Monthly Archives: July 2021

New online casinos in Australia 2021.

by on July 23, 2021 0
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The evolution of retail sales teams

by on July 23, 2021 0
Photo of a happy young shopkeeper using her cell phone while standing behind the counter in her boutique getty One of the most overlooked weapons in a retailer’s arsenal is not digital marketing or its assortment of merchandise, but is, in fact, the seller. Always considered the front-line workers in our industry, they are... Read More

Hyde-Smith Votes For Victims Of Crime Fund Fix | Mississippi Politics and News

by on July 21, 2021 0
Reforming the bill would increase funding for government victim compensation and assistance programs and subsidies to victim service providers. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) Today voted in favor of legislation to strengthen funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a grant program of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA ) which supports state-level programs that... Read More

India’s AI-powered health and fitness app HealthifyMe gears up to expand to North America with $ 75 million investment

by on July 21, 2021 0
HealthifyMe, an AI-powered Indian health and fitness app, has raised $ 75 million in a Series C funding round led by LeapFrog and Khosla Ventures. The investment round was also joined by HealthQuad, Unilever Ventures, Elm of the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund, as well as regular investors Chiratae Ventures, Inventus Capital and Sistema... Read More

Deepening Nigeria’s Payments System | THIS DAY

by on July 20, 2021 0
Donald nwaogu The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently unveiled its intention to launch its digital currencies before December 2021. With this plan, the CBN joins over 70% of central banks around the world who are respectively studying payment technology following increasing investor interest in cryptocurrency. In addition, technological advancements in recent years, which... Read More

Fall in retail sales with the opening of the UK

by on July 20, 2021 0
The latest figures from Kantar show take-out grocery sales plummeted 5.1% and digital carts declined in the 12 weeks leading up to July 11, 2021. Despite this year-over-year decline, sales remain strong compared to pre-pandemic times and shoppers spent £ 3 billion more on groceries than during the same period in 2019. Commenting on... Read More

Key takeaways from June US retail data

by on July 19, 2021 0
Retail sales in the United States jumped up 0.6% in June compared to May and 18% compared to June of last year. Connect below as Stacey widlitz, Chairman of SW Retail Advisors, details June’s US retail sales figures and what they mean for the US economy. “I think what’s most interesting is that a... Read More

Yields fall to European levels

by on July 19, 2021 0
Source: StockCharts.com, Strategy and portfolio management Peter DagThe chart above shows our real-time business cycle indicator (bottom panel) which is updated in each issue of Strategy and portfolio management Peter Dag. An exclusive free subscription is available for readers of this article. The 10-year Treasury bond yields are shown in the top panel. Since... Read More

As retail sales rise, analysts report pent-up demand

by on July 18, 2021 0
“We are seeing significant growth,” said Space 519 co-owner Lance Lawson. Photo courtesy of Space 519 Business at Chicago Gold Coast’s Space 519 boutique is so good the owner calls it the new “Roaring Twenties.” “People splurge on things that make them feel good,” says Lance Lawson, co-owner of the retail store with Jim... Read More

THE BLACK SEA TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BANK IS CONSIDERING PROJECTS IN UKRAINE FOR 155 MLN

by on July 18, 2021 0
The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) is considering a portfolio of projects in Ukraine for possible implementation amounting to $ 155 million, including road infrastructure, agro-industry, commercial property, financial facilities, said bank chairman Dmytro Pankin.In an interview with Interfax-Ukraine, he said that in 2021, the bank updated its $ 5 million trade... Read More

Report reveals street performers depend on digital payments – bitcoin news

by on July 17, 2021 0
Street performers, or street musicians, are turning more to digital platforms these days than the old method of accepting currency. A recently released report by economists at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia found that in some areas buskers receive more donations through digital payment methods like Paypal and Bitcoin from passers-by, than through passers-by.... Read More

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dubai International Chamber board and advisory board – news

by on July 17, 2021 0
The Dubai International Chamber will develop plans to strengthen partnerships with global companies. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, approved the board and advisory board of the new Dubai International Chamber in a recent government restructuring which aims... Read More

