Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?


Neiman Marcus has become the first major retailer in the United States to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus pandemic. It is the first retail chain to go out of business after the fall of Barneys New York, last year. Other retailers like Lord & Taylor and J.C. Penny are known to be in theContinue reading “Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?”

Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

Offline channel preferred choice of CBD consumers in United Kingdom?


A survey was conducted recently to understand the distribution channels of CBD market with the central emphasis being on the product and brand offerings within the major cities. Data points taken into consideration for this survey were captured from 140 bricks-and-mortar channels (retail points) in seven UK cities (in terms of volume), with both chainContinue reading “Offline channel preferred choice of CBD consumers in United Kingdom?”

Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears


  As global markets are witnessing a slowdown and ongoing trade war between US and China, on the other hand, changes in US tax policy are expected to contain the damage, which may affect the US economic outlook in the future. After much speculation however on expected changes in the US tax policy front, PresidentContinue reading “Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears”

£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities


A wellness company has been accused by fertility experts in UK of duping women with false hopes of being able to conceive a baby, using their £250 drip. The drips are being marketed with the image of a baby in the womb. Doctors have unequivocally rubbished the claims made by GetADrip.com , which is presentlyContinue reading “£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities”

Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

Google’s new tool planning to follow your in-store purchases to drive higher Ad revenue


“The data which will be collected by Google can have colossal privacy implications”

Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison


The crushing treatment meted out to political dissenters by China time and again is known the world over. This time however, Nobel Prize winning democracy activist Liu Xiaobo is at the receiving end of it. The 61-year-old cancer-stricken Chinese activist has been campaigning for enhanced democracy and human rights for decades. In fact, the globalContinue reading “Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison”

ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise.


ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise. Via – The Spectator Index

Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns


The UK government had to face a major setback with EU’s proposal recently in which it has called for implementation of end-to-end encryption and ban on encryption backdoors across all forms of digital communication, irrespective of their existing priviledges. The said proposal comes as a blow for the UK government, which is endeavouring to curbContinue reading “Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns”