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Milan’s Kampaay Wins $689,000 for Digital Events Platform — Red Herring

By   /  November 23, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Italian startup Kampaay, a platform that streamlines event organization, has won a €580,000 ($689,000) funding round to expand its solution. The firm, founded out of Milan’s Politecnico university, hooks events planners up with various aspects of the equation including food and drink, staff, audio/video, locations and cleaning. It also allows providers to advertise their services. […]

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COVID fatigue is real, but don’t let it disrupt your recovery plans

By   /  November 19, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

The COVID-19 crisis has now become, for better or for worse, “business as usual.” Despite the recent increase in cases in many parts of the world, the prospect of a vaccine becoming available in 2021 is quite rightly improving people’s outlook for the future. Over the last many months, we adjusted, cut costs, went remote, […]

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Berkshire Hathaway Bets Big on Big Pharma

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has begun investing in stocks of industry leaders in the pharmaceutical sector, a regulatory filing revealed on Monday. The four major drugmakers are Pfizer, Merck, AbbVie, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. According to a regulatory filing details, Berkshire Hathaway’s U.S.-listed stock holdings as of September 30, the massive holdings company disclosed $5.7 billion […]

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), CVS Corporation (NYSE:CVS) – Amazon Moves To Disrupt Pharmacy Space With ‘Amazon Pharmacy’

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) has launched its online pharmacy store called “Amazon Pharmacy,” as it looks to disrupt the highly lucrative $300 billion pharmacy market. What Happened: Amazon’s foray into the pharmacy space was widely anticipated after its PillPack acquisition in 2018. Amazon Pharmacy will allow customers in the U.S. to order prescription medications for home delivery, including free delivery for […]

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Five opportunities for CMOs in a pandemic-impacted world

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

How do businesses do more, earn more, and operate better when they have fewer resources and when challenges loom everywhere? It’s a perennial predicament with elusive solutions — and one with which chief marketing officers (CMOs) are certainly familiar. But now, doing more with less has become an urgent mandate rather than a puzzle to […]

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GameStop’s New Billionaire Investor Pushes for Digital Sales, Fewer Stores

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Shoppers are spending more than ever on videogames, and one of GameStop Corp.’s biggest investors says the struggling retailer should get a bigger piece of the pie. Chewy Inc. co-founder Ryan Cohen, who holds a nearly 10% stake in GameStop through his investment firm RC Ventures LLC, is pushing the company to conduct a strategic […]

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DoorDash planning IPO, reports improved revenue due to demand for delivery services

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

DoorDash is planning an Initial Public Offering soon, and in preparation, it has unveiled its financial figures in a prospectus published Friday. The Pandemic and rising demand for the food delivery services has helped it ride out any big losses due to the Covid-19 that most businesses are facing. It has posted revenues of $1.9bn […]

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Fintech Focus Roundup For November 14, 2020

By   /  November 15, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Meet Sharesies, The Investment App For Millennials The Nitty-Gritty: Founded in 2016, Sharesies is a fintech specializing in democratized stock market investing. The company is one of many other brokers that have popped up around the world, helping unlock low-cost access to listed companies and funds. The idea behind the company, co-founder and co-CEO Leighton […]

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Kirkland Lake Gold Files Early Warning Report

By   /  November 14, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (“Kirkland Lake Gold” or the “Company“) (TSX:KL) (NYSE:KL) (ASX:KLA) today announced that it has filed an early warning report in connection with the disposition of 1,095,900 common shares of Novo Resources Corp. (“Novo”). Between August 13, 2020 and November 12, 2020, the Company disposed […]

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Telehealth Is Working for Patients. But What About Doctors?

By   /  November 13, 2020  /  Business  /  No Comments

Executive Summary As the healthcare industry embraces telehealth, we must ensuring providers are not only on-board with digital transformation but also see their experience of care enhanced in the process. Doing so involves a number of key considerations and requirements: Providers must 1) take change management seriously; 2) Employ human-centered design; and 3) Enhance care team connection […]

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