BTS Becomes A Major Moneymaker For South Korea

BTS Becomes A Major Moneymaker For South Korea

BTS, a seven-member South Korean boy band from Seoul. The band has sold millions of albums and is one of the most-watched artists on YouTube. Not to mention their stadium shows around the globe have quickly sold out. Should BTS maintain their popularity, they could generate $37 billion in economic value for South Korea over the next 10 years./ CNBC news video. Midtown Tribune Business.

Read More

The Business Of Amazon Shipping Boxes

The Business Of Amazon Shipping Boxes

Cardboard boxes are a really big deal in the U.S. Amazon alone shipped over 5 billion packages through Prime in 2017. But as Amazon moves to plastic mailers and paper mailers the corrugated box market is bracing for the fallout. There are other players in the space but today the four big cardboard box manufacturers that dominate the market are International Paper, WestRock, Packaging Corporation of America and Georgia-Pacific. CNBC news video.Midtown Tribune business

Read More

The Light of The Future Is Alive

The Light of The Future Is Alive

French startup Glowee is rethinking lighting by harnessing ‘bioluminescence’ – light produced by living organisms, like jellyfish or fireflies. With lighting accounting for up to 30% of global electricity consumption, CEO and founder Sandra Rey has been looking to nature to inspire how biological lighting systems might help humans use energy better. Bloomberg video.

Read More

USA > Marijuana has become big business.

USA > Marijuana has become big business.

As marijuana has been legalized in states across the country, investors have identified a major business opportunity. Still, the cannabis market isn’t all easy money. In California, new companies are scaling up operations, but some smaller ones fight to survive, challenged by the new regulations that accompany legalization and stiffer competition. PBS news video.New York Midtown Tribune news.

Read More
1 2 3 7