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Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

GERMANY

PMI to invest $320m into German Heets production facility

Philip Morris International (PMI) will invest approximately $320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce Heets

22 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year

26 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Third quarter bears e-commerce boon for Deutsche Post

FRANKFURT - Logistics provider Deutsche Post beat expectations on Tuesday by delivering strong third-quarter results, with online shopping continuing to bolster its bottom line

8 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#IFA16: Waterproof gadgets make a splash at Berlin tech fair

From smartphones that can survive a dip in the sink to sweat-resistant earphones and floating speakers for your next pool party

5 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Euro 2016 boots Adidas sales higher

BERLIN - A year of high-profile sports sponsorship has so far paid off for Adidas, with sales at its core brand up 25 percent thanks to events including the Euro 2016 football tournament

5 Aug 2016

GERMANY

Lufthansa hands over "Robert Koch" evacuation aircraft

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, GERMANY: More than 700 Lufthansa employees volunteer as crew for aid flights; globally unique treatment facility on board

4 Dec 2014

GERMANY

TomTom's new Pro 8 series driver terminals

HANOVER, GERMANY: TomTom Telematics has launched it its new PRO 8 series driver terminals at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, which it claims will revolutionise the possibilities and impact of Fleet Management on the business processes of clients in all industries.

25 Sep 2014

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

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

GERMANY

Emerging markets drive up global car sales

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Rising demand for more mobility in emerging countries is driving up global sales of new vehicles, making up for falling sales in Europe, the world automakers' federation OICA said on Wednesday (11 September).

12 Sep 2013

GERMANY

Audi reports record sales for 2012

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Vehicle manufacturer Audi, the top-of-the-range subsidiary of Volkswagen, reported record sales in 2012 and hopes to achieve further growth this year.

13 Mar 2013

GERMANY

BMW claims record sales for 2012

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German top-of-the-range car manufacturer BMW sold a record 1.8m vehicles in 2012 according to the company's chief financial officer Friedrich Eichiner.

28 Dec 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

ANDORRA

Travel & tourism report focuses on moving beyond the downturn

ANDORRA: Switzerland, Germany and France have the most attractive environments for developing the travel and tourism industry, according to the fourth Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, just released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 (GTF) held in Andorra. Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Spain and Singapore complete the top 10.

9 Mar 2011

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