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Borrowing: Swiping your credit card? Think again

by on March 17, 2022 0
Reckless credit card purchases, late payments, and credit deferral can lead to a debt trap. And unpaid dues can affect your credit score After the Covid-19 pandemic, credit cards have become one of the most popular digital payment methods. The growing use of credit cards suggests consumer demand for innovative financing options and credit... Read More

2022 Global E-commerce Environmental Impact Research Report: E-commerce Companies Are Implementing Solutions to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Online Shopping

by on March 14, 2022 0
Dublin, March 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “The environmental impact of e-commerce 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. “The Environmental Impact of E-commerce 2021” provides an overview of the B2C e-commerce market and its environmental impact around the world. Among other findings, the publication reveals that more than 40% of... Read More

ELEVATE CREDIT, INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-K)

by on February 25, 2022 0
The following Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations ("MD&A") is intended to help the reader understand our business, our results of operations and our financial condition. The MD&A is provided as a supplement to, and should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and the related notes... Read More

Technology Law in Turkey: Highlights of 2021 – Commentary

by on February 25, 2022 0
Data protection obligations of the employer in the remote work regulationRegulations on the non-use of crypto assets in paymentsAmendments to the regulation on authorization in the electronic communications sectorGuideline on Commercial Advertising and Unfair Commercial Practices by Social Media InfluencersRegulation on the disclosure of confidential information Draft regulation amending the Regulation concerning consumer rights... Read More

The Merchant Cash Advance Market Is Booming Around the World

by on February 1, 2022 0
According to research experts from Qurate Research, “Global Merchant Cash Advance Market 2022 Insights, Size, Sharing, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028.” The study is an anthology of in-depth research studies on many aspects of the global merchant cash advance industry. It is an admirable effort to offer a true and transparent picture... Read More

Spanish retail sales fell sharply in December

by on January 31, 2022 0
By Xavier Fontdegloria Retail sales in Spain fell sharply in December as Covid-19 cases rose and the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and high inflation hit consumer spending. Retail store sales fell 5.9% in seasonally and calendar-adjusted terms in December from the previous month, according to data from the national statistics... Read More

Russia’s oil production could peak in 2023

by on January 23, 2022 0
Russia, the world’s third-largest oil producer, has long been an unknown when it comes to the OPEC+ production deal that caps participants’ oil output to support higher prices. It was The Moscow Quarrel with Saudi Arabia over production quotas in early 2020, which, combined with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused Oil... Read More

For retailers, Omicron’s impact isn’t just about health

by on January 11, 2022 0
Long checkout lines. Closed changing rooms. Empty shelves. Reduced opening hours. No more fear of contracting the coronavirus and another season of skirmishes with customers who refuse to wear masks. A tired retail workforce is feeling the fallout from the latest wave of the pandemic, with a variant that is spreading quickly and downsizing.... Read More

Tip: never limit payday loans, people should have a pandemic

by on January 6, 2022 0
Tip: never limit payday loans, people should have a pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has generated unprecedented adversity for many families across our country. More than 16 million people were unemployed in July, countless businesses are either banned from operating or particularly brief inside their practice due to city and city-wide lockdown orders, and a... Read More

2 FinTech stocks that you can buy right now

by on December 27, 2021 0
Financial technology has brought financial services into the digital age. And the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend of bringing businesses around the world online. Two fintechs that are making great progress in this environment are Web Markets (NASDAQ: TW) and Silvergate Capital (NYSE: SI). Both are customer-centric innovators, and the markets have rewarded... Read More

UK government consultation on data protection and privacy: response from Information Commissioner’s office | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

by on December 23, 2021 0
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently released its response to the UK government’s consultation, ‘Data: A New Direction’. The consultation was conducted by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS). The ICO is independent from the government. It is the UK’s regulatory body established to defend information rights in the public interest.... Read More

Medical groups demand veto on vaping bill

by on December 19, 2021 0
DOCTORS ‘CAMPAIGN: Medical groups claim that vaporized nicotine products contain the same harmful and addictive substance that is used in tobacco products. (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines – At least 43 medical societies are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fully veto the vaporized nicotine product regulation bill recently passed... Read More

What this means for Europe and America – European Council on Foreign Relations

by on December 14, 2021 0
In one of Africa’s smallest countries, one of the most important changes in China’s global strategy appears to be underway. Anonymous US officials have reportedly warned that Beijing is planning to establish a permanent military installation in Equatorial Guinea. If this is true, beyond the obvious strategic challenges posed by China owning a naval... Read More

