Shinsegae Posts Record Q2 Operating Profit on Strong Luxury Demand

Shinsegae Posts Record Q2 Operating Profit on Strong Luxury Demand. The South Korean retail giant recorded 96.2 billion won (USD 83 million) in operating profit for its fiscal quarter ending June, a U-turn from the 48.5 billion won (USD 41.5 million) in losses it suffered during the same period last year, Pulse News reports. … More Shinsegae Posts Record Q2 Operating Profit on Strong Luxury Demand

Africa’s plan for a continent-wide pandemic recovery

By guest authors John Nkengasong is the director of the Africa CDC. Sunny Sun is a partner in McKinsey’s Nairobi office. This article was edited by Astrid Sandoval, an executive editor in the London office. Dr. John Nkengasong, director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), explains what’s needed to tackle COVID-19 … More Africa’s plan for a continent-wide pandemic recovery

Excess European mortality further decreased in June 2021

Excess European mortality further decreased in June 2021. In June 2021, excess mortality in the EU decreased to +6 %, following a recent peak in April 2021 (+20 %) and after as much as +40 % in November 2020 (compared with the averages of the same months in 2016 – 2019). It continued to vary across the EU Member States with available data: from -2 % in Sweden to +20 % in Latvia in June 2021. … More Excess European mortality further decreased in June 2021