"E-commerce accounts for a small part of the overall retail industry. There is, however, no questioning the potentials of e-commerce in today’s market scenario. Global B2C e-commerce sales were around $1 trillion in 2012, says a report from eMarketer ..."
"The annual revenue of the global vaccine industry is expected to be USD 35 billion for 2014.
With Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 11.5%, industry experts believe that the global vaccine is expected to be valued at USD 52 billion by 2016.
"U.K. Mail Group PLC posted an 8.2 percent decline in its pretax profit for the year ended March 31.
U.K. Mail reported a pretax profit of 20.1 million pounds ($31.0 million) for the year, versus GBP21.9 million, in the year-ago period.
Its revenue ..."
"Google bought Boston Dynamics in late 2013, and the company has since amused millions with videos of humanoid and dog-like robots performing impressive tasks - and taking a little lighthearted abuse, as well.
The inevitable autonomous robot uprising..."
"Crude oil prices surged after a report that indicated OPEC may soon discuss an output cut. According to Reuters, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said Saudi Arabia proposed a 5% production cut in each of the oil cartel's 12 member countries to..."
"Vanilla prices rise
Wednesday, 02 Dec. 2015
Trade sources report further speculative activity in Madagascar in the vanilla sub-sector. Green bean prices continue to rise and are now 3-4 times the level seen in 2014. There are concerns over qual..."
"The school holidays have arrived, and many of the younger members on the family farm will be helping out with the day to day tasks. This will inevitably involve working with and around agricultural vehicles and the associated implements.
It is vital..."
"The UK oil industry is facing a tough start to 2015 with job losses and pay cuts expected as prices continue to fall, experts have warned.
Brent crude dropped to a five-year low of under 57 US dollars a barrel briefly yesterday, and there are warnin..."
"You may lose the opportunity to serve a company who has never before used what you sell. Second place may make you the real winner.
The first time a company uses a product, service, or solution that you provide, they are inevitably disappointed. Not ..."
"In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies and organisations spend considerable time researching and reviewing their IT strategy. Performance issues or unexpected downtime are inevitably experienced due to increasing demand and ever-deve..."
"In a bid to handle the downturn in the global shipping industry, Yoon Jeung-Hyun, Former Strategy and Finance Minister for South Korea has suggested that the ‘Big 3’ South Korean shipbuilders merge their operations, according to IHS Fairplay.
""July started out promising for the US equity market Bears, as [the SP 500] traded below its 200 day moving average for the first time since October 2014," UBS strategist Julian Emanuel said in a note to clients on Friday. "Combined with a "no" vote ..."
"Saudi Arabia’s oil minister has tempered expectations that a recent agreement with some OPEC partners to freeze crude output will lead to a cut in production.
Speaking at an industry conference in the US, Ali Al Naimi said that the lack of trust b..."
"AWE rejects $421m takeover approach from Lone Star
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AWE CEO David Biggs is handling a takeover approach just days into the job.
Mid-cap oil and gas player has rejected an unsolicited $421 million take..."
"Sears used to rule American retail. But the troubled retailer's sales are continuing to decline, falling nearly 14% in the most recent quarter. Shares are at a multi-year low, and the brand is continuing to close stores. The most troubling sign of al..."
"Dubai: There’s at least some relief for developers — the cost to build in Dubai and Doha is among the lowest in the world, according to a benchmark construction cost index. That key building materials are available in sufficient quantities and at..."
"By Kim Peretti and Jason Wool, Alston & Bird LLP, and Kiersten Todt and Roger Cressey, Liberty Group Ventures, LLC
It is often said that a cyber-attack is a matter of “when,” not “if,” for companies ranging from Fortune 500 powerhouses to ..."
"Those who call for fixing our financial system and reforming our capital markets often cite the “short-termism” of American companies and their lack of long-term corporate thinking. Their solution? Rein in short-term investors, replace short-sighted ..."
"Almost two-thirds of Americans today—63 percent— don’t have enough savings to cover an unexpected $500 expense. Anything from an emergency brake job to a refrigerator on the fritz could zero out their bank accounts.
Most American households,..."