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  • Amazon buys stake in Deliveroo, sights set on lucrative food delivery market

    Amazon buys stake in Deliveroo, sights set on lucrative food delivery market

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    It’s an on-going question: which industry will Amazon disrupt next? At the end of last week, we got an answer: the lucrative food delivery market. Although Amazon isn’t pumping money into its own service – rather, it’s taken a stake in ...
  • In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    Depending how you look at things, this story is either a curious triviality, or a sign of things to come. In China, the eastern city of Tianjin to be precise, the world has just witnessed a race between “dozens” of self-driving cars. The robotic racers ...
  • Baidu posts first loss since going public as China slowdown hits business

    Baidu posts first loss since going public as China slowdown hits business

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    Baidu, China’s most popular search engine, often called the Chinese Google, posted its first loss since 2005 last week. The company said that rising costs and slowing sales were to blame, but CEO Robin Li nonetheless praised the company’s ...
  • Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    Charles River Laboratories, a market-leader in the provision of analytic laboratory services for the biopharmaceutical and other industries, has announced its acquisition of Resero Analytics. Resero is a software company that specialises in providing software ...
  • Alibaba smashes Street’s expectations, defies China slowdown, and raises guidance

    Alibaba smashes Street’s expectations, defies China slowdown, and raises guidance

    Ecommerce, Monday, 20 May 2019

    Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba smashed the Street’s expectations for the three months ending March 31, beating on top- and bottom-lines as well as showing a strong underlying business. The company’s results will be a welcome piece of news for those ...
  • Farfetch stock bounces on mixed results

    Farfetch stock bounces on mixed results

    Luxury, Monday, 20 May 2019

    Online fashion platform Farfetch saw its share price rocket up then back down again sharply as it released results this week. The reason for that spike was the mixed nature of the results in question. No one expected it to be a profitable quarter for the stock, but ...
  • GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    Managed, Monday, 20 May 2019

    If you’ve ever read the contents of your spam email folder, you will probably be aware of the huge trade online in dodgy health supplements. The pitches are not usually sophisticated: this pill will enlarge something, that potion can make you a genius, and ...
  • Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Managed, Monday, 20 May 2019

    British catering giant Compass Group – the world’s largest caterer – has had such a good first half to the year that it now expects growth and margins “similar to 2018” according to its CEO, Dominic Blakemore. That’s great news ...
  • Adobe confident despite trade war

    Adobe confident despite trade war

    Ecommerce, Friday, 17 May 2019

    Creative software maker Adobe remains confident of its performance this year, despite recent accelerations of the trade war between China and the US. Last week, President Trump added further tariffs on Chinese goods after talks broke down. Despite his threats not to ...
  • Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Managed, Friday, 17 May 2019

    There are really only three big names in online advertising: Google, Facebook, and Amazon. The first of those is undoubtedly the industry’s dominant force – and it plans to stay on top. This week, Alphabet’s Google looked to consolidate its lead on ...
  • Want to drive a real James Bond supercar? You’re in luck…

    Want to drive a real James Bond supercar? You’re in luck…

    Luxury, Friday, 17 May 2019

    British luxury car maker Aston Martin Lagonda, best known (in popular media, at least) as the provider of choice for fictional British superspy James Bond, is bringing a unique vehicle to market. The company has announced that it is re-creating the iconic DB5 ...
  • Farfetch embraces pre-loved designer handbags

    Farfetch embraces pre-loved designer handbags

    Luxury, Friday, 17 May 2019

    Luxury fashion platform Farfetch is launching an online pilot to support its sustainability strategy: the name of the game is used designer handbags, and Farfetch hopes to contribute to a circular fashion economy by buying and selling them online. The company says ...
  • Big Pharma turns its attention to China

    Big Pharma turns its attention to China

    Luxury, Thursday, 16 May 2019

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and its peers are setting their sights on China. The world’s major drug makers (along with GSK, only three other companies really fit the bill: Merck, Pfizer, and Sanofi Pasteur) are looking for lucrative new markets, and China has ...
  • Mixed results cause a drop, then a rise, in Take-Two’s share price

    Mixed results cause a drop, then a rise, in Take-Two’s share price

    Luxury, Thursday, 16 May 2019

    Take-Two Interactive, developers and publishers of market-leading video game franchises like Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption reported a mixed bag of earnings this week that sent its share price down sharply. Then up sharply. Why the indecision? Well, the ...
  • Amazon deepens multichannel offering with click-and-collect counters in UK and Italian retail stores

