partners with 23andMe to spur drug innovation

    GlaxoSmithKline partners with 23andMe to spur drug innovation

  • The market’s strange reaction to A. O. Smith

    The market’s strange reaction to A. O. Smith

  • Compass Group’s “new” CEO delivers solid set of results

    Compass Group’s “new” CEO delivers solid set of results

  • Tencent is making a huge play for eSports in what might be its biggest market

    Tencent is making a huge play for eSports in what might be its biggest market

  • Alibaba takes an interest in facial recognition company Megvii

    Alibaba takes an interest in facial recognition company Megvii

  • Domino’s misses expectations – still an outperformer

    Domino’s misses expectations – still an outperformer

  • Assa Abloy sees “solid underlying performance” in second quarter

    Assa Abloy sees “solid underlying performance” in second quarter

  • Google fined $5 billion – not that bothered

    Google fined $5 billion – not that bothered

  • Aptiv extends connectivity excellence with Winchester Interconnect acquisition

    Aptiv extends connectivity excellence with Winchester Interconnect acquisition

  • Neogen Corp. beats the Street in fourth quarter

    Neogen Corp. beats the Street in fourth quarter

  • Trump talked tough on drugs – but has he delivered?

    Trump talked tough on drugs – but has he delivered?

  • PayPal knows what Millennials want – SPEED and CONVENIENCE!

    PayPal knows what Millennials want – SPEED and CONVENIENCE!

  • GlaxoSmithKline sells psoriasis drug to Dermavant

    GlaxoSmithKline sells psoriasis drug to Dermavant

  • Tinder Gold is a gold mine for Match group

    Tinder Gold is a gold mine for Match group

  • Xylem Inc. helps pump water from Thai caves, helps to save captive soccer team

    Xylem Inc. helps pump water from Thai caves, helps to save captive soccer team

  • Just Eat adds another big name to its roster

    Just Eat adds another big name to its roster

  • PayPal’s spending has only just begun

    PayPal’s spending has only just begun

  • Amadeus’ tech makes its way to Pristina Airport

    Amadeus’ tech makes its way to Pristina Airport

  • Givaudan looks to capitalise on ‘natural appeal’

    Givaudan looks to capitalise on ‘natural appeal’

  • Domino’s Pizza gets a new CEO – but analysts aren’t worried

    Domino’s Pizza gets a new CEO – but analysts aren’t worried

  • Xylem Inc.’s Sensus to invest $4 million in North Carolina

    Xylem Inc.’s Sensus to invest $4 million in North Carolina

  • Tesla: Elon Musk has done it

    Tesla: Elon Musk has done it

  • Alphabet invests in electric scooter trend through Lime

    Alphabet invests in electric scooter trend through Lime

  • Live Nation acquires Red Mountain Entertainment

    Live Nation acquires Red Mountain Entertainment

  • Compass Group adds Michelin-starred chef as brand culinary director

    Compass Group adds Michelin-starred chef as brand culinary director

  • Demand for GSK’s shingles vaccine is so high that supply can’t keep pace!

    Demand for GSK’s shingles vaccine is so high that supply can’t keep pace!

  • PayPal has Square card “squarely” in its sights

    PayPal has Square card “squarely” in its sights

  • DeepMind chief: Silicon Valley needs to take tech ethics seriously

    DeepMind chief: Silicon Valley needs to take tech ethics seriously

  • Jack Ma: Blockchain’s great – Bitcoin’s (probably) a bubble

    Jack Ma: Blockchain’s great – Bitcoin’s (probably) a bubble

  • PayPal acquires Hyperwallet for $400 million

    PayPal acquires Hyperwallet for $400 million

  • Live Nation conducts first ever experiment to measure brain changes from live music

    Live Nation conducts first ever experiment to measure brain changes from live music

  • Just Eat: what’s next for food deliveries? Augmented reality

    Just Eat: what’s next for food deliveries? Augmented reality

  • Google looks to break into healthcare with data driven predictions

    Google looks to break into healthcare with data driven predictions

  • Google is looking to embrace Chinese Ecommerce with $550 million JD investment

    Google is looking to embrace Chinese Ecommerce with $550 million JD investment

  • Dropbox has unbelievable week, leads huge rally in new software IPOs

    Dropbox has unbelievable week, leads huge rally in new software IPOs

  • Givaudan acquires Expressions Parfumées

    Givaudan acquires Expressions Parfumées

Latest Managed Stories

  • Amazon’s latest toe-dip into the brick-and-mortar pool: Landmark Theatres?

