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Science

The importance of keeping hands out of the cold chain material handling during berry harvest

It seems in 2022, now more than ever, growers are under cost pressures thanks to supply chain issues, inflation and more. Growers must deliver a fresh, attractive berry to the end user under tenuous conditions. As a result, there is growing consideration for automation investments in growing operations to help battle–in the short and long-term–escalating costs, […]

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Technology

Kuo: Apple iPhone 14 supply chain unaffected, production on track

Reports from last week signaled potential supply chain issues for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 series due to the ongoing geopolitical tension between China and Taiwan. TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is confident that there are no impacts on the iPhone 14 supply chain production as shipment schedules are going well. Although some investors have recently […]

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Finance

Global supply chain pressures are easing — for now

Military exercises in the Taiwan Strait do not bode well for global supply chains. Yet, aside from the potential for tensions between Beijing and Taipei to spark disruptions, the logistics snafus that became hallmark of the pandemic-era economy are abating. After a turbulent 18 months — triggered by what industry specialists describe as a “perfect […]

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Business

Sweetgreen stock plummets after salad chain lowers forecast, announces layoffs and office downsizing

A worker wears a Sweetgreen Inc. hat while preparing food inside the company’s restaurant in Boston, Massachusetts. Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Sweetgreen plunged more than 20% in extended trading Tuesday after the salad chain lowered its 2022 forecast. The restaurant company also said it laid off 5% of its support […]

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Finance

Books chain The Works suffering after cyber attack and cost rises

The Works also said it had suffered the knock-on impact of a cyber attack on the business at the end of March. In an update yesterday, it said: “The general market outlook has deteriorated since the beginning of the calendar year, with low consumer confidence and rising inflation being significant factors.” “It is not clear […]

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UK

Supply chain chaos as UK’s largest shipping port to strike for 8 DAYS over pay dispute

Members of the union Unite will walk out on August 21 after talks at the conciliation service Acas failed to resolve the row. Unite said more than 1,900 workers at Felixstowe, the country’s biggest container port, will be taking industrial action. The strike was called after Unite said the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company failed […]

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Technology

Investing In Chain (XCN) – Everything You Need to Know

Chain (XCN) is an enterprise-grade cloud-based blockchain infrastructure provider. The protocol seeks to drive large-scale adoption across the business sector via a combination of tools. Chain combines an advanced decentralized cloud network that offers blockchain access on demand, NFT as a service, Sequence, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about Chain (XCN). What […]

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Celebrities

Demi Rose announces ‘she’s back’ as she barely conceals her ample assets in body chain

Demi Rose announced her return to the social media platform in a picture where she could barely contain her assets as she modelled a string pair of knickers and a tassel necklace. The 27-year-old bombshell treated her followers to an eyeful yesterday when she stripped down to a barely-there two-piece bikini. The OnlyFans star and […]

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Business

German chemicals firm warns of production chain collapse as Putin squeezes gas flows

Covestro’s headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany. The company has adjusted its full year guidance for 2022, citing a number of factors. Ina Fassbender | AFP | Getty Images German materials giant Covestro warned Tuesday that the rationing of gas could see some of its sites shut down, as its CEO stressed the importance of reducing the […]

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US

From AI to the metaverse–the future of the global supply chain and tools for resilience

Artificial intelligence. The metaverse. What do these tools have in common for supply chains?  These are the technological building blocks for the future of the global supply chain–a fully digitised, connected, self-orchestrated ecosystem where even consumers hold decision-making power. In recent years, major disruptions to global trade have highlighted an old and glaring problem for […]