Managed Stories

  • WPP CEO: digital ad platforms need more responsibility

    WPP CEO: digital ad platforms need more responsibility

  • Climate change: world enters ‘uncharted territory’

    Climate change: world enters ‘uncharted territory’

  • Syngenta emphasizes collaboration at new building

    Syngenta emphasizes collaboration at new building

  • Eurofins Genomics launch “next generation DNA synthesis service”

    Eurofins Genomics launch “next generation DNA synthesis service”

  • Dufry had a great 2016 with +27.5% turnover and integration of WDF

    Dufry had a great 2016 with +27.5% turnover and integration of WDF

  • Citrix Systems looks for a buyer

    Citrix Systems looks for a buyer

  • Oceans warming 13% faster than thought – and accelerating!

    Oceans warming 13% faster than thought – and accelerating!

  • Self-driving cars need no driver capability in California

    Self-driving cars need no driver capability in California

  • Assa Abloy simplifies specification with BIM

    Assa Abloy simplifies specification with BIM

  • Amazon keeps WPP boss up at night

    Amazon keeps WPP boss up at night

  • Just Eat: pre-tax profits rise by 164%

    Just Eat: pre-tax profits rise by 164%

  • Healthcare stocks need lifeline after presidential tweets

    Healthcare stocks need lifeline after presidential tweets

  • France: differentiated agricultural products lead to productivity; precision agriculture is the future

    France: differentiated agricultural products lead to productivity; precision agriculture is the future

  • Eurofins has ‘best year ever’ on ‘sustained growth momentum’

    Eurofins has ‘best year ever’ on ‘sustained growth momentum’

  • Syngenta expands digital agriculture offerings

    Syngenta expands digital agriculture offerings

  • Google launches YouTube TV in challenge to major networks

    Google launches YouTube TV in challenge to major networks

  • Domino’s Pizza serves up tasty dish for investors

    Domino’s Pizza serves up tasty dish for investors

  • Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

  • Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

  • Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

  • Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

  • Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

  • Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

  • Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

  • Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

  • Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

  • Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

  • Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

  • Disney show weighed down figures

    Disney show weighed down figures

  • WPP announce $600m global partnership

    WPP announce $600m global partnership

  • FedEx turn to technology

    FedEx turn to technology

  • Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Amazon shows holiday sales figures

  • Can AI cure world hunger?

    Can AI cure world hunger?

  • Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

  • Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

  • PayPal continue to excel

    PayPal continue to excel

  • FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

  • Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Starbucks post record holiday earnings

  • Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Drugmakers come up Trumps

  • Economic Outlook for February 2017

    Economic Outlook for February 2017

  • Halma acquire FluxData

    Halma acquire FluxData

  • Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

  • Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

  • Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

  • Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Starbucks put some big names on the board

  • Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

  • FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    FedEx fast-track leadership changes

  • Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Google evolves its Home ecosystem

  • John Deere go green!

    John Deere go green!

  • UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

Latest Managed Stories

  • WPP CEO: digital ad platforms need more responsibility

    WPP CEO: digital ad platforms need more responsibility

    Managed, Friday, 24 March 2017

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of the world’s largest advertising company, has Facebook and Google in his sights. Speaking to CNBC, the outspoken ad boss said that the success both companies have had in capturing large sections of the digital advertising market comes ...
  • Climate change: world enters ‘uncharted territory’

    Climate change: world enters ‘uncharted territory’

    Managed, Thursday, 23 March 2017

    Last year was the hottest year since records began. And according to the World Meteorological Organisation, that heating up has continued into early 2017. The world is now in “truly uncharted territory”, when it comes to the heat of its climate. ...
  • Syngenta emphasizes collaboration at new building

    Syngenta emphasizes collaboration at new building

    Managed, Monday, 20 March 2017

    Global agrichemical company Syngenta is using a new building design to “force” its staff into collaborating with one another more organically. Ian Jepson, site lead on the new campus, said that the “good coffee machine” was on the first floor ...
  • Eurofins Genomics launch “next generation DNA synthesis service”

    Eurofins Genomics launch “next generation DNA synthesis service”

    Managed, Friday, 17 March 2017

    Eurofins Genomics, an arm of the Eurofins Scientific laboratory group which specializes in genomic analysis, is releasing a “next generation” DNA synthesis service. According to the group, the service is “designed to supply small quantities of ...
  • Dufry had a great 2016 with +27.5% turnover and integration of WDF

