Burberry reinstates dividend as revenues begin to recover

Burberry restored its dividend to pre-pandemic levels as the British luxury group said revenues were starting to rebound, albeit more slowly than among its biggest competitors. The brand, famous for its iconic tartan checks and trench coat, highlighted a “strong recovery” in the second half of the year, in Thursday’s …

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Get a bang, take a day off – or three

Medical personnel vaccinate a citizen in central Seoul on Thursday. [YONHAP] Some of the biggest Korean companies, including Samsung and LG, have decided to give employees paid time off when they get their Covid-19 vaccine – up to three days. Samsung Electronics, Korea’s largest company by market capitalization, announced internally …

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Thai FDA says vaccines don’t need WHO approval

The Tourism Authority of Thailand predicts that 129,000 tourists will arrive on the southern island of Phuket within the first 3 months of its reopening. Officials still insist the island will reopen for non-quarantine travel for foreign tourists vaccinated from July 1. And according to the Bangkok Post, the TAT …

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