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Back-to-school shopping is more expensive than ever

CasarsaGuru/Getty Images Back-to-school shopping is getting underway in the US, and families are preparing for a bigger bill. Grade-school families plan to spend $849 on average, up $59 from last year, according to a survey. Electronics had the biggest spending increase of any category, and half of families plan to buy a laptop. See more stories on Insider's business page. The back-to-school shopping season is at its peak heading into August, and families across the US are braced for ...
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Billion-dollar whales fill #1MDB’s wide net | Reuters

Billion-dollar whales fill 1MDB’s wide net | Reuters Malaysia is steadily making good on its 1Malaysia Development Berhad disaster. The Southeast Asian country has so far clawed back $4.3 billion. That’s close to the base headline amount U.S. prosecutors indicated had been misappropriated from the sovereign fund originally set up by disgraced former Prime Minister Najib Razak to buy power plants and fund a new financial district. Now the current government may even be able to recoup enoug...
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European football clubs’ revenue declines by £3.4bn over pandemic

Combined revenue falls to £22bn, according to DeloitteBundesliga overtakes La Liga as second most lucrative leagueThe pandemic led to a rare decline in the financial firepower of European football during 2019-20, according to a report that charts how Covid-19 has affected the hierarchy of the continental game.The combined revenue of European clubs declined by £3.4bn to £22bn, according to the Deloitte Annual Review of Finance, with even the “Big Five” leagues – in England, Spain, German, France ...
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the personalization privacy paradox

Consumers expect personalized experiences.  Yet they also grate at attempts by marketers to collect personal data about them to deliver these personalized experiences.  That’s a paradox that marketers increasingly have to navigate. There’s a fine line between cool and creepy, between personalization and stalking. For years, the default mode in marketing was to collect as much consumer data as possible, from as many sources as possible, and then infer what consumers might want.  The result...
Tags: Deloitte, Branding, Forrester, Ann Handley, Data-driven, Fatemah, Cart Corporate Blog Sponsored Post, Fatemah Khatibloo

Shares of protein discovery platform Absci pop in market debut

Absci Corp., a Vancouver company behind a multi-faceted drug development platform, went public on Thursday. It’s another sign of snowballing interest in new approaches to drug development – a traditionally risky business.  Absci focuses on speeding drug development in the preclinical stages. The company has developed and acquired a handful of tools that can predict drug candidates, identify potential therapeutic targets, and test therapeutic proteins on billions of cells and identify which on...
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Biosafety startup R-Zero acquires CoWorkr to create an “OS for the workplace”

On Tuesday, R-Zero, a pandemic-era biosafety company, announced the acquisition of CoWorkr – a company that develops room occupancy sensors. The acquisition marks a shift in focus for R-Zero as people return to work, vaccines are rolled out, and companies that sprung up in response to the COVID-19 adapt to another phase of the pandemic.  When R-Zero was founded in April 2020, the company primarily focused on developing hospital-grade UVC disinfection systems, or lights that can neutralize cer...
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Work, reinvented: Tech will drive the office evolution

In an early May blog post, Google chief executive officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai shared the company’s vision for its workplace future—over a year after the covid-19 pandemic forced offices around the world to shutter almost overnight and employees suddenly shifted to working remotely using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and a host of other virtual collaboration tools. “The future of work is flexibility,” he said, adding that Google was “reimagining a hybrid workplace to help us collaborate effectively a...
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For Most Banks, the ‘Do It All’ Days Are Over: Here Are Their Options

Trying to match everything the national banks do is a losing strategy. Instead, midsize banks should focus on what they're good at. The post For Most Banks, the ‘Do It All’ Days Are Over: Here Are Their Options appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Finance, Deloitte, Digital Banking Strategies, Strategic Planning, Technology Strategies, Featured Content, Midsize Banks

If we all agreed to buy less stuff, we could be happier and work fewer hours

Buying less stuff could make for a happier America. NurPhoto/Getty Images Politicians and business leaders are obsessed with economic recovery, largely driven by consumer spending. And Americans are answering the call, buying clothes and furniture, and booking vacations. But the key to happiness, and the next step in the evolution of our economy, could be buying less stuff. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you've spent any time thinking about post-pandemic fashion, y...
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Parents are gearing up to spend big on back-to-school stuff, boosted by pandemic savings and the new child tax credit payments

