Managed Stories

  • Facebook: in with the old and out with the new?

    Facebook: in with the old and out with the new?

  • GSK expects “mid to high single-digit growth” to 2020

    GSK expects “mid to high single-digit growth” to 2020

  • Viasat hits revenue record for first 9 months of year

    Viasat hits revenue record for first 9 months of year

  • HungryHouse tells customers: change is coming

    HungryHouse tells customers: change is coming

  • Cognizant beats expectations thanks to high-spending healthcare clients

    Cognizant beats expectations thanks to high-spending healthcare clients

  • Compass Group shares jump 5% on back of strong first quarter

    Compass Group shares jump 5% on back of strong first quarter

  • Assa Abloy: faster growth will come from smart locks

    Assa Abloy: faster growth will come from smart locks

  • Hexagon smashes analysts’ expectations in fourth quarter

    Hexagon smashes analysts’ expectations in fourth quarter

  • Aptiv races into pole position with full year earnings for 2017

    Aptiv races into pole position with full year earnings for 2017

  • Assa Abloy’s Attack Resistant Openings win design award

    Assa Abloy’s Attack Resistant Openings win design award

  • A. O. Smith sees record sales for 2017, tops earnings estimate in fourth quarter

    A. O. Smith sees record sales for 2017, tops earnings estimate in fourth quarter

  • Xylem sees “double digit” growth in fourth quarter 2017

    Xylem sees “double digit” growth in fourth quarter 2017

  • Alibaba sees huge growth surge in last quarter

    Alibaba sees huge growth surge in last quarter

  • Domino’s sees orders rising thanks to X Factor final

    Domino’s sees orders rising thanks to X Factor final

  • Lyft and Aptiv keep Vegas self-driving taxi service post-CES

    Lyft and Aptiv keep Vegas self-driving taxi service post-CES

  • Sustainable companies are on the up in Asia

    Sustainable companies are on the up in Asia

  • Givaudan reports strong full-year earnings

    Givaudan reports strong full-year earnings

  • GlaxoSmithKline brings all-in-one therapy for HIV to China

    GlaxoSmithKline brings all-in-one therapy for HIV to China

  • Chr. Hansen appoints Givaudan president to CEO role from June

    Chr. Hansen appoints Givaudan president to CEO role from June

  • Tetra Tech boosts green building capabilities with acquisition of NDY

    Tetra Tech boosts green building capabilities with acquisition of NDY

  • KION enters strategic partnership with Chinese manufacturer

    KION enters strategic partnership with Chinese manufacturer

  • Wolters Kluwer announces ProVation Divestiture for $180 million

    Wolters Kluwer announces ProVation Divestiture for $180 million

  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Food Analytica Group, pushes into Hungary

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Food Analytica Group, pushes into Hungary

  • Domino’s CEO bids fond farewell to the brand

    Domino’s CEO bids fond farewell to the brand

  • Sergio Marchionne on the future of the auto industry

    Sergio Marchionne on the future of the auto industry

  • GlaxoSmithKline shakes up management to aid innovation

    GlaxoSmithKline shakes up management to aid innovation

  • Xylem updates largest wastewater plant in Romania

    Xylem updates largest wastewater plant in Romania

  • Grubhub delivers a more efficient service to restaurants

    Grubhub delivers a more efficient service to restaurants

  • Richemont sees “solid sales growth” in Q3

    Richemont sees “solid sales growth” in Q3

  • Facebook field tests “Today In” feed

    Facebook field tests “Today In” feed

  • Google amalgamates pay platforms in new Google Pay

    Google amalgamates pay platforms in new Google Pay

  • Partnerships grow in China for Dassault Systemes

    Partnerships grow in China for Dassault Systemes

  • Just Eat – New surcharge angers delivery customers

    Just Eat – New surcharge angers delivery customers

  • Veganuary gets underway down under at Domino’s Pizza

    Veganuary gets underway down under at Domino’s Pizza

  • ViaSat Inc. – Ground control to Major Contract

    ViaSat Inc. – Ground control to Major Contract

  • Wolters Kluwer – deal or no deal? (...deal!)

