Tag: Consumer Goods
5 months ago
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The CEO Who Gave 60,000 Employees His Cellphone Number

Bjørn Gulden is pushing Adidas staff to break rules and ignore consultants

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6 months ago
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China Removes Videogame Official After Planned Curbs Triggered Market Rout

Senior party regulator exits after proposals spooked investors and wiped $60 billion off game-company stocks

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7 months ago
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GrainCorp Holds Dividend Despite 34% Fall in Annual Profit

Volumes and margins beat historical averages, but were down from record levels in fiscal 2022

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7 months ago
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Beauty Stocks Tell an Ugly Story About China

Are Chinese consumers clawing their way back, or not? Cosmetic brand Shiseido’s plummeting China sales—and stock pric...

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8 months ago
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Retro Sambas Help Adidas Forge a Future Without Kanye

Demand for one of this year’s hottest sneakers is helping the sportswear company recover from its post-Yeezy slump

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8 months ago
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Californian Vineyard Founded by Lebanese Migrants Sells for Up to $1 Billion

Winemaker DAOU was set up by two brothers who fled Lebanon during civil war in the 1970s

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8 months ago
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Getting ESG Reporting Ready and Uninsurable Risks: Takeaways From the WSJ Pro Sustainable Busines...

Executives shared their views on the sustainability challenges facing companies

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9 months ago
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How Adidas Outran Nike With Its $500 ‘Super Shoe’

Tigst Assefa’s record-breaking run in the Berlin Marathon delivered a much-needed victory for the German brand in the...

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11 months ago
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The Memory Chip Nightmare is Nearly Over

The $53 billion Chips Act seeks to end the U.S.’s reliance on foreign-made semiconductors, especially those used by t...

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11 months ago
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Ansell Flags Drop in FY24 Earnings as It Cuts Production, Staff

Customers are working through items stockpiled during the Covid-19 pandemic, the company said

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12 months ago
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This Trading Card Is So Preciousss, It Could Be Worth Millions—Plus Dinner in Spain

The bounty tops $2 million for a single card from the new ‘Lord of the Rings’ edition of a popular fantasy game

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about 1 year ago
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Intel Plans Semiconductor Plant in Poland as Europe Aims to Boost Chip Production

The $53 billion Chips Act seeks to end the U.S.’s reliance on foreign-made semiconductors, especially those used by t...

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about 1 year ago
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Watering Down China Chip Restrictions Sometimes Makes Sense

The $53 billion Chips Act seeks to end the U.S.’s reliance on foreign-made semiconductors, especially those used by t...

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about 1 year ago
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Yeezy Sneakers Go Back on Sale as Adidas Looks to Move Past Kanye West Controversy

Launch is hotly anticipated by sneaker fans despite rapper’s antisemitic remarks

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about 1 year ago
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Adidas Seeks Redemption in China

Sportswear brand backs government sports and cultural projects in bid to reverse decline in increasingly competitive ...

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about 1 year ago
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Corporate Diversity Programs Get Religion

Companies sponsor chaplains, faith-based groups to promote inclusion

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about 1 year ago
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Adidas to Resume Sales of Yeezy Sneakers Within Days

German sportswear brand says antiracism groups will receive donations after it ended its partnership with rapper Kany...

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about 1 year ago
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Adidas to Sell Yeezy Sneakers From Terminated Kanye West Collab, Donate Proceeds

Sportswear brand ended partnership with Kanye West over rapper’s antisemitic comments

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about 1 year ago
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Nintendo Needs a New Console Soon

The Switch is showing its age, and even Super Mario can only help so much

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about 1 year ago
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Adidas Targets Basketball, Soccer to Drive Post-Yeezy Rebound

Sportswear brand seeks to reassert its identity as a sports company first and foremost

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about 1 year ago
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Super Mario Shows Nintendo How to Level Up at the Movies

Gaming giant Nintendo has a huge hit on its hands with the ‘Mario Bros.’ movie, but that may not translate into a new...

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about 1 year ago
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Adidas to Drop Opposition to Black Lives Matter’s Three-Stripe Logo

Sportswear company had challenged campaign group’s trademark application, saying the emblem was too similar to its own

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about 1 year ago
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Will the ‘Korea Discount’ for Stocks Finally Disappear?

A significant buying opportunity in Asia—for longer-term investors—could be hiding in plain sight

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about 1 year ago
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United Malt Gets A$1.5 Billion Takeover Proposal From Malteries Soufflet

Proposal was worth A$5.00 a share in cash, United Malt said

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over 1 year ago
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Adidas Slashes Dividend as Problems Mount

Sportswear giant is grappling with a slump in China, a mountain of unsold stock and the end of its Yeezy partnership ...

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over 1 year ago
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How Lego Beat Barbie and Monopoly

Maker of colorful toy bricks reports sharp rise in sales, pushing further ahead of U.S. rivals

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over 1 year ago
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How Samsung Could Climb Out of the Chip Price Pit

Samsung is suffering from the chip price downturn but could also help the market bottom out quicker—if it chooses to.

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over 1 year ago
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Roku Becomes Latest Streaming Giant to Launch Its Own Smart-TV Line

Deal allows the streaming software behemoth to control TV hardware design.

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over 1 year ago
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Antismoking Law in New Zealand Sets New Frontier in Battle Over Cigarettes

The law, by aiming to prevent a generation of people from legally buying cigarettes, marks progress for antismoking c...

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over 1 year ago
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Investors See Shift in Europe’s Fortunes

The mood has brightened, spurring a recovery in the region’s beaten-down stocks, after a period of extreme pessimism ...

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over 1 year ago
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Halloween Comes Early for Chip-Equipment Companies

SK Hynix’s surprise decision to slash capital expenditures by more than half for 2023 sends an ominous signal on chip...

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over 1 year ago
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U.S. Chip Curbs Threaten China’s Emerging Manufacturers

China’s semiconductor companies could find themselves in the crosshairs as the U.S. imposes more restrictions on expo...

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over 1 year ago
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Samsung is Going Big, Not Home, in Advanced Chips

The South Korean company’s ambitious investments in its foundry business and the increasing politicization of the chi...

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over 1 year ago
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Lego Sales Soar Despite Economic Uncertainty

The Danish toy maker said demand for its colorful bricks remained strong despite the fragile state of the world economy.

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almost 2 years ago
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Tencent Looks Abroad to Level Up

The Chinese tech giant is increasing its stake in a French videogame maker as things get tough at home.

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almost 2 years ago
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Ansell Fielding Interest in Russia Operations, CEO Says

Ansell Ltd. has received expressions of interest for its operations in Russia after the protective-garment manufactur...

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almost 2 years ago
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The Hot New Trend for Gucci and Chanel: Middle America

After years focused mainly on expansion in China, luxury brands are rediscovering the U.S., opening boutiques across ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Bubs Australia’s Revenue Surges on U.S. Formula Demand

Bubs Australia Ltd.’s fourth-quarter revenue jumped nearly fourfold as the infant-formula manufacturer benefited from...

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about 2 years ago
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Ansell Expects to Suspend Glove Production in Russia by June

Ansell Ltd. expects to suspend production of protective gloves in Russia by June, just a year after it opened a new m...

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