Retail sales increase 0.6% in June

by on July 17, 2021 0
Retail sales rose in June, the Commerce Department reported on Friday, an unexpected jump as American consumers increased their spending on restaurants, clothing and gadgets. The value of all retail purchases rose 0.6% last month after declining 1.7% in May. Excluding automobiles, sales jumped 1.3% in June. The increase surprised Wall Street analysts, who... Read More

GDP, retail sales, investment, house prices

by on July 17, 2021 0
Beijing, July 17 (Xinhua) – Here are the highlights of China’s economic news from last week. GDP China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 12.7% year-on-year in the first half of 2021 due to a steady recovery, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday. According to NBS, that figure has averaged... Read More

Northern California National Bank announces results of

by on July 16, 2021 0
CHICO, Calif., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Northern California National Bank (“NorCal” or the “Bank”) today announced the results of the previously announced cash tender offer by investors seeking to acquire all of the outstanding shares of NorCal (the “Investors”), a planned reverse stock split and the closure of its share transfer cases... Read More

Forest Capital Management Announces Global Expansion with ISIAH International

by on July 15, 2021 0
CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – NBA Hall of Fame member Isiah Thomas today announced that his company ISIAH International is expanding its portfolio by entering the global insurance brokerage and benefits markets by partnering with HUB International and Forest Capital Management. Together this partnership with ISIAH Insurance results in the creation of an insurance broker and... Read More

Bonds recover as Powell trumps inflation data (sort of …)

by on July 14, 2021 0
Bonds rally as Powell trumps inflation data (sort of …) Producer prices surged in this morning’s report at the same time Powell’s prepared remarks were released for Congressional testimony this afternoon. The subsequent improvement in bonds makes it tempting to credit Powell’s speech with victory. Powell certainly didn’t hurt as he maintained the same... Read More

Paul Smith FY19 / 20 turnover drops 18% during pandemic

by on July 14, 2021 0
Paul Smith Group Holdings reported an 18% drop in revenue for the 12 months ended June 30 of last year as the pandemic wreaked havoc on the business. Prior to March 2020, the UK fashion brand’s revenue had “reflected annualized increases” – but very few fourth-quarter sales related to store closures caused revenue for... Read More

How to build an investment portfolio

by on July 13, 2021 0
Investing can be difficult for everyone, but for those between the ages of 20 and 30, it can be particularly intimidating to … Investing can be difficult for anyone, but for those between the ages of 20 and 30, it can be particularly intimidating to create a wallet from scratch, especially by paying off... Read More

CEMAC: BEAC reactivates the financial standardization committee to ensure good management of new payment systems

by on July 13, 2021 0
(Business in Cameroon) – On July 7, 2021, the CORENOFI Financial Normalization Technical Committee of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) emerged from its decades-long hibernation. It was reactivated by Abbas Mahamat Tolli (photo), governor of the BEAC, during a meeting in Douala. According to a note published at the end of the... Read More

Adapt to the new reality of e-commerce

by on July 12, 2021 0
After COVID-19[female[feminine, clothing retail will never be the same again. The industry is facing one of its most aggressive transformations, driven by the skyrocketing growth in online sales, and is now ready to design its own strategies to keep up with the rising trend in e-commerce. Letters, conferences and more on hedge funds in... Read More

Discount stores sell unloaded inventory

by on July 11, 2021 0
Hilco Global and Gordon Brothers Group usually come into the picture when it’s time to open sales and roller shutter stores. A sign of how much the pandemic has turned retailing around, they have started to open them. The covid-19 crisis, which sparked a wave of retailer bankruptcies and nationwide closures, has swallowed up... Read More

Help expected for the start of the school year

by on July 10, 2021 0
The retail industry is set to have its biggest back-to-school shopping season in at least five years, driven by parents and students who are ready to prepare for the in-person classroom experience after a year of virtual learning. Spending is expected to reach $ 32.5 billion, up 16% from 2020 and 17% from 2019,... Read More

Emirates News Agency – The digital filing system to automate the payment of litigants’ dues has proven its worth: ADJD

by on July 10, 2021 0
ABU DHABI, July 10, 2021 (WAM) – Youssef Saeed Al Abri, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), said that the digital deposit disbursement system, which was developed by ADJD to automate all procedures in the process of payment of contributions of litigants involved in financial affairs, has proven to be a tangible... Read More

