About Author : Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh Develops content for Market Size Forecasters, Algosonline, and a couple of other platforms. A Post Graduate in Management by qualification, he worked as an underwriter in the UK insurance domain before deciding to switch his field of profession. With experience in technical and niche writing, he was encouraged to opt for a career in content writing and now pens down articles pertaining to market research, industry news and business trends.



Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Amazon confirms decision to block Australian customers from US website

Retail giant Amazon has reportedly announced that Australian consumers will no longer be able to access its U.S. website from July 1, 2018. The decision has come on the same day when the imposition of the new GST laws by the Australian government is ...

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HelloFresh to sell meal-kits in supermarket chains and grocery stores

HelloFresh, the second largest provider of easy-to-make meal-kits in the United States has reportedly announced its decision to commence the sale of its products in grocery stores and supermarkets. Sources state that it will enter the brick and morta...

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Tyson Foods buys Tecumseh Farms to expand organic meat production

The largest meatpacker in the United States, Tyson Foods, announced on Monday that it has purchased Tecumseh Farms, the company providing quality air-chilled chicken under the brand Smart Chicken. The company believes this endeavor will give them a s...

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Walmart to divest part of its Brazil business to Advent International

As part of the process to dispose of slow growing international operations, Walmart announced that it will sell 80% of its business in Brazil to Advent International while retaining a 20% stake. Walmart wants to focus on more promising areas and is w...

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Coca-Cola builds plant in Canada, goes international with Fairlife

Renowned beverage brand Coca-Cola Co. recently confirmed its plans to introduce its brand Fairlife milk in Canada, aiming to take it beyond national borders. The company announced that it will invest in a USD 66 million (CAD 85 million) plant in Pete...

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Ikea promises to dispose of single-use plastic products by 2020

Amid growing concerns of the impact that plastic has on the environment, Swedish furniture company Ikea announced the decision to phase out all single-use plastic products from outlets and restaurants by the year 2020. The move emphasizes the awarene...

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South African e-retail space to witness Superbalist and Spree merger

Retail behemoths Superbalist and Spree have apparently announced their merger and will be trading as a single entity, effective from July 1. Eminent names in South Africa’s online retail segment, the companies will fuse their operations and bra...

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British online retailer ASOS to ban clothes made from animal products

Asos, one of the biggest online clothing stores in the UK, has announced its intention to ban the sale of clothes made from mohair, cashmere, silk and feathers on its website starting January 2019. The announcement reflects a worldwide trend in the f...

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South Korea to input $9 million in pilots for blockchain development

In an effort to boost the development of blockchain expertise in the country, the South Korean government has declared plans to invest 10 billion Korean won in six different pilots using the blockchain technology. The main reason for this investment,...

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Instacart to home deliver groceries from local stores in Helena

Instacart, a San Francisco based grocery delivery platform, has scarcely launched its service in Helena, which allows the residents to easily shop for groceries from the comfort of their home. The company will be delivering products in Helena locally...

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Grab incorporates third-party providers for faster service expansion

Grab, in an effort to realize its stated aim of building an “everyday app”, is planning to engage third party service providers on its platform to deliver convenient day-to-day services to customers. Sources familiar with the issue hinted...

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DHL eCommerce sets up Melbourne distribution center to support exports

DHL eCommerce has scarcely declared the opening of its Melbourne distribution center in Tullamarine, placed along with DHL Global Forwarding’s 16,700 sq. m. facility. The new distribution center will use DHL’s routes and networks for deri...

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Roche’s debut immunotherapy may gain approval post positive trials

The Swiss drugmaker Roche on Monday revealed that the trials of their immunotherapy mixture, consisting of Tecentriq combined with chemotherapy, showed positive survival results. Roche hopes that this immunotherapy mixture will be the first of its ki...

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Sanofi to pay $462m to Regeneron in a revised immuno-oncology deal

The Paris-based multinational pharmaceutical firm, Sanofi S.A., would pay approximately $462 million to Regeneron, a New York-based biotech firm. Apparently, this move is the result of a revision of their deal in immuno-oncology, a booming sector in ...

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Zydus Cadila granted approval from US FDA to market antipsychotic drug

Indian pharmaceutical firm Zydus Cadila has recently announced that the company has received final approval from the health regulator of the U.S. for marketing Aripiprazole tablets, an antipsychotic drug. The company said in a BSE Filing t...

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Johnson & Johnson increases US prices on two-dozen prescription drugs

* The company becomes the latest in a list of several other companies to increase the US prices on its drugs. * The move comes on the same day Democratic Congress members proposed a bill that aims to lower prescription drug prices for American custo...

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Anteo Diagnostics & Sona Nanotech team up to improve lateral flow tests

* The collaboration aims to help accelerate the development & enhance lateral flow immunoassays’ performance. * Under the collaboration agreement, Sona’s gold nanorod tech would be merged with Anteo’s AnteoBind and several othe...

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Grofers targets ₹200 crore GMV during big grocery sale on its platform

Grofers CEO and co-founder stated that the company is targeting Rs 6,865 crore in gross sales by March 2019. Grofers, the online grocery startup backed by SoftBank, is reportedly aiming to surpass Rs 200 crore in gross merchandise value (GMV) during...

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Rustomjee joins hands with IKEA to develop designer homes in Mumbai

Reports indicate that IKEA, the Sweden based furniture retailing giant, has collaborated with Mumbai-based developer Rustomjee, for offering designer and furnished homes at Global City, an upcoming township project at Virar. Apparently, IKEA would be...

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Telix Group inks deal with ININ to boost prostate imaging technology

Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Advanced Nuclear Medicine Ingredients SA (ANMI), has recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares (ININ...

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Regional FMCG importer Truebell expands retail and food services

The food and retail services division of the firm has signed exclusive distribution deals with numerous major brands."   Truebell launched a new fulfilment center at the Dubai Industrial Park in September 2018. The UAE-based leading G...

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Ikea to trial leasing out furniture under its latest business strategy

The company’s furniture leasing trial is set to start in Switzerland by the end of the month.   The move is a significant deviation from the company’s conventional business model. IKEA, the renowned Swedish multinational furnit...

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UCSF scientists make stem cells that are invisible to immune system

The feat is being touted as a breakthrough in biological engineering that prevented rejection of stem cell transplants in lab studies   The new study was published in the journal Nature Biotechnology on February 18 Researchers at the UC Sa...

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