Monday, March 27, 2023

Business

Trade Agreements Can Ease the Pain of a Possible Global Recession

Uncertainty is bad for business; however, it can be mitigated by trade agreements which help countries become more resilient to economic shocks, according to a new University of California School of Global Policy and Strategy study.

Better Wording on Packages can reduce Food Waste: Cornell University Study

Changing the wording about expiration dates on perishable food items – which is currently unregulated and widely variable – could help reduce food waste, according to a new Cornell University-led study. A survey of...

Meta to lay off ‘many thousands’ of workers this week: WSJ report

Facebook parent Meta is set to make major layoffs this week impacting thousands of employees as it grapples with a significant downturn in its business, according to a report Monday. Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking...

CEO CORNER: Meet Devon Price and Peter Bayne, Co-Founders of VitaNav

In this edition of CEO Corner, we speak with Devon Price and Peter Bayne, Co-Founders, and owners of VitaNav, a functional beverage company, whose main product, Kenetik, is a ketone-based beverage. VitaNav was founded in 2018, and...

One-Third of Cyber Attacks Involve Small Businesses

According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the total cost of cybercrime from 2019 to 2021, skyrocketed from $3.5 billion to $6.9 billion, essentially doubling since COVID-19. That includes international businesses.

BioBiz: Biogen and Eisai Alzheimer’s Drug shows some positive results; New financing for Sudo, Meliora Therapeutics, Kaleidoscope; Daxor test reduces hospital stays

An Alzheimer’s drug that is being developed by Biogen and Eisai is showing some positive results. The newly developed drug that is currently in a phase three trial showed that the experimental monoclonal antibody reduced cognitive decline...

Stock Market climbs back up after a tumultuous week

Stocks rose sharply in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday and have slowly moved back up after several tumultuous few weeks. In midday trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 763 points, or 2.6%,...

Study Outlines One Way Employers Can Head Off ‘Quiet Quitting’

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that companies can address “quiet quitting” among employees by ensuring employees spend time with other people who identify with the company. The findings can inform everything from office...

Study: More female executives in the C-suite can spur improved customer orientation and financial performance

Researchers from St. Edward’s University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Texas at Austin published a new Journal of Marketing study that examines the relationship between female leadership and customer orientation and the resulting effect on firm financial performance.

Kim Kardashian launches Skky Partners private equity firm with Carlyle veteran, Jay Sammons

Skky Partners announced on Twitter, its launch as a private equity firm co-founded by celebrity Kim Kardashian and Jay Sammons, a 16-year veteran of Carlyle Group Inc. The firm will specialize in control and...
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Actress Katherine Heigl’s dog nutrition Brand, BADLANDS RANCH, Sells Over 1 Million Units in less than a year of launch

Badlands Ranch™, founded by actress, animal advocate, and philanthropist Katherine Heigl, has sold over 1 million bags of...
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Silicon Valley Bank shuts its doors after failing to raise capital

In stunning news of events, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed Friday morning when California regulators closed down the tech lender and put it under...

BIOBIZ: Pfizer’s migraine nasal spray gets FDA approval; Olema Oncology cuts staff by 25%; Ansa Biotechnologies creates world’s longest DNA oligonucleotide; Indaptus doses first...

Pfizer has announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZAVZPRET™ (zavegepant), the first and only calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)...

Americans planning frugal uses for their 2023 tax refunds

Americans likely are receiving smaller tax refunds than they have in recent years, and most people will not be going out to...

The State of Remote Work Three Years After COVID Emptied Offices

The unimaginable happened in March 2020. Many employers shuttered their offices and told their employees to work from home. Today, although office...