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

Debenhams announces plans to close its remaining shops on 15th May

Debenhams, a department store company, has reportedly announced the closure of its remaining 49 stores by 15th May, shutting more than 200 years of trade on the UK high streets. The department store company will continue to operate online, while pla...

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Tricol enters sales & marketing agency agreement with NorthStar

Tricol Biomedical, a fully integrated medical devices company, has recently announced a sales & marketing agency agreement with NorthStar Sales Alliance for its hemostatic products. The deal will take immediate effect and activate reach through a...

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T-ROC unites with Conversity to enhance online shopping experience

The Revenue Optimization Companies (T-ROC) has reportedly announced its partnership with Conversity, the IGS (Intelligent Guided Selling) platform creator. This partnership was entered in a bid to enhance the in-store and online shopping experiences ...

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Drone Express and Kroger partner to offer grocery delivery via drones

Kroger, the largest grocery retailer in America, has reportedly partnered with Drone Express to initiate grocery delivery using drones. The pilot drone delivery will take place in the Midwest this spring. This will help the retail company expand its ...

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FDA approves Jacobio’s IND application to develop KRAS G12C inhibitor

Jacobio Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotech company, has reportedly announced the approval of its IND (Investigational New Drug) application by the U.S. FDA to develop a KRAS G12C inhibitor. On 17th March, the NMPA (National Medical Products A...

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ElasticRun secures $75M in Series D round from existing investors

ElasticRun, a logistics and distributor platform, has reportedly bagged $75 million in a Series D funding round co-led by existing investors namely Prosus Ventures and Avataar Ventures. This funding round also includes participation from Kalaari Capi...

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Versiti launches Beacon Biologics to help deliver custom solutions

Versiti, a leader in blood health innovation, has reportedly launched a new platform, Beacon Biologics. This new platform has been introduced with an aim to improve the delivery of custom solutions of well-characterized and high-quality biomaterials ...

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CNG announces takeover of Cal Supply North by Kelly Spicers division

Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) has recently announced the acquisition of a specialty packaging distributor, California Supply North, by its Kelly Spicers division. Founded in 1987, Cal Supply North has been serving the sizable apparel industr...

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Biosplice announces clinical data from Phase 2b lorecivivint trial

Biosplice Therapeutics, Inc., a biotech company, has recently announced the publication of its successful Phase 2b clinical trial data of its knee OA drug candidate, lorecivivint, in Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. In this clinical trial that lasted ...

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Dada Group collaborates with Miss Fresh for faster fresh product delivery

Miss Fresh, a Chinese digital community retail platform, and Dada Group, the leading on-demand local retail and delivery platform in China, have reportedly collaborated for providing fresher products to consumers’ doorsteps within an hour. Sin...

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Arzooo invests $2 million in in-house logistics service Arzooo Express

Arzooo, the Indian retail tech-startup, has reportedly launched its in-house logistics service, Arzooo Express, investing around USD 2 million in the project. This investment round comes after a USD 6 million funding round which was recently raised b...

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InfuSystem acquires OB Healthcare’s assets to expand DME platform

InfuSystem Holdings, Inc., a healthcare service provider, has recently announced the acquisition of the operating assets of the Texas-based biomedical services company, OB Healthcare Corporation. Additional terms of the agreement have not been disclo...

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Amazon unveils its hair salon, Amazon Salon, to test new technologies

Amazon, an e-Commerce giant, has recently announced the launch of its 1st hair salon, Amazon Salon, to test the augmented reality (AR) and other technologies. The new salon will occupy a space of nearly 1,500-sq.ft on the Brushfield Street in London...

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Saniona-FPWR unite to raise awareness about Phase 2b Tesomet trial

Saniona, a biotechnology operation company, has recently entered a partnership deal with the FPWR (Foundation for Prader-Willi Research). This partnership deal has been inked with an aim to increase awareness about the company’s Phase 2b Tesome...

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Shipsy plans to reinforce position in Middle East countries by 2025

Shipsy, a logistics software developer, has reportedly unveiled plans to expand its footprint in the Middle East region by 2025. The company’s target to deepen its presence in the region has been supported by funding from Sequoia's Surge an...