    Wolters Kluwer – deal or no deal? (...deal!)

  • Aptiv to get self-driving cars on the road at CES this year

    Aptiv to get self-driving cars on the road at CES this year

  • Just Eat to “veg out” after in New Year

    Just Eat to “veg out” after in New Year

  • Tragedy moves Compass succession forward

    Tragedy moves Compass succession forward

  • Grubhub shares insight on what people are eating into 2018

    Grubhub shares insight on what people are eating into 2018

  • Givaudan to acquire Expressions Parfumées

    Givaudan to acquire Expressions Parfumées

  • Can Domino’s turn pizza into health food? Sort of

    Can Domino’s turn pizza into health food? Sort of

  • The ‘New” Delphi Automotive will dominate peers, says Jefferies

    The ‘New” Delphi Automotive will dominate peers, says Jefferies

  • Under-25s in UK now spend a third of their spare time on mobile devices

    Under-25s in UK now spend a third of their spare time on mobile devices

  • “Online dating giant looking to meet Latino singles for fun and more”

    “Online dating giant looking to meet Latino singles for fun and more”

  • Indian team wins Xylem Water Prize

    Indian team wins Xylem Water Prize

  • Lindt extends Federer sponsorship

    Lindt extends Federer sponsorship

  • Baidu looks to make China’s Great Firewall scalable

    Baidu looks to make China’s Great Firewall scalable

  • Givaudan announces new Kuala Lumpur business solutions center

    Givaudan announces new Kuala Lumpur business solutions center

  • Science: extreme weather caused by man-made warming

    Science: extreme weather caused by man-made warming

Latest Managed Stories

  • Facebook: in with the old and out with the new?

    Facebook: in with the old and out with the new?

    Managed, Thursday, 15 February 2018

    Social media is often described as a playground for the youthful. A new report from research firm eMarketer casts doubt on that, however, saying that Facebook is losing younger users and adding them in the over-55 category. The report claims that 2.2 million people ...
  • GSK expects “mid to high single-digit growth” to 2020

    GSK expects “mid to high single-digit growth” to 2020

    Managed, Thursday, 15 February 2018

    Emma Walmsley, CEO of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is “increasingly confident” that new products will help the business deliver “mid to high single-digit growth” in the years to 2020. The announcement comes as she reaffirms the ...
  • Viasat hits revenue record for first 9 months of year

    Viasat hits revenue record for first 9 months of year

    Managed, Wednesday, 14 February 2018

    Global communications company Viasat, which use satellite technology to supply high quality wifi internet connections around the world, reported third quarter earnings for fiscal 2018 last week. The company said third-quarter revenue totaled $381.8 million, which ...
  • HungryHouse tells customers: change is coming

    HungryHouse tells customers: change is coming

    Managed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018

    Well, it’s finally happening: Just Eat and Hungry House have combined to become a powerful new force in the UK’s take-away food ordering market. Three months ago, UK regulator the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) ruled that a merger (worth ...
  • Cognizant beats expectations thanks to high-spending healthcare clients

    Cognizant beats expectations thanks to high-spending healthcare clients

    Managed, Monday, 12 February 2018

    Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp beat expectations in the fourth quarter, delivering more revenue and higher earnings than analysts had predicted. The driving force behind this outperformance? Increased spending from healthcare and financial clients on ...
  • Compass Group shares jump 5% on back of strong first quarter

    Compass Group shares jump 5% on back of strong first quarter

    Managed, Monday, 12 February 2018

    The world’s largest catering company, Compass Group, which provides services to public bodies (like the British National Health Service) as well as private companies, reported first quarter earnings for 2018 last week. The company said that revenue rose by ...
  • Assa Abloy: faster growth will come from smart locks

