PopMuse: Large Corporations http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Amazon in talks to purchase Zoox: Logistical self-sufficiency would be main goal of acquisition https://www.marketline.com/blog/amazon-in-talks-to-purchase-zoox-logistical-self-sufficiency-would-be-main-goal-of-acquisition/ https://www.marketline.com/blog/amazon-in-talks-to-purchase-zoox-logistical-self-sufficiency-would-be-main-goal-of-acquisition/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:55:50 UTC Nicola Bailey at Marketline Amazon is by far the leading ecommerce company globally and the third largest company in the world behind Apple and Microsoft. The company has established... The post Amazon in talks to purchase Zoox: Logistical self-sufficiency would be main goal of acquisition appeared first on Marketline. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Johnson & Johnson to end talc-based baby powder sales in North America https://www.marketline.com/blog/johnson-johnson-to-end-talc-based-baby-powder-sales-in-north-america/ https://www.marketline.com/blog/johnson-johnson-to-end-talc-based-baby-powder-sales-in-north-america/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 11:56:43 UTC Neelam Bilal at Marketline In May 2020, in response to declining demand, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced it would discontinue the sale of talc-based baby powder in the United... The post Johnson & Johnson to end talc-based baby powder sales in North America appeared first on Marketline. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Battle Over Covid Safety on the Job https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6591 https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6591 Fri, 29 May 2020 00:17:45 UTC Phil Mattera at Dirt Diggers Digest As the country reaches the sorrowful milestone of 100,000 dead from covid-19, there is much discussion of the unequal distribution of fatalities around the country. Instead of focusing only on which cities lost the most lives, we should also be analyzing what portion of the deaths occurred in the workplace. The latter is part of … Continue reading "The Battle Over Covid Safety on the Job" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Corporate America Wants Its Own Immunity Passport https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6587 https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6587 Fri, 22 May 2020 02:14:41 UTC Phil Mattera at Dirt Diggers Digest It is unclear at the moment whether Mitch McConnell and other Congressional Republicans are backing off their demand that corporations be given protection from covid-19 lawsuits — or if they are maneuvering behind the scenes in favor of the proposal. What I find amazing is that business lobbyists and their GOP supporters think they can … Continue reading "Corporate America Wants Its Own Immunity Passport" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Charlotte Tilbury sale imminent: Big companies keen to tap into brand’s millennial following https://www.marketline.com/blog/charlotte-tilbury-sale-imminent-big-companies-keen-to-tap-into-brands-millennial-following/ https://www.marketline.com/blog/charlotte-tilbury-sale-imminent-big-companies-keen-to-tap-into-brands-millennial-following/ Wed, 20 May 2020 12:08:50 UTC Nicola Bailey at Marketline Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd. (Charlotte Tilbury) is something of a rarity in the beauty market at present. Despite make-up experiencing somewhat of a downturn recently,... The post Charlotte Tilbury sale imminent: Big companies keen to tap into brand’s millennial following appeared first on Marketline. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Big Tech in Video Gaming: The COVID-19 pandemic increases demand for home entertainment systems https://www.marketline.com/blog/big-tech-in-video-gaming-the-covid-19-pandemic-increases-demand-for-home-entertainment-systems/ https://www.marketline.com/blog/big-tech-in-video-gaming-the-covid-19-pandemic-increases-demand-for-home-entertainment-systems/ Tue, 19 May 2020 12:35:10 UTC Daniel Newton at Marketline Big Tech companies, including digital advertising duopoly Google and Facebook, have accelerated their push into the global video gaming market as they look to capitalize... The post Big Tech in Video Gaming: The COVID-19 pandemic increases demand for home entertainment systems appeared first on Marketline. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Rescuing the Cheaters https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6581 https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6581 Thu, 14 May 2020 20:12:56 UTC Phil Mattera at Dirt Diggers Digest The federal government has been sending tens of billions of dollars in aid to the country’s hospitals under the Provider Relief Fund created by the CARES Act. That’s all well and good. Yet there is an awkward aspect to this: quite a few of the recipients have been accused of cheating the federal government in … Continue reading "Rescuing the Cheaters" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Should Taxpayers Aid Corporate Bad Actors? https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6570 https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6570 Thu, 07 May 2020 13:40:29 UTC Phil Mattera at Dirt Diggers Digest The uproar over the participation of larger companies in the Paycheck Protection Program is a sign that the country will increasingly confront a broader issue about the massive Covid-19 relief effort: does every company deserve assistance during a crisis that affects all parts of the economy? Apart from the issue of size, there is the … Continue reading "Should Taxpayers Aid Corporate Bad Actors?" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Pexip AS Seeks IPO: Norwegian company increasingly rivalling Zoom https://www.marketline.com/blog/pexip-as-seeks-ipo-norwegian-company-increasingly-rivalling-zoom/ https://www.marketline.com/blog/pexip-as-seeks-ipo-norwegian-company-increasingly-rivalling-zoom/ Fri, 01 May 2020 13:31:02 UTC Nicola Bailey at Marketline As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, many businesses are buckling under the strain. However, video conferencing company Pexip AS is looking to raise $200m... The post Pexip AS Seeks IPO: Norwegian company increasingly rivalling Zoom appeared first on Marketline. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Introducing Covid Stimulus Watch https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6563 https://dirtdiggersdigest.org/archives/6563 Thu, 30 Apr 2020 04:58:56 UTC Phil Mattera at Dirt Diggers Digest The furor over some of the companies receiving federal financial assistance through the Paycheck Protection Program represents one of the most remarkable outbursts of anti-corporate sentiment seen for quite some time. A corporation such as Shake Shack, which used to have a cult following, found itself vilified for getting a $10 million loan from a … Continue reading "Introducing Covid Stimulus Watch" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/