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Visa study finds 75% of small business owners are optimistic about the future of business, amidst differing levels of consumers who are “supporting small”


SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As small and micro businesses (SMBs) worldwide continue to endure the financial impact of COVID-19, one thing is clear: rethinking the checkout or point-of-sale (POS) experience is essential for survival on Main Street. Visa (NYSE: V) today released the Visa Back to Business study assessing this dramatic shift to digital commerce in response to the pandemic, driven largely by changing consumer expectations for a safe and touchless payment moment. According to the eight market study of both consumers and SMBs, nearly eight-in-10 consumers worldwide (78%) have changed how they pay in order to reduce contact and more than two-thirds of SMBs (67%) have tried a new approach – whether launching an eCommerce site or chan ... Read more »

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 Strong performance reflects resilience of business and brands


AMSTERDAM-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Record in-home (CPG) sales growth driven by developed markets

    CPG performance largely offsets away-from-home

    Good recovery in away-from-home starting in June

    Adjusted EBIT organic growth of 10.5% to EUR 642 million

    Underlying profit increased by 12.0%; underlying EPS of EUR 0.791

    Leverage improved to 3.4x, from 4.2x at end of FY 19

    Successful completion of IPO


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A message from Casey Keller, CEO of JDE Peet’s

“JDE Peet’s delivered strong performance in the first half of 2020, demonstrating the resilience of our business and brands despite the unprecedented economic and social disruption of COVID-19 ... Read more »

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 SEM – Essential in Daily Lab Operation – JSM-IT700HR Makes it Easy


TOKYO -Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new scanning electron microscope (SEM), the JSM-IT700HR for unprecedentedly high throughput in August 2020.

Development background

Scanning electron microscopes are used in various fields, such as nanotechnology, metals, semiconductors, ceramics, medicine, and biology. In addition, SEM applications are expanding to include quality control as well as basic research. The demands are increasing for faster data acquisition of higher-quality SEM images and for easier confirmation of compositional information.

Based on our award-winning predecessor of “InTouchScope™” series SEMs, the JSM-IT700HR is equipped with our in-lens Schottky field emission electron gun (FEG). This new powerful SEM sati ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Smiths Detection, a global leader in detection and screening technologies, today confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of PathSensors, a leading bio-technology solutions and environmental-testing company, based in Baltimore, MD, USA.

The acquisition strengthens Smiths Detection’s biological-detection capabilities to detect pathogens for broad end-market applications, including in food and agriculture safety.

“We are pleased to be able to complete this acquisition, which we view as a significant strategic step in accelerating how we are able to respond to biological threats, which are becoming increasingly relevant in the current environment,” said Roland Carter, President Smiths Detection. “PathSensors has developed such a capability – with its multiple threat assays already available, it is able to identify biological threats in minutes and will provide a s ... Read more »

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 Leading Global Organizations Focus on Holistic Hospital Safety During Unprecedented Pandemic


IRVINE, Calif.-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the #uniteforsafecare program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020).

In June, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced the wide-ranging campaign to bring attention to system-wide improvements that will ensure better health worker and patient safety outcomes, called #uniteforsafecare. Now, the organization will be joined by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), The Leapfrog Group, and International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) in co-convening the slate of programming, which includes a virtual physical challenge to raise awareness of the issue; collaboration with the National Association for He ... Read more »

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