AB InBev opens chain of pubs

6 December 2016 in Food

AB InBev will create its very own chain of pubs, focused on its American craft beer Goose Island. The first one will open its doors later this year in London and Belgium will follow suit next year. 

Outdoor brand Patagonia donates its Black Friday proceeds to charity

6 December 2016 in Mode

American outdoor brand Patagonia has donated all of its Black Friday turnover to charity. In total, more than 9 million euro went to charity, a lot more than expected.

AB InBev owners invest in Oatly

6 December 2016 in Food

Verlinvest, the investment firm belonging to the families De Mévius and De Spoelberch (owning worldwide beer giants AB InBev), have bought Swedish manufacturer of lactose-free products Oatly. To that end, it has struck a deal with Chinese beer manufacturer Snow.

Amazon trials supermarket without cash registers

6 December 2016 in Food

Amazon is trialing a supermarket without cash registers in its home town Seattle. Currently, only staff can test the store, but regular consumers should be able to shop there next year.

Ferrero acquires Delacre and appoints new director

6 December 2016 in Food

Italian Ferrero has acquired Belgian cookie manufacturer Delacre from United Biscuits yesterday. One of the new owner's first actions was to appoint Jerome Gregoire as Delacre's new managing director.

Volkswagen launches Uber clone MOIA

5 December 2016 in Automotive

The Volkswagen group founded MOIA, a new division to focus on the on-demand transportation service meant to compete with other companies like Uber.

Companies required to issue sustainability reports by 2018

2 December 2016 in Algemeen

Content provided by EuroCommerce - As dictated by the European Non-Financial Reporting Directive, companies with more than 500 employees in Europe will have to report annually on their sustainability performance.

Child and forced labour in palm oil production

2 December 2016 in Food

A new Amnesty International report shows that human rights violations are still aplenty in the Indonesian palm oil production, destined for companies like Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.

Record turnover for Jysk thanks to new stores

1 December 2016 in Algemeen

Danish chain Jysk has reached a record turnover in its fiscal year 2015/2016, surpassing three billion euro. A huge expansion wave in the past twelve months helped its turnover surge.

Nestlé cuts sugar in chocolate by 40 %

1 December 2016 in Food

Swiss Nestlé has created a new production process that allows a 40 % decrease in sugar for its chocolate products. Starting in 2018, the process will be used for all of its products.

Food

AB InBev opens chain of pubs

AB InBev will create its very own chain of pubs, focused on its American craft beer Goose Island. The first one will open its doors later this year in London and Belgium will follow suit next year. 

  • AB InBev owners invest in Oatly

    Verlinvest, the investment firm belonging to the families De Mévius and De Spoelberch (owning worldwide beer giants AB InBev), have bought Swedish manufacturer of lactose-free products Oatly. To that end, it has struck a deal with Chinese beer manufacturer Snow.

  • Amazon trials supermarket without cash registers

    Amazon is trialing a supermarket without cash registers in its home town Seattle. Currently, only staff can test the store, but regular consumers should be able to shop there next year.

  • Ferrero acquires Delacre and appoints new director

    Italian Ferrero has acquired Belgian cookie manufacturer Delacre from United Biscuits yesterday. One of the new owner's first actions was to appoint Jerome Gregoire as Delacre's new managing director.

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Fashion

Outdoor brand Patagonia donates its Black Friday proceeds to charity

American outdoor brand Patagonia has donated all of its Black Friday turnover to charity. In total, more than 9 million euro went to charity, a lot more than expected.

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