Counterfeit Covid masks are still sold everywhere

by on November 30, 2021 0
The domestic industry’s woes extend beyond the consumer mask market. In recent months, the medical supply giants that serve the country’s major hospital systems have eagerly resumed purchasing low-cost protective equipment overseas. The companies, including McKesson, Henry Schein and Cardinal Health, have pressured the Biden administration to retain a tariff exemption on imported protective... Read More

“Most MoMo users are poor, so they shouldn’t be taxed” – Ghanaians remind Bawumia

by on November 18, 2021 0
Vice-President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia In August 2020, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia gave an interview to the Accra-based Peace FM morning show Kokrokoo, in which he disagreed with intentions, at the time, to tax money transactions. mobile. He told show host Kwame Sefa Kayi, “I don’t think mobile money should be taxed because most... Read More

Retail sales in 15 provinces, cities increase in third quarter

by on November 11, 2021 0
SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Yonhap) – Retail sales in South Korea’s 15 provinces and major cities increased in the third quarter as people increased their outdoor activities as part of the vaccine rollout and the economic recovery, according to data released on Thursday. Retail sales, an indicator of private spending, increased in nine provinces and... Read More

Red Cross receives community impact grant

by on October 16, 2021 0
The $ 10,000 grant will help the Red Cross deploy a new software platform called RC Care to increase the effectiveness of services provided in response to disasters large and small. This press release was provided by the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is pleased to announce that she has received a... Read More

Increase in retail sales; Walmart is testing text purchases

by on October 15, 2021 0
In today’s top retail news, the U.S. Department of Commerce says retail sales rose in September, although inflation may have something to do with it, as more traders might consider accepting cryptocurrency in the next few years. Additionally, Walmart is trying to expand its conversational commerce capabilities despite Amazon’s dominance, and Toyota is shifting... Read More

As Polaris Bank’s VULTe redefines digital banking

by on September 26, 2021 0
Banking Polaris Bank’s massive investment in basic IT infrastructure gave impetus to what has become today a stable financial service for its clients, with the VULTe platform becoming the new bride of the digital banking ecosystem, writes Nume Ekeghe Recently, the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), in its report titled: “Instant Payments – Annual... Read More

Speech by Mr. Harvesh Seegolam, Governor, Bank of Mauritius at the launch of the MauCAS QR Code

by on September 20, 2021 0
Directors of the Board of the Bank of Mauritius First Deputy Governor Second Deputy Governor The general manager of the MBA CEOs of banks and financial institutions President of the Association of General Retailers Members of the press Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen Dear online viewers A very good afternoon. It is a pleasure... Read More

Remittances to Africa set to decline in 2021

by on September 19, 2021 0
Remittances to African Countries Expected to Decrease 5.4% Due to COVID-19 Remittances to African countries are expected to decline 5.4%, from US $ 44 billion in 2020 to US $ 41 billion forecast in 2021 due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Continental Migration Postponement 2021. The report, titled “African Regional... Read More

HBC HIRS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DKSH

by on September 17, 2021 0
HBC is delighted to announce the hiring of Dr Tanja Schaffer as Executive Vice President of the Global Ingredients Division of HBC and as CEO of HBC’s new Swiss subsidiary, HBC Switzerland GmbH. Setting up in Switzerland is part of HBC’s international strategy, Switzerland being widely recognized as a major center for biotechnology and... Read More

–Api Group announces leadership development in support of planned acquisition of Chubb Fire & Security Business–

by on September 8, 2021 0
NEW BRIGHTON, Minnesota – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – APi Group Corporation (NYSE: APG) (“APG”, “APi” or the “Company”) announced that Tom Lydon has stepped down as Chief Financial Officer today and will retire from APi upon completion of the year after supporting the transition to Kevin S. Krumm, who will join APi as Executive Vice... Read More

Regulating Digital Payment Services: Considerations for Canadian Policymakers | Dentons

by on September 1, 2021 0
Advances in contactless payment technology like tap to pay debit cards and Apple Pay have increased consumer demand for cashless payment methods. This demand has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, as individuals have become uncomfortable with cash and online shopping has replaced physical activity (we discuss these trends in a four part series).... Read More

