caption Beer is a $661 billion global business. source REUTERS/Michaela Rehle An estimated $661 billion worth of beer was sold around the world in 2017. Of the 10 most popular beers in the world, half are nearly unknown in the United States. Here are the 10 biggest brands in beer. The most popular beers in the world aren’t necessarily the ones most Americans would expect. Globally, the beer industry sold $661 billion worth of beer in 2017. While craft beer is on the rise, it makes up just a tiny percentage of those sales. Instead, the biggest brands in beer dominate the industry. The top 50 biggest beer brands in the world account for 48% of beer consumption, according to a report by Bank of America Merill Lynch. And, some of these mega-brands are names that Americans have likely never heard of, much less tasted. Of the 10 most-popular beers in the world, half are nearly unknown in the United States. Here were the 10 biggest … [Read more...] about These are the 10 most popular beers in the world — and they aren’t what many Americans would expect
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caption Mitsubishi Motors North America CEO Fred Diaz with a new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. source Mitsubishi Fred Diaz took over as president and CEO of Mitsubishi Motor North America in April. Diaz, a former executive with Nissan and RAM Trucks, will be tasked with returning Mitsubishi to prominence in the US. Mitsubishi has experienced sales growth over the past five years but is still trying to recover a disastrous period at the end of the last decade. Diaz believes the Mitsubishi’s membership in the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance will do wonders for the brand. On his first day as Mitsubishi Motors North America’s CEO in April, Fred Diaz held a town hall with is employees. The message was simple. “I needed them to know that I’m not a Nissan employee who is on loan,” Diaz told us in an interview. “I’m 100% Mitsubishi.” “We’re family now,” he added. In October of 2016, Nissan acquired 34% … [Read more...] about One of the most famous car companies in the world was on the brink of death in the US a few years ago. But now its CEO is fighting to bring it back to its former glory.
source coffee prince/Shutterstock Drug companies have been hit hard this year. Public opinion, trust and reputation of pharmaceutical companies appear to be eroding, according to a new analysis from the research consulting firm Reputation Institute. Pharma giants saw a 3.7% decline in reputation score from last year. There was also a significant decline in the public’s perception of the transparency, openness and authenticity of drugmakers. The points are calculated from 2,608 individual ratings on seven areas: products and services, innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, and financial performance. These contribute to companies’ “RepTrak” score. Overall, of the 22 pharma companies ranked, Sanofi was number one and Pfizer was last. Here are the companies ranked from worst to best based on perception. 22. Pfizer. RepTrak Points: 54.5 caption FILE PHOTO – A company logo is seen through branches at a Pfizer … [Read more...] about These are the most — and least — reputable drug companies in the world
Michael Selby-Green, provided by Published 12:00 am, Monday, June 11, 2018 Dan Kitwood/Getty The private wealth management industry had a strong year in 2017 with 25 of the leading global players increasing their assets under management (AUM) by almost 14%, as the number of high net-worth individuals and affluent investors has continued to grow. UBS tops the rankings with $2,402.8 billion AUM, over double that of its closest rival. China Merchants Bank also entered the top 10 in 2017 and was the first Chinese bank ever to do so. Much of this success is the result of greater wealth across the Asia-Pacific region and growing interest in professional management by the high-net worth individuals there. This meant Chinese growth was about 3.5% higher then the rest of the top wealth managers, according to the research by GlobalData and Private Banker International. Deutsche Bank, EFG International and ABN Amro were the only wealth managers in the ranking to lose ground in … [Read more...] about The 15 biggest wealth managers in the world
Ben Gilbert, provided by Published 10:16 am, Saturday, April 7, 2018 With tens of millions of players each, both "Fortnite" and "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" ("PUBG") are incredibly popular games in the nascent "Battle Royale" genre of video game. They're on consoles, and phones, and computers. Kids are playing them, adults are playing them, maybe you're playing them, too. Even Drake's getting in on it. If you've somehow managed to avoid learning about both, here's a quick primer on the "Battle Royale" concept: -100 unarmed players parachute to an island that's full of abandoned buildings chock full of weapons and supplies. -The goal is survival — kill or be killed, while attempting to stay within a shrinking zone of safety that inevitably brings you closer to your fellow players. If you're outside of that safe zone, your health drains until you die. -You only get one shot at victory. The last player standing is the winner! LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now … [Read more...] about Battle Royale: These massive hits are battling to be the biggest video game in the world