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Screen Shot 2018 09 17 at 7.08.34 PMNewell Brands'
house crumbling

Can ex-Max messer Ravi
Saligram reinvent runway?


Newell Brands, a leading house of business & consumer brands, continued to report declining sales in Q3'19. Overreaching CEO Mike Polk has been replaced by ex-OfficeMax messer Ravi Saligram who loves to pontificate with his own brand of hollow corporate cliches

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Samsung mKoh Dong jin samsungobile
back, chips down

New Galaxy Fold issues
damage sales & profits


South Korean electronics giant Samsung's operating profit plunged 56% in Q3'19, as it recovered from the delayed launch of its troubled Galaxy Fold phone and waning demand for its memory chips.

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dorer benno clorox handsClorox clean but
bags biz deflates

Chemicals maker boosted
by strong commercial biz.


Clorox Company, the $6Bn in sales, cleaning brands giant, continued to report sliding sales in Q1'20 results, hit by declining demand for bags & wraps products. Is CEO Benno Dorer spinning empty growth rhetoric?

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Leahy christine CDWCDW captures
contract market

Double digit gains in all
markets inc.UK/Canada


CDW,
the $20Bn US/UK reseller of IT products and services, reported strong growth in Q3'19 inc. continued strong growth in Corporate/SMB, Health Care and UK markets.....

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shah niraj wayfair logpgWayfair wave
goes wayward?

Delivery & management
issues dampen demand


Wayfair, the $10Bn in sales US/UK home & office furnishings etailer, continued to scale up to meet demand from micro businesses. It reported strong but decelerating growth again in Q3'19, as it tries to overcome well publicised leadership & delivery service issues

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sutton mark IP handsIP's packaging
& paper decline

Volume slide deepens
disguised by price hikes


International Paper, the #1 paper & packaging maker, reported declining demand across the board in Q3'19. Doubts continue whether complacent CEO Mark Sutton can reinvent IP into a leading international packaging & hygiene powerhouse?

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meaney bill iron mountain slideIron Mountain
danger signs?

Organisation structure
review: centralisation?

 


Iron Mountain (IRM),
ex-global leader in information services reported poor Q3'19 results. Moreover, its transparency-free reporting appears geared to disguise its decline and late moves into digital & cloud storage. At last complacent CEO Bill Meaney is looking at cutting costs by streamlining management structure

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long mike arrow lrArrow lost its
growth spark 

Global components sales
decline across the board


Arrow Electronics, the $27Bn in sales global provider of IT products, services reported a reversal of steady growth to a steady decline with profits depressed

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ascent arrested

Services & Watch strength
offset iPhone slowdown


Apple, the ultimate personal productivity tools provider, reported slower sales and profits in Q4'19 hit by declining iPhone sales as users wait for 5G versions next year. We compare performance with rival Samsung tomorrow

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Screen Shot 2019 10 31 at 3.34.20 PMStarbx steams up 
personalized brew

Innovative leader's plans
to roast coffee shop rivals

 



Starbucks,
the International coffee giant, boosted sales at US & China cafes with new tastes and flavours. Now its speeding up its personalised delivery service in partnership with Uber Eats....

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