Chinese students have become an important source of revenue for UK universities, representing almost a quarter of all overseas students - and Queen's University Belfast is chartering a plane to bring students from China this autumn.
-- Sean Coughlan, BBC
Almost 90 percent of beer sold in most places in America is handled by distributors whose primary customer is one of the two big brewers, giving AB InBev and Molson Coors outsize control over which beers appear on bar taps and in retail coolers.
-- Ron Knox, Slate
Facebook, Google, and others will now have to operate within rules set by the Communist Party of China if they want to stay in Hong Kong. If they do that, they will likely face a backlash back at home among their employees and US lawmakers. If they don’t, they lose out on getting any foothold at all within the biggest online market in the world.
-- Charlotte Jee, MIT Technology Review
By the end of this year, Dunkin' will close approximately 450 locations in Speedway gas station convenience stores, a move that was first announced in February, the company confirmed to USA TODAY on Tuesday.
-- Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY
The online fashion company said on Wednesday that it will launch an immediate independent review of its U.K. supply chain, following allegations that some garment factories in Leicester paid workers below the minimum wage and failed to protect them from coronavirus.
-- Lina Saigol, Marketwatch
How Ethical is Nike?
We're very confident we're going to get to profitability next year and we have enough of a diversified portfolio to make that statement with quite a bit of confidence
-- Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO
One of the fastest growing communications apps is Discord, known primarily within the gaming community. If you ever talk to a gamer online, chances are you'll talk on the voice chat platform that just raised another $100 million in funding, led by Index Ventures and existing investors.
-- Shannon Liao, CNN Business
Discord is both of my kids (one high school, one college) primary social media platform.
Nearly all of the approximately 50 wagers were placed on self-serve kiosks at the Bellagio between 1:30 and 3 a.m. when the games in question started at 1 and 2 a.m. Among the bets was a $250 10-leg parlay that paid $137,107.38.
-- Todd Dewey, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Odwalla products had been delivered to retail locations via a fleet of about 230 refrigerated trucks - one example of how certain products can introduce complications into a company's supply chain. The beverage company is dissolving that distribution network, as well.
-- Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business
Google's YouTube TV on Tuesday said its basic package now osts $65 a month, a 30% increase from the previous price of $50 that the Alphabet Inc. unit attributed to rising programming costs. On Wednesday, sports-focused service FuboTV said it would raise the price of its standard package by $5 to about $60.
-- Drew FitzGerald, WSJ