NEW YORK, USA: New York's glitzy, multi-million-dollar Fashion Week will be booted out of Lincoln Center for causing disruption to an adjacent park, under a legal settlement between the city and local activists.
24 Dec 2014 10:51
PARIS, FRANCE: French retail giant Carrefour said on Thursday, 18 December 2014, it has sold 10% of its Brazilian subsidiary to local billionaire Abilio Diniz for 525 million euros ($650 million).
22 Dec 2014 11:04
BERLIN, GERMANY: Workers went on strike at German sites of Amazon on Monday, 15 December 2014, to increase pressure on the US online retail giant during the busy Christmas period in a long-running pay dispute.
18 Dec 2014 11:14
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple's website was swamped Friday, 12 September, in what appeared to be a record-setting buying binge fueled by smartphone buyers' desire for large-screen iPhones.
15 Sep 2014 09:58
LONDON: British group Kingfisher, Europe's biggest home-improvements retailer, announced on Wednesday, 10 September, that French national Veronique Laury is to become its chief executive officer, replacing Ian Cheshire who is retiring.
15 Sep 2014 09:45
DHAKA: More than 200 garment factories have shut down in Bangladesh since the country's worst industrial disaster prompted a massive clean-up of the world's second-largest textile sector, an industry group said Thursday, 11 September.
15 Sep 2014 09:35
TOKYO, JAPAN: The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner is claimed to have more suction than any other robot vacuum.
5 Sep 2014 08:40
DüSSELDORF, GERMANY: Grohe has launched a new showroom experience, which puts its spa products centre stage and invites visitors to be inspired in an oasis of indulgence.
10 Jul 2014 09:36
MADRID, SPAIN: Off/On Commerce Day 2014 will be held on 16 October in Teatro Goya, Madrid
8 Jul 2014 10:29
SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA: A Russian burger chain is replacing McDonald's in Crimea.
7 Jul 2014 11:39
NEW YORK CITY, US: Fast-food chain McDonald's said yesterday its first-quarter profit dropped 5.2% amid declining sales in its key US home market, and vowed to boost global sales.
23 Apr 2014 10:56
BERLIN, GERMANY: The property listing boom of 2011-2013 may well have made way for a period of consolidation but new listings have not dried up completely‚ with German property player Sirius Real Estate looking to make its debut on the JSE later this year.
By Joan Muller 24 Mar 2014 12:25