    Amazon’s latest toe-dip into the brick-and-mortar pool: Landmark Theatres?

    Ecommerce, Friday, 17 August 2018

    Ecommerce giant Amazon has made no secret about its desire to branch out and add to its empire. Some of that branching out has already taken place in the physical world of brick-and-mortar retail (Whole Foods, for example – the health-focused grocery chain it ...
  • Domino’s Pizza uses hotspots to “fortress” against unnecessary innovation

    Domino’s Pizza uses hotspots to “fortress” against unnecessary innovation

    Managed, Friday, 17 August 2018

    Domino’s Pizza, the world’s leading pizza delivery service and a stalwart champion of the fast-food industry, is often regarded as an exemplary innovator. But new CEO Richard Allison recently said something that many people might find surprising: ...
  • Polypipe shares surge on back of “resilient” first half

    Polypipe shares surge on back of “resilient” first half

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 August 2018

    Polypipe, a manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems for the residential, commercial, civil, and infrastructure sectors, posted its first half results for the year this week. Those results clearly demonstrate an underlying business that the group ...
  • Chinese entrepreneurs fly to the top on BAT wings

    Chinese entrepreneurs fly to the top on BAT wings

    Managed, Thursday, 09 August 2018

    A line from forgettable 90s’ superhero flick Batman Forever just became relevant to Chinese startups: “Riddle me this, riddle me that, who’s afraid of the big bad BAT.” Uttered by the villainous Riddler (ably played by Jim Carrey) the quote ...
  • Xylem gets an unexpected global partner: Manchester City

    Xylem gets an unexpected global partner: Manchester City

    Managed, Thursday, 09 August 2018

    Global water technology Xylem Inc. has just announced an unexpected new partnership aimed at publicising “pressing global water challenges and solutions”: Manchester City Football Club. The partnership, which has been described as “global” ...
  • Eurofins Scientific pushes into materials and engineering science with Nanolab Technologies acquisition

    Eurofins Scientific pushes into materials and engineering science with Nanolab Technologies acquisition

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 August 2018

    Eurofins Scientific, the market-leading laboratory group with a global reach in bioanalytic testing, is pushing into a new market: materials and engineering science. The company is looking to provide a number of analytic services in this fast-growing market to big ...
  • GoDaddy beats the Street on earnings and revenue

    GoDaddy beats the Street on earnings and revenue

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 August 2018

    GoDaddy, the world’s largest could platform dedicated to small businesses, reported second-quarter earnings last week, offering investors a mixed bag of results. On the one hand, the company beat expectations on earnings and revenue – but on the other ...
  • Tetra Tech beats the street in third quarter, share price surges

    Tetra Tech beats the street in third quarter, share price surges

    Managed, Monday, 06 August 2018

    Engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech, a major player in the U.S. water management industry, reported record quarterly results last week that beat the Street and sent its share price up. The results, which broke records for revenue, net revenue, and earnings ...
  • Google is working on a censored Chinese search app

    Google is working on a censored Chinese search app

    Managed, Friday, 03 August 2018

    Silicon Valley titan Google has been privately working on a Chinese search app that conforms to the country’s strict censorship regulations. Many at Google, who say the move contradicts values over freedom of information that sit at its core, are unhappy. But ...
  • Aptiv flies past analysts’ expectations to deliver strong results and optimistic outlook

    Aptiv flies past analysts’ expectations to deliver strong results and optimistic outlook

    Managed, Thursday, 02 August 2018

    Aptiv, the world leader in making components for tomorrow’s vehicles (which will be connected, self-driving, and electric) reported better-than-expected quarterly results this week, demonstrating a fast-growing business that’s benefiting from the major ...
  • Hexagon share price hits an all-time high thanks to marine unit recovery

    Hexagon share price hits an all-time high thanks to marine unit recovery

    Managed, Thursday, 02 August 2018

    Swedish industrial technology group Hexagon AB, a leader in advanced measurement solutions for a number of industries, reported quarterly earnings this week that topped analysts’ expectations and propelled its share price to record highs. The outperformance ...
  • Cognex reports solid results thanks to Chinese car companies

    Cognex reports solid results thanks to Chinese car companies

    Managed, Thursday, 02 August 2018

    Cognex, a leader in machine vision technology that’s positioned right at the center of the trend towards automated vehicles, posted another set of solid quarterly results this week. The company said that its second quarter saw a sharp increase in sales year on ...
  • Xylem Inc. sees share price surge on the back of excellent second quarter

