17 Global Brands That Lured 1 Billion Customers Each Last Year

In the fast-paced world of consumer products there is only a virtual handful of brands that capture massive market penetration and consumer purchasing. Here at 17 products that lead all others......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 16th, 2018

GE, IBM Brand Values Take Big Hits

Interbrand has released its Best Global Brands 2018, the 19th installment of the study. The value of the great majority of the 100 brands rose from a year earlier. The value of a few brands, however,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 7th, 2018

YUM! Brands Stock Up 21% in a Year: More Room to Run?

YUM! Brands (YUM) efforts to drive growth in its three iconic global brands bode well for the company. Refranchising activi.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytOct 5th, 2018

Danske shares plummet to four-year lows after mirror trade report

Shares in Danske Bank plummeted on Friday to their lowest in four years after a media report the bank executed up to 8.5 billion euros of mirror trades for Russian customers in 2013, and a downgrade by Credit Suisse......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Corona Beer Maker’s Bet on Marijuana Has Already Netted More Than $1 Billion

Constellation Brands earned more than $1 billion during its first year in the marijuana business. Constellation Brands, the company behind Corona beer, bought a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2018

Sonic joins Arby"s and Buffalo Wild Wings in $2.3B deal

Inspire Brands Inc. is picking up another fast-food chain: Sonic Corp. The Atlanta-based restaurant group, which already owns Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and Rusty Taco, will pay about $2.3 billion for Sonic, a 65-year-old chain known for its drive-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Sonic joining Arby"s and Buffalo Wild Wings in $2.3 billion deal

Inspire Brands Inc. is picking up another fast-food chain: Sonic Corp. The Atlanta-based restaurant group, which already owns Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and Rusty Taco, will pay approximately $2.3 billion for Sonic, a 65-year-old chain known for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Just showing up is no longer enough for global brands to win in China

Western brands are having to work harder to win over customers in China......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 25th, 2018

Global spending on digital marketing nears $100 billion: study

Spending on digital marketing grew by 44 percent last year in the United States and Britain to $52 billion, a study has found, estimating that global outlays on such tactics are approaching $100 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2018

Global smartphone AP shipments to be flat in 2018, says Digitimes Research

Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8% on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 14th, 2018

A 33-year-old whose agency connects billion-dollar brands like H&M and Dior with influencers explains her process for choosing the right person for the job

Courtesy of Beca Alexander Influencer marketing is projected to be worth between $5 billion to $10 billion by 2020.  Socialyte was first the influencer casting agency in the United States; it connects influencers and brands and facilitates thei.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 11th, 2018

Delta flies to August record as hurricane season looms

Delta reported another record-breaking operating month, carrying 18.3 million customers across its global network in August. Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) detailed its monthly traffic results Wednesday, showing a 4-percent year-over-year increas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to buy SodaStream for $3.2 billion

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to buy SodaStream for $3.2 billion PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) owns a slew of massive product brands that are household names at a global scale. In fact, it’s got 22 differ.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 20th, 2018

Global DRAM sales to top US$100 billion in 2018, says IC Insights

The DRAM market is expected to be the largest of all IC product categories in 2018, repeating the ranking it held last year, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 17th, 2018

Marijuana Company Shares Plans for $4 Billion Investment By Corona-Maker Constellation

"This is rocket fuel," said Canopy CEO Bruce Linton Corona beer-maker Constellation Brands will pay more than C$5 billion, or about $4 billion, to increase its stake in global medical cannabis company Canopy in .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 17th, 2018

Corona Brewer Bets $4 Billion on Cannabis Startup

Corona brewer Constellation Brands is investing $4 billion into Canadian marijuana grower Canopy Growth, one of the biggest corporate wagers on the potential global market for cannabis-infused drinks and other products......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Global chip sales rise to quarterly record of $117.9 billion

Worldwide chip sales reached a record high in the second quarter, surging more than 20% from a year ago, the Semiconductor Industry Association said late Friday. In the second quarter, global sales rose 20.5% to $117.9 billion, or 6% se.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2018

Top of the List: Largest Ohio-linked mergers and acquisitions of the year

The top 25 Ohio-linked mergers and acquisitions rang up a cool $38.29 billion in 2017. Included in our list were deals where the target, buyer or seller were Ohio-based, including iconic brands, energy.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2018

Global image sensor shipments to top US$15 billion in 2020, says Digitimes Research

Global shipments of CMOS as well as CCD image sensors will exceed US$15 billion in value in 2020, Digitimes Research estimates. The shipment value increased by over 15% on year to US$12.2 billion in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 4th, 2018

Scottsdale becomes HQ for merged transportation tech companies

Both companies have a global reach and manage over $10 billion in logistics spending for more than 300 enterprise customers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

Constellation Sees Rising Beer Sales, but Costs Hurt Margins

Beer sales at the company rose 11% from the comparable quarter a year ago to $1.38 billion in Constellation’s latest quarter, helped by brands like Corona and Modelo......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 29th, 2018