Category Archives: Business

26Jul/21

BitBase launches its own token internationally

BitBase has just celebrated the global launch of its BTBS token, an owned cryptocurrency that serves as a key to connect both the digital and physical worlds, and gives access to BitBase’s financial services ecosystem with attractive conditions. Its total issuance will be 100 million BTBS, without the possibility of being increased. Continue reading

26Jul/21

Talent Recruitment, Workforce Diversity, and Employee Benefits Lead the Challenges for Businesses Emerging from COVID-19

The 2021 Paychex Pulse of HR Report, released today, shows that attracting talent tops the list of challenges impacting HR professionals as they adapt to the evolving workplace shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fifth annual report from Paychex, Inc., the HR software and services company that provides the power of simplicity for increasingly complex workplaces, shows that 61 percent of the 1,000 HR leaders surveyed consider recruiting talent their most difficult task. Continue reading

23Jul/21

Fintech, Suits Me, Undergoes Major Digital Rebrand After Year of Growth

Alternative banking solution, Suits Me, have transformed their brand identity with a brand-new logo and website. This new facelift represents the continual growth that the six-year-old fintech has experienced in the last year, and signifies a fresher, better, and faster user experience available to all account holders. Continue reading

16Jul/21

Jeep® Brand Celebrates 80 Years by Building an Electric Present and Future

On July 15, 1941, the former Willys-Overland Co. signed a contract with the U.S. War Department to begin production of the first military Jeep® vehicle. Eighty years later, the Jeep brand thrives around the world with a product lineup that continues to expand into new segments, a devoted community of global customers and the use of 4xe electric vehicle technology as the natural evolution of 80 years of capability leadership. Continue reading

15Jul/21

Boubyan Bank proudly launches the world’s first Islamic international digital bank

Boubyan Bank Group today announces the launch of Nomo, a fully licensed and regulated UK Islamic digital bank catering for customers with a global financial outlook. Nomo has launched as a brand name of the UK-based Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), in which Boubyan Bank is a majority shareholder. Continue reading

21Jun/21

Increased and Evolving Threats Heighten the Demand for Port Security Solutions and Enhanced Safety Technology

The shipping industry is responsible for about 90% of global trade by volume. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis on the global maritime port security market finds that governments are prioritizing the safe and secure transportation of goods to ensure economic stability and growth. The sector is being driven by increased threats to port operations, terminal expansions and new ports, soaring traffic, and the acceleration of digital transformation. Continue reading

03Jun/21

Etsy to acquire global fashion resale marketplace Depop

Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), which operates two-sided online marketplaces that connect millions of passionate and creative buyers and sellers around the world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Depop, a privately-held, community-led, and purpose-driven marketplace for unique fashion for $1.625 billion consisting primarily of cash, subject to certain adjustments for Depop’s working capital, transaction expenses, cash and indebtedness, and certain deferred and unvested equity for Depop management and employees. Continue reading

02Jun/21

Standard Chartered and BC Group Partner to Establish Europe-Based Institutional Digital Asset Trading Venture

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and BC Technology Group (BC Group), Asia’s leading digital asset company and parent of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)-licensed digital-asset platform OSL, today announced they have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage and exchange platform for institutional and corporate clients in the UK and Europe. Continue reading

01Jun/21

Wirex Partners with Terra Virtua for Exclusive NFT Giveaway

Wirex, the leading payments platform is partnering with Terra Virtua – the world’s first fully immersive digital collectibles platform – to bring the benefits of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to a mainstream audience. To celebrate WXT’s 2nd birthday, Wirex will give away 500 exclusive Terra Virtua vFlect NFTs, as well as up to $500,000 worth of cryptocurrency in promotions throughout June. Continue reading

27May/21

As COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Rise, Grocery Shopping Behavior Dramatically Evolves

With the COVID-19 vaccination rate of adults receiving at least one dose now topping 60 percent in the U.S., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) easing mask guidelines for those who have been vaccinated, recent grocery/CPG shopping data from shopper intelligence leader Catalina underscores the increasing enthusiasm for returning to a sense of normalcy sweeping the country after 15 months of varying degrees of restrictions. Continue reading