    Xylem Inc. sees share price surge on the back of excellent second quarter

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 August 2018

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. surprised investors with the positivity of its latest quarterly earnings report this week, sending the share price up sharply. The company, the motto of which is “lets solve water” is dedicated to fixing the ...
  • Aercap Holdings reports strong second quarter

    Aercap Holdings reports strong second quarter

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 August 2018

    Aercap Holdings, the global leader in aircraft leasing, reported a strong second quarter this week that beat the Street on earnings, while revenue matched analysts’ expectations. On a per share basis, the company reported earnings of $1.70, rising slightly ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline partners with 23andMe to spur drug innovation

    GlaxoSmithKline partners with 23andMe to spur drug innovation

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 July 2018

    With the pace of technological development now increasingly exponentially (well, according to Google futurist Ray Kurzweil, anyway), it’s often hard to distinguish between science fiction and science fact. What was one just a few months ago can turn out to be ...
  • The market’s strange reaction to A. O. Smith

    The market’s strange reaction to A. O. Smith

    Managed, Friday, 27 July 2018

    Water equipment manufacturer A. O. Smith released quarterly earnings this week, demonstrating (yet again) a robust underlying business that is showing stellar growth. As expected, the company’s share price has remained totally flat on the back of these ...
  • Compass Group’s “new” CEO delivers solid set of results

    Compass Group’s “new” CEO delivers solid set of results

    Managed, Friday, 27 July 2018

    2018 started badly for Compass Group. The company’s CEO, widely respected and very popular Richard Cousins, died tragically in a plane crash on New Year’s eve. It was a reflection of shareholders’ trust in him – not the absence of trust in ...
  • Tencent is making a huge play for eSports in what might be its biggest market

    Tencent is making a huge play for eSports in what might be its biggest market

    Managed, Thursday, 26 July 2018

    Chinese internet giant Tencent is throwing a billion yuan a year at eSports in a bid to become the country’s number-one player. It’s a logical fit: who better to dominate the nascent industry than China’s largest gaming and social media company? ...
  • Alibaba takes an interest in facial recognition company Megvii

    Alibaba takes an interest in facial recognition company Megvii

    Managed, Tuesday, 24 July 2018

    Chinese software developer Megvii Inc., the company behind powerful facial recognition technology Face++ is “said to be” (according to Bloomberg) raising at least $600 million from investors including Chinese Ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings. ...
  • Domino’s misses expectations – still an outperformer

    Domino’s misses expectations – still an outperformer

    Managed, Monday, 23 July 2018

    Domino’s Pizza has had a stellar run when it comes to same-store growth. The fast-food delivery service – a market leader in its space – gas delivered 29 straight quarters of positive results regarding this metric, with the last contraction noted ...
  • Assa Abloy sees “solid underlying performance” in second quarter

    Assa Abloy sees “solid underlying performance” in second quarter

    Managed, Monday, 23 July 2018

    Security specialist, and the world’s biggest lock maker, Assa Abloy, reported second quarter earnings late last week that demonstrated a solid underlying business. The company saw strong organic growth, despite a difficult market in China, and received ...
  • Google fined $5 billion – not that bothered

    Google fined $5 billion – not that bothered

    Managed, Friday, 20 July 2018

    The European Union (EU) has broken new ground by levying the largest ever fine on a technology giant. The fine in question stands at $5 billion, and the company in question is Silicon Valley heavyweight Google. But - while there's no doubt that the fine is ...
  • Aptiv extends connectivity excellence with Winchester Interconnect acquisition

    Aptiv extends connectivity excellence with Winchester Interconnect acquisition

    Managed, Friday, 20 July 2018

    Aptiv, formerly part of Delphi Automotive, and now a major name in the future of automobiles, has acquired Winchester Interconnect for $650 million. The company says that the deal is subject to regulatory approval “and other customary closing conditions” ...
  • Neogen Corp. beats the Street in fourth quarter

    Neogen Corp. beats the Street in fourth quarter

    Managed, Thursday, 19 July 2018

    Neogen Corporation, a food-testing company with interests in the animal health market, beat Wall Street’s expectations reported earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 earlier this week. The company said that it broke previous records for revenue and ...
  • Trump talked tough on drugs – but has he delivered?

    Trump talked tough on drugs – but has he delivered?

    Managed, Wednesday, 18 July 2018

    According to the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, drug companies are “getting away with murder.” That was Mr. Trump in January of 2017. Then, on May 11 this year, the president described his new drug price plan as “the most ...
  • PayPal knows what Millennials want – SPEED and CONVENIENCE!

