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Papa John’s apologizes for blaming declining sales on NFL protests

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 17:08 Edited time: 16 Nov, 2017 17:26 Official National Football League (NFL) sponsor Papa John’s has apologized for comments made by its CEO, John Schnatter, who blamed NFL anthem protests for the pizza-maker’s sales downturn. Read more On Tuesday, the company published a series of posts on Twitter containing an apology to anyone who considered ...

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Over 620,000 Russia 2018 World Cup tickets allocated in 1st sales phase

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 17:51 The first phase of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia saw over 620,000 allocated to football fans from over 3 million ticket applications, according to world football’s governing body. A total 622,117 tickets were allocated for the tournament in the first phase, which took place from October 1-12, where fans submitted ...

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Greece wants to get economy high on weed sales

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:34 The cultivation and sale of medical marijuana could help Greece’s government pull the country out of a seven-year economic crisis, according to Evangelos Apostolou, Greek Minister of Rural Development and Food. He told Bloomberg that favorable climate conditions and the possible medical legalization of cannabis have turned investor focus to Greece. Growers have expressed ...

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British arms sales to Saudi Arabia jump 500% as coalition seals off Yemen borders

The sale of UK-made bombs and missiles to Saudi Arabia has leapt by almost 500 percent, according to new data from Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT). British munitions have been used in the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen, contributing to the humanitarian catastrophe there. Data collated by CAAT shows the UK government had made £4.7 billion from exporting arms and ...

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Pizza companies reject Papa John’s criticism of NFL over sales downturn

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 15:37 After Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter blamed the National Football League’s (NFL) anthem protests for falling sales, other pizza companies have rejected any idea of a negative effect on their businesses. Pizza Hut, an official sponsor of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), said it had seen no impact from the ‘take a knee’ ...

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Periscope ups payouts to broadcasters on sales of Super Hearts, adds holiday bonuses

Twitter’s Periscope is going after live broadcasters in a big way, as it’s now promising to give back more of their earnings from the sales of Super Hearts in their live video streams. Introduced in June, Super Hearts are in-app virtual goods that offer a form of virtual tipping. The idea is similar to Twitch’s or YouTube’s emotes, but instead of ...

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iPhone 8 launch propels Apple to growth in China after 18 months of sales dips

Apple is finally back to growth in China. The company has broken a run of sales decreases that stretches back six quarters thanks to promising early signs for the newly released iPhone 8, according to a new report from Canalys. The analyst firm recorded 40 percent annual growth for Apple in Q3 2017 with 11 million shipments during the three-month period. ...

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Twitter gets a surprise beat in Q3 on sales of $590M and EPS of $0.10

Twitter reported its earnings this morning for Q3, and watchers of the company, used to seeing declines across the board, got an unexpected piece of news: the social media platform reported revenues of $ 590 million on adjusted earnings per share of $ 0.10. Total monthly active users for Q3 were 330 million, up 4 million from the prior quarter ...

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Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first-weekend sales last year, the company sold ...

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Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first weekend sales last year, the company ...

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