STRATEGY

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grab unveiled a grocery delivery service on Tuesday, betting the firm’s extensive network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants will help [more…]

Japan looks to launch driverless car system in Tokyo by 2020

Japan looks to launch driverless car system in Tokyo by 2020

Published 04/06/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - A self-driving car service could be on Tokyo’s public roads in time for the 2020 Olympics as Japan looks to drive investment [more…]

Sony’s push into entertainment aims for stability, not splashiness

Sony’s push into entertainment aims for stability, not splashiness

Published 31/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp’s (6758.T) new chief executive is embracing entertainment content, but for now appears to be steering clear of direct competition with [more…]

Deutsche Bank looks to cut 10,000 jobs to reduce costs: source

Deutsche Bank looks to cut 10,000 jobs to reduce costs: source

Published 23/05/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) plans to cut 10,000 jobs, or about a tenth of its global workforce, as part of efforts to reduce [more…]

In #MeToo era, Cosby team’s attacks on victims may have backfired

In #MeToo era, Cosby team’s attacks on victims may have backfired

Published 27/04/2018

(Reuters) - Time and again during Bill Cosby’s second trial, the comedian’s lawyers launched blistering attacks on the six women who told a Pennsylvania jury [more…]

Volkswagen’s new CEO says to consider asset sales

Volkswagen’s new CEO says to consider asset sales

Published 13/04/2018

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) new Chief Executive Herbert Diess on Friday said he will consider asset sales and seeks to turn the multi-brand [more…]

Come for your drugs, leave with more shopping: Walmart’s new growth…

Come for your drugs, leave with more shopping: Walmart’s new growth…

Published 31/03/2018

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) efforts to develop closer ties with health insurer Humana Inc (HUM.N), which came to light on Thursday, point to a [more…]

Nippon Steel plans $16 billion domestic capex over next three years

Nippon Steel plans $16 billion domestic capex over next three years

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is seen outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/File PhotoTOKYO [more…]

Lego builds foundations in China classrooms as old markets slow

Lego builds foundations in China classrooms as old markets slow

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A customer carries a Lego box at a Lego store in Beijing, China January 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File PhotoBEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Danish toymaker [more…]

Japan’s Mizuho sees pickup in U.S. M&A lending after tax cut

Japan’s Mizuho sees pickup in U.S. M&A lending after tax cut

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected on Mizuho Bank's signboard in Tokyo, Japan, January 25, 2017. Picture taken January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - [more…]