    Amazon deepens multichannel offering with click-and-collect counters in UK and Italian retail stores

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 16 May 2019

    Amazon is evolving its online retail platform further into the offline world, driving its way deeper into the high street and trying to take ownership of new, multichannel, shopping models. The ecommerce giant announced this week that it’s installing ...
  • Constellation Brands is winning in beer – and it’s positioned to win some more

    Constellation Brands is winning in beer – and it’s positioned to win some more

    Luxury, Thursday, 16 May 2019

    Guess what, the beer industry is kind of in decline nowadays. But one company, at least, is bucking that trend: Constellation Brands’ beer portfolio (which is dominated by the Corona and Modelo families of beer) has delivered an incredible 36 consecutive ...
  • Clegg responds to breakup calls from Facebook co-founder

    Clegg responds to breakup calls from Facebook co-founder

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, one of Facebook’s co-founders referred to the company as a monopoly and claimed Mark Zuckerberg has “too much power” over it. Now, you may be scratching your head at the mention of a Facebook co-founder ...
  • Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    Do you want to work with scent and flavour giant Givaudan, the company behind many of the tastes and aromas we take for granted in everyday life? If so, then Alex Bastos, the company’s global director of innovation, has some advice for you. Speaking at the ...
  • Alibaba looks to international markets for growth

    Alibaba looks to international markets for growth

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    Chinese ecommerce powerhouse Alibaba is looking to let sellers from more countries onto its international platform, AliExpress, in a bid to supercharge growth. AliExpress, at the moment, enables Chinese sellers to access markets in more than 150 countries worldwide. ...
  • EssilorLuxottica solves leadership dispute – peace breaks out between France and Italy

    EssilorLuxottica solves leadership dispute – peace breaks out between France and Italy

    Luxury, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    EssilorLuxottica, the eyewear giant that was once the world’s pre-eminent lens maker (France’s Essilor) and the world’s biggest frame maker (Italy’s Luxottica) has finally sorted out the leadership dispute that has plagued its short life so ...
  • JD.com crushes the Street’s predictions for first quarter

    JD.com crushes the Street’s predictions for first quarter

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com, the country’s second-largest online retailer after Alibaba, reported earnings last week that absolutely blew the Street’s expectations out of the water. With the backing of massive western partners Walmart and Alphabet, ...
  • Amazon announces major move towards automation at its US warehouses

    Amazon announces major move towards automation at its US warehouses

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    Ecommerce giant Amazon made a shock announcement yesterday: it’s automating a significant number of box-packers in its US-based warehouses. Why the shock? Although automation has long been assumed to be “just around the corner” there has been no ...
  • Rihanna & LVMH: it’s official, and it’s coming soon

    Rihanna & LVMH: it’s official, and it’s coming soon

    Luxury, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    Earlier reports have been confirmed and it’s now official: the world’s largest luxury conglomerate, LVMH, and Barbadian pop-fashion sensation Rihanna, are joining forces to create a new fashion house. The joint venture will be launched under ...
  • Marriott beats on earnings, but weak guidance holds share price back

    Marriott beats on earnings, but weak guidance holds share price back

    Luxury, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    Marriott International, the world’s largest luxury hotelier, reported earnings last week that exceeded analysts’ predictions. That was a nice surprise for investors, but less-welcome was an underwhelming guidance for the coming year and second-quarter. ...
  • As tinder numbers rise, so does Match’s share price

    As tinder numbers rise, so does Match’s share price

    Ecommerce, Monday, 13 May 2019

    Online dating giant Match Group reported quarterly earnings last week, demonstrating that the main driver of the company’s growth remains casual dating app Tinder. Tinder, which is geared to “hook-up” culture, and popular among time-lite ...
  • Spotify is listening, with interactive ads

    Spotify is listening, with interactive ads

    Luxury, Monday, 13 May 2019

    Music streaming market leader Spotify is experimenting with new ad technology that promises to bring sponsors and listeners closer together than ever before. As of right now, the tech, which focuses on voice activation software, will be used to refer listeners ...
  • Facebook will work out of London to drive global WhatsApp mobile payments

    Facebook will work out of London to drive global WhatsApp mobile payments

    Ecommerce, Monday, 13 May 2019

    Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform, is looking to monetise its market-leading messenger app WhatsApp. That’s been the plan for a while, but various elements, such as a spate of scandals over privacy and politics, have stymied the ...
  • Booking Holdings: mixed results, but strong fundamentals send the share price up