    PayPal knows what Millennials want – SPEED and CONVENIENCE!

    Managed, Monday, 16 July 2018

    Online payment provider PayPal is making a major play for the Milennial dollar – and it knows exactly what it will take to get it: speed, and convenience. Younger consumers, who have grown up with Ecommerce and are “digital natives” have gotten ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline sells psoriasis drug to Dermavant

    GlaxoSmithKline sells psoriasis drug to Dermavant

    Managed, Monday, 16 July 2018

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has just signed a $330 million deal with Roivant subsidiary Dermavent. Roivant is a global healthcare business, and Dermavent is its skincare segment. The latter has agreed to buy the rights to GSK’s tapinarof – ...
  • Tinder Gold is a gold mine for Match group

    Tinder Gold is a gold mine for Match group

    Managed, Friday, 13 July 2018

    Match Group is having a busy year so far. It’s talking a good game when it comes to upcoming online dating player Facebook; it’s in the midst of legal battles with smaller rival Bumble; it’s just completed an acquisition of “meaningful” ...
  • Xylem Inc. helps pump water from Thai caves, helps to save captive soccer team

    Xylem Inc. helps pump water from Thai caves, helps to save captive soccer team

    Managed, Thursday, 12 July 2018

    The world watched with baited breath earlier this month, as 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. But while most of us could offer no more than moral support, Patrick Decker, CEO of global water technology company Xylem Inc., was ...
  • Just Eat adds another big name to its roster

    Just Eat adds another big name to its roster

    Managed, Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    If you’re a fan of New York style Subs, then you’re in luck: now, American restaurant Subway can get sandwiches right to your front door. That’s courtesy of a “trial partnership” with food order and delivery specialists Just Eat. But ...
  • PayPal’s spending has only just begun

    PayPal’s spending has only just begun

    Managed, Tuesday, 10 July 2018

    Online payment provider PayPal recently made its largest acquisition to date, purchasing iZettle, a Swedish fintech startup, for $2.2 billion. iZettle was pleased to find another route to expansion beyond its planned IPO – and it may be just one of many ...
  • Amadeus’ tech makes its way to Pristina Airport

    Amadeus’ tech makes its way to Pristina Airport

    Managed, Monday, 09 July 2018

    Amadeus IT, a giant in behind-the-scenes travel management that supplies software solutions to a huge number of providers, has found a new home in Pristina Airport, Kosovo. The company will provide two pieces of software – Altéa Ground Handler Departure ...
  • Givaudan looks to capitalise on ‘natural appeal’

    Givaudan looks to capitalise on ‘natural appeal’

    Managed, Friday, 06 July 2018

    Givaudan, the scent and flavour company behind a number of our favourite products, is pushing hard to own the “natural” trend in food ingredients. The natural trend describes a growing preference for things grown in nature, rather than man-made creations ...
  • Domino’s Pizza gets a new CEO – but analysts aren’t worried

    Domino’s Pizza gets a new CEO – but analysts aren’t worried

    Managed, Thursday, 05 July 2018

    Over the weekend, leading pizza chain Domino’s Pizza got a new CEO. Former helmsman Patrick Doyle stepped down from his post on Sunday, and Richard Allison (formerly the company’s president of international business), stepped up to take his place. Some ...
  • Xylem Inc.’s Sensus to invest $4 million in North Carolina

    Xylem Inc.’s Sensus to invest $4 million in North Carolina

    Managed, Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    Sensus, one of the brand’s owned by global water technology company Xylem Inc., is expanding its operations in Durham County, North Carolina. The brand provides “advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities” making it a crucial ...
  • Tesla: Elon Musk has done it

    Tesla: Elon Musk has done it

    Managed, Tuesday, 03 July 2018

    Technocrat celebrity Elon Musk has done it: he’s driven his electric carmaker, Tesla, past a significant milestone that Wall Street thought was out of reach. The milestone in question is the production of 5,000 Model 3 sedans per week, and it was originally ...
  • Alphabet invests in electric scooter trend through Lime

    Alphabet invests in electric scooter trend through Lime

    Managed, Tuesday, 03 July 2018

    Alphabet is looking to diversify itself beyond the internet and mobile businesses that form the core of the company’s profit makers. Investors, then, should not be surprised to discover that the Silicon Valley tech titan has invested in electric scooter ...
  • Live Nation acquires Red Mountain Entertainment

    Live Nation acquires Red Mountain Entertainment

    Managed, Monday, 02 July 2018

    The world’s biggest live entertainment company, Live Nation, has agreed to buy a majority stake in Red Mountain Entertainment, a premier regional concert and festival promoter in the southeastern U.S. The merger will combine Red Mountain’s considerable ...
  • Compass Group adds Michelin-starred chef as brand culinary director

    Compass Group adds Michelin-starred chef as brand culinary director

    Managed, Friday, 29 June 2018

    Compass Group has added a top-name chef to the business, who will manage “culinary development, supply chain and culinary training” across two of the company’s brands. David Simms, a Michelin-starred chef, has a history at Compass, having ...
  • Demand for GSK’s shingles vaccine is so high that supply can’t keep pace!