CasarsaGuru/Getty Images While kids anticipate the return to school, parents are ready to buy supplies early and spend more. According to Deloitte, K-12 spending could be $32.5 billion this year, 16% higher than last year. Some Americans may spend child tax credit payments, which will go out on July 15, on school supplies. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the school year approaches, some children will say goodbye to virtual learning and hello to a lot of new back-to-sch...
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Australian Fortescue Future Industries to build 250MW green hydrogen plant in Tasmania

In Australia, Australian Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd (FFI) has signed an Option Agreement with Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TasPorts) to exclusively negotiate all land and operating access requirements for its proposed 250 megawatt (MW) green hydrogen plant in Bell Bay in Northern Tasmania, marking an important milestone in the development of this world leading project. The project is targeted for an investment decision by the Fortescue Board in 2021. As highlighted in the Tasman...
Tags: Australia, Deloitte, Tasmania, FFI, Bell Bay, Fuels, Green Hydrogen, Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Fortescue Future Industries, Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd, Northern Tasmania, Fortescue Board, Renewable Hydrogen Action Plan Tasmania, Bell Bay Industrial Precinct

Back-to-School Spend Is Projected to Hit a New High

After an elongated and unpredictable back-to-school shopping season in 2020, consumers are celebrating the return to in-person classes this year with open wallets. How much they're spending According to a survey from professional services firm Deloitte, total back-to-school spend will reach $32.5 billion this year--or an average of $612 per child. That's an increase of...
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UK Corporates Rush to Invest as Economy Reopen: Deloitte

By William SchombergLONDON (Reuters) - Big businesses in Britain are rushing ahead with post-lockdown investment plans that could usher in a...
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I bought a $70 printer to return things I bought online during the pandemic - and it was my best decision yet

I bought an HP DeskJet from Amazon because I was fed up with struggling to find a printer for online returns. Katie Canales/Insider Online shopping surged during the pandemic, and it made me realize the value of printers. Some sites don't make it easy to return things, and many stores stopped accepting in-person returns. I bought one off Amazon and I wish I'd done it sooner. See more stories on Insider's business page. I never thought I'd own a printer. Then the pandemic ...
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5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs To Have A Strong Connect With Charities

Do you know what the best part of having a business is? No! Not money or success. Yes, these are important and add value to your life and your business. But the most important part of having a business is that you can contribute to the welfare of society and donate to charitable causes. Volunteering and donating to the charity come with their perks. It helps others in need.Promote corporations.Improve social connection.And doing so, you attain a sense of peace. Today, almost 75% of the ...
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The fracking boom is over. Where did all the jobs go?

Shale gas and oil extraction, also known as fracking, is often credited by conservatives with creating hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of US manufacturing jobs. As the “Saudi Arabia of natural gas,” Pennsylvania has been the poster child for the fracking industry. But far fewer jobs were created there and in neighboring states like Ohio than boosters claim, and many have since vanished. Take Williamsport, Pennsylvania. A faded former lumber town between the Susquehanna River and the A...
Tags: Climate Change, Opinion, Saudi Arabia, US, America, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, UPS, Pennsylvania, Ted Cruz, Innovation, Ohio, Deloitte, Halliburton, Biden

Deloitte Australia dumps 9-5 grind, lets staff choose their own work hours

The Australian branch of financial services company Deloitte has introduced a radical policy that involves dumping the 9-5 work week for good.Under a new "flex" policy announced in a company-wide email on Wednesday, staff at Deloitte... [Author: [email protected]]
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Porsche and Yamaha invest $3.75M in e-micromobility dealership Ridepanda

Online electric micromobility dealership Ridepanda has announced a raise of $3.75 million that the startup will use to build out its engineering, product and design teams to boost its e-commerce and B2B solutions. The company also wants to double down on strategic partnerships with delivery fleets and businesses offering employees commuter benefits if they purchase an electric vehicle.  Last year, e-bike and e-scooter sales skyrocketed. A Bicycle Association report detailing the imp...
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Change of guard at Deloitte as long serving CEO Thomas Pippos steps down

The guard is changing at one of the country's 'big four' firms, Deloitte NZ, where chief executive Thomas Pippos is stepping down after almost a decade in the role.Pippos hands over to Mike Horne, currently chief operating officer.Horne... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Age of the Real Employer Brand

