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Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Monitor emotional imprint of customer experience to manage customer loyalty
Monitor emotional imprint of customer experience to manage customer loyalty

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: GfK is promoting a major new approach that addresses the acknowledged gap between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty...

20 Nov 2014 12:15

GERMANY

Google sees Amazon as its biggest competition
Google sees Amazon as its biggest competition

BERLIN, GERMANY: Google boss Eric Schmidt said his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce company Amazon, and not from other search engines.

14 Oct 2014 09:10

GERMANY

German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon
German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Germany's book publishers are ready to face down competition from online retailer Amazon as the retailer is probed by the European Union of its tax deals, pricing disputes and market dominance.

8 Oct 2014 09:38

GERMANY

Rocket Internet loses value in IPO
Rocket Internet loses value in IPO

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's ambitious start-up platform Rocket Internet made its high-profile arrival on the Frankfurt stock market on Thursday, 2 October, but got off to a disappointing start as shares slumped in early trading.

3 Oct 2014 10:25

GERMANY

German papers ridicule Oettinger for comments
German papers ridicule Oettinger for comments

BERLIN, GERMANY: German newspapers have ridiculed incoming EU Digital Commissioner Guenther Oettinger after he blamed "stupid" celebrities for having their private nude pictures hacked and spread online.

1 Oct 2014 11:10

GERMANY

Sky Deutschland against BSkyB offer
Sky Deutschland against BSkyB offer

BERLIN, GERMANY: German pay-TV channel Sky Deutschland's management and supervisory board recommended that shareholders reject a purchase offer by Britain's satellite TV group BSkyB.

18 Sep 2014 10:02

GERMANY

Samsung's new 'phablets' and smartwatch
Samsung's new 'phablets' and smartwatch

BERLIN, GERMANY: South Korean company Samsung unveiled the next generation of its "phablet" and "smartwatch" gadgets at the IFA consumer electronics fair along with a virtual reality headset the Samsung VR.

4 Sep 2014 10:17

GERMANY

Uber's services halted in 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 09:45

GERMANY

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers
Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014 09:02

GERMANY

Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row
Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany debated retaliatory measures against the United States on Tuesday after reports of an alleged double agent stoked still smouldering public anger over the NSA scandal.

9 Jul 2014 11:56

GERMANY

German publishers lodge complaint against Amazon
German publishers lodge complaint against Amazon

BERLIN, GERMANY Germany's booksellers and publishers said they had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet company Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.

25 Jun 2014 09:27

GERMANY

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings
Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014 07:19

GERMANY

Criminal probe into Merkel phone snooping
Criminal probe into Merkel phone snooping

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's federal prosecutors have opened an investigation over alleged snooping on Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone by the US National Security Agency (NSA).

6 Jun 2014 09:15

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA Services to launch in July in Frankfurt
WAN-IFRA Services to launch in July in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: A new entity, WAN-IFRA Services, will launch in July in Frankfurt, Germany to deliver business and technology related services.

15 Apr 2014 14:43

GERMANY

Amazon strike hits 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 08:17

GERMANY

Britain, Germany to collaborate on 5G mobile network
Britain, Germany to collaborate on 5G mobile network

HANOVER, GERMANY: Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-technology fair.

11 Mar 2014 08:42

GERMANY

German recluse launches website on 'Nazi art' trove
German recluse launches website on 'Nazi art' trove

BERLIN, GERMANY: The elderly German son of a Nazi-era art dealer has launched a website with information about an art trove discovered at his home, suspected to contain Nazi-looted works.

18 Feb 2014 09:09

GERMANY

German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities
German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.

29 Jan 2014 09:01

GERMANY

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014 08:19

GERMANY

Germany says 16m email accounts compromised
Germany says 16m email accounts compromised

BERLIN, GERMANY: German authorities said the digital identities of 16m online users had been stolen, compromising their email accounts, linked social media and other services.

23 Jan 2014 08:11

GERMANY

SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners
SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52

GERMANY

Fifty free places up for grabs in Red Dot Award registration
Fifty free places up for grabs in Red Dot Award registration

ESSEN, GERMANY: On 11 December 2013, career-starters have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free registrations to the 2014 Red Dot Award: Product Design.

10 Dec 2013 07:59

GERMANY

Grey opens new office in Berlin
Grey opens new office in Berlin

BERLIN, GERMANY: In January 2014, Grey will open a new digital hybrid office in Berlin. It will be a digital hybrid agency for integrated brand management - Oliver Handlos and Matthias Meusel head up the new office.

4 Dec 2013 14:37

GERMANY

Deutsche Telekom sells 70% stake in Scout24 for €1.5bn
Deutsche Telekom sells 70% stake in Scout24 for €1.5bn

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has agreed to sell Scout24, which owns the online classified portals ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, for €1.5bn.

22 Nov 2013 07:24

GERMANY

Germany puts 590 works from Nazi art trove online
Germany puts 590 works from Nazi art trove online

BERLIN - Germany will catalogue online from this week 590 artworks thought to have been looted by the Nazis that is part of a vast art treasure trove found in a garbage-strewn flat.

18 Nov 2013 09:33

GERMANY

Hope of an end to European crisis
Hope of an end to European crisis

Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the third quarter of 2013; as consumer confidence grows, advertising and marketing budgets could be set to grow.

28 Oct 2013 06:43

GERMANY

Holocaust memorial app launches in Germany
Holocaust memorial app launches in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: Smartphones in Germany are now delivering messages from the past, with a new app launched on Wednesday, 23 October, that shows the names and pictures of Holocaust victims or people walking past their former homes.

24 Oct 2013 11:26

GERMANY

Bookshops in Europe take stand against Internet rivalry
Bookshops in Europe take stand against Internet rivalry

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: European bookshops are taking a stand against competition from the Internet, boosted by a renaissance in independent stores and their enhanced know-how despite still facing a difficult climate, industry analysts say.

14 Oct 2013 07:14

GERMANY

World Publishing Expo opens with debate on future of news media
World Publishing Expo opens with debate on future of news media

BERLIN, GERMANY: The World Publishing Expo opened in Berlin yesterday with a frank discussion on the future of news media by two industry leaders. (Video)

8 Oct 2013 09:48

GERMANY

Publishing start-ups crowd world's biggest book fair

BERLIN, GERMANY: A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair, opening in Germany on Wednesday.

7 Oct 2013 11:41

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