    Booking Holdings: mixed results, but strong fundamentals send the share price up

    Ecommerce, Monday, 13 May 2019

    Booking Holdings released a mixed earnings report for the first quarter of 2019, but while metrics were up and down, the company’s underlying business looks strong. That was enough, it seems, for investors to rally around the stock, sending it up steeply at ...
  • Adidas profit soars, share price hits new high as a result

    Adidas profit soars, share price hits new high as a result

    Luxury, Friday, 10 May 2019

    German sporting apparel brand Adidas, best known as the sneaker maker that vies with American giant Nike for control over sports sponsorship in games like soccer and basketball, reported first quarter earnings last Friday that sent its share price soaring to a new ...
  • Ferrari’s latest quarterly figures beat the Street, share price races out ahead

    Ferrari’s latest quarterly figures beat the Street, share price races out ahead

    Luxury, Friday, 10 May 2019

    Luxury racing car icon Ferrari reported earnings at the beginning of the month demonstrating that, despite worries in the wider auto industry, there’s no shortage of demand for its immensely exclusive supercars. The company’s results were so strong that ...
  • Live Nation sees highest-ever adjusted operating income in strong first quarter

    Live Nation sees highest-ever adjusted operating income in strong first quarter

    Luxury, Friday, 10 May 2019

    Live entertainment provider Live Nation logged a strong set of quarterly results for the first quarter of 2019 that saw it break its own records on income. The company struck a positive note over the trajectory this implies for the rest of the year, saying that ...
  • Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Managed, Friday, 10 May 2019

    Charles River Laboratories, a provider of equipment, consultation, and analytic laboratory services to the medical industry amongst others, reported better than expected results for the quarter ended March. This is the continuation of a strong run: Charles River has ...
  • Market Timing: Waiting for Godot

    Market Timing: Waiting for Godot

    All Funds, Wednesday, 08 May 2019

    Market timing does not work. So what should investors do? Waiting for the perfect moment to invest in equities is like Waiting for Godot… In Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece ‘Waiting for Godot’, the two main characters wait for the arrival ...
  • Under Armour beats profit expectations, shares continue to climb

    Under Armour beats profit expectations, shares continue to climb

    Luxury, Wednesday, 08 May 2019

    Athletic apparel and footwear maker Under Armour reported earnings for the fourth quarter last week that beat analysts’ expectations and propelled its share price – which has climbed consistently this year – upwards. The company’s success was ...
  • Global Payments beats on the bottom line, driven by growth in “largest target markets”

    Global Payments beats on the bottom line, driven by growth in “largest target markets”

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 08 May 2019

    Global Payments, a world-leading provider of payment tech and software solutions for merchants, reported first-quarter earnings last week that demonstrated powerful growth in some of its key targeted industries. The company, which has seen its share price outperform ...
  • Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 May 2019

    This year has not been kind to the auto-industry, and futuristic car component maker Aptiv, which focuses on trends like connectivity, electrification, and self-driving tech, is no exception. The bad news is simply that the company’s first quarter 2019 ...
  • IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    IQVIA Holdings, the world’s largest contract research organisation, reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019 last week, beating the Street’s estimates on top- and bottom-lines, and demonstrating a strong underlying business. That’s no ...
  • Idexx Laboratories continues to outperform with earnings, revenue beat

    Idexx Laboratories continues to outperform with earnings, revenue beat

    Luxury, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    Idexx Laboratories, a purveyor of veterinary diagnostic tools and products that cater to the trend to treat pets increasingly like members of the family, reported earnings last week that justified the ascent of its share price, year to date. The company saw beats on ...
  • Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    US-based consultancy and engineering firm Tetra Tech reported its best ever quarterly earnings last week, sending its share price sharply up at the end of the week. The company, which provides project management and other services in the areas of water, environment, ...
  • Bright Horizons beats the Street on earnings in first quarter of 2019

    Bright Horizons beats the Street on earnings in first quarter of 2019

    Luxury, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the US’s leading childcare and early education provider (which also operates a significant UK business, as well as in the Netherlands and India), reported earnings last week, beating the Street’s estimates on earnings. ...
  • Estee Lauder sees strong quarter in China, lifts guidance… AGAIN!

    Estee Lauder sees strong quarter in China, lifts guidance… AGAIN!

