Gap Inc. accelerates digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud

On Friday, November 9, 2018, Gap Inc. announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City and Intermix. With Microsoft as its primary cloud provider, Gap Inc. is focused … More Gap Inc. accelerates digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud

Alibaba Group Generated RMB213.5 Billion (USD 30.8 Billion) from Global Shopping Day

Total GMV increased 27 % compared to 2017 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) announced that it generated RMB213.5 billion (USD 30.8 billion) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on November 11, 2018, an increase of 27 % compared to 2017. “Today we witnessed the strength and rise of China’s consumption economy and consumers’ continued pursuit … More Alibaba Group Generated RMB213.5 Billion (USD 30.8 Billion) from Global Shopping Day

Burberry Group Interim results for 26 weeks ended 29 September 2018

Brand repositioning underway, with strong initial response “We are energised by the early results as we begin to transform and reposition Burberry. The initial response from influencers, press, buyers and customers to our new creative vision and Riccardo’s debut collection Kingdom has been exceptional.  Mindful that we are only in the first phase of our … More Burberry Group Interim results for 26 weeks ended 29 September 2018

Michael Kors (KORS) Fiscal 1Q19 Results: Company beats expectations and raises guidance and other news

Key Points Michael Kors reported fiscal 1Q19 revenues of USD 1.20 billion, up 26.3% year over year and above the consensus estimate of USD 1.14 billion. Diluted EPS was USD 1.22, up 52.5% from the year-ago quarter and above the consensus estimate of USD 0.94. Comparable sales increased 0.2%, with positive performance in the Americas … More Michael Kors (KORS) Fiscal 1Q19 Results: Company beats expectations and raises guidance and other news

A burst of ”synchronous” light

Excited photo-emitters can cooperate and radiate simultaneously, a phenomenon called superfluorescence. Researchers from Empa and ETH Zurich, together with colleagues from IBM Research Zurich, have recently been able to create this effect with long-range ordered nanocrystal superlattices. This discovery could enable future developments in LED lighting, quantum sensing, quantum communication and future quantum computing. The … More A burst of ”synchronous” light