Australian ignores weakness in retail sales

by on August 4, 2021 0
Australian dollar prolongs its rally The Australian dollar continues to impress and is in positive territory for a third day in a row. AUD / USD entered 74 territory earlier today before pulling back slightly. Australian dollar ignores drop in retail sales The news was not good for Australian retail sales, but the Aussie... 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

Barclays Trading Desks at Full Power: Qatar Forum

by on June 23, 2021 0
This content was published on June 23, 2021 – 13:59 June 23, 2021 – 1:59 PM (Bloomberg) – Barclays Plc chief executive Jes Staley told the Qatar Economic Forum that most of the bank’s traders have returned to their desks after more than a year of restrictions. Earlier, Emmanuel Roman, CEO of Pacific Investment... Read More

USDA Examines Retail and Foodservice Sales Trends

by on June 22, 2021 0
There have been significant fluctuations in consumer spending on food during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a new US Department of Agriculture study seeks to identify trends related to these fluctuations. “In general, consumers have increased their spending on food at grocery stores (and other retail food establishments) and decreased their spending on food outside... Read More

ETFs to access the growing trend of global e-commerce

by on June 14, 2021 0
The growing presence of e-commerce will continue to accelerate in global markets, and investors can look to targeted exchange-traded funds to access this growth opportunity. In the recent webcast, The retail whale: investing in e-commerce, Christian Magoon, Founder and CEO, Amplify ETFs; and Jane Edmondson, Founder and CEO of EQM Indexes, pointed out that... Read More

A2 Global Risk Releases New Report Assessing Investment Risks Associated with Expanding Port Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa

by on June 14, 2021 0
LONDON, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – London and Hong Kong-based risk management consultancy A2 Global Risk has released a new report assessing the investment risks associated with expanding port infrastructure in Africa sub-Saharan, in the context of global geopolitical competition. The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions on travel and operations have caused unprecedented... Read More

Global Automotive Solar Film Market – Increased Consumer Spending to Support Business Expansion with Product Portfolio and Increase Sales Revenue – KSU

by on May 30, 2021 0
Key players in the global automotive solar films market, business approaches and geographic analysis in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic The report on “Automotive Solar Films Market Published by Market Research Store Overview by Industry Top Manufactures, Trends, Industry Growth, Size, Analysis & Forecast to 2028”, the report contains over 150 PDF pages... Read More

Storable AIFs: the next frontier of investment?

by on May 30, 2021 0
Over the past few years, we have witnessed disruptive trends in the investment community: access to financial products is now more inclusive, innovation comes first, and awareness of the importance of investing is at an all time high. . It is the era of the democratization of finance. This democratization had two subsequent consequences:... Read More

Diamcor resumes expansion plan – GuruFocus.com

by on May 27, 2021 0
KELOWNA, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 27, 2021 / Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQB-DMIFF), (“Diamcor” or, the “Company”) announced today that it is expanding the processing facilities of the Krone Endora project in Venetia of the Company (the “Project”). The Company had initially targeted expansion for 2020; however, due to events surrounding the... Read More

Retail sales in Australia jump in March – preliminary data | WSAU News / Talk 550 AM99.9 FM

by on April 21, 2021 0
By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian retail sales beat expectations in March as soaring house prices boosted consumer confidence while reopening state borders allowed cash-in households to splurge again in trips. Sales rose 1.4% in March from February, beating expectations of a 1% gain, according to preliminary data from the Australian Bureau of... Read More

What if 80,000 bodily shops closed?

by on April 11, 2021 0
A monetary providers firm predicted that 80,000 or extra bodily shops in america would shut over the subsequent 5 years, which would scale back the full variety of U.S. retailers by about 10%. However what does that imply? Retail chains can shut shops resulting from an ever-changing market or too many malls and linear... Read More

Demand immediate liquidation, return of MRIs not used by health facilities

by on March 11, 2021 0
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 1) – Lawmakers are pushing the state health insurer to require health facilities that have received allowances under its cash advance program to immediately liquidate amounts used and return unused amounts. Senate Speaker Tito Sotto on Tuesday presented the recommendations of the Senate Committee of the Whole regarding the... Read More

Medicare pandemic lifeline for doctors about to arrive

by on March 11, 2021 0
What are the news: Medicare’s Expedited and Prepayment Program (AAP) reimbursements are due and the AMA urges the Trump administration to be flexible in its terms and recognize that medical offices still face reduced revenues due to of the COVID-19 pandemic. WADA applauded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in March, when the... Read More