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Former CBL boss Peter Harris and co-defendant appears in High Court over SFO charges

Former CBL chief executive Peter Harris and a co-defendant appeared this morning in the High Court for the first time to face fraud charges after the collapse of the insurance company.Harris and another man who has interim name... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sfo, HARRIS, Peter Harris, CBL


Disney revenues plummet 42 per cent

Walt Disney Co today reported that its net income plummeted dramatically in the three-month period that ended in June when it most of its theme parks were shut and theatrical movie releases were postponed.Still, its bottom-line... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Walt Disney Co


LA County joins legal fight against efforts to end DACA

The Los Angeles County  Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, Aug. 4, to challenge any federal government action to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended that the county fight back against any move to eliminate DACA, which is currently under review by the Department of Homeland Security. “Now, more than ever, we must be resolved to keep fighting on behalf of our immigrant communities, especially in the face of an administration that h...
Tags: Business, News, Obama, Congress, Immigration, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Department Of Homeland Security, County, Trump, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Wong, LA County, DACA


Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy protection

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States after telling a court it would run out of cash next month if a pending rescue deal isn't approved.Bloomberg reports the company had said... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, United States, Richard Branson, Virgin Atlantic


200 parcels a minute: NZ Post reveals huge volumes through its network during Covid-19 alert level 3

About 200 parcels a minute went through the NZ Post network in the first two weeks of alert level 3 - a 105 per cent increase in online shopping during that time. New research from the state-owned postal service reveals New Zealanders... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, NZ Post


'An endless game of Covid-19 whack-a-mole': a New Zealand expert on why Melbourne's stage 4 lockdown should cover all of Victoria

The restrictions in place for metropolitan Melbourne now are in some ways stricter than those that were in force during New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown. A curfew is in place and most people have to wear masks when they leave their... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Victoria, Melbourne


Mandate diversity? California bill would ban all-white corporate boards

By Elizabeth Castillo | CALMatters All-white corporate boards would be prohibited in California under a bill in the Legislature that follows in the footsteps of a controversial law that mandated women in corporate boardrooms. More than 600 publicly held companies with California headquarters would be required to have at least one person of color serving on their corporate boards by the end of 2021 under the legislation introduced by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, a Pasadena Democrat, and Cris...
Tags: Google, Business, California, Stanford, Diversity, Legislation, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Jerry Brown, Pasadena, Illinois, Richard, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Holden


TikTok fans fear the loss of their beloved app

TikTok users are used to the app being under attack by lawmakers, but the threat of a complete ban by US President Donald Trump has left many in turmoil. "I really hope this doesn't happen. All the videos, all the memories, this... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Donald Trump


Supermarket 'specials' misleading shoppers: Consumer NZ

A survey by Consumer NZ has found that supermarket "specials" often mislead shoppers about savings.Price promotions on products had become so popular that shoppers had good grounds to question if the discounts were real, Consumer... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Consumer NZ


Dairy prices plummet in latest GDT auction

Dairy product prices have plummeted in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight, falling by 5.1 per cent across the board. The decline follows a smaller dip of 0.7 per cent a fortnight ago. The crucial whole milk powder... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Global Dairy Trade GDT


Don’t expect lower healthcare premiums amid pandemic-driven boon for insurers

By Bernard J. Wolfson | Kaiser Health News When COVID-19 smacked the United States in March and April, health plans feared medical costs could skyrocket, jacking up premiums drastically in 2021, when millions of the newly unemployed might still be out of work. But something else happened: Non-COVID care collapsed as hospitals emptied beds and shut down operating rooms to prepare for an expected onslaught of patients sickened by the coronavirus. Fear of contracting it kept people away from ERs, d...
Tags: Business, California, Kentucky, Kaiser Permanente, Sport, Soccer, United States, Maine, Hawaii, Connecticut, Michigan, New Mexico, Anthem, District Of Columbia, Blue Cross, Lee


Clorox Wipes Shortage Expected To Last Into 2021

(CNN) — Clorox, the world’s biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, said consumers will continue to see a shortage of its wipes and other products into 2021 because of overwhelming demand during the pandemic. While all kinds of disinfectant products have been flying off store shelves since March, wipes have been in especially high demand with consumers. Clorox, which dominates the $1 billion disinfectant wipes market with a 45% market share, said it has aggressively ramped up productio...
Tags: Business, California News, Reuters, Clorox, Consumer, Benno Dorer, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Coronavirus, Linda Rendle, CNN Clorox, Dorer


