Sainsburys leads London markets quietly higher

2019-05-01

With European markets closed for the May Day holiday, the FTSE 100 in London was higher though trading volume was light. How did markets perform? The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, +0.10%  rose 0.2% to 7,431.2, making up part of Tuesday’s 0.3% loss. The pound GBPUSD, +0.3069%  climbed another 0.3% toRead More →

Blue Apron’s new CEO has a thankless task

2019-04-02

Blue Apron Holdings Inc. investors applauded the news that the company has hired a new chief executive, Linda Kozlowski, who was the chief operating officer of Etsy Inc. until last year, but her new job may be a tough and thankless task. Investors were hopeful about the changes in theRead More →

Whole Foods isn’t priming Amazon’s pump

2019-02-03

Amazon.com Inc. has touted its big deal for Whole Foods Market Inc. as a way to use physical retail to grow its business, but after its first full year owning the grocery chain, it’s not growing at typical Amazonian levels. On Thursday, the e-commerce giant reported record-breaking results for theRead More →