A new artificial sweetener may help PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) to keep its Diet Pepsi stay sweet longer, leading the company to shelve plans to import the soft drink from other countries.
India is now the third largest market for Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) after the U.S. and the U.K. and has a sales growth of over 22 percent, hence it’s no surprise that the pizza chain intends to establish a 100 new restaurants in the country.
New Barclays (NYSE:BCS) CEO Antony Jenkins is resetting priorities at the troubled bank and top of the list is to restore its tattered prestige with a “transformational” plan to be unveiled next year in the first quarter. Jenkins intends to retain Barclays’ model as a “universal” bank, though he is chopping the return on equity goal to 11 – 11.5 percent from his predecessor Bob Diamond’s plan to achieve 13-15 percent.
On-demand, cloud-based, financial management and human capital management software vendor Workday will supply Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) with online HR tools, that should help the search engine to replace some of its own software, according to a Bloomberg report. Workday filed an S-1 yesterday, ahead of its IPO.
Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) benefit from a reported move by Google to suspend its Google TV ads programs in favor of a thrust on web initiatives. Netflix should benefit if consumers are drawn away from TV to online and digital content.
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