6 May 2016 in Mode

COO Jonathan Ramsden handed in his resignation at Abercrombie & Fitch. On 15 June, he will quit the company that has no CEO since Mike Jeffries left at the end of 2014.

6 May 2016 in Food

Starting this summer, American newspaper New York Times will start selling ingredients for recipes it posts on its website. To that end, it will collaborate with start-up Chef'd, which will take care of the deliveries.

6 May 2016 in Food

Denmark is considering a tax on food that contributes to climate change in an attempt to sway consumers towards less harmful food. Particularly beef will become the victim of this possible new tax.

6 May 2016 in Algemeen

According to the European Central Bank, the eurozone economy is still growing, in its recovery following the crisis. The ECB does point out however that there are still several factors slowing down growth.

6 May 2016 in m-Tail

In the first quarter of 2016, Chinese online giant Alibaba's turnover grew nearly 40 %, which means it trumps expectations and shows that it is not bothered by China's slower growth.

4 May 2016 in Algemeen

The European Court of Justice has given the European Union permission to outlaw all menthol cigarettes from 2020 onward. Poland and Romania had filed a complaint against that future ban, but to no avail.

4 May 2016 in Food

Belgian-Brazilian beer brewer AB InBev has not been able to meet expectations in the first quarter, mainly because of disappointing Brazilian sales. Preparations for the SABMiller merger have also had their impact on profit numbers.

4 May 2016 in Food

German food group Lekkerland has seen its European turnover grow 4.2 % last year, to 12.484 billion euro.

4 May 2016 in Mode

German Adidas is looking for buyers for its Taylormade-Adidas Golf, Adams and Ashworth's golfing brands, as golf's popularity dwindles and these brands have hampered the sporting company's turnover for a while now.

4 May 2016 in Elektronica

Smartwatch sales have more than tripled in the first quarter of 2016, compared to a year ago: that boils down to more than four million smartwatches in the past three months.

Food

Starting this summer, American newspaper New York Times will start selling ingredients for recipes it posts on its website. To that end, it will collaborate with start-up Chef'd, which will take care of the deliveries.

Fashion

COO Jonathan Ramsden handed in his resignation at Abercrombie & Fitch. On 15 June, he will quit the company that has no CEO since Mike Jeffries left at the end of 2014.

  • German Adidas is looking for buyers for its Taylormade-Adidas Golf, Adams and Ashworth's golfing brands, as golf's popularity dwindles and these brands have hampered the sporting company's turnover for a while now.

  • German fashion label Hugo Boss experienced a weak first quarter: turnover and profit were both lower than expected, leading the company to look for new ways to cut costs.

  • The American branch of animal rights organization PETA has recently become one of Prada's most remarkable shareholders. This means it is now able to attend the company's annual general assembly of shareholders.

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