Day: February 15, 2020

Eddie Hearn’s right hand man Frank Smith on his route to the top of boxing

“I put my neck on the line to give you this chance and your behaviour has shown a total lack of respect to me and the company. Please accept this letter as a final warning.” Frank Smith was 16 when boxing promoter Eddie Hearn dropped a letter on his desk after he had slept late. […]

What to write in a Valentine’s Day card: – 21 romantic poems and quotes

Whether you love or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. And regardless of how you feel about the day, who doesn’t like getting a card? (or present, for that matter) Choosing the card can be hard enough but the real daunting task is what to write inside of it. Y’know the message that’s […]

Walmart’s Mexico unit blames government cash aid, as revenue rise slowest in three quarters

Walmex, as the unit of Walmart Inc (WMT.N) is known locally, said revenue rose 4.7% in the fourth quarter of 2019, it slowest since the 4.6% clocked in the year’s first quarter. Walmex’s Bodega family of warehouse-style supermarkets comprise nearly 80% of the retailer’s stores in Mexico, the largest foreign market by store count for […]

Apple will reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, with limited hours

Apple is reportedly planning to reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, albeit with limited hours. The stores will be the first to reopen in China since Apple closed all of its retail stores on February 1st due to concerns about the coronavirus. The company’s five Beijing stores — Sanlitun, Apple Mall China, Chaoyang […]

As one Princess cruise is quarantined for COVID-19, another is hit with different illness

A Princess cruise ship returned early to the Port of Everglades in Florida on Thursday due to hundreds of passengers and crew becoming afflicted with a gastrointestinal illness. The sickness among those aboard the Caribbean Princess came as another of the cruise line’s ships, the Diamond Princess, remains quarantined off Japan with more than 200 […]