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Signifyd gets $205 Mn funding for extending identity-based commerce security

Leading digital commerce security service provider Signifyd has reportedly announced a Series E round of USD 205 million. This was initiated by Owl Rock Capital, in partnership with investment organizations Canada Pension Plan Investments, Neuberger ...

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Claritas to acquire exclusive rights to develop and commercialize R-107

Leading biotech firm, Claritas Pharmaceuticals Inc. has reportedly signed a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Salzman Group, a multinational company that specializes in drug development. As per the agreement, Claritas will receive an exclusive, wo...

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Mukesh Ambani rebuilds British icon Hamleys for retail expansion

Indian billionaire, Mukesh Ambani, has reportedly given a new lease of life to Hamley’s, a 261-year-old, struggling toy-store chain in the U.K. In a bid to fuel its revival, the retail chain is focusing on expanding its presence in the Indian m...

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John Lewis releases brand new range Anyday ahead of reopening

John Lewis has reportedly announced its new brand Anyday which provides style and quality at everyday prices, as the company gears up for store reopening in England. The new brand Anyday, touted to be John Lewis’ most economical range yet, will...

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BPOC joins hands with SPCP to expand access to healthcare services

Healthcare-focused private equity company BPOC has recently inked a collaboration with Dr. Thomas Bat, in order to form a regionally focused primary case MSO (management services organization). SPCP (Southeast Primary Care Partners, LLC), along with ...

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MercadoLibre planning to double workforce amid e-commerce boom

MercadoLibre Inc., an Argentinian e-commerce firm, has reportedly planned to bump up their workforce this year. The company has also invested USD 1.1 billion for expanding their services and warehouse space in Mexico, stimulated by an outbreak boom i...

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Vesta Healthcare raises $65M for home healthcare transformation

Leading digital health and 24/7 clinical provider, Vesta Healthcare, has reportedly secured nearly $65M in a financing led by Deerfield Management Company. The event also saw participation from existing investors, such as Oak HC/FT, Lux Capital, Kais...

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Reliance extends deadline for proposed acquisition of Future Retail

Reliance Industries Limited’s retail business, Reliance Retail Ventures, has reportedly extended the deadline for its proposed acquisition of the retail & wholesale business, Future Retail, by 6 months. As per a regulatory filing, Future R...

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Zydus reveals positive data from Pegylated Interferon Alpha 2b trial

Zydus Cadila, an Indian pharmaceutical company, has reportedly revealed promising results from the Phase 3 Pegylated Interferon Alpha 2b, PegiHep™ clinical trials. As per the interim results, PegIFN can help in the rapid recovery of the COVID-1...

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Amazon acquires Perpule to aid digital transition of offline retailers

E-commerce giant Amazon has recently acquired an Indian startup Perpule, which is focused on helping offline stores move their operations online. This acquisition is the company’s latest attempt to expand in the nation with the second largest p...

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Roche-Novartis to witness strong competition due to approval in Europe

Roche and Novartis, Swiss pharmaceutical companies, have recently obtained European approval for their drugs. The latest approvals of their product offerings for the same patient base are expected to result in robust competition between the two compa...

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SoftBank Group reveals plans to bring Coupang services to Japan

SoftBank Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Masayoshi Son, has recently announced plans to bring the services of Coupang, a South Korean e-Commerce firm, to Japan. Earlier in March 2021, SoftBank-backed Coupang had secured investment of nearly $...

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TCPL digitally transforms supply chain with Accenture & Blue Yonder

TCPL (Tata Consumer Products Limited) has recently unveiled an integrated and autonomous supply chain, in collaboration with digital supply chain & omnichannel commerce fulfillment leader Blue Yonder, with Accenture as the implementer. With the ...

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LimaCorporate & HSS unite to open ProMade PoC center in the U.S.

LimaCorporate S.p.A., a medical device company, and New York-based HSS (Hospital for Special Surgery) have recently announced the launch of the 1st provider-based design & 3D printing facility. This new facility, known as the ProMade Point of Car...