Companies are coming out with their remote identity. Morgan Stanley says no to remote, or you will need to take a serious pay cut. Deloitte believes employees can work from where ever they want, and KPMG in the UK wants employees at least 2 days a week in the office. All kinds of different research shows, on average, that […]
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customer lifetime value

A recent study from the CMO Council and Deloitte found that only 17% of CMOs track Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) well. Customer Lifetime Value is a fundamental marketing tool, but it can be a bit of a guessing game, particularly when making future predictions on individuals or cohorts.   Many businesses look retroactively at the ratio of CLV to CAC (Customer Acquisition Cost) to gauge how well they invested their marketing spend in a general way.  But there’s an opportunity to look in a m...
Tags: Marketing, Deloitte, Branding, CMO Council, Customer Lifetime Value, Peter Fader, Cart Corporate Blog Sponsored Post, CAC Customer Acquisition Cost

As employees head back to work, insults and misconduct ramp up

They’re back. Those snide insults, inappropriate comments, racist remarks and sexual innuendos that used to make us cringe are rearing their heads again as more people return to the workplace amid a fast-recovering — and seemingly looser — COVID-19 world. After more than 14 months of working from home with no on-site management to filter or rein in comments or behaviors that could be considered workplace harassment, employees and bosses are facing an adjustment period. In some cases, it’s making...
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Bank of America: All vaccinated staff to return to the office in September

Bank of America Corp. expects all of its vaccinated employees to return to the office after Labor Day in early September, and will then focus on developing plans for returning unvaccinated workers to its sites. More than 70,000 of the firm’s employees have voluntarily disclosed their vaccine status to the bank, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said in a Bloomberg Television interview Thursday. The firm, which has more than 210,000 employees globally, has already invited those who have rece...
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The 5 sectors struggling the most with hiring and what it says about the reopening US economy

J. Conrad Williams Jr./Newsday RM/Getty Images A labor shortage is slowing the US economic rebound, but its effects aren't evenly spread. While job openings have skyrocketed, some sectors are seeing little take-up as people return to work. Detailed below are the five industries having the hardest time hiring through the economic reopening. See more stories on Insider's business page. Various signs point to a historic labor shortage in the US economy. But not all sectors are experi...
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Digital banking took off during the pandemic. Banks looking to capitalize on the trend should balance 'cool versus creepy' when leveraging customer data.

"Future of Finance," an Insider virtual event, was presented on June 8, 2021. Insider Digital banking adoption surged during the pandemic, especially among those age 65+. Industry leaders say real-time individualization using AI and machine learning is the future. The conversation was part of Insider's virtual event, "Future of Finance," presented by Grayscale, on June 8th, 2021. Click here to view the full event. Digital banking services won big during the pandemic as consumers flocke...
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What Should SMBs Prioritize When Adopting Cloud Technologies?                                                                              

The cloud had its biggest year yet in 2020. Cloud technologies were key in tackling the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, quickly mobilizing digital workforces and delivering the business tools and services necessary for day-to-day working on-demand. However, rushed deployments to the cloud means businesses might be overlooking important details that could impact their bottom line. As remote work persists and a hybrid model becomes the standard of our post-pandemic world, many SMBs ar...
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Gupta associate Iqbal Sharma denied bail in Free State fraud case

The magistrate ruled that bail was not an option because he was a flight risk even though he had travelled to the UAE after being implicated in the Zondo commission The post Gupta associate Iqbal Sharma denied bail in Free State fraud case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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GovExec Daily: Human Capital Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis

Deloitte’s Libby Bacon joins the podcast to discuss how public sector organizations can be more effective, post-pandemic.
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Malaysia Says Deloitte Paid $80 Million in 1MDB Settlement

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia on Thursday said it had received $80 million from audit firm Deloitte PLT, as part of a settlement deal related...
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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2021

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Be Where Your Feet Are: Seven Principles to Keep You Present, Grounded, and Thriving by Scott O'Neil When we're moving at 115 MPH, we rarely see the wall coming. But it comes for all of us and when it does, we grasp for lessons, for meaning, for purpose. Each moment (good or bad) and each win or loss, provides us an opportunity to learn, and if w...
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