    Luxury, Friday, 03 May 2019

    It’s a great time to be an Estee Lauder investor (which, if you invest in Dominion’s Luxury Fund, you are). The company reported earnings that smashed analysts’ expectations this week, demonstrating strength in China (many had expected to see a ...
  • AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    Managed, Friday, 03 May 2019

    AerCap Holdings, the world’s largest independent aircraft leasing company, reported earnings this week that cheered investors and sent its share price soaring. The company, which provides more-than 200 clients internationally with commercial planes to operate ...
  • Facebook starts shifting its strategic focus onto groups, updates mobile app

    Facebook starts shifting its strategic focus onto groups, updates mobile app

    Ecommerce, Friday, 03 May 2019

    Social media giant Facebook has been vocal in recent months about shifting its focus onto more private forms of communication. According to CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, users are looking for a “front room” experience, where they can curate their ...
  • Royal Caribbean smashes expectations, sees plain sailing ahead

    Royal Caribbean smashes expectations, sees plain sailing ahead

    Luxury, Friday, 03 May 2019

    Royal Caribbean Cruises, the world’s second-largest cruise line, reported strong earnings last week that prompted its CEO, Richard Fain, to claim that “the business is amazingly strong.” He’s not wrong: Royal Caribbean beat the Street on the ...
  • Investment Outlook for May 2019

    Investment Outlook for May 2019

    All Funds, Thursday, 02 May 2019

    MAINTAIN THE EQUITY COURSE Looking back at the first quarter of 2019 one could observe that the spill-over of uncertainty in financial markets from the end of last year, volatility in US retail sales and the labour market, and the lack of clarity regarding Chinese ...
  • Spotify beats the Street, hits paid user landmark

    Spotify beats the Street, hits paid user landmark

    Luxury, Thursday, 02 May 2019

    As of its most recent quarter, music streaming market leader Spotify has become the first platform of its type to reach 100 million paid subscribers. To get there, it beat the Street’s predictions over how many paid subscribers it would add in the three-month ...
  • Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Managed, Thursday, 02 May 2019

    If you’ve been watching Silicon Valley giant Alphabet’s share price this week, you’re probably wondering what on earth it did wrong to get punished like that. The answer is: reported quarterly earnings. But while you could be forgiven for thinking ...
  • Mastercard beats the Street on earnings and reiterates guidance

    Mastercard beats the Street on earnings and reiterates guidance

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 02 May 2019

    Payments titan Mastercard reported earnings this week, beating the Street’s prediction on the bottom line, and meeting it on the top. It was a three month-period typified by high spending on innovation, partnership, and marketing – but that spending paid ...
  • BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    No, you did not read that headline wrong. Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD has reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019, and profit is the headline figure: up 632% year on year. That’s an incredible result in and of itself, but it looks even better ...
  • Booking Holdings is beating Airbnb in home stays

    Booking Holdings is beating Airbnb in home stays

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    It wasn’t so long ago that “home stays” – the practise of renting out your home, or a part of your home, to travellers for a night or two, disrupted the hospitality industry. A business model pioneered by, amongst others, Airbnb, has made and ...

Latest News

  • Amazon buys stake in Deliveroo, sights set on lucrative food delivery market

    Amazon buys stake in Deliveroo, sights set on lucrative food delivery market

  • In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

  • Baidu posts first loss since going public as China slowdown hits business

    Baidu posts first loss since going public as China slowdown hits business

  • Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

  • Alibaba smashes Street’s expectations, defies China slowdown, and raises guidance

    Alibaba smashes Street’s expectations, defies China slowdown, and raises guidance

  • Farfetch stock bounces on mixed results

    Farfetch stock bounces on mixed results

  • GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

  • Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

  • Adobe confident despite trade war

    Adobe confident despite trade war

  • Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

  • Want to drive a real James Bond supercar? You’re in luck…

    Want to drive a real James Bond supercar? You’re in luck…

  • Farfetch embraces pre-loved designer handbags

    Farfetch embraces pre-loved designer handbags

  • Big Pharma turns its attention to China

    Big Pharma turns its attention to China

  • Mixed results cause a drop, then a rise, in Take-Two’s share price

    Mixed results cause a drop, then a rise, in Take-Two’s share price

  • Amazon deepens multichannel offering with click-and-collect counters in UK and Italian retail stores

    Amazon deepens multichannel offering with click-and-collect counters in UK and Italian retail stores

  • Constellation Brands is winning in beer – and it’s positioned to win some more

    Constellation Brands is winning in beer – and it’s positioned to win some more

  • Clegg responds to breakup calls from Facebook co-founder

    Clegg responds to breakup calls from Facebook co-founder

  • Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

  • Alibaba looks to international markets for growth

    Alibaba looks to international markets for growth

  • EssilorLuxottica solves leadership dispute – peace breaks out between France and Italy