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UST-Piktorlabs to help UNIQLO India launch ‘Shop From Home’ service

UST, a digital transformation solutions provider, and Piktorlabs, a product innovation lab of UST, have reportedly announced the development of an online e-Commerce platform solution. This platform has been designed for UNIQLO India to help launch th...

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Glenmark & Bausch enter agreement to commercialize Ryaltris in Canada

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company, has recently entered an agreement with Bausch, an eye health products company, to commercialize Ryaltris, its nasal spray in Canada. For those uninitiated, Switzerland-based Glenmark Specialty SA, ...

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Amazon drivers file petition to demand lesser daily deliveries

The newly-released petition has asked Amazon to lower the daily delivery count which comes after drivers claiming to be overworked The petition has over 76,300 signatures and has set a target of 100,000 Amazon delivery drivers have reportedly in...

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RangeMe in partnership with FabFitFun to escalate supplier diversity

This collaboration will enable the e-commerce service provider to expand its list of partners with an emphasis on brands that are established by a variety of business owners FabFitFun, leading e-commerce and lifestyle membership service provider,...

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Flexiti launches finance solution at Sleep Country Canada, Dormez-vous

Prominent point-of-sale lender for consumer financing solutions in Canada, Flexiti Financial has reportedly announced the launch of an omnichannel and 0% interest financing solution by Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc., the country’s leading s...

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Datavant-Prognos Health expand alliance to bring value to life science brands

Leading healthcare analytics platform firm Prognos Health and Datavant, an industry leader in data connectivity for healthcare organizations have reportedly announced an extension of their partnership to bring more value to life science brands. This...

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Govt appeals to Amazon & Flipkart to render equal treatment to sellers

The Indian government has reportedly asked e-commerce firms to treat their sellers on an equal basis on their platforms to ensure transparency, cites a draft policy that focuses on criticism against business practices of large online companies. If r...

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PharmaEssentia receives CRL for Biologics License Application from FDA

PharmaEssentia Corporation, a biopharmaceutical innovator, has recently received a CRL (complete response letter) from the U.S. FDA for its BLA (Biologics License Application) regarding ropeginterferon alfa-2b-njft, a medication for use in the treatm...

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Vertex obtains Fast Track Designation for VX-880 therapy from U.S. FDA

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has recently gained the Fast Track Designation from the U.S. FDA for the investigational allogeneic islet cell therapy derived from human cells, VX-880. In addition, the company has started the clinical trial of th...

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M&S considers the redevelopment of its store on flagship London site

British multinational retail company, Marks & Spencer has reportedly proposed the redevelopment plan for its flagship Marble Arch store, located in central London to turn the upper levels of this building into an office space. Apparently, M&...

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Degradable Resin market report reveals profitable prospects over 2021-2026

Market Study Report has launched a report on Degradable Resin Market that elucidates an in-depth synopsis of this business vertical over the forecast period. The report is inclusive of the prominent industry drivers and provides an accurate analysis ...

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Union Health launches on-site specialty pharmacy service for patients

Union Health, an integrated health system, has recently launched an on-site pharmacy service. This new service launch is in line with the health system’s continuous efforts to leverage the support from highly-trained specialty pharmacy team mem...

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Amazon extends its 'Local Shops' programme to 50,000 small sellers

Marking the expansion of its hyperlocal programme for offline retailers as well as neighborhood stores in an effort to cater to their nearby customers, leading e-commerce frontrunner, Amazon India, has reportedly onboarded over 50,000 sellers from ac...

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ACI Worldwide extends partnership with Boots for payments modernization

Leading real-time digital payments solution provider ACI Worldwide has recently announced an extension of its partnership with pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer Boots, in an effort to drive payments modernization. Under the terms of the agreeme...

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Dozee introduces contactless patient monitoring system for hospitals

The company has partnered with over 70 hospitals in under 3 months to deploy the system in home-based hospital care and wards This system consists of a triaging system that converts any hospital bed into a step-down ICU in no time Dozee has repo...

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BVA - MiQ join hands to help clients with programmatic advertising

Global programmatic marketing partner, MiQ, has reportedly announced a collaborative deal with BVA, a leading Shopify Plus agency. This collaboration will allow BVA to access the Intelligence Hub of MiQ, their custom analytics and have other such int...

