Daily Crunch: Samsung Vice Chairman Receives Presidential Pardon on Bribery Conviction – TechCrunch | Pharmicx

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox each day at 3pm PDT, Subscribe here. Last night was a full moon, it’s kind of mid-August already, and did you know there’s a Beach Plum LaCroix flavor? The world has turned upside down, but at least it’s time for … Read more

Sterling Infrastructure: A Resilient Cyclical Stock (NASDAQ:STRL) – Looking for Alpha | Pharmicx

Daniel Balakov investment work Sterling Infrastructure, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) has performed fairly decently over the past year and year-to-date, moving with the economy as a cyclical stock. The company saw its share price grow 37.34% over the past year Year in line with the economic recovery but is down around 22% since mid-February, underperforming the broader … Read more

Cloud stocks rebound after a tough start to the year as 2022 prospects brighten – CNBC | Pharmicx

Jay Kreps, Co-Founder and CEO of Confluent, will appear at the company’s launch in Las Vegas on February 8, 2022. confluent Investors looking to get into run-down cloud stocks at bargain prices may have missed their opportunity. Looking at the cloud software market, which faltered earlier in the year, numerous stocks are up 50% from … Read more

The SoftBank experiment failed. Time to get private? – Barrons | Pharmicx

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son on $24 billion in new losses: “I’m quite embarrassed and remorseful.” Str/Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images text size The stock market can be a humbling place – just ask Masayoshi Son. The founder and CEO of SoftBank Group (Ticker: SFTBY) “Masa” made one of the best single investments of all time, providing Jack … Read more

Mastercard Faces Retailer Setbacks When It Comes to Buy Now, Pay Later – Digital Commerce 360 | Pharmicx

Mastercard Inc. faces backlash from retailers over a new pay later product. It allows customers to pay for their purchases in installments. According to people familiar with the matter, the payments giant has started telling merchants and their banks that it will charge retailers 3% of the purchase price every time a consumer decides to … Read more

Manufacturers: You must embrace digital commerce. Here’s how. – Digital commerce 360 | Pharmicx

Johann Liljeros Manufacturers are relatively slow to adopt B2B e-commerce, especially when compared to direct-to-consumer retailers. For many, the return on investment didn’t seem appealing enough, or it was just too complex an undertaking. Combined with A/B and user testing, a manufacturer can design the perfect customer journey from start to checkout. That changed in … Read more

As Elon Musk More Likely to Buy, Twitter Stock May Soar to $50 – Barron’s | Pharmicx

text size These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were recently issued by investment and research firms. The reports are a sampling of analysts’ thinking; they should not be construed as representing the views or recommendations of Barron’s. Some of the issuers of the reports have provided, or hope to provide, investment banking or other … Read more

Shopic Brings Attachable Smart Cart Device to US – Supermarket News | Pharmicx

Smart grocery cart startup Shopic has secured funding to accelerate the launch of its clip-on device in the US and Europe. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it intends to challenge Amazon’s dash cart with a clip-on alternative that works with any shopping cart in a seamless “shelf-to-car” shopping experience. The US expansion coincides with … Read more

TechCrunch+ Roundup: Down-Funnel Growth Metrics, RIF Planning, Is Ecommerce Aggregation Over? – TechCrunch | Pharmicx

In the Katamari Damacy video game, players control an avatar that rolls a sticky ball that catches everything it touches. The goal is to create a sphere big enough to become a star or moon. Ecommerce aggregators work the same way, buying smaller brands and then optimizing their manufacturing and distribution channels to increase market … Read more

TechCrunch+ Roundup: Down-Funnel Growth Metrics, RIF Planning, Is Ecommerce Aggregation Over? – TechCrunch | Pharmicx

In the Katamari Damacy video game, players control an avatar that rolls a sticky ball that catches everything it touches. The goal is to create a sphere big enough to become a star or moon. Ecommerce aggregators work the same way, buying smaller brands and then optimizing their manufacturing and distribution channels to increase market … Read more