    EssilorLuxottica solves leadership dispute – peace breaks out between France and Italy

  • JD.com crushes the Street’s predictions for first quarter

    JD.com crushes the Street’s predictions for first quarter

  • Amazon announces major move towards automation at its US warehouses

    Amazon announces major move towards automation at its US warehouses

  • Rihanna & LVMH: it’s official, and it’s coming soon

    Rihanna & LVMH: it’s official, and it’s coming soon

  • Marriott beats on earnings, but weak guidance holds share price back

    Marriott beats on earnings, but weak guidance holds share price back

  • As tinder numbers rise, so does Match’s share price

    As tinder numbers rise, so does Match’s share price

  • Spotify is listening, with interactive ads

    Spotify is listening, with interactive ads

  • Facebook will work out of London to drive global WhatsApp mobile payments

    Facebook will work out of London to drive global WhatsApp mobile payments

  • Booking Holdings: mixed results, but strong fundamentals send the share price up

    Booking Holdings: mixed results, but strong fundamentals send the share price up

  • Adidas profit soars, share price hits new high as a result

    Adidas profit soars, share price hits new high as a result

  • Ferrari’s latest quarterly figures beat the Street, share price races out ahead

    Ferrari’s latest quarterly figures beat the Street, share price races out ahead

  • Live Nation sees highest-ever adjusted operating income in strong first quarter

    Live Nation sees highest-ever adjusted operating income in strong first quarter

  • Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

  • Market Timing: Waiting for Godot

    Market Timing: Waiting for Godot

  • Under Armour beats profit expectations, shares continue to climb

    Under Armour beats profit expectations, shares continue to climb

  • Global Payments beats on the bottom line, driven by growth in “largest target markets”

    Global Payments beats on the bottom line, driven by growth in “largest target markets”

  • Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

  • IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

  • Idexx Laboratories continues to outperform with earnings, revenue beat

    Idexx Laboratories continues to outperform with earnings, revenue beat

  • Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

  • Bright Horizons beats the Street on earnings in first quarter of 2019

    Bright Horizons beats the Street on earnings in first quarter of 2019

  • Estee Lauder sees strong quarter in China, lifts guidance… AGAIN!

    Estee Lauder sees strong quarter in China, lifts guidance… AGAIN!

  • AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

  • Facebook starts shifting its strategic focus onto groups, updates mobile app

    Facebook starts shifting its strategic focus onto groups, updates mobile app

  • Royal Caribbean smashes expectations, sees plain sailing ahead

    Royal Caribbean smashes expectations, sees plain sailing ahead

  • Investment Outlook for May 2019

    Investment Outlook for May 2019

  • Spotify beats the Street, hits paid user landmark

    Spotify beats the Street, hits paid user landmark

  • Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

  • Mastercard beats the Street on earnings and reiterates guidance

    Mastercard beats the Street on earnings and reiterates guidance

  • BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

  • Booking Holdings is beating Airbnb in home stays

    Booking Holdings is beating Airbnb in home stays

  • Pernod Ricard sees consistent growth driven by Asia in third quarter

    Pernod Ricard sees consistent growth driven by Asia in third quarter

  • Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

    Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

  • Hermes results reiterate what we already know: for high-end luxury, China is holding up just fine

    Hermes results reiterate what we already know: for high-end luxury, China is holding up just fine

  • Tech is outperforming every other sector this year, adding $1 trillion in four months

    Tech is outperforming every other sector this year, adding $1 trillion in four months

  • Under Armour adds infrared tech to training gear

    Under Armour adds infrared tech to training gear

  • PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

    PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

  • Treasury Wine Estates knows what millennials want from their wine: less alcohol!

    Treasury Wine Estates knows what millennials want from their wine: less alcohol!

