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SOUTH AFRICA

Black Friday gets claws into SA's net shoppers

No country embraces Black Friday more than South Africa, if international discounts website picodi.com's statistics are anything to go by...

By Wendy Knowler 24 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Steinhoff investors ask to join Dutch lawsuit

The Dutch Investors Association (VEB) says it has been approached by many South African-registered Steinhoff shareholders interested in participating in its class action against Steinhoff...

By Ann Crotty 12 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Online shopping spree buys Deutsche Post more profit

Growth in online shopping continued to provide a bonanza for German logistics group Deutsche Post in the third quarter, the firm reported, confirming its forecast for the full year...

9 Nov 2017

EUROPE

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers EUR33m

Europe's contaminated egg scare, triggered by the presence of the insecticide fipronil in eggs, has cost Dutch poultry farmers at least €33m ($39m), according to a preliminary estimate...

24 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...

By Lisa Jack 17 Aug 2017

AUSTRIA

Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany...

15 Aug 2017

GERMANY

PMI to invest $320m into German Heets production facility

Philip Morris International (PMI) will invest approximately $320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce Heets...

22 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year...

26 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Third quarter bears e-commerce boon for Deutsche Post

FRANKFURT - Logistics provider Deutsche Post beat expectations on Tuesday by delivering strong third-quarter results, with online shopping continuing to bolster its bottom line...

8 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#IFA16: Waterproof gadgets make a splash at Berlin tech fair

From smartphones that can survive a dip in the sink to sweat-resistant earphones and floating speakers for your next pool party...

5 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Euro 2016 boots Adidas sales higher

BERLIN - A year of high-profile sports sponsorship has so far paid off for Adidas, with sales at its core brand up 25 percent thanks to events including the Euro 2016 football tournament...

5 Aug 2016

GERMANY

Lufthansa hands over "Robert Koch" evacuation aircraft

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, GERMANY: More than 700 Lufthansa employees volunteer as crew for aid flights; globally unique treatment facility on board...

4 Dec 2014

GERMANY

TomTom's new Pro 8 series driver terminals

HANOVER, GERMANY: TomTom Telematics has launched it its new PRO 8 series driver terminals at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, which it claims will revolutionise the possibilities and impact of Fleet Management on the business processes of clients in all industries.

25 Sep 2014

GERMANY

Uber's services halted in Germany

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: The controversial but popular car pick-up service Uber has hit a roadblock after a German court slapped it with an injunction on the grounds it lacks the necessary legal permits to operate its services.

3 Sep 2014

GERMANY

Amazon strike hits Germany

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff in an long-running wage dispute.

1 Apr 2014

GERMANY

Emerging markets drive up global car sales

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Rising demand for more mobility in emerging countries is driving up global sales of new vehicles, making up for falling sales in Europe, the world automakers' federation OICA said on Wednesday (11 September).

12 Sep 2013

GERMANY

Audi reports record sales for 2012

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Vehicle manufacturer Audi, the top-of-the-range subsidiary of Volkswagen, reported record sales in 2012 and hopes to achieve further growth this year.

13 Mar 2013

GERMANY

BMW claims record sales for 2012

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German top-of-the-range car manufacturer BMW sold a record 1.8m vehicles in 2012 according to the company's chief financial officer Friedrich Eichiner.

28 Dec 2012

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