Google-backed Deliv breaks off grocery partnership deal with Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is in the process of fixing the issues due to which it had to cut its ties with the logistics firm. In a significant development that marks a setback against Wal-Mart’s efforts to fight Amazon.com in the groceries segment, logistics firm Deliv and Walmart Inc have discontinued their same-day grocery delivery partnership. In 2018,…

London-based banks made reasonable progress on their relocation to the Eurozone

This conclusion was made by Sabine Lautenschlaeger, director at the European Central Bank, to an audience in Sydney. On Wednesday, Sabine Lautenschlaeger, European Central Bank director stated, the majority of London-based banks relocating to the Eurozone due to Brexit, have made “reasonable progress” in preparing the move. “We have urged and pushed them (banks) to…

Just Eat Should Merge With A Rival Instead Of Hiring A CEO, Demands Activist Shareholder

An activist investor of the British online takeaway service platform Just Eat is putting pressure on the company get merged with a rival instead of the company looking for and appointing a new chief executive. An open letter, demanding a merger with another online food delivery company within the next few months, was sent to…

Huawei 5G gets first foothold in Asia through Thailand

Thailand is more sensitive about the price of setting up its 5G networks than its national security. On Friday, despite calls from the United States to to its allies to bar China’s Huawei Technologies from building next generation mobile networks, Thailand launched a test bed for the Chinese telecom giant. Huawei is facing growing pressure…

Sony announces 1st ever share buyback worth $910 million

The move is clearly aimed at boosting shareholder returns. On Friday, Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback worth $910 million (100 billion yen). With the news reaching the market, its stock recovered from a hammering from investors who were spooked over its lackluster earnings. Sony’s announcement marked Japan’s second major buyback this week:…