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- Sainsbury's new boss Roberts faces unexpected in-tray
Thu, 28 May 2020 19:13:55 -0400
When Sainsbury's new boss Simon Roberts hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation will be radically different from the one he might have imagined when he got the job.
- Costco profit falls on coronavirus-related costs
Thu, 28 May 2020 19:12:52 -0400
Costco Wholesale Corp reported a 7.5% fall in quarterly profit on Thursday, as it spent more on wages and sanitizing its warehouse clubs and halted sales of some high-margin products due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Wall Street ends down in late selloff; Facebook and China weigh
Thu, 28 May 2020 19:11:17 -0400
Wall Street ended lower on Thursday following a late-session reversal, with Facebook weighing on the market after President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order related to social media companies and would hold a news conference on China on Friday.
- Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies
Thu, 28 May 2020 18:59:28 -0400
President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized.
- Salesforce cuts annual estimates on COVID-19 hit
Thu, 28 May 2020 18:38:47 -0400
Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as the cloud-based business software maker allowed clients to defer payments and provided its sales team one-time commissions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- GM to increase North America vehicle production
Thu, 28 May 2020 18:33:35 -0400
General Motors said on Thursday it would start increasing vehicle production in North America from next week to meet rising demand.
- Nordstrom sales plunge nearly 40% on pandemic-led store closures
Thu, 28 May 2020 18:17:43 -0400
Upscale department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Thursday reported a nearly 40% slump in quarterly sales, as lockdowns to contain the COVID-19 pandemic shut stores.
- UPS adds 'peak' surcharge amid coronavirus fueled delivery spike
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:55:02 -0400
United Parcel Service Inc on May 31 will slap surcharges on U.S. e-commerce companies that have flooded its delivery network with shipments of everything from packaged food to patio furniture since the coronavirus took hold in March.
- Renault poised to announce 15,000 layoffs worldwide: union
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:41:09 -0400
French carmaker Renault is poised to announce 15,000 layoffs worldwide on Friday as it unveils a plan to boost its profitability and cope with faltering sales, a representative for the CFDT union said after meeting with the company.
- Stocks, euro rise on recovery hopes; U.S.-China rift lifts gold
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:40:30 -0400
A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Thursday on optimism for a speedy economic recovery and a massive stimulus plan in Europe helped lift regional stocks and the euro, while gold rebounded on a safety bid on deteriorating U.S.-China relations.
- ViacomCBS slashes up to 400 jobs as part of merger restructuring: source
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:37:36 -0400
ViacomCBS Inc is cutting up to 400 employees across CBS as part of its plan to save $750 million from its merger with CBS, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
- U.S. major airlines roll out more options to avoid staff layoffs
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:22:33 -0400
The top three U.S. airlines, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, are rolling out fresh programs to induce tens of thousands of employees to accept voluntary leave or early retirement in the hope of avoiding widespread furloughs in the fall, company memos show.
- Cisco to acquire software firm ThousandEyes
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:54:30 -0400
Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to acquire privately held software maker ThousandEyes Inc, the network gear maker said on Thursday.
- Dell beats revenue estimates as remote working lifts workstation demand
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:50:55 -0400
Dell Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more employees to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
- Italy's credit agency SACE approves state guarantees for FCA $7 billion bank loan: source
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:49:52 -0400
The board of Italy's export credit agency SACE has approved state guarantees covering 80% of a 6.3 billion euro ($7 billion) bank loan for Fiat Chrysler , a source close to the matter said on Thursday.
- Canada's Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:43:38 -0400
A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive to the United States leaves Canada vulnerable to further retaliation from Beijing, analysts said.
- LATAM's bankruptcy filing to delay its Brazil bailout to at least July: sources
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:39:20 -0400
LATAM Airlines Group's U.S. bankruptcy filing this week will delay its potential bailout in Brazil to at least July and also push back aid to its rivals at least through the end of June, two sources said on Thursday.
- Exclusive: TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China - sources
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:22:29 -0400
TikTok's poaching of Disney's Kevin Mayer to be its CEO was just the most visible part of a broader strategy by its Chinese owner to shift its centre of power away from China at a time of rising global tensions, several people familiar with the plans said.
- Trump directs AG to boost enforcement of state laws on social media companies
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:11:59 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he is directing Attorney General William Barr to work with states to enforce their own laws against what he described as deceptive business practices by social media companies.
- S&P cuts Rolls-Royce credit rating to junk on COVID-19 hit
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:42:44 -0400
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut engine maker Rolls-Royce's credit rating to junk on Thursday, citing the disruption caused to global air travel from the COVID-19 pandemic.