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“It’s not impossible to be a professional footballer”

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Football players and PUMA Athletes spoke frankly about the sacrifices and challenges of being a female professional football player in a “She Moves Us” video conversation for Sports company PUMA: “I’ve had to challenge male standards just by being a football player. I think most people in the world see it as a male sport, but for me it’s the same. We do the same. Everything around should be the same as well. So that’s what we’re fighting for and trying to show the world”, says Norwegian National Team Player Ingrid Engen.

English Football Star Nikita Parris was amazed by the changes that are happening with the respect for female professional athletes:” I had to challenge male standards not just on the pitch, but off the pitch, inside the training grounds. And there’s been a lot of diversity in the inequality throughout ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del - Wednesday, 29. June 2022

Current Management Team Continues to Run Business with Full Shareholder Support

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, today announced that a group of financial institutions, comprising Lindeman Asia, Lindeman Partners Asset Management, Tor Investment Management, and China Everbright Limited (“New Shareholders”), have gained full equity control of the Company.

The change of equity control follows the conclusion of the receivership process that started in February when the New Shareholders initiated an enforcement action against Ruyi Textile and Fashion International Group Limited, the former parent of The LYCRA Company, for loan defaults associated with its purchase of The LYCRA Company in January 2019.

The LYCRA Company has grown into one of the most powerful global franchises in t ... Read more »

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Saudi Arabian Refineries Company (SARCO), and UK-based Christof Global Impact signed two non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to develop renewable energy projects.

The first project is to study an investment partnership to build a refinery producing the ‘biodiesel’ biofuel carbon, which is negative fuel derived from algae through “carbon negative algae oil - sustainable fuel platform” with an initial investment of up to SR1 billion for the first phase.

The second project, aims to study the investment in the technology of slop oil to convert waste oil wells, oil from shipping ships, waste of fuel tanks and petroleum materials into low carbon raw materials to reduce carbon emissions with an estimated total cost of SR130 million for the first phase.

SARCO Chairman of the Board, Eng. Aiad Mohammad Mushaikh pointed out that, "These MOUs will add a new dimension to SARCO’s commitment to enabling the development of ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, 29. June 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global establishes tax and legal capabilities in New Zealand through Collaboration Agreements with two Auckland-based firms – law firm Turner Hopkins, and tax and advisory firm Bellingham Wallace. The firms maintain deep connections in the region and will play a pivotal role in driving business and delivering integrated, global solutions to create long-term value for clients.

Turner Hopkins was founded in 1923, and for nearly 100 years, has provided full-service capabilities in real estate, corporate and commercial law, litigation, finance, employment law, family, private client, estate and immigration. Turner Hopkins’ interdisciplinary team of professionals has vast experience working across a suite of industries and addressing client needs with comprehensive, customized solutions.

“We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and our commitment to ensuring that we ret ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-- June 29, 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement for its lidar sensors with Boston Dynamics, the global leader in mobile robotics. Boston Dynamics selected Velodyne’s sensors to provide perception and navigation capabilities for its highly mobile robots, which are capable of tackling the toughest robotics challenges.

Velodyne’s lidar sensor solutions enable mobile robots to operate autonomously and safely, without human intervention. They provide real-time 3D perception data for localization, mapping, object classifi ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced its decision to keep its Boots and No7 Beauty Company businesses under its existing ownership. This marks the conclusion of the review that began in January in line with the Company’s strategic priorities.

WBA has been encouraged by productive discussions held with a range of parties, receiving significant interest from prospective buyers. However, since launching the process, the global financial markets have suffered unexpected and dramatic change. As a result of market instability severely impacting financing availability, no third party has been able to make an offer that adequately reflects the high potential value of Boots and No7 Beauty Company. Consequently, WBA has decided that it is in the best interests of shareholders to keep focusing on the further growth and profitability of the two businesses.

The decision to retain the businesses has also been supported by the ongoin ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 29. June 2022 

Joanne Dewar has been promoted to Vice Chair and will focus on the group’s growth and global profile
Kevin Schultz has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and will focus on strategy and execution
Both the new Vice Chair and CEO will work closely with the Chair, Gene Lockhart, in a newly formed Office of the Chair
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Processing Services (GPS), a leading global payment technology platform, has today announced the promotion of Joanne Dewar to Vice Chair. Kevin Schultz has also been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Joanne will maintain her position on the GPS board, where she will focus on the group’s growth and global profile, and continue to work alongside Chair, Gene Lockhart, in a newly created Office of the Chair. Joanne had been CEO at GPS for over four years and was instrumental in scaling the company and securing investment from arguably the ... Read more »

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DENVER - Wednesday, 29. June 2022 AETOSWire Print 


Company Releases Annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report
Focus Continues on Furthering Economic Prosperity, Promoting the Integrity of Global Money Movement and Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) today released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, spotlighting the Company’s ongoing commitment to advancing its strategy and actions aligned with key ESG priorities.

“People are drawn to work for and do business with companies that make an impact,” said Devin McGranahan, Chief Executive Officer. “This year’s report shows that Western Union continues to make solid progress on our ESG journey, which in turn enables us to effect even more positive change in the communities we serve. I’m proud to work with colleagues who bring their best every day to improve t ... Read more »

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Now Fast Charges Apple Watch Series 7 from 0 to 80% in about 45 minutes*

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Belkin, a consumer electronics leader, today announced the revamped BOOSTCHARGE PRO 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand upgraded to support fast charging on Apple Watch Series 7, which charges from 0 to 80% in about 45 minutes, up to 33% faster than Series 6**. In a familiar form factor to the product launched in 2020, this upgraded version will deliver the same functionality to iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 models, AirPods Pro and AirPods with Wireless Charging Case.

Key features:

Supports fast charging for Apple Watch Series 7
"Made for MagSafe” engineered to provide up to 15W of charging power to iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 models***
Provides 5W charging power for AirPods Pro and AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
MagSafe stand for iPhone features a non-slip design to support iPhone 13 or iPhone 12 models in portrait or landscape mode and is compatible ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Tuesday, 28. June 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NielsenIQ has strengthened its leading global retail practice with the addition of Dawn E. Norvell as Global Head of the newly formed NielsenIQ Retail Lab. In her new role, Norvell will lead a progressive team created to better identify retail client needs, design solutions, and enable retailers to use NielsenIQ's full suite of products to help drive their business. Norvell will build a sales and commercial management strategy designed to expand NielsenIQ's retail analytics focus and enable growth within the business unit.

“The NielsenIQ Retail Lab is an important part of our global retail strategy & company success, and Dawn’s industry-leading knowledge and background in the global marketplace gives a rare viewpoint of the current retail climate,” said David Johnson, Global President of Retail at NielsenIQ. “Her extensive first-hand experience will enhance our broad range of go-t ... Read more »

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