Walmart Maintains Its Second-Half Forecast After Results Exceeded Forecasts

Walmart reported on Tuesday that sales increased by more than 8%, while earnings contracted in the fiscal second quarter as customers resorted to the discounter for groceries and necessities. In early morning trade, shares gained more than 5%. The retailer’s results exceeded analysts’ estimates, but they mimicked a profit warning issued by Walmart last month,…

Indian Ride-Hailing Company Ola Intends To Begin Manufacturing Electric Vehicles Around 2024

Ola Electric, an Indian ride-hailing company, wants to begin building electric cars in India in 2024 with a range of up to 500 km (310 miles), according to Chief Executive Bhavish Aggarwal on Monday. Ola, which is backed by Japan’s Softbank Group and presently manufactures e-scooters, did not provide a figure for investment or a…

Mattel Has Filed A Trademark Lawsuit Against Nicki Minaj’s ‘Barbie-Que’ Chip Maker

Mattel Inc sued Rap Snacks in federal court in Los Angeles on Thursday, alleging that its Nicki Minaj-branded “Barbie-Que Honey Truffle” potato chips infringe on Mattel’s trademark rights in the renowned Barbie doll. Rap Snacks Inc was never granted permission to use Mattel’s trademarks, according to Mattel. The toy manufacturer requested a court injunction prohibiting…

Siemens Reports Its First Quarterly Loss In 12 Years As A Result Of Writedowns In The Third Quarter

Siemens said on Thursday that robust industrial demand remained in the third quarter, despite expenditures tied to its Siemens Energy investment and decision to exit Russia pushing the engineering firm into the red for the first time in nearly 12 years. The manufacturer of industrial software and trains reported increasing revenue and orders for the…

Domino’s: The Fast-Food Behemoth Exits Italy, The Birthplace Of Pizza

According to reports, Domino’s Pizza’s remaining locations in Italy have been closed after the company that ran its outlets in the nation declared bankruptcy. According to Bloomberg, which broke the story first, franchisee ePizza SpA was affected by the pandemic. Since its debut in the birthplace of pizza in 2015, Domino’s has failed to gain…

Owner Of Michael Kors Outperforms Quarterly Expectations Due To Strong Luxury Demand

Capri Holdings Ltd, which owns Michael Kors, surpassed quarterly revenue and profit projections on Tuesday, supported by unwavering demand for luxury items from higher-income buyers who have been mostly unscathed by decades of high inflation. In premarket trade, shares of the business, which also owns Versace and Jimmy Choo, climbed roughly 3 per cent. They…

Mark Zuckerberg Introduces New Privacy Measures On WhatsApp

Meta has revealed new WhatsApp privacy features. Users will be able to secretly exit group chats, select who can view their online status, and block screenshots on View Once messages. According to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, this will help maintain WhatsApp chat “as private and safe as face-to-face discussions.” It will start rolling out the…

IHG, The Parent Company Of Holiday Inn, Sweetens Shareholder Returns On The Travel Comeback

Taavel giant  IHG announced a $500 million share repurchase after its half-year profit more than quadrupled, supported by rising room pricing, strong leisure travel demand, and a resurgence in corporate stays, particularly in the United States. Hotel operators benefit when people travel more and stay longer in hotels, raising occupancy rates and pricing, yet they face…