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Competition Bureau investigates Amazon.ca

Canada's Competition Bureau has launched an investigation into online selling powerhouse Amazon.ca to examine whether the website's U.S. owners are "impacting competition to the detriment of consumers and companies that do business in Canada."The Competition Bureau is seeking input from third party sellers in Canada that have used Amazon to conduct sales online. (David Ryder/Getty…

Rocket Companies Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Results

Company Achieves Record Origination Volume and Profitability, Will Host Second Quarter Earnings Call on September 2DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocket Companies, Inc. (NYSE: RKT) ("Rocket Companies" or the "Company"), a financial technology company consisting of personal finance and consumer service brands including Rocket Mortgage, today announced preliminary and unaudited results for the second quarter…

DfID plan accused of ‘putting UK aid in pockets of wealthy business’

A newly announced aid programme that promises to help workers in the developing world supplying goods to British high street chains like Marks & Spencer, Primark and Morrisons has been condemned for using taxpayers’ money to “pick up the bill” for improving workforce conditions. The £6.85m scheme, announced on Thursday by international development secretary Anne-Marie…

Covid-19 Treatment Market 2020 Global Leading Companies: Moderna, Inc.; DIOSynVax; Imperial College London, UK

Covid-19 Treatment Market 2020 Global Leading Companies : Moderna , Inc.; DIOSynVax; Imperial College London, UK The “COVID-19 Treatment Market “study aims to provide a thorough overview of various growth dynamics, including key drivers and limiting factors, customer or end-user patterns, and new avenues. Improving living standards, dual-income families and growing disposable income are driving…

‘It’s called jobkeeper for a factor’: Morrison reacts to business subsidising dividends

PM says jobkeeper is provided ‘for the benefit of workers’ as scheme’s lack of transparency is questioned ‘It’s called jobkeeper for a reason, to keep people in jobs,’ Scott Morrison says in response to reports companies have been using it to pay millions of dollars in shareholder dividends. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP The prime minister, Scott…

Has COVID-19 hit bank financing? RBI information reveals high contraction

An analysis of the latest bank credit growth data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) shows a steep contraction in many segments in the current financial year up to June. Loans to industry, especially to the small and medium-sized companies have dropped sharply.While large companies with good ratings have managed by accessing money markets…

Uber and Lyft Lose Bid to Keep Exploiting Their Drivers for Just a Little Bit Longer

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images)On Thursday, a California judge denied motions by Uber and Lyft to delay a previous injunction ordering the ridesharing companies to reclassify their contractors as full-time employees. That ruling goes into effect on August 20, to which the companies had requested a 10-day extension in order to attempt an appeal. “I…

COVID-19 vaccine: How do pharma companies get volunteers for trials, what are the threats, and other …

Two potential COVID-19 vaccines, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Zydus Cadila’s ZyCov-D, are now being tested on humans in phase-1 and phase-2 clinical trials. Another vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India (SII), is expected to begin Phase 2/3 trials shortly.With the plethora of vaccine candidates being tested all around the world, there has been a lot of curiosity over…