US Supreme Court backs American Express in merchant fee dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with American Express Co , ruling that the company's policy of forbidding merchants from encouraging customers to use rival credit cards with lower fees does not violate federal antitrust law.
Functional mushrooms? That’s so last year.
As the food industry increasingly adopts greater health and wellness trends, once wholly unknown categories are now becoming more mainstream. That means Kellogg’s now sells a probiotic cereal and Coca-Cola is potentially contemplating CBD beverages.
Whole Foods, a leading retailer in the healthy foods space, just announced the emerging trends creeping into your shopping cart. Some seem thoroughly expected (faux meat), while others sound rather novel (Pacific Rim flavors). Will these categories fare as well as predicted? In years past, Whole Foods pretty much hit the mark: In 2016, it was “coconut everything” and wellness tonics, while 2017 marked plant-based diets and sparkling water.
So, maybe get excited about seaweed snacks? Check out the slideshow above for the full list.
HONG KONG: Asset manager Value Partners may trim its equities exposure into next year as U.S.-China trade talks enter a crucial stage, but a further capitulation in the market may also lead to attractive valuations, a senior fund manager said.