House prices up 4% in L.A. County, 5% in the Inland Empire, index shows

A new housing report shows Southern California home prices continued to rise in June, thanks to low mortgage rates and a constrained supply of homes for sale. Los Angeles County single-family home sellers experienced an average gain of 4% over prices in June 2019, a same-home sales comparison by CoreLogic showed Tuesday, Aug. 4. L.A. County house appreciation was slightly smaller than in the previous four months. Attached homes — like condos and townhomes — had an appreciation rate of 3.3% in Ju...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Las Vegas, Orange County, Walt Disney, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Carson, Inland Empire, CoreLogic, Frank Nothaft


Apple considering TikTok purchase, report Axios and others

Apple is reportedly looking to purchase TikTok, though the company denies it. From Axios' Dan Primack: As we report in Axios Pro Rata today, Apple has expressed serious interest in buying TikTok. https://t.co/M0tmyoONui — Dan Primack (@danprimack) August 4, 2020 Cupertino says nope, Primack adds: State of play: Apple spokesperson tells Axios that there are no discussions about buying TikTok and the company isn't interested. Other outlets have been reporting the same rumor. Report: Appl...
Tags: Apple, Post, Business, Technology, News, Microsoft, Tech News, Cupertino, Trump, Dan Primack, Primack, Axios, Axios Pro Rata, Tiktok, Tik Tok China


CNC punching sheet metal in the UK produced in 2020

Sheet metal manufacturing of ventilation grilles CNC punching sheet metal in the UK produced in 2020 CNC punching can be used to produce such a wide range of sheet metal products. From the smallest aluminium tag, stainless steel mounting plates, mild steel chassis and copper heat sinks. From 0.4mm thick reflector aluminium right up to 6mnm thick aluminium for shelving. From 0.7mm stainless steel housings to 3mm stainless steel pump brackets. From 0.7mm zintec 19” chassis to 5mm light fitting fl...
Tags: Business, UK, CNC, TRUMPF, Cnc Punch, Trumpf manufacturing equipment, Trump CNC


6 Marketing Strategies That Will Never Go Out of Style

Marketing is a lot like fashion. Every day, there’s a new marketing trend that surfaces. And as an entrepreneur wanting your business to succeed, it can be tempting to try out all of the new trends that come to light. Sure, trends are important to monitor. However, there are also oldies but goodies that never go out of style. Sometimes the best marketing strategies you can use are the ones that aren’t fresh, crazy, or fancy. Sometimes the best tactics are the evergreen marketing strategies th...
Tags: Google, Business, Sales & Marketing, Customers, Right Now, Mike, Patriot Software, Mike Kappel, Patriot Software Company, Patriot Software LLC


How Office Landscapes Are Going to Change in the Next 10 Years?

Commercial property industries have been booming in recent years with the expansion of companies and the increase in jobs available in the market. While exciting, the industry is also tackling some of the biggest challenges it has ever seen. During these times, it’s imperative that transformational change is embraced, and various macro trends are monitored. Innovation and technology have taken center stage and the regular cookie-cutter office towers that previously dominated cityscapes in the pa...
Tags: Business, Startup, Green, Right Now, University of Sydney, Luke Fitzpatrick, Technological Advancements Investments, Forbes Yahoo News, Pre MBA Program Office


Startups: B2B Sales Meeting Blunders You Can’t Afford To Make

Everyone makes mistakes when selling. Particularly when you’re a B2B startup pitching to established business owners and CEOs. These folks have forgotten more about business than they likely remember. With… Read more » The post Startups: B2B Sales Meeting Blunders You Can’t Afford To Make appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Marketing, Management, B2B sales, Sales Meeting


Three tips to boost customer engagement with examples

This is a guest post by Jay Purohit, a Digital Marketing Professional at Acquire. Customer engagement can be defined as the ongoing relationship between a customer […]
Tags: Business, Marketing, Communication, Content Marketing, Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Content, Customer Retention, Customer Journey, Customer Relationship, Digital Marketing Professional, Jay Purohit


Behind Razorpay’s Design Thinking: The USERSS Framework

We break it all down to 6 steps – Understand, Study, Engage, Reconstruct, Ship and Study. Interestingly enough, their initials form the acronym USERSS (Yeah the final S was necessary. It is one of the pillars Razorpay experience stands on) 2/12 We have defined expectations, output and activities that a designer should do at each stage. Let’s go into each and see how it all figures out. 3/12 Understand and articulate the problem. Question the need for it, discuss the possible impa...
Tags: Business, Product Management, GTM, Thethreadmill


Victorian builders could lose $450m daily under Melbourne stage 4 Covid-19 lockdown

