China Promises Regulatory Reprieve for Tech Sector. Analysts Are Skeptical.

Text size China is sticking with its zero-Covid policy but also said it would ease off regulatory crackdowns on tech firms. Here, a subway station in Beijing. Wang Zhao / AFP via Getty Images China’s recent announcements that it will pause its long-running regulatory crackdowns on leading tech firms is drawing skepticism from analysts. And … Read more

‘We’re at a fascinating moment, where we will be creating the next relevant portfolio for consumers’

Speaking with Mars Global Corporate Innovation Director Paola de Almeida, FoodNavigator-USA asked how a company such as Mars which operates in the food, gum & candy, and pet care industries, defines and approaches innovation across several product portfolios. “Innovation is about solving consumer problems through new products, services, and business models that evolve our business … Read more

Why does pharmaceutical innovation in Europe matter for jobs and growth? – POLITICO

Recent crises have highlighted the critical need for Europe to secure and strengthen its position as a leader in medical innovation. As the European Commission works on the next Pharmaceutical Strategy, we need to ensure Europe has the right environment to bring the next generation of treatments to patients. The challenge for the coming decades … Read more

Innovation, added-value help offset inflation threats in dairy – but what do consumers want?

According to the most recent data consumer price index update in April, the amount shoppers are paying for dairy consumed at home has surged 7% in the past year, with some categories hit harder than others. For example, over the past year, the weighted average price for a gallon of conventional milk increased from $ … Read more

Kraft Heinz leverages innovation, personalized marketing to offset consumer ‘uncertainty’ related to inflation

“Throughout the pandemic, consumers re-discovered our brands because of an unprecedented change in their lives. As we look to another moment of uncertainty with heightened inflation, we believe the insights and connections we developed with consumers will deliver on needs for them as they face rising prices everywhere in their lives, ”Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel … Read more

Chinese stocks rise on hopes of infrastructure boost; tech stocks jump

SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific stocks were higher in Thursday morning trade, as investors in the region watched for market reaction to the Bank of Japan’s latest monetary policy decision. Mainland Chinese stocks edged higher, with the Shanghai Composite rising 0.75% while the Shenzhen Component gained 0.283%. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index surged 1.59%. When … Read more

Apple and the Rest of Big Tech Look More Like ‘Value Stocks’

Text size The shadow of a man is cast on the wall of an Apple store as he uses his mobile phone in Beijing Greg Baker / AFP via Getty Images Big Tech stocks aren’t so highflying anymore. In fact, they’re now looking more like value stocks, not growth, at least from the perspective of … Read more

it’s hard to say anything bad about this tech stock. Here’s why we’re selling regardless

The valuation looks less fearsome on an adjusted earnings basis, which takes into account the impact of amortization of goodwill and other intangible assets resulting from acquisitions, but it is still about 30 times, according to consensus earnings forecasts. The premium rating, relative to the wider London market, can be justified, given the net cash … Read more

Nasdaq futures are slightly lower ahead of Big Tech earnings

Traders at the NYSE, March 8, 2022. Source: NYSE Nasdaq 100 futures fell slightly Monday evening after stocks bounced in the afternoon and ahead of Big Tech earnings. Futures tied to the tech focused index fell 0.1%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures and S&P 500 futures were slightly changed. In regular trading Monday, the Nasdaq … Read more

Government-backed innovation champion ramps up trailblazing opportunities for Canadian industry

The government-backed not-for-profit was established last year to spark innovation in the food sector. The organization has launched a number of initiatives to stimulate collaboration and elevate business performance across the Canadian food sector, including multiple streams of funding. Membership to the organization is free and open to distributors, retailers, processors, manufacturers, funders and innovators … Read more