    Assa Abloy: faster growth will come from smart locks

    Managed, Friday, 09 February 2018

    The world’s largest lock maker released fourth quarter earnings for 2017 this week, beating analysts’ expectations on profit and painting a clear picture for the future of the industry. Assa Abloy said it saw organic growth through the quarter of 5% - ...
  • Hexagon smashes analysts’ expectations in fourth quarter

    Hexagon smashes analysts’ expectations in fourth quarter

    Managed, Friday, 09 February 2018

    Swedish measurement technology firm Hexagon reported positive earnings this week, beating out analysts’ expectations for its fourth quarter significantly. The company has also seen good news come from the courts this month, as CEO Ola Rollen was acquitted of ...
  • Aptiv races into pole position with full year earnings for 2017

    Aptiv races into pole position with full year earnings for 2017

    Managed, Thursday, 08 February 2018

    Aptiv, the automotive parts technology company focused on the trends driving the industry into the future, reported earnings for full year 2017 this month, blowing its own guidance out of the water. The company saw its revenue rise by 5% from the previous year to ...
  • Assa Abloy’s Attack Resistant Openings win design award

    Assa Abloy’s Attack Resistant Openings win design award

    Managed, Thursday, 08 February 2018

    Assa Abloy, the global market leader in physical security solutions including a range of doors, locks, safes, and more, is no stranger to industry awards. And now, it can add another to its list of successes. The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, ...
  • A. O. Smith sees record sales for 2017, tops earnings estimate in fourth quarter

    A. O. Smith sees record sales for 2017, tops earnings estimate in fourth quarter

    Managed, Wednesday, 07 February 2018

    A. O. Smith Corporation, North America’s largest manufacturer and supplier of residential and commercial water heaters, posted record results at the end of January. The company reported earnings per share of 60¢ for the fourth quarter of 2017, beating out ...
  • Xylem sees “double digit” growth in fourth quarter 2017

    Xylem sees “double digit” growth in fourth quarter 2017

    Managed, Tuesday, 06 February 2018

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter of 2017, including adjusted earnings per share of 76¢ - in-line with estimates. When it comes to revenue, however, the company outperformed analysts’ expectations, ...
  • Alibaba sees huge growth surge in last quarter

    Alibaba sees huge growth surge in last quarter

    Managed, Monday, 05 February 2018

    Ecommerce giant Alibaba showed that it hasn’t maxed itself out, delivering another quarter of incredible growth in the three months to December. The company increased revenue by more than half – slower than previous quarters, but impressive nonetheless ...
  • Domino’s sees orders rising thanks to X Factor final

    Domino’s sees orders rising thanks to X Factor final

    Managed, Friday, 02 February 2018

    Domino’s had a great Christmas, and it thinks it knows why: the X Factor final. X Factor, a show where hopeful members of the public battle it out in karaoke-like contests in front of judges in an attempt to win a record deal, is a mainstay of UK TV, and ...
  • Lyft and Aptiv keep Vegas self-driving taxi service post-CES

    Lyft and Aptiv keep Vegas self-driving taxi service post-CES

    Managed, Friday, 02 February 2018

    Self-driving software company Aptiv and ride-hailing startup Lyft made headlines during the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas earlier this month when they debuted a self-driving taxi service. Now, it looks like what started as a novel way to showcase the ...
  • Sustainable companies are on the up in Asia

    Sustainable companies are on the up in Asia

    Managed, Thursday, 01 February 2018

    In Asia, environmental and social sustainability are proving to be important factors for businesses’ success. The country’s multitude of new middle class consumers are seeing infrastructure grow up around them – China has been pursuing urbanization ...
  • Givaudan reports strong full-year earnings

    Givaudan reports strong full-year earnings

    Managed, Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    Scent and flavor manufacturing giant Givaudan posted full year results that demonstrated a strong underlying business at the end of last week. The company revealed that sales figures had been “robust” in all four quarters, registering total net sales of ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline brings all-in-one therapy for HIV to China

