UK issues allergy warning over Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, I have no case to answer, Maina tells Court and more
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Sony bets on pandemic gaming boom to boost new Playstation sales
Sony bets on pandemic gaming boom to boost new Playstation sales. Sony's newest game console, the Playstation 5, goes on sale today in countries including the US, Canada, Australia and Japan. The Japanese company is hoping for record sales, as gaming revenues have climbed during the coronavirus pandemic.
EU new car sales collapse 76% in April
New car registrations in the European Union fell by 76 percent in April, the largest fall on record, as lockdown measures hit production and sales. Figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association show the slump was particularly pronounced in Spain and Italy, where registrations fell by over 97 percent. Also today, the UK saw a jump in unemployment claims in April, despite 7.5 million workers being covered by the British government's pandemic income support scheme.
Mushin Leather Market: Inside Nigeria's untapped leather treasure
Guardian TV takes a look at inside one of Nigeria's biggest leather market, Mushin. The market which started with about five people on Wey street today has expanded and grow to become an all commerce market where over 300 shops sell different leather materials.
Amazon workforce surges for holiday spree
Amazon says it added some 250,000 employees to handle operations for "record" holiday sales. The full and part-time seasonal employees were added in Amazon's "fulfillment network," the sprawling system of warehouses and delivery operations, according to the company, which now has a workforce of 750,000.
What to expect from China's Data Dump
China is set to release May data on retail sales, investment, and production. In the data investors will look for how the Chinese economy has held up amid trade tensions and how successful the government's stimulus measures have been.
New tariffs loom over the holidays
Hun Quach, vice president of international trade at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, discusses how the impending tariffs on Chinese goods are impacting U.S. retail sales.
TV Networks tackle declining Ad sales
TV networks including ESPN are bracing for a drop in advertising revenue for football games in the coming season, which could drag down sales growth for sports broadcasts overall, advertising and television executives say.
Early Black Friday sales kick off in Nigeria
Nigeria's retail sector is gearing up for a boost as Black Friday sales have kicked off across the country. Paul Midy, CEO Jumia Travel joins CNBC Africa to discuss its impact on the travel ecosystem in Nigeria.