Increasingly critical digital payment platforms for schools

by on July 9, 2021 0
As schools continue to inject billions into the ever-growing education technology market to purchase virtual learning products for online education, business processes have also gone digital. Leaving pen and paper aside, schools and universities have turned to online payment platforms to handle a wide variety of student expenses previously processed in person. One of... Read More

Horse Racing’s Big Hitters Join Forces For Major Expansion

by on July 9, 2021 0
GEG will make significant investments in the world-renowned international equestrian center in Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Florida is acquired through a partnership between two of the biggest names in equestrian sport. Entities led by Andreas Helgstrand and Ludger Beerbaum, and Mark Bellissimo join forces to “invest in... Read More

a powerful and beautifully photographed feminist drama

by on July 8, 2021 0
Director: Mahamet-Saleh Haroun; Actors: Achouackh Abakar, Rihane Khalil Alio, cert to be confirmed, 87 minutes There are no cinemas in Chad, a fact that makes the prolific career of filmmaker Mahamet-Saleh Haroun a sort of miracle. In his country, his images are projected in the underground, in film clubs, and shared with connoisseurs. The... Read More

Transforming Kenya’s Transport Sector Through Digital Integration

by on July 8, 2021 0
Prior to 2014, aspiring drivers in Kenya had to visit several government offices to obtain a driver’s license. Fragmented services and manual procedures created loopholes and opportunities for cartels that dealt with bogus motor vehicle licenses and records, contributing to a thriving underground economy that exposed banks and insurance companies to fraud and fraud.... Read More

Back to school will test the virtual dressing rooms

by on July 7, 2021 0
As shoppers gear up for the back-to-school sale and shop for new clothes for a year-round return to class in the weeks to come, one item might be missing in some stores: a physical locker room. Even as consumers resume shopping for clothes in stores, dressing rooms across the country remain closed, creating headaches... Read More

Nasal Spray Market to See Substantial Sales in Retail Sales in 2020-2030 | IMF

by on July 6, 2021 0
A latest publication from IMF on the Global Nasal Spray Market assesses opportunities and current market landscape, and provides detailed analysis and updates on corresponding sections affecting the market. The study offers in-depth insights into key market dynamics, which include drivers, restraints, trends, and opportunities in the market. The main objective of the market... Read More

National institutions and individuals in the Gulf become net buyers on the QSE; the index drops by 0.26%

by on July 5, 2021 0
Yesterday, national institutions and individuals in the Gulf became net buyers on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise ended in decline.Foreign institutions continued to be net buyers, but with less intensity, as the Qatar 20-stock index fell 28 points or 0.26% to 10,799.85 points, after hitting an intraday high of 10,829 points.Insurance, industrials, real... Read More

Prima revealed as maker of Simprints biometric scanner

by on July 5, 2021 0
Simprints, a Cambridge-based development biometrics nonprofit, has partnered with local company Prima Electronic Services to produce version 2.0 of its Vero fingerprint scanner, according to a statement on the Cambridge Network. Vero 2.0 was released in 2020, with Secugen providing the biometric sensor modules. The partnership between Simprints and Prima enabled the rapid development... Read More

Two major American brands team up for independence day

by on July 4, 2021 0
The “Cheers to Good Company” collaboration features a unique Sam Adams lager beer made from … nationally sourced hops and a limited edition clothing line from American Giant. Both products are called American Crafted and made in the USA Courtesy of the American giant American Giant and Samuel Adams collaborate on a limited... Read More

KBRA assigns an AA- rating to the Salt Lake City, Utah Airport Tax Obligations (Salt Lake City International Airport), Series 2021A and B; the outlook is stable

by on July 2, 2021 0
NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns a long-term rating of AA- with a stable outlook to Airport Bonds in Salt Lake City, Utah (Salt Lake City International Airport), Series 2021A (AMT) and Series 2021B ( non-AMT). The outlook is stable. The strength of the SLC Air Service Area (ASA); favorable... Read More

Electronic Discovery and Information Governance – Tip of the Month: New Compliance Requirements for Transferring Personal Data Outside of Europe

by on July 1, 2021 0
In recent years, litigators and eDiscovery practitioners have had to familiarize themselves with European data privacy laws to ensure that when overseeing transfers of personal data from the European Economic Area ( the “EEA” to the United States (the “United States”), they meet the strict requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”)... Read More