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A bold move by China:  Release of its own Cryptocurrency

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People’s Bank of China, China’s Central Bank is very close to release its own Cryptocurrency. Mu Changchun, Deputy Director PBOC said the Institution is working on the currency since last five years. Now Virtual currency is almost ready to release.

PBOC would launch its cryptocurrency through a two-tier system. Under the system, PBOC and other commercial banks would be the legitimate issuers of cryptocurrency. Its release will boost the cryptocurrency and bitcoins prices.

The release of cryptocurrency will make it easier for consumers and businesses to make and receive payment digitally. This will be done by swapping their yuan for digital money. However, PBOC can easily track their money changes hands.

PBOC is not alone in adopting the idea as Sweden’s Riksbank is also looking for the same. Not only the countries, Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter are also looking to release their own Cryptocurrency and bitcoins. Among them, Facebook is planning to release “Libra “, its own digital currency by the mid of next year.

According to sources, the state-owned bank of china posted an article about the pro-bitcoin infographic on its website. In the article, the bank explained about the history of bitcoins and how cryptocurrencies work.

Technology to be used for China’s Cryptocurrency

Generally, Blockchain or distributed ledger technology is used to underpin cryptocurrency like bitcoins. But china’s cryptocurrency concept would not rely on Blockchain exclusively. Instead of that, neutral technology would decide to use- said Mu Changchun.

On this, Mati Greenspan, senior market analyst at eToro said it’s difficult to understand this concept that is completely different from the known cryptocurrency concepts.

An Intention behind releasing China’s Cryptocurrency

Mu Changchun pointed out the PBOC’s intention behind releasing cryptocurrency. This digital currency would replace M0, or cash in circulation, rather than M2, which generate credit and monetary policy.

It is also intended to give Beijing more control over its financial system. Further, it supports yuan’s circulation and internationalization.

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Steve Murphy has handled various businesses throughout his career and has a deep domain knowledge. He founded Report Door in an attempt to bring the latest news to its readers. He is glued to the stock market most of the times and just loves being in touch with the developments in the business world.

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Amazon Will Soon Launch a New Grocery Store in Los Angeles

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Amazon confirmed to open a new grocery store in Los Angeles. It will totally be the new set of supermarkets or the start of the new chains. The store will be in the woodland hills community, opens by some time next year.

This new store won’t be like Whole Foods but a competition against Target and Walmart. The Whole Food grocery chain was bought by Amazon in 2017 for $13.7 billion.

Amazon company didn’t mention anything about the locations it would be open, pricing, and brand name. However, the company has cleared about the checkout process that CheckOut will not be via Amazon Go Technology. In that Technology, customers didn’t wait in line to checkout, instead, it will be conventional like other grocery stores.

Till now, the company has only finalized the one location in the roughly $800 billion US grocery market. And even after its Whole Foods deal, Amazon remains a small player and rival Walmart is the leader.

This is how opening a new grocery store will help Amazon:

It will help Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer in reinforcing customer loyalty. As people are habitual to shop at a local store every week, it will increase the revenue growth of the company.

Overall this work will offer new competition to Kroger, SuperValu, and many other supermarket chains.

The grocery business will offer razor-thin margins, Amazon to lower prices while still trying to bring in a profit.

When it comes to grocery shopping, we know customers love choice, that’s distinct from Whole Foods Market. It will continue to grow and remain the leader in quality natural and organic food said Amazon’s spokesperson.

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Disney+ will be a Big Project of Walt Disney: It will stream Marvel shows

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Disney has decided to step towards the launch of Disney+ with streaming Marvel shows. Walt Disney has to face huge competition with Netflix. 

Many well-established companies have decided this too and failed in the internet age. However, Disney believes they won’t be one of them. Disney promised to show full original content to their consumers. And Consumers are actually waiting for the launch of Disney+. 

In 1923, when Disney started, they never imagined anything like Netflix. But now, everything is here, they are bringing everyone’s favorite characters for the launch. 

Like, The Mandalorian, is speculated to be the first premiere on the platform. The show will be based on the Star Wars universe about an interplanetary bounty hunter. With this, disney+ will be about streaming content for characters in the Marvel Universe. 

Disney is spending too much to make Disney+ a huge success

To create all this content and streaming services, Disney is actually spending millions. All the Star Wars series and the Marvel movies will be available on the Platform. 

The company’s budget for 2020 is nearly $1 billion dollars. Out of this budget, the maximum share belongs to the Marvel shows. 

Sources revealed that there will be three marvel shows will be released on the platform. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Hawkeye, and WandaVision will be in the Marvel Universe. Each show is reported to cost up to $25 million per episode. Accordingly $500 million will be the cost of 20 episodes. However, The Mandalorian will cost up to nearly $15million per episode.

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Is Chick-fil-A’s popularity at stake?

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As per the reports, a newly released Drive-Thru performance study from QSR Magazine discloses the restaurants with the slowest and fastest average drive-thru times. As per the study customers usually, spend about an average of about 255 seconds or say 4.25 minutes while waiting in drive-thru lines between the speaker and the order window.

At Chick-fil-A, as per the study customers tends to wait for about 323 seconds or say 5.4 minutes. The report further says that the main cause behind this isn’t the poor service, but the demand. QSR Magazine is said to accurately measure a drive-thru wait using a mystery shopping and market research company in order to collect the data.

As per QSR’s methodology, each order was standardized to the main item, side item and drink, along with a minor special request, such as no ice, etc.

It’s said that the average wait time, he period between giving an order and receiving the food grew by more than a minute this summer from the previous one, as per the industry publication QSR, that is said to partner with a third party to test drive-thru service annually.

Chick-Fil-A has upped their level of the fast-food game by posting their team members outside, to take orders and payment from customers on their iPads while they wait. Breitbart News also reported that the fast-food chain had doubled its overall sales in recent years, despite protests against the restaurant because of its support for traditional marriage and Christian values.

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