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Iktos partners with Pfizer for AI-based drug design project

The company has designed the new technology for Pfizer’s small molecule discovery programs using Artificial Intelligence The technology explores the chemical space by generating in silico compounds through program endpoint constraints Ikto...

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Eurofins’ Clinical Enterprise gains EUA for at-home COVID-19 test kit

Eurofins, a testing laboratories company, has reportedly announced that Clinical Enterprise, Inc. has obtained the EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) from the U.S. FDA. This EUA has been received for a DTC (direct-to-customer) version of the EmpowerDX...

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IKEA plans to increase toy sourcing from India to expand operations

IKEA, a furnishing company, has reportedly announced plans to scale up toy sourcing from India to expand its operations in the region. Besides, IKEA India is targeting towards recording over 12% of its sales by developing a range of products in the k...

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Retail-tech startup Arzooo secures $6M from Trifecta Capital

B2B retail-tech startup firm, Arzooo has reportedly bagged $6 million from Trifecta Capital, a venture debt fund in India, to strike a sales run rate of over $500 million in the current year. Apparently, the Bengaluru-based company raised nearly $7....

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Sunvera Group partners with Kellis Eye & Laser Center for expansion

Management services frontrunner, Sunvera Group, has reportedly declared the addition of Ohio-based Kellis Eye & Laser Center to its portfolio and welcomed Dr. Augustine Kellis to its expanding team of eye care specialists. Through this collaborat...

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PCS Software adds new contactless features to expand TMS platform

With this addition, it is now possible for PCS consumers to effectively manage their workflows using their mobile devices Document digitization has paved way for a safer and more sanitized workplace considering the current COVID-19 situation PCS...

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ODP teams up with Microsoft to support shared & new B2B customers

The ODP Corporation, an American retail company, has recently announced the expansion of its long-standing relationship with Microsoft. The two companies are planning to boost efficiencies and growth of their shared as well as new B2B customers throu...

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Gannex reveals positive data from ASC41 clinical study in 20 subjects

Ascletis Pharma Inc.’s wholly-owned company, Gannex, has reportedly announced the positive clinical data from its ASC41 trial conducted among overweight and obese subjects. The active metabolite of this liver-targeted prodrug is selective THR-&...

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Personalis & Natera enter partnership to boost personalized oncology

Personalis, Inc., a cancer genomics company, has recently entered a partnership deal with Natera, Inc., a leading provider of cell-free DNA testing, to advance personalized oncology. Under this agreement, the NeXT tumor profiling & diagnostic pro...

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AiFi, Wundermart to partner for autonomous convenience stores launch

Retail technology private company, AiFi, has reportedly joined forces with Wundermart, to initially launch over 20 autonomous convenience stores in the first quarter of 2021. For the record, the latter company creates unmanned, data-driven retail sol...

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HEINEKEN to deploy ML-powered demand planning solution of Blue Yonder

HEINEKEN, an international brewer, has reportedly extended its relationship with a software and consultancy company, Blue Yonder, to drive its demand planning capabilities. The brewing company will implement the ML-powered demand planning solution of...

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GenSight announces results from Phase I/lla trial REVEAL in BioDrugs

GenSight Biologics, a biotechnology company, has recently announced the results from the Phase I/lla clinical trial, REVEAL, in the peer-reviewed journal, BioDrugs. This clinical trial has been conducted with an aim to examine the safety of the LUMEV...

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Amazon India to incorporate Fresh and Pantry services in India

It will be available in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mysore and Ahmedabad and in cities where Amazon Fresh will be commencing their services in the coming months, as per a statement Amazon India has reportedly announced that they are integrating their &lsqu...

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Verizon-Deloitte unveil 5G & MEC platform to drive retail experiences

Verizon Business, a telecommunications company, and Deloitte, a professional services network, have recently unveiled a 5G and MEC (mobile edge computing) digital platform. The platform has been designed with an objective to drive the capability of g...

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Tilray inks agreement with Grow Pharma for Medical Cannabis Products

As per reliable sources, Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis frontrunner, Tilray Inc. has entered an agreement with Grow Pharma, in order to import and supply its medical cannabis products in the UK. Apparently, this collaboration would assist the p...

