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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

Riches to Rags: Swiss Central Bank Swings from Record Profit to Large Loss

One year after posting a record profit, the Swiss National Bank swung to a 15 billion franc loss in 2018, as a double whammy of weaker global equity markets and a stronger Swiss franc eroded the value of its massive holdings of foreign stocks and bonds......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJan 10th, 2019

Visualizing The West"s Domination Of The Global Arms Market

Overall, arms sales increased in 2017, with total global sales nearing 400 billion dollars, marking a 2.5 percent increase from last year and the third year of continued growth for the industry. But, as Statista's Sarah Feldman points out, U.S......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 17th, 2018

Uber-Lyft Showdown Shifts to Public Markets

The race between Uber and Lyft to go public next year promises to extend their rivalry for customers to competition for global investors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

Victoria"s Secret parent L Brands sees same-store sales soar... at Bath & Body Works

L Brands Inc. reported sales of $1.596 billion for the four weeks ending December 1, up from $1.267 billion last year. Same-store sales rose 9% for the period. Victoria's Secret .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2018

Asustek Computer has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2018 for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 4th, 2018

DDB Chicago to be lead shop on U.S. Army"s multi-billion-dollar ad account

The DDB Chicago ad agency is ending the year with a big new business win.   The iconic Chicago agency got the good news late Tuesday that the United States Army has selected DDB parent, the Omnicom Group global agency holding company, to handle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2018

Plano-based Boeing division launches joint ventures to enter airplane seat and power unit business

Two of Boeing's new aircraft component partnerships are open for business as the jet maker works to grow its global parts and services business into a $50 billion-per-year enterprise......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Energizer to buy Spectrum"s auto care business for $1.25 billion, amends deal to buy battery business

Energizer Holdings Inc. announced Thursday a deal to buy Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc.'s global auto care business in a cash and stock deal valued at $1.25 billion. Spectrum's stock was up 0.7% in pr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 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