    Dufry had a great 2016 with +27.5% turnover and integration of WDF

    Managed, Thursday, 16 March 2017

    Duty free retailer Dufry had the kind of 2016 that leaves you wanting to raise a glass. The company released full year earnings results showing a massive 27.5% increase in turnover, and claiming that it had “achieved all its main goals”. This includes, ...
  • Citrix Systems looks for a buyer

    Citrix Systems looks for a buyer

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 March 2017

    Citrix Systems is looking for a buyer, possibly with the help of Goldman Sachs. At least, that’s what Bloomberg says, based on the testimony from an anonymous source. The cloud-services company has hired Goldman Sachs – as well, possibly, as other ...
  • Oceans warming 13% faster than thought – and accelerating!

    Oceans warming 13% faster than thought – and accelerating!

    Managed, Tuesday, 14 March 2017

    According to a new study published Friday, the Earth’s oceans are warming 13% faster than previously thought, and the pace at which this warming is occurring is also accelerating. Given the fact that ocean temperatures are a critical indicator of wider climate ...
  • Self-driving cars need no driver capability in California

    Self-driving cars need no driver capability in California

    Managed, Monday, 13 March 2017

    The trend towards automated vehicles received a major win in California last Friday, when the state relaxed a number of requirements concerning just how driverless driverless cars can really be. According to the Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) newly ...
  • Assa Abloy simplifies specification with BIM

    Assa Abloy simplifies specification with BIM

    Managed, Friday, 10 March 2017

    Assa Abloy UK Specifications, a specialist division of the company’s UK branch, is launching a special suite of software to dramatically reduce the complexity of door and hardware specification. A specification, in this instance, is basically a thorough and ...
  • Amazon keeps WPP boss up at night

    Amazon keeps WPP boss up at night

    Managed, Thursday, 09 March 2017

    Sir Martin Sorrell is the CEO of the world’s largest advertising company, WPP. However, despite the recent birth of his family, it’s not the sound of screaming children that keeps him up at night. Rather, it’s Ecommerce powerhouse Amazon. ...
  • Just Eat: pre-tax profits rise by 164%

    Just Eat: pre-tax profits rise by 164%

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 March 2017

    Online take away service Just Eat will be losing CEO David Buttress this month, but its full year results for 2016 go a long way to reassuring investors that the company is in a robust position to pursue further growth. Just Eat’s share price rose by 5% on ...
  • Healthcare stocks need lifeline after presidential tweets

    Healthcare stocks need lifeline after presidential tweets

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 March 2017

    In what is becoming a familiar story, president Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to opine on the price of drugs in the U.S. His opinion is that they’re too high. His promise is that he’ll fix it. The market’s reaction is… well, not ...
  • France: differentiated agricultural products lead to productivity; precision agriculture is the future

    France: differentiated agricultural products lead to productivity; precision agriculture is the future

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 March 2017

    The French have a long history of agricultural competence that goes hand in hand with their reputation for high quality food and drink. Key to these twinned traits is the factor of differentiation – there is an endless variety of livestock, types of farmland, ...
  • Eurofins has ‘best year ever’ on ‘sustained growth momentum’

    Eurofins has ‘best year ever’ on ‘sustained growth momentum’

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 March 2017

    French laboratory analysis group Eurofins Scientific is the global market leader in laboratory testing solutions for the pharmaceutical, food, and consumer industries – and the company’s just logged its “best year ever”! 2016 saw it deliver ...
  • Syngenta expands digital agriculture offerings

    Syngenta expands digital agriculture offerings

    Managed, Monday, 06 March 2017

    Digital agriculture is one of those terms that mean different things to different people. But global agrochemical giant Syngenta has a pretty clear definition: “turning data into meaningful information that farmers use to run their operations more productively ...
  • Google launches YouTube TV in challenge to major networks

    Google launches YouTube TV in challenge to major networks

    Managed, Friday, 03 March 2017

    YouTube is branching out from makeup and video game tutorials to debut its very own streaming TV service, creatively named YouTube TV. The subscription package costs $35 / month, and for that, you get 40 channels. As of right now, the service will only be available ...
  • Domino’s Pizza serves up tasty dish for investors

