Weekly CEO News from Richard Ingram
January 2013

In the final quarter of 2012, the most important for retailers, the online shopping giant’s revenue grew by 22 percent to $21.3bn, about $1bn short of Wall Street forecasts. Reported holiday sales in the US were disappointing across the board,

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The annual ‘Consumer Electronics Show Conference’ took place to showcase gadgets last week in the magical Las Vegas. There is always a lot of hype for the CES, since it is the most-anticipated tech showcase, but did any of the

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The share drop came in the wake of Apple’s December results were announced. The company sold 47.8m iPhones in the three months to December, a year-on-year increase of 78 percent; revenues were up 18 percent to $54.4bn. However, the results

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In the jewelry world, it is easy to find so many jewelry companies and jewelry designers prevailing in the market. These are ranging from prestigious companies to small striving firms, from quite known designers to those who just make their

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In a long awaited speech, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has promised an in-out referendum on the country’s membership in the EU should his Conservative Party be returned to power following the next general election. Cameron said that the UK

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The Moscow Stock Exchange has announced its IPO, but has so far not released any more concrete details. However, it has been confirmed that the banks handling the IPO will be JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse, Sberbank and VTBank. Analysts have

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It seems that in business, you hear the word ‘stock market’ practically ten times every minute, but how exactly does it work? Points, percentages, bright red lines trending downward – trying to make sense of the stock market may seem

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Though China’s GDP growth slowed to its lowest in 13 years, the country finished 2012 in a slightly stronger position reporting 7.9 percent growth in the last quarter, compared to 7.4 in the three months before. The overall growth rates

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Medical exams are often required to be covered by life insurance, but they might make some people worry if their health condition will prevent them from getting coverage. Here are some tips if you are feeling apprehensive about whether or

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The entire process of applying for a home loan was difficult enough. You had to get all of your financial statements in order. You had to prove to your home lender that you had a steady source of income and

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