  • Amazon crushes the Street’s expectations, becomes far more profitable

    Amazon crushes the Street’s expectations, becomes far more profitable

  • As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

    As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

  • Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

    Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

  • Facebook jumps on strong first quarter, strength in advertising

    Facebook jumps on strong first quarter, strength in advertising

  • PayPal beats the Street on earnings, reveals Venmo numbers – shares rise

    PayPal beats the Street on earnings, reveals Venmo numbers – shares rise

  • Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

    Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

  • Visa beats estimates on revenue and earnings

    Visa beats estimates on revenue and earnings

  • Buffett: newspapers are “toast”

    Buffett: newspapers are “toast”

  • There’s a new virtual personal assistant on the way…

    There’s a new virtual personal assistant on the way…

  • Spotify becomes first ever music streaming app to be installed on more than 500 million Android devices

    Spotify becomes first ever music streaming app to be installed on more than 500 million Android devices

  • Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

    Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

  • China sets out new rules for approval in world’s biggest video game market

    China sets out new rules for approval in world’s biggest video game market

  • Pernod Ricard to buy Italian gin brand Malfy

    Pernod Ricard to buy Italian gin brand Malfy

  • Visa prioritises digital products with Visa Next

    Visa prioritises digital products with Visa Next

  • Aptiv makes its move into China

    Aptiv makes its move into China

  • Netflix beats the Street, says market is big enough to accommodate competitors

    Netflix beats the Street, says market is big enough to accommodate competitors

  • Adidas doubles down on environmental efforts with “The Loop” recyclable footwear

    Adidas doubles down on environmental efforts with “The Loop” recyclable footwear

  • Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

    Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

  • JD.com pledges reorganisation and more hires to get growth back on track

    JD.com pledges reorganisation and more hires to get growth back on track

  • French luxury magnates step in to help with Notre Dame disaster

    French luxury magnates step in to help with Notre Dame disaster

  • Aston Martin’s first (and only) electric vehicle has just dropped!

    Aston Martin’s first (and only) electric vehicle has just dropped!

  • Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

    Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

  • The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

    The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

  • Moncler’s Remo Ruffini talks strategy

    Moncler’s Remo Ruffini talks strategy

  • Amazon’s Twitch takes what could be a revolutionary first step

    Amazon’s Twitch takes what could be a revolutionary first step

  • Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

    Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

  • Facebook continues to address weaknesses with new efforts to block fake news

    Facebook continues to address weaknesses with new efforts to block fake news

  • Richemont’s Baume is perfectly positioned to catch millennial attention

    Richemont’s Baume is perfectly positioned to catch millennial attention

  • GoDaddy’s new acquisition will drive cross-marketplace functionality

    GoDaddy’s new acquisition will drive cross-marketplace functionality

  • Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

    Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

  • LVMH kicks off luxury reporting with strong results, share price hits all-time high

    LVMH kicks off luxury reporting with strong results, share price hits all-time high

  • Jeff Bezos uses shareholder letter to respond to calls for break-up: Amazon is good for competition!

    Jeff Bezos uses shareholder letter to respond to calls for break-up: Amazon is good for competition!

  • Netflix continues to eye Hollywood awards with new magazine

    Netflix continues to eye Hollywood awards with new magazine

  • Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

    Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

  • Survey of Netflix users’ favourite shows demonstrates the power of its original content

    Survey of Netflix users’ favourite shows demonstrates the power of its original content

  • Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

    Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

  • Treasury Wine Estates continues its successful pivot towards millennials

    Treasury Wine Estates continues its successful pivot towards millennials

  • Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

    Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

  • Is Amazon poised to rise another 30% this year?

    Is Amazon poised to rise another 30% this year?

  • Adidas partners with Beyonce to revive Ivy Park

    Adidas partners with Beyonce to revive Ivy Park

  • Facebook confident before Indian national elections

    Facebook confident before Indian national elections

  • Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

    Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

  • Pernod Ricard sets out sustainability goals to 2030

    Pernod Ricard sets out sustainability goals to 2030

  • Xylem’s Watermark is solving water in 2019… here’s how

    Xylem’s Watermark is solving water in 2019… here’s how

  • LinkedIn names Alibaba as China’s best employer

    LinkedIn names Alibaba as China’s best employer

  • GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

    GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

  • Aston Martin says politicians should slow down (then speed up) when it comes to self-driving

    Aston Martin says politicians should slow down (then speed up) when it comes to self-driving

  • PayPal takes a stand against academic fraud

    PayPal takes a stand against academic fraud

  • Investors can relax: Jeff Bezos has retained control of Amazon

    Investors can relax: Jeff Bezos has retained control of Amazon

  • Kering completes its transformation into a pure-play luxury company by selling Volcom

    Kering completes its transformation into a pure-play luxury company by selling Volcom

  • Alibaba continues to make powerful in-roads in luxury with Kering’s Alexander McQueen

    Alibaba continues to make powerful in-roads in luxury with Kering’s Alexander McQueen

  • Is Global Payments the next big acquisition target in the payment processing world?

    Is Global Payments the next big acquisition target in the payment processing world?

