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AstraZeneca snaps up Alexion for $39B in a leap toward CEO’s $40B revenue goal – Fierce Pharma

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Written by Angus Liu

Just when Gilead Sciences’ $21 billion acquisition of Immunomedics looked to be 2020’s biggest biopharma deal, AstraZeneca came up with an even larger one—and it involves one of the industry’s top takeover targets.

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Three Elements of Successful Corporate Social Justice Initiatives – Sloan Review

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Written by Luca Servodio and Latia Curry

As the National Basketball Association prepares to tip off its 2020-21 season later this month, fans are still feeling the excitement of the historic season gone by. From LeBron James’s record-breaking accomplishments on …

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Job Outlook for Consultants 2021 – Management Consulted

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The management consulting job outlook for 2021 is something thousands of ambitious new graduates – and experienced industry hands – are looking forward to with anticipation and concern. The consulting job market has been improving steadily year over year for a decade, …

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Putnam Perspectives: How One of Vault’s Top Consultancies for Firm Culture Empowered a Remote Workforce During COVID-19 – Vault

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Written by Stephan Maldonado

To quote a partner at Putnam Associates, one of the industry’s top healthcare consultancies, “our product is our people and the culture is what defines the quality of that product.” As a firm that consistently ranks …

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Retailers are eager to hire if you’re a digital whizz – Reuters

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Written by Sonya Dowsett, Melissa Fares, Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

Even as retailers lay off hundreds of thousands of workers globally in response to the pandemic, they are seeking to capitalise on a consumer rush online.

They are recruiting e-commerce experts to …

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Macy’s may temporarily close more stores as Covid cases climb and threaten crucial holiday shopping season, CEO says – CNBC

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Written by Lauren Thomas

Macy’s could face more temporary store closures as coronavirus cases rise rapidly across the U.S., impeding its recovery and the all-important holiday shopping season, executives said Thursday.

“Covid is surging again across the country,” CEO Jeff …

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Apple’s secret weapon in AR is right in front of us – CNET

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Written by Scott Stein

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, Apple will reportedly unveil an augmented- or mixed-reality headset. Apple hasn’t discussed any headgear yet. But augmented reality is alive and well on the iPhone — and it’s getting better fast.

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Moderna, Pfizer report success with Covid vaccines. Here’s what happens next – Boston Business Journal

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Written by Allison DeAngelis

Here’s a look at the key questions for Moderna and Pfizer’s Covid vaccine applications.

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Aetna executive Karen S. Lynch will become CEO of CVS Health – Hartford Courant

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Written by Kenneth R. Gosselin and Stephen Singer

Karen S. Lynch, Aetna’s top executive in Hartford, will take over as the next president and CEO of CVS Health Corp., placing her among the most high-profile female leaders not only in …

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Amazon Expands Push Into Health Care With Online Pharmacy – Bloomberg

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Written by Angelica LaVito and Matt Day

Amazon.com Inc. unveiled its biggest push into selling prescription drugs with the launch of a digital pharmacy and discounts for paying U.S. Prime members that sent shock waves through shares of drugstore chains …

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