Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

McMillan Shakespeare’s (ASX:MMS) Shareholders Are Down 49% On Their Shares

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Passive investing in an index fund is a good way to ensure your own returns roughly match the overall market. Active...

Steve Cohen in agreement to become Mets’ next majority owner

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Steve Cohen, a billionaire hedge funder manager and native New Yorker, is in agreement to buy the Mets, Sterling Partners said in a press release on Monday.

Former Charger Philip Rivers hands off San Diego estate for $3.675 million

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Former Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has sold his home in San Deigo's Santaluz community for $3.675 million.

New Strong Sell Stocks for September 3rd

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank 5 (Strong Sell) List today

EOS, Ethereum and Ripple’s XRP – Daily Tech Analysis – August 29th, 2020

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

It’s a mixed start to the day for the majors. Avoiding the day’s pivot levels will be key to supporting a 2nd consecutive day in the green.

Minnesota Vikings Selects Selligent Marketing Cloud to Deliver Engaging and Relevant Omnichannel Experiences to Diverse and Growing Fanbase

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

NFL Team to Leverage Artificial Intelligence to Extend Fan Access to Highly-Personalized Content During Unprecedented Off-SeasonSAN JOSE, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Selligent, the intelligent omnichannel cloud technology company, today announced that National Football League (NFL) team, Minnesota Vikings, have chosen Selligent Marketing Cloud to deliver content-led experiences for its growing fanbase. Using Selligent, the Vikings will leverage data to uncover fan insights, create new ways to interact with players, and use relevant content to ensure memorable and purposeful touchpoints with the team. In a time when professional sporting events have been suspended across multiple leagues, fans remain eager for updates regarding their favorite teams and players. The Minnesota Vikings are using this time to keep fans engaged and excited during an atypical off-season. Leveraging Smart Content within Selligent’s artificial intelligence engine, Selligent Cortex, the Vikings will deliver personalized content to fans based on their activities across channels, and tailor experiences to fans outside of their existing contacts.“Sports have long been a refuge for fans, and a way to connect through shared experiences at a live game. In today’s transformative times, we want to keep this same passion and interactivity alive with our audience, give them an opportunity to connect with fellow fans and players, and inspire them for the future when we can return to enjoying in-person games together,” said Steve LaCroix, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Vikings. “We needed a marketing technology partner like Selligent that is innovative, data-driven and equally passionate about our customer experience. We look forward to growing and evolving our programs together, and ensuring that we deliver first-class personalization across all our channels.”As the sports world continues to gear up for big changes this season, including a virtual NFL draft, Minnesota Vikings will lean on digital engagements with fans. With the power of data captured by Selligent’s platform, the Vikings will be able to deliver meaningful content that speaks to an individual’s most desired and relevant interests, and provide team-player-fan bonds that weren’t possible before. In the future, the Vikings will use Selligent to tailor outreach based on ticket purchases, and ensure a seamless journey for fans before and after sporting events.“We’ve seen time and time again how sporting activities can bring people together. During this extraordinary time, many are looking to the sports world to spark hope and joy where it can,” said Karthik Kripapuri, CEO at Selligent. “We’re thrilled that the Minnesota Vikings have chosen Selligent to shepherd them into a new era of digitally-powered fan relationships. We’re excited to be a part of their team, and enable them to make the most of their own fan insights to deliver the content that their loyal followers look forward to the most.”Selligent Marketing Cloud manages more than 160 million journeys daily, integrating customer intelligence, personalization and AI-driven automation swiftly and at scale. For the latest information about Selligent’s innovative platform, visit the Product Newsroom.About Selligent Selligent is an intelligent omnichannel marketing and experience cloud platform that empowers ambitious companies to create meaningful engagements with connected consumers across all channels. With native AI capabilities, a robust data layer, and a powerful omnichannel execution engine, Selligent enables businesses to deliver ultra-personalized and highly relevant customer experiences that speed time to value swiftly and at scale. More than 700 global brands in retail, travel, automotive, publishing, and financial services trust Selligent to help deliver their programs. With offices across the United States and Europe and a global network of partners, Selligent serves over 30 countries with local, personalized service. Learn more at www.selligent.com or connect with the team on Twitter, LinkedIn, and our blog.Media Contact: Sylvie Tongco, VP Comms & Corporate Marketing: Sylvie.Tongco@selligent.com

Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis files racial discrimination suit

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Pittsburgh company he had promoted for its commitment to diversity. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania, western district. The former Steelers star and Super Bowl winner contends EQT Production Company, an energy corporation, owes Bettis' IntegrServ trucking company money and dropped its commitment to use minority-owned businesses.

Global Food Supply Chains Healing From Pandemic: Olam

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Sunny Verghese, group chief executive officer of Singapore-based Olam International Ltd., one of the world’s largest food traders, talks about the company's outlook, strategy and how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting his business. Olam reported net income for the first half of S$332.7 million. Verghese speaks with Haslinda Amin and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

Questex Cancels LDI 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, August 7th, 2020

LDI Reconvenes in November 2021NEW YORK, Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Questex, the parent company of Live Design International (LDI), today announces the event will be forced to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. LDI was originally scheduled to run October 23-25, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. The 2021 edition is scheduled to take place November 19-21, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.“For more than three decades, LDI has been the hub for the global live production community to learn about new technologies and applications, engage with peers and industry vendors and replenish creativity,” says Marian Sandberg, Vice President & Market Leader, LDI and Live Design. “This will be the first time in our 32-year history that the event has been forced to cancel. Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the current situation. Our number-one priority remains keeping our entire industry safe and helping to rebuild in the near future, in a manner that reflects our community-forward focus.”The LDI team is working through the logistics that are involved with canceling an event. All attendee registration tickets purchased for the original LDI 2020 dates will be honored for a full credit towards the 2021 event. Exhibitors and sponsors will be contacted soon with information.Please contact Marian Sandberg, Vice President & Market Leader, LDI and Live Design, at msandberg@livedesignonline.com with immediate exhibitor inquiries. Additional updates regarding LDI will be published on ldishow.com.About Questex Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.Media Contact Kate Spellman Chief Marketing Officer Questex kspellman@questex.com 212 895 8488

Trial over the Bowlen trust postponed to next year

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

The legal dispute surrounding the trust serving as stewards of the Denver Broncos will drag out in 2021. According to Ryan O'Halloran of the Denver Post, the trial surrounding the trust had been scheduled to begin on Sept. 1 before Arapahoe County Court Judge John Scipione issued a continuance to an unspecified date next year. [more]