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GERMANY

Grohe Spa showroom introduces Urban Jungle

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

SPAIN

Off/On Commerce Day 2014 on in October in Madrid

MADRID, SPAIN: Off/On Commerce Day 2014 will be held on 16 October in Teatro Goya, Madrid

8 Jul 2014 10:29

RUSSIA

Comrade... Good news... 'McDonald's out, "McMolotov" is in...'

SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA: A Russian burger chain is replacing McDonald's in Crimea.

7 Jul 2014 11:39

UNITED STATES

McDonald's profit dips as US sales slump

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

GERMANY

German property group planning to list on JSE

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

UNITED STATES

Retail: How to avoid energy wastage and manage costs

NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.

By Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014 06:55

UNITED KINGDOM

Japanese retailer Rakuten slammed over ivory and whale meat products

LONDON, UK: Japanese e-commerce retailer Rakuten is the world's largest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products, an environmental campaign group said. It said that running the advertisements for these products was akin to arming poachers.

19 Mar 2014 07:35

HONG KONG S.A.R.

'World's first' Bitcoin shop opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong amid fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency's viability and security.

4 Mar 2014 06:27

UNITED STATES

US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves

WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."

6 Feb 2014 11:40

RUSSIA

Online, is fine... But beware of cybercriminals

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: It's all about money... While online shopping and banking is growing and growing, financial transactions are top Internet security concern, says Kaspersky Lab.

23 Jan 2014 12:10

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Malt whisky sells for record-breaking US$628,000

HONG KONG: A bottle of malt whisky has gone under the hammer in Hong Kong for the record-breaking sum of HK$4.9m (US$628,205), an auction house says.

21 Jan 2014 10:31

UNITED KINGDOM

Tesco reports falling sales over key Christmas period

LONDON, UK: Tesco said that group sales dripped by 3.2% during the all-important Christmas trading period, dealing a fresh blow to Britain's biggest retailer.

10 Jan 2014 06:26

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