Coronavirus

Pets at Home expects full-year underlying pre-tax profit to exceed current market expectations, after revealing “double-digit LFL growth” through the eight weeks to 10 September...

Australia’s initial response to the novel coronavirus was among the most successful worldwide. However, a recent increase in daily confirmed cases since the start of...

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused some disruptions in Contract Manufacturing Service Agreements (CSAs), says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Johanna Swanson, Product Manager at...

Following the recent proposition from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to loosen restrictions on home health providers’ use of telehealth permanently after...

While researchers investigate recovered patient antibody treatments for COVID-19, intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is a similar type of treatment that is already available and could be...

Non-emergency dental procedures such as alveoloplasty, incision and excision of gums, and the removal or restoration of teeth are mostly elective and will substantially impacted...

Brazil’s retail market is set to be one of the better performing in Latin America in 2020, growing 2.0%, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Amy Higginbotham, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The COVID-19 outbreak will have a marked impact...

Following the news that UK car output fell 37.6% in March, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) as...

Following the news that Google's YouTube is bringing fact-checking information panels to the US to curb COVID-19 related misinformation; Laura Petrone, Senior Analyst atGlobalData, a leading...

The COVID-19 outbreak has rendered automakers helpless with large-scale supply chain disruptions and retail outlet shutdowns. The troubles are mounting due to supply chain volatility...

Despite COVID-19 resulting in revenue pressures from slowing sales and consumer demand for new products, many major carriers say they still have the cash flow...

The coal sector is expected to take the major brunt of the COVID-19 outbreak as electricity demand decreases due to production halts in major factories...

Due to the huge shortage of PPE among first responders, healthcare workers and medical staff in the US, it is unlikely that import of KN95 will negatively impact sales of US-made N95 respirators, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Alison...

The transition from cash to electronic payment will be accelerated by consumer behaviour learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Covid-19 Sector Impact: Payments webinar noted that online, cashless and mobile transactions would...

Following the announcement that major US airlines have reached a deal in principle with the federal government to secure aid; Nick Wyatt, Head of R&A and Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the...

GlobalData has revealed the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top ten legal advisers in North America by value and volume for the coronavirus-hit Q1 2020, which witnessed decline in overall deal activity in the region. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher...

The 3D-printing industry is at the forefront of the manufacturing effort against COVID-19, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. 3D-printing companies around the world, from start-ups to industrial giants, are...

Telco operators are offering new commerce services, primarily relating to insurance, in response to COVID-19, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Natasha Rybak, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, comments:...

COVID-19 has been having a devastating impact on the TV broadcasting industry as firms have been reluctant to spend on ads, says GlobalData, a leading...

In the space of three months, the backdrop for the semiconductor sector has changed, but long-term issues remain and must be solved, says GlobalData, a leading data...

Following today’s news that Diageo has withdrawn its annual forecast for sales and profit growth and halted its shareholder returns program; Carmen Bryan, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on...

The US was the second-largest market for wind with a total cumulative installed capacity of 105.5GW, in 2019. Despite being the second-largest market, the US depends on China for numerous components present inside the nacelle, such as transformers, converters, and inverters, which is likely to cause prices to rise, says GlobalData,...

Following the recent news that Wimbledon, a prestige UK tennis tournament, is set to receive over £100m from its pandemic insurance; Ben Carey-Evans, Insurance Analyst at GlobalData, shares his insights on the events preparations for pandemics such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: “Wimbledon has shown it is one step ahead of most businesses by having insurance in place for current events. It has been paying around £1.5m per year...

The number of deals announced in the global travel and tourism sector decreased by 60% during the week ended March, 29, 2020 compared to the previous week, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The travel and tourism sector has been affected badly since the outbreak...

Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, independent operators will see slowdowns in the on-trade sector. However, the UK-based craft beer club, Beer52, has created an innovative way to stay engaged with its consumers through hosting the world’s first online craft beer festival. Initiatives such as this...

The Slack collaboration tool will play a key role for businesses in successfully negotiating the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.  Slack has gained a leading position in the Coronavirus theme, according to the latest Thematic Scorecard for the application software sector. The collaboration software vendor gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the Coronavirus theme....

With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to several countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring it as a pandemic, the ripple effects can also...

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is by far the most significant theme to affect the technology industry in 2020. It will put incredible strain on the world economy, which will be effectively halted for three months or more....

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is by far the most significant theme to affect the technology industry in 2020. Even before COVID-19 struck, the industrial automation sector exhibited a flat picture in need of new thinking and inspired investment, says GlobalData, a...

From the coronavirus to fighting vaccine sceptics, leading data and analytics company GlobalData lists ten of the most popular tweets on infectious diseases in January 2020, based on data from the company’s Influencer Platform. 1. Laurie Garrett’s tweet on...