Holden car brand, maker of Commodore and Barina, axed across Australia and New Zealand | ABC News

About 600 Holden employees will lose their jobs after parent company General Motors announced it would axe the iconic Australian car brand by the end of the year. GM said the brand was no longer competitive in the current market and would be “retired” from sales, design and engineering across Australia and New Zealand by … Read more Holden car brand, maker of Commodore and Barina, axed across Australia and New Zealand | ABC News

Airbus speaks to France 24 about record sales, financial losses

Airbus sold a record-breaking number of planes in 2019, and its biggest rival, Boeing, is mired in a series of safety scandals. So why did it report €1.3bn in losses last year? CEO Guillaume Faury and CFO Dominik Asam speak to France 24 about the figures and the challenges ahead. Also in the show – Huawei faces … Read more Airbus speaks to France 24 about record sales, financial losses

Nestle CEO Says Fake Meat Sales Are Growing Strong Double-Digit

Feb.13 — Nestle SA Chief Executive Officer Mark Schneider discusses the impact of the coronavirus on production in China, the use of plastic bottles and the development of meat alternatives. He talks with Annmarie Hordern in Vevey, Switzerland, on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

Does the global hair trade exploit poor women? | The Stream

Inspired by celebrities and fashion trends, more women are embracing hair extensions and wigs, fueling a booming human hair market. The product hit nearly $1 billion in worldwide sales in 2018, and is forecast to continue surging in the coming decade. But few consumers stop to think about the source of all that hair. Activists … Read more Does the global hair trade exploit poor women? | The Stream

US regulator to examine Big Tech’s purchases of start-ups

From France 24: The competition regulator in the United States has asked the five biggest companies in the country to provide details of all acquisitions they made in the last decade. The Federal Trade Commission is examining whether the major technology companies bought small start-ups in a way that was anticompetitive. Also today, will Samsung’s … Read more US regulator to examine Big Tech’s purchases of start-ups