27 July 2016 in Food

American Mondelez plans to storm the Chinese chocolate market with its Milka brand. It will quite a challenge as the Chinese consumer is not particularly chocolate-minded.

27 July 2016 in Food

American fast food company McDonald's' second quarter turnover dropped, mainly because of the strong dollar. On a like-for-like basis, there was turnover growth.

27 July 2016 in Algemeen

Holland & Barrett and Tesco will join forces in the United Kingdom: a section of Holland & Barrett's product range will be for sale in Tesco stores, in their own shop-in-shops.

27 July 2016 in Mode

Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons will become American fashion label Calvin Klein's new creative director, tasked with a thorough update for the brand. Previously, Simons worked for Dior.

27 July 2016 in Mode

Godfried Brenninkmeijer, who was in control of clothing store chain C&A's Dutch division in the 70's and 80's, passed away. The Brenninkmeijer family founded C&A in 1841 and still owns the chain.

26 July 2016 in Elektronica

In the first half of its current fiscal year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has sold 25 % more smartphones than last year. In absolute numbers (60 million smartphones), Huawei is getting ever closer to Apple and Samsung.

26 July 2016 in Food

In the first half of its fiscal year, Dutch food company Wessanen has experienced a turnover growth of 8 % and even 8.5 % in the second quarter.

26 July 2016 in Food

AB InBev has decided to increase its SABMiller bid by a pound to 45 pounds per share, after SABMiller's major shareholders asked for an increased bid: they felt the Brexit had devaluated the original bid.

25 July 2016 in Algemeen

Kurt Staelens, who used to be bankrupted Macintosh' CEO, will start working for American Sears, where he will take charge of the Living and Shoes division.

25 July 2016 in Mode

G-III Apparel Group acquired fashion company Donna Karan, previously owned by luxury group LVMH. Now, it will become the property of a company which owns the licenses to brands like Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.

Food

American Mondelez plans to storm the Chinese chocolate market with its Milka brand. It will quite a challenge as the Chinese consumer is not particularly chocolate-minded.

Fashion

Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons will become American fashion label Calvin Klein's new creative director, tasked with a thorough update for the brand. Previously, Simons worked for Dior.

  • Godfried Brenninkmeijer, who was in control of clothing store chain C&A's Dutch division in the 70's and 80's, passed away. The Brenninkmeijer family founded C&A in 1841 and still owns the chain.

  • G-III Apparel Group acquired fashion company Donna Karan, previously owned by luxury group LVMH. Now, it will become the property of a company which owns the licenses to brands like Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.

  • Shoe brand Birkenstock decided to no longer sell its products on Amazon, because it feels there are too many counterfeit items on the American platform.

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