  • Constellation Brands update: sale of wine brands confirmed to E. & J. Gallo

    Constellation Brands update: sale of wine brands confirmed to E. & J. Gallo

  • Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

    Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

  • Academy warned over Netflix Oscars bid: play fair, or it’s an antitrust issue

    Academy warned over Netflix Oscars bid: play fair, or it’s an antitrust issue

  • Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

    Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

  • Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

    Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

  • Marriott plans India expansion – 50 more hotels over 4 years

    Marriott plans India expansion – 50 more hotels over 4 years

  • Is Spotify planning to create a new ad market with podcasting?

    Is Spotify planning to create a new ad market with podcasting?

  • Google sees yet more collaboration with Chinese tech companies

    Google sees yet more collaboration with Chinese tech companies

  • Inditex partners with MIT to promote sustainability research

    Inditex partners with MIT to promote sustainability research

  • Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

    Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

  • Is Amazon readying itself to become king of click-and-collect?

    Is Amazon readying itself to become king of click-and-collect?

  • Alibaba leads the charge when it comes to hotels of the future

    Alibaba leads the charge when it comes to hotels of the future

  • EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

    EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

  • Is another Aston Martin hypercar on its way?

    Is another Aston Martin hypercar on its way?

  • Investment Outlook for April 2019

    Investment Outlook for April 2019

  • Facebook calls for global internet regulation

    Facebook calls for global internet regulation

  • Treasury Wine Estates to double down on “insights”

    Treasury Wine Estates to double down on “insights”

  • Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

    Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

  • Has the game console finally been killed off?

    Has the game console finally been killed off?

  • Moncler prepares to double down on hugely successful Genius concept with new collection

    Moncler prepares to double down on hugely successful Genius concept with new collection

  • Google goes anti-anti-gay

    Google goes anti-anti-gay

  • Pernod Ricard capitalises on premium spirits’ drinkability with classy new vodka bottle

    Pernod Ricard capitalises on premium spirits’ drinkability with classy new vodka bottle

  • Facebook moves to ban white nationalism and white separatism

    Facebook moves to ban white nationalism and white separatism

  • Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

    Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

  • Under Armour enters India

    Under Armour enters India

  • Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

    Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

  • Adobe doubles down on AI in update to Cloud Platform

    Adobe doubles down on AI in update to Cloud Platform

  • Pernod Ricard unleashes major new campaign championing “conviviality”

    Pernod Ricard unleashes major new campaign championing “conviviality”

  • LVMH gets into… blockchain?

    LVMH gets into… blockchain?

  • CTS Eventim leaves Europe with new Israeli centre

    CTS Eventim leaves Europe with new Israeli centre

  • Shopify shows that it’s about more than just digital

    Shopify shows that it’s about more than just digital

  • Global wine market to grow “by 37.8 million cases” to 2022 – premium is stronger

    Global wine market to grow “by 37.8 million cases” to 2022 – premium is stronger

  • JD.com has big plans for the future: smart cities are on the way!

    JD.com has big plans for the future: smart cities are on the way!

  • Kering gets a facelift with beautiful new website

    Kering gets a facelift with beautiful new website

  • With podcasts, Spotify wants to create the audio Netflix

    With podcasts, Spotify wants to create the audio Netflix

  • Can Booking Holdings stay in the number one spot for travel tech?

    Can Booking Holdings stay in the number one spot for travel tech?

  • Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

    Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

  • Live Nation partners with Questlove and Impossible Foods to bring consumers Meatless Cheesesteaks

    Live Nation partners with Questlove and Impossible Foods to bring consumers Meatless Cheesesteaks

  • Prepare for the ad wars: Amazon is coming!

    Prepare for the ad wars: Amazon is coming!

  • Facebook moves to eliminate discriminatory ads

    Facebook moves to eliminate discriminatory ads

  • Hermes sees “very good sales and performance” in 2018

    Hermes sees “very good sales and performance” in 2018

  • Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

    Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

  • Can PayPal give Instagram the edge in contextual commerce?

    Can PayPal give Instagram the edge in contextual commerce?

  • Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

    Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

  • Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

    Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

  • Estee Lauder embraces tech innovation for beauty

    Estee Lauder embraces tech innovation for beauty

  • We’ve got Netflix and Spotify… when is gaming going to get a first-rate streaming platform?

    We’ve got Netflix and Spotify… when is gaming going to get a first-rate streaming platform?

