Tag: Business

WWE NXT Results: Winners News And Notes On April 20, 2021

Kyle O’Reilly returns on WWE NXT Credit: WWE.com WWE NXT advertised Kyle O’Reilly’s return, Kushida’s championship celebration, Sarray’s debut against Zoey Stark and Dexter Lumis against LA Knight. Last week’s Tuesday night debut drew the best viewership of the year with 805,000 viewers. AEW Dynamite garnered over 1.2 million viewers unopposed. April 13, 2021—805,000 April […]

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Every Single Song On Astro’s New No. 1 Album Is A Bestseller On The Korean Download Chart

GOYANG, SOUTH KOREA – DECEMBER 4: ASTRO performs on stage during the MBC Music Channel ‘Show … [+] Campion’ Live Broadcast at MBC Dream Center on December 04, 2019 in Goyang, South Korea. (Photo by The FACT/Imazins via Getty Images) ImaZins via Getty Images South Korean all-male vocal group Astro leads the Gaon albums chart […]

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China Sportswear Billionaires Cut Anta Stake In Sale Nearing $1.5 Bln

Pedestrians walk past an Anta Sports Products store in Shanghai last month. Photographer: Qilai … [+] Shen/Bloomberg © 2021 Bloomberg Finance LP Only a few years ago, 2021 and 2022 seemed like a particularly promising years for sportswear sales in China.  The planned Summer Olympics in Japan were expected to attract viewership in the mainland; next […]

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Feds Still Investigating George Floyd’s Death After Chauvin Verdict, AG Garland Says

Topline A Minnesota jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder Tuesday, but the federal Department of Justice is still probing George Floyd’s death in a months-long civil rights investigation, Attorney General Merrick Garland said. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is sworn in during his confirmation hearing in the Senate … [+] Judiciary Committee […]

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House Democrat Renews Push To Expel Marjorie Taylor Greene After America First Caucus Uproar

Topline Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) on Tuesday told Forbes he plans to make a new push to get lawmakers behind his long-shot resolution to expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from Congress by drawing on outrage over her ill-fated attempt to establish a congressional group dubbed the America First Caucus. WASHINGTON, D.C – JANUARY 06: […]

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Netflix Shares Plummet After Q1 Subscriber Miss, But Buybacks Coming

(The Witcher image courtesy of Netflix) Netflix shares fell sharply in after-hours trading as the company reported a notable miss on subscriber additions in its first quarter. But the company also said it is on track for consistent positive free cash flow, reduced borrowing, and $5 billion in share buybacks. The company added just 3.98 […]

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Biden, Harris Call On Congress To Pass Police Reform Following Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Topline  President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris urged Congress to pass a wide-ranging police reform bill Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for murdering George Floyd. President Joe Biden makes remarks in response to the verdict in the murder trial of former … [+] Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin […]

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Only 6% of companies have adopted AI, study finds

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. In a new survey of over 700 C-suite executives and IT decision-makers examining AI adoption in the enterprise, Juniper Networks found that 95% of respondents believe their organization would benefit from embedding AI into their daily operations. However, only 6% of […]

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K-Pop Powerhouses Shinee Command Almost 30% Of The Top 10 On The World Songs Chart

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – DECEMBER 26: Shinee attends the 2016 SAF Gayo Daejeon at COEX on December 26, … [+] 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by The Chosunilbo JNS/Imazins via Getty Images) ImaZins via Getty Images As beloved Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwoʻole returns to No. 1 on the World Digital Song Sales chart with […]

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Harry Potter New York Slated To Open On Thursday, June 3

Outside Harry Potter New York Warner Bros. Following a pandemic-related delay and the November launch of its online retail store, Harry Potter New York is slated to officially open its doors on Thursday, June 3. The themed retail shop at 935 Broadway will be a magical experience for Harry Potter fans and Hogwarts wannabees. Spanning […]

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Twenty One Pilots, Lady Gaga, Pink, DMX And Taylor Swift: The 5 Biggest Moves On The U.K. Chart