    GlaxoSmithKline brings all-in-one therapy for HIV to China

    Managed, Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is rolling out its “blockbuster triple-therapy” HIV drug in Mainland China – and it’s debuting at a new, lower price-point, than in other parts of Asia. GSK is launching the treatment at a cost of ...
  • Chr. Hansen appoints Givaudan president to CEO role from June

    Chr. Hansen appoints Givaudan president to CEO role from June

    Managed, Friday, 26 January 2018

    Global bioscience company Chr. Hansen (Hansen) services a number of industries by providing food cultures, probiotics, enzymes, and colours, made from natural ingredients. Now, the company has announced its choice of new CEO: Mauricio Graber, currently president of ...
  • Tetra Tech boosts green building capabilities with acquisition of NDY

    Tetra Tech boosts green building capabilities with acquisition of NDY

    Managed, Thursday, 25 January 2018

    Global engineering services company Tetra Tech has announced the acquisition of Norman Disney & Yong (NDY), a consulting engineering firm that specializes in sustainable building. This is a hot topic in the building world at the moment, as the industry seeks to ...
  • KION enters strategic partnership with Chinese manufacturer

    KION enters strategic partnership with Chinese manufacturer

    Managed, Wednesday, 24 January 2018

    German industrial vehicle and material handling equipment manufacturer KION Group has agreed to a strategic partner with Chinese manufacturer EP Equipment. The German company says that this will give it greater strength in the “fast-growing market for ...
  • Wolters Kluwer announces ProVation Divestiture for $180 million

    Wolters Kluwer announces ProVation Divestiture for $180 million

    Managed, Tuesday, 23 January 2018

    Global Information services group Wolters Kluwer, which manages a range of information solutions for the accountancy, legal, and healthcare professions (amongst others) has announced the divestiture of its ProVation service. ProVation is a software tool for ...
  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Food Analytica Group, pushes into Hungary

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Food Analytica Group, pushes into Hungary

    Managed, Monday, 22 January 2018

    Eurofins Scientific, the world-leading laboratory group that specializes in food testing services (amongst other laboratory analytic services) is pushing into the Hungarian market. Eurofins has long used an acquisition strategy to conquer new markets, picking up ...
  • Domino’s CEO bids fond farewell to the brand

    Domino’s CEO bids fond farewell to the brand

    Managed, Friday, 19 January 2018

    Last week, Domino’s Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle announced that he was stepping down after eight and a half years at the helm. Doyle is widely regarded as a turnaround artist who set Domino’s on its current – very successful – course. And, by his ...
  • Sergio Marchionne on the future of the auto industry

    Sergio Marchionne on the future of the auto industry

    Managed, Thursday, 18 January 2018

    Sergio Marchionne is one of the auto industry’s longest serving CEOs, and his position at the top of the pyramid for both Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler gives him a unique perspective on its future. And, despite his contention that Ferrari has to protect its brand ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline shakes up management to aid innovation

    GlaxoSmithKline shakes up management to aid innovation

    Managed, Thursday, 18 January 2018

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has shaken up its management team in an effort to bring in new ideas. Emma Walmsley, who became CEO of the group last March, has been grabbing headlines for her bold approach to leadership. Since taking the reigns, she has ...
  • Xylem updates largest wastewater plant in Romania

    Xylem updates largest wastewater plant in Romania

    Managed, Wednesday, 17 January 2018

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. has recently completed an update to Romania’s largest wastewater facility, the Glina wastewater treatment plant in Bucharest. This was a major undertaking, as the Glina plant has a capacity of 1.3 million population ...
  • Grubhub delivers a more efficient service to restaurants

