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Pfizer Ends Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Research; To Cut 300 Jobs

Pfizer Ends Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Research; To Cut 300 Jobs

Also, it announced plans to set up a dedicated neuroscience venture fund to support efforts to advance the field, with more details on this expected later this year. The move will see it back out of work in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, two notoriously hard areas for the industry, especially the former, which has not seen any real R&D advance in 15 years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cannabis to be sold through private retailers in Saskatchewan

Cannabis to be sold through private retailers in Saskatchewan

Prince Albert is eligible for two of the province's 60 permits, but that number could rise depending on how many communities opt out. Initially, permits will only be granted in communities where the population is 2,500 or more. The retailers must be standalone businesses and sell only cannabis and cannabis accessories. An independent third party will be engaged to assist SLGA with selecting retail operators using a two-phase process. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mark Mobius to retire from Franklin Templeton Investments

Mark Mobius to retire from Franklin Templeton Investments

Hired by the late Sir John Templeton in 1987 to launch one of the first mutual funds dedicated to emerging markets, Mobius oversaw Templeton's emerging markets team between 1987 to 2016. He is now still a portfolio manager on the £2.2bn Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust (TEMIT), which after his retirement will continue to be run by lead portfolio manager Carlos Hardenberg and deputy portfolio manager Chetan Sehgal. Consulte Mais Informação

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Toyota unveils concept vehicle, mobility alliance

Toyota unveils concept vehicle, mobility alliance

Amazon, DiDi, Pizza Hut and Uber are identified as "service provider partners" in the e-Palette Alliance, and are tasked with exploring various applications and business models for the concept vehicle. The automaker already has partners for its new mobility platform. The boxy e-Palette concept is self-driving and fully electric. The on-board technology will be open to partners in the programme so they can install their own self-driving technology if required, with Toyota's "Guardian" ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Kohl's boosts full-year outlook on strong holiday sales, shares soar

Kohl's boosts full-year outlook on strong holiday sales, shares soar

The department store, based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, boosted its earnings expectations for the entire year, sending shares up more than 7 percent at the opening bell. "As expected, growth in digital demand accelerated significantly in the holiday period from the year-to-date trend". Analysts on average expect the company to report a profit of $3.64 for the year, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Electric cars 'could save' Ellesmere Port factory

Electric cars 'could save' Ellesmere Port factory

Last October the auto manufacturer announced it was cutting 400 production roles due to reduced production levels, with those staff leaving before Christmas. 'The company remains confident in the ability of the Ellesmere Port workforce to deliver the necessary improvements in financial performance'. In July, the European Commission waived through a £1.9 billion deal for French auto giant PSA Group to buy Vauxhall owner Opel. Consulte Mais Informação

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BA unveils multi-million pound investment in World Traveller catering

BA unveils multi-million pound investment in World Traveller catering

Today, the airline revealed what it billed as a multi-million pound investment in its long-haul economy cabin catering, including a four-course meal and second meal, "or substantial snack depending on the length of the flight". On the shorter daylight long-haul flights to destinations such as NY and Dubai, fliers will also receive a sandwich such as egg and cress with a chocolate or Nutri-Grain bar. Consulte Mais Informação

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Salisbury Kmart Closing This Spring

Salisbury Kmart Closing This Spring

Meanwhile, over a 100 Sears and Kmart stores, including five Kmarts and six Sears stores in California, will be shuttered in March and early April, Sears Holdings Corp announced yesterday. A press release states that eligible associates impacted by these closures will receive severance and will have the opportunity apply at other Kmart and Sears stores. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mercedes-Benz India sells record 15330 units in 2017 (+16%)

Mercedes-Benz India sells record 15330 units in 2017 (+16%)

The company sold 2,289,344 cars across the 12 months, representing a 9.9% growth over 2016 that was spurred on by strong demand from its key markets, China, Germany and North America. The Mercedes-Benz brand sold around 2.3 million cars worldwide between January and December, an increase of 9.9% from the prior year's equivalent period that the German auto maker said was driven by the good performance of SUVs, and the E-Class saloon and estate models . Consulte Mais Informação

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Air horror as DEAD BABY found dumped in airplane toilet

Air horror as DEAD BABY found dumped in airplane toilet

He said the cause of death had yet to be determined. "The woman was in economy class but then laid on a business class seat with an oxygen mask", crew member Francesco Calore told AFP . HORRIFIED cleaners found the body of a newborn baby wrapped in a plastic bag hidden inside an aeroplane's toilet after it was born mid-flight. In a similar incident previous year September, the body of a new-born baby was found in a waste bin in Bellville, Cape Town. Consulte Mais Informação

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Touch Chesi Choodu teaser not impressive

Touch Chesi Choodu teaser not impressive

The teaser gives us a glimpse of what appears to be a police attack and Ravi Teja is seen literally tossing someone towards the side as he walks stylishly - all in slow motion - featuring an electrifying score by Jam8. He is playing powerful cop in this action and romantic thriller. In a recent interview to a leading daily, Freddy said: "My character is not just about physical power". Consulte Mais Informação

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Celgene to buy Impact Biomedicines for up to $7 billion

Celgene to buy Impact Biomedicines for up to $7 billion

Celgene has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a developer of innovative treatments for patients with complex cancers. The deal is structured in three parts, with Celgene paying $1.1bn in cash upfront for Impact Biomedicines, which is now engaged in the development of fedratinib for the treatment of patients with myelofibrosis (MF) and polycythemia vera (PV). Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom consumer spending falls again

United Kingdom consumer spending falls again

Consumer spending slipped 0.3 per cent for 2017 as a whole, marking the first year-on-year fall in five years. Household expenditure fell by one per cent year-on-year in December, according to data released today by Visa. Looking at different types of spending in December, households' spending on transport and communication fell by 4.4% annually, while spending on household goods decreased by 3.4% and spending on clothing and footwear fell by 2.4% over the same period. Consulte Mais Informação

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