Work levels from big construction sites to trade businesses set to be pummelled amid predictions new curbs will ‘knock wind out of’ stateVictorian builders say they will take a hit to revenue totalling up to $456m a day from sweeping new restrictions on construction in the state, forcing some companies to close their doors entirely.Under tough restrictions announced on Monday that are designed to slow the spread of the state’s coronavirus outbreak, the number of workers on large building sites s...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian economy, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Spark Sport hikes monthly cost

Spark Sport customers will be paying more for their sport with a hike in price coming in time for New Zealand's summer of cricket.From September, Spark Sport's monthly subscription will rise from $19.99 to $24.99, the sports streaming... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Spark Sport hikes monthly cost in time for summer of cricket

Spark Sport customers will be paying more for their sport with a hike in price coming in time for New Zealand's summer of cricket.From September, Spark Sport's monthly subscription will rise from $19.99 to $24.99, the sports streaming... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Demystified: B2B Sales Growth Strategy

2/ EVERY B2B company ends up building a sales team –– even if they started bottom-up. This includes @Atlassian, @SlackHQ, @Dropbox, @segment, @twilio, etc. 3/ Most companies kick-started growth with founder-led sales, e.g. “In the early days of Figma, we talked with practically every designer we knew … I cold emailed / found introductions to many of these people and showed them Figma.” – @zoink 4/ If you’re starting bottom-up, you don’t need to launch with a paid plan. 7 of the ...
Tags: Business, Tech, Figma


EasyJet expands flight schedule as holiday demand grows

Popular destinations include Nice and Faro despite coronavirus travel concernsEasyJet has expanded its summer schedule after better than expected demand and says it expects to operate about 1,000 flights a day in August. The budget carrier said popular destinations included Faro and Nice, along with city breaks such as Amsterdam and Paris. EasyJet will have 210 planes flying this month and expects to operate 40% of its capacity between July and September, higher than the 30% predicted at its fir...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK News, Amsterdam, Airline Industry, Nice, Easyjet, FARO, Paris EasyJet


All things SAAS : This report by Nasscom sums it all

Some Global Stats – Globally, 12000 SaaS companies – Global revenue is at $100bn – Top 5 companies own 51% of that (MSFT, Oracle, Adobe, SalesForce & SAP) – Growing at 23% CAGR – Americas at 60%, EMEA 30% Some more Vertical Market breakup: BFSI 15-20%, Retail 10-15%, Health 10-15%, Education 10%, Others 30-40% Horizontal market breakup: CRM 25%, ERP 23%, Content/communication/collaboration 22%, BI 9% HCM 8% SCM 4% Projections for 2025 – – $400 bn addressable global market b...
Tags: Business, India, Global, Tech, Healthcare, Cac, Cagr, Chennai, EMEA, Asia Africa, ARR, SCM, NASSCOM, BFSI, Thethreadmill, BFSI Credit


Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott responds to football players threatening opt-outs

The Pac-12 responded Monday to football players who have threaten to opt-out of the season because of concerns related to health and safety, racial injustice and economic rights with a letter touting the conference’s work in those areas and an invitation to meet later this week. A letter from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, dated Aug. 3, was sent to 12 football players leading the #WeAreUnited movement. The letter was obtained by The Associated Press and first reported by Sports Illustrated. Th...
Tags: Health, Business, Sports, Social Media, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Associated Press, Washington State, Usc, Rose Bowl, Players Tribune, Ucla, Dallas Morning News, Woods


Covid-19 treatment: Gilead Sciences urged to study drug that showed promise with cats

Activists accuse company of pushing remdesivir to boost profitGS-441524 has been used to treat a coronavirus in catsCoronavirus – latest global updatesActivists are calling on the pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences to study a drug for the treatment of Covid-19 that showed promise in curing cats of a coronavirus.The drug, called GS-441524, is chemically related to remdesivir, an antiviral also made by Gilead, and one of the only treatments to successfully shorten the duration of Covid-19 recover...
Tags: Business, Science, US news, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals industry, Gilead Sciences, Gilead, Coronavirus outbreak


Hays Travel 'devastated' as it cuts almost 900 jobs

The firm says new travel restrictions have triggered hundreds of thousands of holiday cancellations.
Tags: Business, Hays Travel


Coco's Cantina owners consider name change after claims they are appropriating Latin culture

Auckland restaurant Coco's Cantina is considering a name change after being accused of appropriating Latin culture.It comes days after the eatery's co-founder accused a competitor of appropriation. On Sunday, the Herald reported... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, Auckland, Coco s Cantina