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Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI

French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain...

17 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board

European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...

11 Oct 2018

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With its purchase of Whole Foods, is Amazon's goal to revolutionise food distribution?

On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...

By Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018

FRANCE

Pieces fall into place for new Hyperloop test track in France

Startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has been quite busy signing deals to explore the potential of high-speed transport routes all around the world, but has little in the way of functioning prototypes and test tracks to show for it...

By Nick Lavars 17 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

FRANCE

Toys R Us to remove toy guns from French stores

PARIS - Toys R Us said on Friday it will remove from its shelves toy guns and other kids' toys in France that could confuse police in light of the Paris attacks...

23 Nov 2015

FRANCE

Zara fires French employees for barring woman wearing headscarf

PARIS - Zara fired two employees from a French store on Tuesday after social media outrage over a woman being denied entry for wearing a Muslim headscarf...

18 Nov 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

You can't get any closer to Cannes!

You can't find a more A-list advertising crowd gathered in a more desirable location than at the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Neither can you find a wider variety of cutting-edge events, speakers or topics on offer...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2015

FRANCE

Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...

22 Apr 2015

FRANCE

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...

17 Apr 2015

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