China's JD.com said on Monday Xu Lei will become the e-commerce giant's first ever president, making way for chief executive and founder Richard Liu to devote more time to formulating long-term strategies.
Alibaba Group will invest 100 billion yuan ($15.5 billion) by 2025 in support of "common prosperity", it said, becoming the latest corporate giant to pledge support for the initiative driven by President Xi Jinping.
Shares in publishing company Lagardere opened flat on Thursday after big drops in previous days as luxury goods billionaire Bernard Arnault confirmed he was effectively cutting ties with the company's chief executive.
Singapore-headquartered Sea Ltd's Shopee has launched a recruitment campaign for vendors to sell on what it called "Shopee India" and is ramping up hiring in the country, according to Youtube videos and job postings.
Shares of Pinterest fell about 20% before the opening bell on Friday and were set to start trading at more than a three-month low after the company warned of slowing user growth in the United States, its largest market.
For the former creative director of Swarovski, who founded a creative agency with her daughter last year, creativity is not incompatible with business. She speaks to Olivier Guyot about her approach and her optimism.
Events have conspired to drive global supply chains towards breaking point, threatening the fragile flow of raw materials, parts and consumer goods, according to companies, economists and shipping specialists.