    Domino’s Pizza serves up tasty dish for investors

    Managed, Thursday, 02 March 2017

    Fast food market leader Domino’s Pizza released fourth quarter earnings for 2016 at the end of February, demonstrating a business far more appealing, even, than the famous pizzas upon which it is based. The company beat high expectations from analysts and ...
  • Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Managed, Friday, 24 February 2017

    In 2013, Silicon Valley titan Alphabet acquired the Waze app – an Uberesque piece of software that lets regular drivers buddy up with commuters who need a ride. The service was trialed in San Francisco last year, but now Alphabet are pushing it to the next ...
  • Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Managed, Thursday, 23 February 2017

    The head of Britain’s farming union has a strong message for Prime Minister Theresa May and her government: unless you can guarantee access to European workers, the UK’s agricultural sector will stop dead in its tracks. The call has come to secure a deal ...
  • Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Managed, Thursday, 23 February 2017

    Wolters Kluwer (WK) is a global market leader in “professional information services” (meaning they supply data-driven professions like accountants and lawyers with informational tools and services) – and the latest information they’ve ...
  • Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Managed, Wednesday, 22 February 2017

    Agricultural and construction machinery maker Deere & Co. released its Q1 earnings report for 2017 last week, beating analysts’ expectations on earnings per share and net sales, and raising its outlook for fiscal 2017. These wins were not just preferable ...
  • Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 February 2017

    Global security market leader Assa Abloy is no stranger when it comes to designing doors, and that experience has paid off in a big way with its latest product, the Integris Door. The door in question is a moisture resistant design suitable for internal or external ...
  • Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Managed, Friday, 17 February 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, an international group of laboratories that has its base in Switzerland, is a hungry company. Over the last few months it’s gobbled up smaller businesses in an impressive industry land-grab that positions it as the overwhelming market ...
  • Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Managed, Thursday, 16 February 2017

    Fast-growing online takeaway company Just Eat is looking for a new CEO. David Buttress, who has led the company admirably since 2013, has announced that he is standing down due to “urgent family matters”. While the company conducts its search, Just ...
  • Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 February 2017

    Two months ago, we detailed some new research that showed “extreme precipitation” (very heavy rain) was increasing due to climate change, and that this heavy rainfall would lead to a rise in flooding (you can read the article here). This is worrying ...
  • Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Managed, Tuesday, 14 February 2017

    Merck is the oldest chemical and pharmaceutical company in the world with a founding that dates back to 1668. But don’t let its age fool you: Merck is also one of the biggest companies in the sector, and the healthcare giant is just as innovative and ...
  • Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Global Trends , Monday, 13 February 2017

    MSC Software Corporation creates the simulation software used by manufactures to improve their engineering methods, offering crucial services like structural analysis to multiple industries. The company has a long track record in getting it right – founded in ...
  • Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Managed, Friday, 10 February 2017

    Compass Group, the multinational services company that work across foodservice, cleaning and property management sectors, have expanded into a truly global conglomerate since they were founded over seventy years ago. Now, they are set to continue this growth if ...
  • Disney show weighed down figures

    Disney show weighed down figures

    Managed, Thursday, 09 February 2017

    It has been a very busy period for Walt Disney as they have continued to produce some of the movie industry’s biggest blockbusters, run world-leading entertainment resorts and everything else that they do. Now, though, it is time to take a look at their first ...
  • WPP announce $600m global partnership

    WPP announce $600m global partnership

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 February 2017

    WPP are known the world over for, through their various companies and agencies, providing some of the most compelling and interesting advertising campaigns on any platform. Now, they will get the chance to work with a major new client on both sides of the Atlantic. ...
  • FedEx turn to technology

    FedEx turn to technology

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 February 2017

    Advancements in technology, and in particular robotics and automation, have transformed a number of industries over the last decade or so, bringing costs down and vastly boosting efficiency. And, FedEx has revealed that they plan to harness these futuristic ...
  • Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 February 2017

    There are a lot of eyes on Amazon, along with the other big players in the ecommerce and online marketplace sector following Christmas, to see who got the biggest slice of the shopping pie. So, we have decided to take a look at the different figures and what they ...
  • Can AI cure world hunger?

    Can AI cure world hunger?