    Grubhub delivers a more efficient service to restaurants

    Managed, Tuesday, 16 January 2018

    America’s premier food order and delivery service has just served up a treat for the restaurants on its books. Grubhub will partner with NCR Corporation, a “global leader in omnichannel solutions” to help restaurants make the most of takeaway ...
  • Richemont sees “solid sales growth” in Q3

    Richemont sees “solid sales growth” in Q3

    Managed, Monday, 15 January 2018

    Luxury conglomerate Richemont saw “solid sales growth” in its third quarter last week, bolstered by strong demand in Asia, and the outperformance of its jewelry segment. The company said sales for the quarter were up 7% at constant currency from the same ...
  • Facebook field tests “Today In” feed

    Facebook field tests “Today In” feed

    Managed, Friday, 12 January 2018

    With fake news dominating headlines (in multiple senses) since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, many people are increasing their demand for vetted and sourced journalism. In response to this in January 2017 Facebook announced The Facebook Journalism Project ...
  • Google amalgamates pay platforms in new Google Pay

    Google amalgamates pay platforms in new Google Pay

    Managed, Friday, 12 January 2018

    In a blog this week Pali Bhat, Vice President of Product Management, Payments for Google announce the imminent merger of all Google’s various payment programs into one encompassing brand - Google Pay. Google’s payment solution site has already been ...
  • Partnerships grow in China for Dassault Systemes

    Partnerships grow in China for Dassault Systemes

    Managed, Thursday, 11 January 2018

    Alongside French President Emmanuel Macron’s first state visit to China and the moves to strengthen French and Chinese cooperation both technologically and economically, Dassault Systemes has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Aerospace and ...
  • Just Eat – New surcharge angers delivery customers

    Just Eat – New surcharge angers delivery customers

    Managed, Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    Food delivery service Just Eat has come under fire in the UK today following their decision to roll out a 50 pence surcharge on all deliveries. The move follows a decision by the Treasury to ban all extra charges for payments made by card for goods and services ...
  • Veganuary gets underway down under at Domino’s Pizza

    Veganuary gets underway down under at Domino’s Pizza

    Managed, Tuesday, 09 January 2018

    Domino’s Pizza has entered into the spirit of “Veganuary” down under. The Australian arm of the global pizza company has launched its first vegan offerings. In the wake of a survey conducted by Domino’s on it’s Facebook page the ...
  • ViaSat Inc. – Ground control to Major Contract

    ViaSat Inc. – Ground control to Major Contract

    Managed, Tuesday, 09 January 2018

    The last few weeks saw a pair of exciting announcements from ViaSat. The global communications company’s latest commercial communications satellite ViaSat-2, built by Boeing Satellite Systems International, reached a stable geostationary orbit above the earth ...
  • Wolters Kluwer – deal or no deal? (...deal!)

    Wolters Kluwer – deal or no deal? (...deal!)

    Managed, Monday, 08 January 2018

    This week, governance, risk and compliance company, Wolters Kluwer announced the completion of it's plan to divest Corseach to Audax Private Equity. Originally announced in October 2017 the plan to sell Corseach followed an April 2017 decision to review strategic ...
  • Aptiv to get self-driving cars on the road at CES this year

    Aptiv to get self-driving cars on the road at CES this year

    Managed, Friday, 05 January 2018

    Aptiv, the self-driving technology giant formerly called Delphi Automotive, is eager to get its self-driving cars on the road – so eager that it plans to achieve it this year! But don’t get out your wallets just yet: the cars won’t be for sale ...
  • Just Eat to “veg out” after in New Year

    Just Eat to “veg out” after in New Year

    Managed, Friday, 05 January 2018

    According to wildly popular takeaway food ordering service Just Eat, Veganism is what will be “in” this year. According to the company’s Irish segment, which made the prediction at the beginning of the year, vegan food options will be a food trend ...
  • Tragedy moves Compass succession forward