  • Inditex sales hit all-time high in fourth quarter

    Inditex sales hit all-time high in fourth quarter

  • Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

    Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

  • Marriott outlines bold growth plans for next three years

    Marriott outlines bold growth plans for next three years

  • Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

    Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

  • Live Nation and Uber – a match made in heaven?

    Live Nation and Uber – a match made in heaven?

  • Netflix announces its latest interactive story – You vs. Wild

    Netflix announces its latest interactive story – You vs. Wild

  • Reports emerge that Constellation Brands may be close to selling some of its wine brands

    Reports emerge that Constellation Brands may be close to selling some of its wine brands

  • Spotify & Apple engage in war of words over legal battle

    Spotify & Apple engage in war of words over legal battle

  • Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

    Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

  • Mr. Bond’s new ride comes in green

    Mr. Bond’s new ride comes in green

  • GoDaddy is now “officially” in South Africa

    GoDaddy is now “officially” in South Africa

  • Adidas beats the Street, sees ecommerce as “future for a lot of markets”

    Adidas beats the Street, sees ecommerce as “future for a lot of markets”

  • Adobe surprises investors, beats on earnings

    Adobe surprises investors, beats on earnings

  • Farfetch to merge its Chinese operation with JD.com

    Farfetch to merge its Chinese operation with JD.com

  • Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

    Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

  • Spotify launches anti-trust attack against Apple

    Spotify launches anti-trust attack against Apple

  • Facebook doesn’t have a great track-record on privacy – but that might change sooner than you think

    Facebook doesn’t have a great track-record on privacy – but that might change sooner than you think

  • What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

    What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

  • Pernod Ricard is looking to sell wine assets… or is it?

    Pernod Ricard is looking to sell wine assets… or is it?

  • eSports might not be in the next Olympics… but does it need to be?

    eSports might not be in the next Olympics… but does it need to be?

  • How Hermes stays ahead of the pack in China

    How Hermes stays ahead of the pack in China

  • Netflix confirms decision to focus on more “interactive storytelling” projects

    Netflix confirms decision to focus on more “interactive storytelling” projects

  • Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

    Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

  • Facebook is doing more than talking tough – moves to sue “data grabbing” quizzes

    Facebook is doing more than talking tough – moves to sue “data grabbing” quizzes

  • Estée Lauder announces Environmental, Social and Governance goals for 2025

    Estée Lauder announces Environmental, Social and Governance goals for 2025

  • Visa teams up with PayActiv to bring earlier pay to workers

    Visa teams up with PayActiv to bring earlier pay to workers

  • EssilorLuxottica sees “solid” growth in 2018

    EssilorLuxottica sees “solid” growth in 2018

  • Spotify India, a one-week update: one million subscribers!

    Spotify India, a one-week update: one million subscribers!

  • Amazon moves forward with brick-and-mortar, closing 87 pop-ups in April

    Amazon moves forward with brick-and-mortar, closing 87 pop-ups in April

  • Farfetch embraces bespoke curation with Communities

    Farfetch embraces bespoke curation with Communities

  • Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

    Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

  • Happy Women’s Day! Here’s what PayPal thinks about gender and pay balance

    Happy Women’s Day! Here’s what PayPal thinks about gender and pay balance

  • Galaxy Entertainment sees 19% earnings increase in 2018

    Galaxy Entertainment sees 19% earnings increase in 2018

  • JD.com beats its own expectations in fourth quarter of 2018

    JD.com beats its own expectations in fourth quarter of 2018

  • Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

    Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

  • Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

    Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

  • Shopify’s incredible growth story continued through the fourth quarter of 2018

    Shopify’s incredible growth story continued through the fourth quarter of 2018

  • Samsonite sees the value in Chinese customers – accepting Chinese payment apps in store

    Samsonite sees the value in Chinese customers – accepting Chinese payment apps in store

  • Marriott: investors hold fast after a revenue miss and an earnings beat

    Marriott: investors hold fast after a revenue miss and an earnings beat

  • Netflix responds to Steven Spielberg criticism – and so do some other Hollywood voices

    Netflix responds to Steven Spielberg criticism – and so do some other Hollywood voices

  • Facebook’s new patent offer a window into how it thinks about politics

    Facebook’s new patent offer a window into how it thinks about politics

  • Spotify’s new brand film celebrates its launch in what will become a key market

    Spotify’s new brand film celebrates its launch in what will become a key market

  • How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

    How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

  • Yes, Brexit’s a threat – but Aston Martin’s last quarterly earnings weren’t bad

    Yes, Brexit’s a threat – but Aston Martin’s last quarterly earnings weren’t bad

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