Amazon CEO Says The Company Is Still Trying To Break Into The Supermarket Segment 

Amazon.com Inc, the online retailer that has long been feared of disrupting the grocery industry, believes it has fallen short. Chief Executive Andy Jassy said on Thursday, in a rare appearance on the company’s quarterly results call, that the company has paused expansion of its Fresh supermarkets and cashier-less convenience stores until it finds the…

The Meta Magic Touch Is Back As An Earnings Surprise Propels The Big Tech Rally

Meta Platforms Inc stocks closed about 23% higher on Thursday, sparking a rally in the technology sector after Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg stunned Wall Street by lowering its spending forecast and increasing its stock buyback plan by $40 billion. The company’s market value increased by more than $90 billion, and the stock had its best…

Tesla Suppliers Are Bracing For Musk’s Demand For Givebacks As The EV Maker Activates EV Price War

Tesla Inc suppliers are gearing up for more price cuts from Chief Executive Elon Musk and his team after the electric car maker cut down on prices of its vehicles aggressively in a slowing economy, according to industry officials who work with the automaker and its suppliers. Last month’s comments by Tesla Chief Financial Officer Zach Kirkhorn…

Meta Astounds Wall Street With Lower Costs, A Large Buyback, And Upbeat Sales

The stricter cost controls implemented by Meta Platforms Inc this year, as well as a new $40 billion share buyback, sent shares soaring on Wednesday, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared 2023 the “Year of Efficiency.” The parent company of Instagram and Facebook, which has struggled amid a broad post-pandemic slump in digital ads, is focusing…

Samsung Will Continue Investing In Chips Despite Its Profits Touching 8-Year Lows

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. of South Korea said on Tuesday that it has no plans to reduce its investment in semiconductors this year, despite the fact that the industry is experiencing its worst slowdown in more than a decade due to a weak global economy. The guidance defies a general industry tendency to cut back…

Unilever Hires A Former Heinz Executive To Chart A New Course For The Company 

According to his former boss at food group Heinz, incoming Unilever CEO Hein Schumacher gets seasick, but that hasn’t stopped him from joining and sticking with executive sailing trips. “Every year, I’d bring nine of our most promising executives to Florida – just me and them, not their bosses. One year, we were on a…

The First Ever Crypto Regulations Of The UK Will Establish “Robust” Standards

Following the meltdown of crypto exchange FTX last year, that resulted in billions of dollars in losses for millions of investors, Britain’s finance ministry is planning “robust” regulations for crypto assets. Globally, cryptocurrency is currently unregulated, with firms only required to conduct checks to prevent money laundering. However, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom…

$65 Billion Of Value Wiped Off India’s Adani Group With Escalating Battle With US Short-Seller

The majority of Adani Group shares plunged on Monday as the Indian conglomerate’s response to criticism from a U.S. short-seller fell flat with investors, escalating a market meltdown that has already cost the company’s stock $65 billion in losses. The Indian business, led by Asia’s richest man Gautam Adani, has been at odds with Hindenburg…

Ryanair And EasyJet Willing To Hire Staff Of Flybe Airline

The employees who have lost their jobs as a result of the demise of regional airline Flybe should apply for positions with EasyJet and Ryanair, according to the two budget airlines. Flybe went into administration on Saturday, laying off 277 people. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) said it received phone calls from concerned Flybe…

With Dwindling Of The Travel Boom, Visa, MasterCard Are Betting On Reopening Of China 

According to Wall Street analysts, Mastercard Inc and Visa Inc will rely on China reopening to boost travel spending as the pace of growth in other parts of the world slows from a post-pandemic boom. Executives from payment companies said on Thursday that there is still room for travel recovery in China, which reopened its…