    Demand for GSK’s shingles vaccine is so high that supply can’t keep pace!

    Managed, Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s new shingles vaccine (Shingrix) is so high in the U.S. that supply can’t keep up. This is a two-edged sword – on the one hand, it implies a potential public health issue. On the other, it could translate ...
  • PayPal has Square card “squarely” in its sights

    PayPal has Square card “squarely” in its sights

    Managed, Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Online payment specialist PayPal is taking aim at a competitor: Square. The latter has a successful cash app ecosystem, and has recently added a debit card to the properties that play into it. PayPal has its own successful peer-to-peer payment app, Venmo. In a move ...
  • DeepMind chief: Silicon Valley needs to take tech ethics seriously

    DeepMind chief: Silicon Valley needs to take tech ethics seriously

    Managed, Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Mustafa Suleyman is a man who knows a thing or two about Big Tech. As a co-founder of DeepMind, the artificial intelligence (AI) market leader owned by Alphabet, which he still heads up, he is one of the world’s foremost experts on the industry. And he has a ...
  • Jack Ma: Blockchain’s great – Bitcoin’s (probably) a bubble

    Jack Ma: Blockchain’s great – Bitcoin’s (probably) a bubble

    Managed, Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Ecommerce titan Alibaba, has reiterated his view that blockchain is a powerful technological advancement – but the cryptocurrency Bitcoin (which popularized the technology, and in the minds of the general public remains ...
  • PayPal acquires Hyperwallet for $400 million

    PayPal acquires Hyperwallet for $400 million

    Managed, Monday, 25 June 2018

    Last Tuesday, online payment provider PayPal announced that it had agreed to acquire payout platform Hyperwallet for $400 million in cash. The deal should reach completion in the fourth quarter of the year, and will increase PayPal’s exposure to the other side ...
  • Live Nation conducts first ever experiment to measure brain changes from live music

    Live Nation conducts first ever experiment to measure brain changes from live music

    Managed, Friday, 22 June 2018

    Event hosting and ticket selling market leader Live Nation conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to see what happens to people’s brains when they attend a live music venue. In partnership with Cisco and TBD Labs, as well as a team of neuroscientists, the ...
  • Just Eat: what’s next for food deliveries? Augmented reality

    Just Eat: what’s next for food deliveries? Augmented reality

    Managed, Thursday, 21 June 2018

    According to market leading online food order and delivery service Just Eat, augmented reality (AR) is the next big thing when it comes to driving sales on social media. The company says it’s testing how effective AR ads are in this space using a special ...
  • Google looks to break into healthcare with data driven predictions

    Google looks to break into healthcare with data driven predictions

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Google, the alphabet-owned internet giant synonymous with its search engine and renowned as a market leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and innovation, is making headway in a new area: healthcare. Well, not really new – the company has been interested in ...
  • Google is looking to embrace Chinese Ecommerce with $550 million JD investment

    Google is looking to embrace Chinese Ecommerce with $550 million JD investment

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Google’s search engine and related services might not have been able to make it past the Great Firewall (the Chinese state’s hard border of internet services and content that has locked out most international internet companies), but that doesn’t ...
  • Dropbox has unbelievable week, leads huge rally in new software IPOs

    Dropbox has unbelievable week, leads huge rally in new software IPOs

    Managed, Monday, 18 June 2018

    2018 might have witnessed a “tech backlash” over its first half, but the effect it’s had on the technology sector overall, for the most part, appears to be underwhelming. Even the companies at the heart of the storm seem to be holding up okay, and ...
  • Givaudan acquires Expressions Parfumées

    Givaudan acquires Expressions Parfumées

    Managed, Friday, 15 June 2018

    Global scent and flavour kingpin Givaudan has acquired French fragrance house Expressions Parfumées, taking control from shareholders Orfite and Expressions Parfumées management. The deal was announced as early as January this year, but has finally ...