Archive for June, 2012
With so many marketers focusing on winning new customers to toheir business, it’s quite easy for one to forget a simple financial truth that businesses tend to grow faster and more profitably if they manage to retain more of the customers they already have and do their best to pursue cross-selling and upselling opportunities within [...]
The German carmaker–BMW and the Japanese carmaker–Toyota agreed to deepen a partnership agreed in 2011. The two companies are looking to co-operate on hydrogen fuel cells, vehicle electrification, lightweight materials as well as a future sports car.
According to the two car makers, it was said that the collaboration will be for long-term and strategic.
Research In Motion has been forced to postpone the launch of the next generation BlackBerry 10 mobile handset until the first quarter of 2013 and has posted larger-than-expected quarterly losses. This move raises further questions about RIM’s turnround strategy.
According to RIM, it is said that the integration of BlackBerry 10 features into its new operating [...]
In a move that would dramatically ramp up the competition with Boeing, the European aircraft maker–Airbus is close to finalizing the plans for launching its very first aircraft factory in the US, where is the home market of Boeing.
Airbus is currently thinking about adding to its single aisle aircraft factories in France, Germany as well [...]
The Google Glass project is an impressive demonstration of the search engine giant’s willingness to confront big technical challenges in pursuit of a breakthrough product. However, it is not likely for the highly provisional project to cast a meaningful influence on the short term, as it is still a long way from becoming a [...]
The world’s largest drinks company by revenues–Coca-Cola is escalating the battle of beverage in India, via announcing an investment of $3bn intended to help the brand overtake PepsiCo in one of the few nations where it trails its competitors.
According to Coca-Cola, it was said that the company would spread the investment over the next 8 [...]
The board of the US group–News Corp met today to think about spinning off the tarnished UK newspapers and other publishing assets fo the group from its Fox, Sky and Star entertainment brands after Rupert Murdoch abandoned his long resistance to splitting his media empire, which is valued at $50bn.
Shares in News Corp rose by [...]