EU prolongs agricultural support measures for another year

EU prolongs agricultural support measures for another year

31/07/2015 in Food

The European Union has confirmed it will prolong the measures for all farmers struck by the Russian trade boycott for another year. The support program will now continue until June 2016 at least.

British Halfords opens online marketplace

British Halfords opens online marketplace

31/07/2015 in General

British chain Halfords has launched an online marketplace in the United Kingdom which gives several partners an opportunity to sell their products in their own "booth" at Halfords' web shop.

Mondelez performed better than expected

Mondelez performed better than expected

31/07/2015 in Food

Mondelez International has been able to limit its continuous turnover drop better than expected in the second quarter. Higher prices and fewer costs have helped the company (a little) to resist the strong dollar's impact.

Meal delivery service Deliveroo seeks further European expansion

Meal delivery service Deliveroo seeks further European expansion

31/07/2015 in Food

Meal delivery service Deliveroo, which delivers meals from top-notch restaurants, aims to expand its European operations. The London-based service currently has some 100,000 customers, but a 70 million dollar capital injection should enable further e...

Carrefour's profit soared in the first half of 2015

Carrefour's profit soared in the first half of 2015

31/07/2015 in General

French supermarket chain Carrefour has made a significantly bigger profit in the first half of 2015 compared to the year before, with particularly its South American business performing very well.

Ahold USA joins Fair Food Program

Ahold USA joins Fair Food Program

31/07/2015 in Food

Ahold USA has joined the Fair Food Program, meant to help improve the lives of agricultural workers across the nation. It will specifically focus on workers in the tomato industry.

Nokia moves into the world of virtual reality cameras

Nokia moves into the world of virtual reality cameras

30/07/2015 in Electronics

The one part of Nokia that Microsoft didn't acquire, Nokia Technologies, will soon launch a camera that allows consumers to shoot videos that can be used with virtual reality headsets.

Spar searches for sustainable supermarket formula

Spar searches for sustainable supermarket formula

30/07/2015 in Food

Supermarket chain Spar is currently developing a formula for a sustainable supermarket, together with 28 students from the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in Austria.

Samsung and MasterCard to launch Apple Pay competitor in Europe

Samsung and MasterCard to launch Apple Pay competitor in Europe

30/07/2015 in General

Samsung has revealed its plans to also launch its Samsung Pay payment service, co-developed by MasterCard, in Europe. The system allows customers to perform mobile payments easily using their Samsung smartphone. ...

AB InBev cannot live up to expectations

AB InBev cannot live up to expectations

30/07/2015 in Food

Belgian beer group AB InBev has under-performed across the board in the second quarter, below what analysts had expected. The biggest brewery group in the world couldn't reach last year's extremely high level, which it owed to the World Cup football...

Food

Mondelez performed better than expected

Mondelez performed better than expected

Mondelez International has been able to limit its continuous turnover drop better than expected in...

Fashion

LVMH exceeds expectations

LVMH exceeds expectations

French LVMH, the company which owns brands like Louis Vuitton, has experienced a very strong...