How to make the most of your Old Mutual Rewards when money is tight
With nearly three out of five of households bringing in less income than at the start of the lockdown, more and more consumers are turning to loyalty memberships to stretch their budgets further. Brett Cameron, Head of Old Mutual Rewards, explains how to make the most strategic use of rewards when money is tight.As Covid-19 continues to send shockwaves through the country’s economy, 54% of South Africans now depend on customer rewards programmes to deal with severe budget strain. That’s according to the Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor Covid-19 Special Report (OMSIM), released last mo...
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho: Thiago brings something exceptional
Fabinho believes Thiago will add something 'exceptional' to Liverpool's midfield.Injuries have prevented the Spaniard, signed from Bayern Munich this summer, from featuring in Liverpool's last two matches.The 29-year-old has impressed Fabinho, who thinks his new teammate can take the Reds to another level this season.The Brazilian told the Liverpool Echo: "It's true [that] competition for places is high in midfield."Ever since I arrived here, the midfield is where the manager rotates the most in games."Maybe it's because it is where the players have to put in the most effort, run the most kilo...
‘NLEX Harbor Link a boon to logistics’
‘NLEX Harbor Link a boon to logistics’Richmond Mercurio(The Philippine Star) – October 24, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — The recently completed NLEX Harbor Link project is proving to be a boon to the logistics sector, catering to an average of 30,109 vehicles per day.NLEX Corp. said most of the vehicles using the Harbor Link are from the logistics industry.The project has paved the way for easier delivery of goods and services in areas between the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Port of Manila.“As motorists, especially those driving cargo trucks, discover the efficiency of using the Ha...
How Businesses Can Transition to Sustainability
In the past few years, global warming has been a hot topic for almost all major news broadcasters and blogs around the world. This global crisis has made many people reconsider how they lead their lives and how their actions may be affecting the planet’s wellbeing. Although many governments have put measures in place in an attempt to reduce emissions, global corporations must make the switch to sustainability for there to be any considerable impact. Contrary to what many may think, a business doesn’t necessarily have to reduce its overall material production for it to become more sustainable. ...
Coke dropping half its drink brands
Coca-Cola on Thursday said it is dropping half its drink brands, most of them sold outside the United States.All told, the 200 brands slated to be discontinued account for only about 1% of the company’s profits. They consume too much attention and resources, Coke leaders said.Meanwhile, the Atlanta-based beverage giant reported continued financial pain from the pandemic. The company’s chief executive said that’s easing, but warned “the world is in a fragile state.”Coca-Cola previously announced eliminations of Tab, the company’s first diet soda, as well as Zico coconut water, Odwalla juices, C...
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Nearly 300K excess US deaths since January, most from virus: CDC
Washington (AFP) - The United States has seen around 300,000 more deaths than usual since late January, with two-thirds attributable to Covid-19 and the rest due to other causes, a government study said Tuesday.The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that overall, an estimated 299,028 excess deaths occurred from late January through October 3, 2020, with 198,081 of them (66 percent) caused by Covid-19.Excess deaths are defined as the number of people who have died from all causes, in excess of the expected number of deaths for a given place and time.Deaths from circul...
A regular visitor to Tagaytay told me that the crowd was significantly bigger yesterday morning.So far, however, he said most of the visitors – on motorcycles and in private cars – seemed to be there mainly for sightseeing. Except for a handful of well-known restaurants, the dining establishments are still struggling or are shuttered for good.His former regular sources of salted egg and native delicacies remain closed; there is no indication if the closures are permanent.Now that we’ve seen how much is lost when tourism grinds to a halt, we should also have a greater appreciation of how much t...
Horse racing: Everest just out of reach for Bivouac and Godolphin
Dubai: Having won most of the major prizes around the world, Godolphin were looking to add the A$15 million Everest to their glittering trophy collection, but had to settle for a second-place after Bivouac streaked home late to finish more than two lengths behind winner, Classique Legend.Ridden by Glen Boss, best known for riding Makybe Diva to victory in three consecutive Melbourne Cups, Bivouac raced at the back of the 12-runner field for most of the six-furlong trip before making his bid with a furlong to run.The acceleration was there as the four-year-old trained by James Cummings found a ...
Suning breaks losing streak versus JD Gaming in Worlds 2020
Suning won when it mattered the most.
Suning pulled off a major upset over JD Gaming in the 2020 World Championship, securing a spot in semifinals.Suning has defeated JD Gaming for the first time since 2018. The LPL third seed finally broke its losing streak versus JDG when it mattered the most. Suning is advancing and will face the winner between Fnatic and TOP Esports.Suning, the dark horse at Worlds 2020If there’s one team no one believed could make it past quarterfinals, it’s Suning. Ahead of the tournament, analysts were quick to discard Suning and labeled it as the weakest LPL representative at Worlds. The team lacked big na...
October Fiesta celebration continues with Delishvery
The global pandemic may have cancelled most of the important occasions earlier in the year, but Resorts World Manila’s annual October Fiesta celebrations carry on. Like most things this 2020, you can still enjoy iced-cold beers and chug along with friends virtually via e-sessions in the comforts of your homes.Exclusive October Fiesta packages of beer pairings are now available for delivery right at your doorstep via Delishvery. For a small group, you can opt for Package A with bar grubs that include one (1) serving of Shrimp Salted Egg Popcorn, a plate of Roasted Pork Sisig, and six (6) mini-s...