Danske Bank A/S’s new Chief Executive Officer Thomas Borgen criticized what he called unsatisfactory investor returns over the past half-decade and vowed to improve the bank’s performance by winning back customers.
Ryanair Holdings Plc aims to become more user-friendly with a simpler website and cooperation with travel agents, in a cultural revolution for the airline that pioneered low-cost travel with minimal customer service.
High technology, once again, is packed with battles for market supremacy. Amazon.com Inc. is introducing a tablet computer that takes aim at market leader Apple Inc. Another prominent showdown involves Netflix Inc.’s efforts to capture the lead in online movie streaming.
Televisions reaching consumers this year will be able to tell what audiences are watching and relay the information to marketers over the Web, opening the door to new ad revenue as well as privacy concerns.
SoftBank Corp. will compete to provide Americans with broadband and wireless telecommunications service following approval by the Federal Communications Commission of its bid to buy Sprint Nextel Corp.