    Tragedy moves Compass succession forward

    Managed, Thursday, 04 January 2018

    Richard Cousins, outgoing CEO of the world’s largest catering firm, Compass Group Plc, has died in a plane crash. Mr. Cousins was sightseeing in a chartered flight with four family members when the plane went down north of Sydney. According to a statement from ...
  • Grubhub shares insight on what people are eating into 2018

    Grubhub shares insight on what people are eating into 2018

    Managed, Wednesday, 03 January 2018

    Online and mobile food ordering service Grubhub has released data showing what the U.S. ate last year – and what it thinks the country will be ordering in 2018. The data – results of its second annual “year in delivery” trends analysis ...
  • Givaudan to acquire Expressions Parfumées

    Givaudan to acquire Expressions Parfumées

    Managed, Wednesday, 03 January 2018

    Global scent and flavor kingpin Givaudan, the company behind the vast majority of things we smell and taste every day, is pushing further into the “organic scents” industry. The Swiss market leader has announced that it is acquiring French fragrance ...
  • Can Domino’s turn pizza into health food? Sort of

    Can Domino’s turn pizza into health food? Sort of

    Managed, Tuesday, 02 January 2018

    Domino’s Pizza always seems to be one step ahead of the competition – and now, it’s trying to do it again. The innovative fast food company has created a “brain-boosting” pizza to coincide with its launch in Durham – home of a ...
  • The ‘New” Delphi Automotive will dominate peers, says Jefferies

    The ‘New” Delphi Automotive will dominate peers, says Jefferies

    Managed, Friday, 22 December 2017

    It’s now old news that auto parts giant Delphi Automotive has renamed its business Aptiv PLC, and decided to focus on self-driving technologies. The business left behind – Delphi’s “traditional' business, if you like – was spun off and ...
  • Under-25s in UK now spend a third of their spare time on mobile devices

    Under-25s in UK now spend a third of their spare time on mobile devices

    Managed, Thursday, 21 December 2017

    It won’t come as a surprise that young people spend a lot of time on their mobile phones, but the extent of that time – in the UK at least – might be a shock. According to a new study by British statisticians, if you’re under 25, you probably ...
  • “Online dating giant looking to meet Latino singles for fun and more”

    “Online dating giant looking to meet Latino singles for fun and more”

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 December 2017

    Match Group, the company behind services like Match.com, Plentyoffish, and Tinder, has partnered with Univision Communications (the leading media company serving Hispanic America) to launch a new part of the digital dating revolution. The launch of Chipsa, an app ...
  • Indian team wins Xylem Water Prize

    Indian team wins Xylem Water Prize

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 December 2017

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. is always looking for the next innovation that can help it live up to its motto of “lets solve water”. And now, it thinks it’s found it, courtesy of the Xylem Water Prize, an online video contest, which ...
  • Lindt extends Federer sponsorship

    Lindt extends Federer sponsorship

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Sports stars and chocolatiers might not sound like an obvious match, but Roger Federer’s latest sponsorship deal – courtesy of luxury confectioner Lindt & Sprüngli – makes a lot of sense. They’re both Swiss; they’re both well ...
  • Baidu looks to make China’s Great Firewall scalable

    Baidu looks to make China’s Great Firewall scalable

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Regarding technology, China is notorious for its “Great Firewall” – a government tool to stop restricted sites from being available within the country’s borders. Now, Baidu – one of the country’s “Big 3” internet ...
  • Givaudan announces new Kuala Lumpur business solutions center

    Givaudan announces new Kuala Lumpur business solutions center

    Managed, Monday, 18 December 2017

    Taste and flavor giant Givaudan has announced the official opening of a new business solutions center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The outpost will form a critical part of Givaudan’s growth platform in the Asia Pacific region, housing its business services and ...
  • Science: extreme weather caused by man-made warming

    Science: extreme weather caused by man-made warming

    Managed, Friday, 15 December 2017

    A group of weather researchers have claimed that last year’s crazy weather events, including extreme heat around the world and the unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea – are a result of man-made climate change. This is not the first time that climate ...