Hollywood vs. Streaming
Movies were producing revenues of over $100bn a year before the pandemic. But a series of lockdowns and a streaming boom has threatened to topple Hollywood’s reign.
Sustainable eating trends
From vegan products to cellular meat startups, the alternative meat market is booming, creating huge opportunities for investment.
New era for the crypto age
Does El Salvador’s decision to adopt bitcoin as legal tender move cryptocurrency out of the financial shadows and into the mainstream?
Pensions reworked: finding the sweet spot
Romi Savova, founder and CEO of PensionBee, spoke to World Finance about demystifying retirement in a post-pandemic world.
China’s war against its corporate powerhouses
The Chinese government has unleashed havoc against some of the country’s largest corporations. It may backfire.
Climate change: from crisis to opportunity
Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney has turned his attention to the next great emergency facing our planet: climate change
The supply chain crisis
Prices are soaring, businesses are closing and many are losing their livelihoods. Is there a global supply chain fix, and what might it look like?
The ESG moral compass
There were lessons to be learnt for all businesses from Deliveroo’s IPO, in a market where ethics have become as important as the bottom line
The power of branding
A company’s marketing strategy can be fundamental to its success – we look at five brands that have been transformed by the power of a strong campaign
Roaring 20s for SPACs?
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have dominated M&A activity this year. Is this meeting of minds between technology and finance a pandemic-driven fad or the wave of the future?
Money, money, money
After a year during which the ‘great lockdown’ threw global markets into crisis, private equity might just be the strategic catalyst needed on the road to recovery.
WTO at a crossroads
The World Trade Organisation faces a series of challenges, from vaccine nationalism to carbon tariffs and rising US-China trade tensions. Can it adapt to the post-pandemic era?
Light within the darkness
As we head towards the worst global recession in 75 years – we look into some of the biggest downturns over the past 150 years – and the billion-dollar companies that were born out of them
Sea of debt
When the global pandemic struck in 2020 the world was brought to a standstill. Government lending and support was swift and unprecedented in its levels but at what long-term cost?
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