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Danube Home selects AI-powered automation platform of Netcore

Netcore Solutions, a global marketing technology company, has reportedly announced the adoption of its AI-powered automation platform by an omnichannel retailer, Danube Home. Danube has chosen this automation platform to strengthen customer engagemen...

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Taliun launches MIPS reporting solution Pledge to serve clinicians

Taliun, a digital technology solutions company, has recently launched Pledge, its MIPS (merit-based incentive payment system) reporting solution. This merit-based payment system has been developed for value-based reimbursement that comes under the QP...

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Blackstone to enter $700M deal to acquire Embassy Industrial Parks

Blackstone Group, an investment management company, is reportedly set to take over Embassy Industrial Parks from Embassy Group and Warburg Pincus. The upcoming deal is likely to be closed at an enterprise valuation of $700 million (₹ 5,250 cror...

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Flipkart Wholesale to roll out new B2B grocery delivery service

The B2B unit of Walmart-owned e-commerce platform Flipkart, Flipkart Wholesale, has recently announced its decision to initiate delivery of groceries to the doorsteps of small retail businesses and kiranas. The service is set to roll out initially i...

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Congenica inks Cancer Agreement with University of Glasgow spin-out

Leading digital health provider, Congenica, has reportedly entered a collaboration with the University of Glasgow’s spin-out company, Gabriel Precision Oncology Limited, to incorporate its genomic interpretation platform to treat somatic cancer...

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PredictImmune sets up IBD CAB to boost access to PredictSURE IBD™ test

PredictImmune, a global biotechnology company, has reportedly confirmed the convening of its IBD CAB (Clinical Advisory Board). The IBD CAB has been set up with an aim to provide a platform for healthcare professionals to share their expertise and ex...

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Robinhood to raise $1 billion in debt for supply of heavily shorted stocks

U.S. online brokerage firm, Robinhood, which gained popularity among young investors with its easy-to-use interface, is reportedly in talks with banks to raise around $1 billion in debt, in order to continue delivering orders for heavily shorted stoc...

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Happilo lands INR 100 crore investment in external funding round

Bengaluru-based health food brand, Happilo International has announced securing a Rs 100 crore (around $130Mn) investment from venture capital firm A91 Partners. With this latest funding, the company aims at securing a sizable share in the dried frui...

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Dominica to strengthen healthcare infrastructure with CBI funds

Dominica, a country in the Caribbean, is reportedly building 12 new health centers as a part of its mission to drive healthcare infrastructure and provide high-quality services to the citizens. The Dominica government has recently invested $2 m...

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Dada Group partners with Ferrero for new snack food retail model

The new retail model will help Ferrero improve brand reach to younger online customers in China Chinese on-demand delivery and retail platform, Dada Group has inked a strategic agreement with chocolate and confectionery behemoth, Ferrero to build a ...

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Aphena Pharma to complete expansion of Solid Dose Division by April

Aphena Pharma Solutions, a pharmaceutical services provider, has reportedly announced the continuous expansion of its Tennessee-based Solid Dose Division worth $21 million. This division is expected to be completed by 1st April 2021. The expansion, ...

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Canada-based CloudMD buys CMD to expand medical database

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a virtual medical care solutions provider based in Canada, has reportedly announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Canadian Medical Directory (CMD)- the nation’s largest and most prominent dir...

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Collier’s Medical to offer HealthySole UVC units for infection control

Collier’s Medical Equipment, a leading distributor of technologically-advanced medical equipment, has reportedly inked an agreement with HealthySole. This agreement has been geared towards the delivery of HealthySole UVC (ultraviolet C) light u...

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Western Union to offer money transfer services at Walmart U.S. stores

Walmart, an American retail chain, and Western Union, a financial service company, have recently announced a new collaboration deal. The agreement will allow the money transfer services of Western Union to be deployed at Walmart stores in the U.S., o...

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U.S FDA approves Enhertu for advanced gastric cancer treatment

•             US FDA approves breast cancer drug Enhertu for the treatment of few types of advanced gastric cancers •          &n...

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