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 February 2017

    World hunger has been an issue for decades, as the world has not been able to produce enough food, distribute it well enough, or grow it in undeveloped areas in some cases. Now, Syngenta, along with a partner, have created a new challenge to see if artificial ...
  • Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Managed, Monday, 06 February 2017

    Global water technology company, Tetra Tech, has had a fantastic run over the past 12 months, with its stock price rising dramatically since early 2016. With 97% of scientists in agreement that climate change is real, and caused by humanity, the scene looks set for ...
  • Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Managed, Monday, 06 February 2017

    Delphi Automotive, one of the world’s leading players in the auto-parts sector, reported 4Q2016 earnings last week that beat consensus estimates and sent its share price higher. So, we took a look at the numbers and just why they have performed so well. ...
  • PayPal continue to excel

    PayPal continue to excel

    Managed, Friday, 03 February 2017

    PayPal have grown exponentially as ecommerce has become more widely used and accepted by people of all ages, backgrounds and locations. And, as they have continually adapted and kept themselves at the forefront of the online payments market, it is no surprise to see ...
  • FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    All News, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    Markets didn’t bat an eyelid last night as the Federal Reserve (FED) did what was expected of it, and kept interest rates unchanged. Wednesday saw the end of the central bank’s first two-day meeting since President Trump’s inauguration, and ...
  • Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Managed, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    Starbucks has stores all over the world, with their branding recognisable from Hong Kong to Hawaii. So, as is natural for a company of this size, a lot of attention is paid to their financial releases. And, in their Q1 release there were some terrific highlights, ...
  • Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Managed, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    On Tuesday, an assortment of pharmaceutical top dogs met with the new president of the U.S. to talk business – and they more or less liked what they heard. Given the occasionally explosive opinions that Mr. Trump has issued over drug pricing, it was not ...
  • Economic Outlook for February 2017

    Economic Outlook for February 2017

    All News, Wednesday, 01 February 2017

    The prospect of a business friendly regime from the incoming US government has propelled US equity markets to record levels in January. Given the fact that tax and spending plans are still mostly conceptual, and the fact that these plans cannot be implemented by ...
  • Halma acquire FluxData

    Halma acquire FluxData

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 February 2017

    Halma plc, are one of the world’s leading safety, health and environmental firms, as they own companies that make products for things like hazard detection, life protection and many other essential industry tools. Now, they have acquired a high-tech American ...
  • Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 January 2017

    If you pay any attention to current affairs and the news, then you will certainly have come across the phrase ‘fake news’ over the last few weeks and months. Facebook are one of the companies associated with the issue, and so they are now having to take ...
  • Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 January 2017

    3D scanning is an industry on the rise. According to Wikipedia: “a 3D scanner is a device that analyses a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its appearance.” With the appearance of 3D printing capabilities and ...
  • Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Managed, Monday, 30 January 2017

    Alphabet’s fourth quarter earnings release last week made two things abundantly clear: first, when it comes to revenue, Google is still overwhelmingly the engine in Alphabet’s car; and second, it’s one hell of an engine. Alphabet/Google’s ...
  • Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Managed, Friday, 27 January 2017

    Having a board filled with contrasting, well-informed decision makers with expertise in a range of areas makes sure that a business makes the smartest, most strategic decisions possible. And, Starbucks have just put three well-known business figures on their board. ...
  • Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Managed, Friday, 27 January 2017

    Bernard Charles, CEO of multinational software company Dassault Systemes, thinks that China is on the right track when it comes to mixing technological advancement and sustainability. Dassault is best known as the designer of powerful 3D imaging software for design, ...
  • FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    Managed, Thursday, 26 January 2017

    Having the right people at the top of a business can make sure that it’s steered in the right direction, that employees are inspired and motivated, and re-assure shareholders and their market. And, FedEx has decided to solidify and speed up changes in their ...
  • Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Managed, Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    Last November, Google launched its connected home product, Home. Positioned against Amazon’s Echo, Home has had a rather quiet few months – but in that time, Google has been building some key partners and setting the stage for a product that has serious ...
  • John Deere go green!

    John Deere go green!

    Managed, Tuesday, 24 January 2017

    John Deere is one of the most famous agricultural companies in the world. Best-known for its agricultural and construction equipment, the company has been going to great lengths to embrace environmental friendliness – and with good reason: the agricultural ...
  • UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    Managed, Monday, 23 January 2017

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the body that makes sure that big businesses cannot negatively impact on competition or fair trade in the UK. Now, they are considering a compromised measure by Mastercard to try and push through their deal to purchase ...