In answer to the question my colleague Nikki Sein posed, “Can things get worse for the cruise ship industry?” If Costa Cruises’ most recent debacle is any indication, the answer […]
Tobacco purveyor Reynolds American announced that its former CEO, Susan Cameron, is returning to her post after a three-year break for fresh horizons. Her replacement, Daniel Delen, is retiring. Back in 2011, Cameron (then named Susan Ivey) called it quits as chairman, president, and CEO after a seven-year term, but is picking up the torch again on May Day. Her 30 years with Reynolds seem to be a hard custom to shake.
April 14, 2014
The growing middle class in China, with its need for preventative healthcare, paved the way in 2014 for a public offering from Beijing-based iKang Healthcare Group. In an update last week, D&B Editor Lynett Oliver described the environment (rising incidents of hypertension and diabetes, employer focus on healthy workers, reliance on private healthcare centers over hospitals) that led the owner of nearly 350 medical centers across China to report a more than 40% jump in revenue in 2013 and raise some $153 million from its IPO. Follow Lynett on Twitter.
April 14, 2014
US chicken meat production is expected to grow through 2014, partially fueled by growing demand in export markets. US production was tempered somewhat in 2011 and 2012 by rising feed costs, which have since subsided, prompting analysts to predict US poultry production expansion in 2014. Mexico is expected to continue to be the top US export market. Read about more trends in our Meat Product Manufacturing industry report.
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