31m Swiss Francs Fetched For World’s Most Expensive Watch In Charity

A charity auction hosted by Christie’s in Switzerland saw a record 31m Swiss francs being given for a Patek Philippe watch. This is the highest price ever that has been paid for a wrist watch. The money collected from the sale will be donated for research into muscular dystrophy. Just a five-minute auction at the…

16% Of Workforce To Be Cut By Juul, Reduce Costs By $1 Billion By Next Year

The vaping company Juul announced on Tuesday that it will cut more jobs that it had earlier announced – 650 jobs instead of the previously announced 500, in its efforts to reduce its expenditure by almost $1 billion by next year, said a company official. The number of jobs to planned to be cut accounts…

Ahead Of Its IPO, Saudi Aramco Lists Terrorism, Climate Change And Dependence On Asia As Risks

The vast number of risks the business faces has been detailed by Saudi Aramco, the state owned oil giant of Saudi Arabia that is set to launch its long-awaited initial public offering this year. The details of the risks being faced by the largest oil company of the world were mentioned in its prospectus that…

EU Ministers Say Europe Should Stop Funding Of Oil, Gas And Coal Projects

The finance ministers of the European Union have called on the economic block to completely stop al funding to oil, gas and coal projects. Experts estimate that if this measures is followed up, it would potentially lead to cancellation of annual investments worth €2bn. The EU finance ministers pointed out their concerns directly at the…

$275 Million Could Be Wiped Off Its Theme Park Profit Due To Hong Kong Protests: Disney

The world famous Disneyland in Hong Kong is being hit hard because of the political unrest and sometimes violent protests ongoing for almost five months now demanding more democratic rights from China. Despite reporting strong earnings for the latest quarter, Disney also pointed out to the increasing losses that the company is making for its…

Heineken To Replace Plastic Rings And Shrink With Eco Friendly Material

Rings and shrink wrap used in its millions of multipack cans that are primarily made up of single use plastic will be replaced by Heineken with alternative cardboard materials that are much more eco-friendly in nature. This change will be implemented by the Dutch company starting April of 2020 in a phased manner across its…