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 08: Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots performs onstage during KROQ … [+] Absolut Almost Acoustic Christmas 2019 at Honda Center on December 8, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for KROQ) Getty Images for KROQ As musicians like Taylor Swift, Pink and Twenty One Pilots (and plenty […]

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Montana Democrats Sue State After Voting Restrictions Signed Into Law

Topline Montana Democrats sued the secretary of state late Monday after Montana passed restrictive new voting measures targeting same-day voter registration and voter ID rules, the latest in a series of clashes nationwide over voting rights as GOP-led states move to enact new restrictions following the November election. Voters wait in line to cast their […]

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WeWork To Accept Crypto—And Will Pay Its Landlords In Crypto

Topline WeWork will start accepting payment in cryptocurrencies and intends to hold the assets on its balance sheet, the office sharing giant announced Tuesday, a similar move to Elon Musk’s Tesla which in March said it would retain bitcoin used to purchase its cars and another signal of confidence as cryptocurrencies inch towards mainstream acceptance. […]

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HOW TO COMPETE WITH EUROPE AND CHINA ON INFRASTRUCTURE

BigStock The Biden Administration recently announced its $2.3 trillion Infrastructure Plan and emphasized the need for a once-in-a-generation investment to ensure our global competitiveness. Moreover, the President stated this can be responsibly paid for by increasing the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%. You may recall the corporate tax rate was as high as […]

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This Global Plastic Packaging Producer Says Don’t Eliminate Plastic—Eliminate Plastic Waste

Reuse, recycle, or compost: eliminating plastic waste is an opportunity for Berry Global. getty Companies that deal in plastic packaging have taken a beating in recent years from the environmental movement, as stories about everything from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (which is a problem, but one not nearly so horrible as what’s been popularly […]

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There Are Strong Hints ‘Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Is Getting A Season 2

Falcon and the Winter Soldier Disney The plan for Disney’s Marvel shows seems somewhat nebulous at this point, as every time one debuts, we don’t really seem to have any idea what’s meant to be a one-off miniseries, and what’s going to be something that keeps coming back year to year. Well, WandaVision seems to […]

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Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Hits 10 Years On Billboard’s Albums Chart

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – NOVEMBER 25: Kurt Cobain from Nirvana performs live on stage at Paradiso in … [+] Amsterdam, Netherlands on November 25 1991 (photo by Frans Schellekens/Redferns) Redferns It’s already one of the most successful and influential rock albums of all time, and as of this week, Nirvana’s Nevermind has one more accomplishment to […]

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UK jobs market ‘remains subdued’

A shop worker The UK unemployment rate fell to 4.9% in the three months to February, according to the latest official figures. The fall – down from 5% previously – came despite most of the UK being under strict lockdown rules for at least some of the period. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) said […]

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Primark reports record sales as Covid lockdown eases in England and Wales

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/tf_auG9G4AjMrgYzLaYIZA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTU3Ng–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/y._9DiOrfLT1WlMzi.nBog–~B/aD02MDA7dz0xMDAwO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en/theguardian_763/df6d27b342034370b0dffd51e6de3691″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/tf_auG9G4AjMrgYzLaYIZA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTU3Ng–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/y._9DiOrfLT1WlMzi.nBog–~B/aD02MDA7dz0xMDAwO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en/theguardian_763/df6d27b342034370b0dffd51e6de3691″> Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Primark reported record sales last week when non-essential retailers were allowed to reopen in England and Wales, with shoppers eager to buy spring and summer clothes, as well as stay-at-home staples. Associated British Foods, which owns the clothing and homewares retailer, said […]

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Record M&A Activity Likely To Continue In Second Quarter With Tech, Financials, Industrials Leading The Way, Analyst Says

Topline Global M&A activity reached $1.3 trillion in value in the first quarter of 2021, according to recent data from Refinitiv, the London-based market data provider, a 94% surge from the first quarter of 2020, led by high flying tech stocks as well as SPAC deals and driven partly by low borrowing costs, a pattern […]

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