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SOUTH AFRICA

Lego profit less awesome as staff build-up weighs

COPENHAGEN - Danish toy maker Lego on Tuesday reported slower sales growth and falling profits in the first half as it hired more staff and sales stalled in the Americas...

7 Sep 2016

DENMARK

'Frozen' ice castle boosts Lego profit

COPENHAGEN - Danish toy maker Lego reported Tuesday that its profits jumped by almost a third in 2015, driven by bumper sales of its range inspired by the Disney blockbuster "Frozen"...

2 Mar 2016

DENMARK

Danish journalists charged over credit card snooping

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: Danish police have charged two journalists and a leading magazine publisher over alleged payments to a rogue IT expert in return for celebrity credit card data.

15 May 2014

DENMARK

Moeller-Maersk raises €2.6bn from asset sales

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moeller-Maersk said it will sell its supermarket business for a profit of €1.9bn, the second deal in two days that will raise €2.6bn for the company.

8 Jan 2014

DENMARK

Danish bank worker fired for Facebook rant wins damages

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: A Danish bank worker who was fired for using Facebook to tell late-running customers to "go to hell" has won a dispute with her former employer, her union said on Tuesday (10 September).

11 Sep 2013

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011