US told Nato, Asia allies China willing to supply arms to Russia, says US official
Russia has denied the reports, saying it has sufficient military resources to fulfill all of its aims in Ukraine.
US retail sales up 8.5% this holiday season
Online sales were up 11% and in-store sales up 8.1% between Nov 1 and Christmas Eve, according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse study.
Zara owner and H&M bounce back from pandemic blues
Companies are battling to source products and raw materials in a robust global economic recovery as the pandemic continues to disrupt everyday life in parts of the world.
NZ plans lifetime ban on cigarette sales to stamp out smoking
People aged 14 in 2027 will never be allowed to legally purchase cigarettes in the Pacific country of five million, while the level of nicotine in all cigarettes on sale will be reduced.
Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing posts record net profit
Fast Retailing says business has 'recovered markedly' as infections are contained around the world, including a sharp recovery in sales in Europe and North America after virus lockdowns were lifted.
AstraZeneca says Covid vaccine sales top US$1 billion
The group shipped about 319 million doses worldwide during the first half of the year, which included US$572 million of sales in Europe and US$455 million in emerging markets.
AstraZeneca makes US$275 million in sales from Covid vaccine
It is the first time that the company discloses figures from sales of one of the world's leading vaccines.
Proton market share hits 7-year high with 11,873 units delivered in February
Proton finished the month ranked second in Malaysia with sales nearly doubling the January 2021 total of 5,964 units.
After slow start in 2020, Ducati comes through for a strong finish
The company met the pandemic challenge by increasing sales in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Lego builds towering sales during pandemic
Businesses that provide solutions for families locked in their homes with not much to entertain the children have been doing very well.