Month: July 2021

(CNN) — It was October 2012 and Mae Edilyn Lumba Fortuna had temporarily left behind her busy life in Manila to vacation on the Filipino island of Boracay. With her friend Ivy in tow, Fortuna spent her evenings out dancing and her days lazing on Boracay’s spectacular White Beach. This particular morning, Ivy didn’t feel
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Diageo has announced its F21 earnings, reporting strong performance across all metrics. ADVERTISEMENT The spirits giant reported a topline organic sales growth of 16% over year ending June 30. Reported net sales increased 8.3%, and organic operating profit rose by 17.7%. Cash flow generation thrived, jumping from £1.4 billion ($1.95 billion) to £3.0 billion ($4.19
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Coca-Cola is harnessing its history of collectibles with a first NFT as marketers continue experimenting with the intersection of cryptocurrency and culture. The Atlanta-based beverage giant is selling a series of four NFTs—known as non-fungible tokens—that will be sold as a single asset with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics International. NFTs are digital assets backed by
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(CNN) — Stepping into Pandora Cheng’s qipao rental store in central Hong Kong is like stepping back in time. A brown leather Chesterfield sofa sits in one corner beside a gramophone, opposite row-upon-row of tailor-made qipaos, the traditional high-neck Chinese dress. Cheng offers tourists in Hong Kong “dress-up experiences” that use fashion as a way
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