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Food giants appointing teams to focus on plant-based products

Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...

30 Jul 2020

GLOBAL

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

VENEZUELA

Venezuela car industry collapses

CARACAS, VENEZUELA: Venezuelans, who enjoy free highways and dirt-cheap petrol, are struggling to buy cars as production falters because of a lack of foreign currency to pay for imported parts.

12 May 2014

VENEZUELA

Toyota halts Venezuela production

CARACAS, VENEZUELA: Toyota is halting production at its only assembly plant in Venezuela because the world's largest car manufacturer lacks the hard currency to import parts due to government controls, a factory official said last week.

10 Feb 2014

VENEZUELA

PSA Peugeot Citroen to make cars in Venezuela

CARACAS, VENEZUELA: The Caracas government has announced that the French car company PSA Peugeot Citroen will assemble vehicles in Venezuela from the end of next year.

5 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010



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